Infrastructure Analyst

London, London
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Infrastructure Analyst
Location: City of London
Job Type: Full time

The company is a well established leading company who is currently seeking to appoint an ambitious and organised Infrastructure Analyst who will report to the IT Manager - within the IT Department. The role holder will provide operational support to the IT department in an efficient and professional manner and in accordance with the agreed procedures and service standards and will contribute to the overall success of the IT Department in achieving its objectives.

Key duties will involve:

* Working with the Senior Infrastructure Analyst, be part of the team that plan, implement and support the delivery of the hardware and software infrastructure required for IT projects and major enhancements to underwriting, claims, finance and supporting systems. This will include but not be limited to:
* Developing an appropriate secure and highly available IT environment across servers, desktops, mobile devices and the LAN/WAN/VPN and ensuring a continuing fitment for business purpose.
* Ensuring the management and development of the physical and virtual server estate, Exchange and Active Directory complies with the IT Architecture.
* Working closely with the IT Run Team to assist in the smooth transition from project/enhancement to 'business as usual' production support.
* Maintaining a rich and concise infrastructure documentation library to facilitate knowledge sharing and retention within the department.
* Together with all colleagues from the IT department, have a proactive approach to recommending improvements to systems, services and the reliability of the infrastructure


* Experience with assisting software development teams and a basic understanding of the SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle)
* Academic qualifications: A Levels preferred. GSCE Mathematics C grade upwards required.
* Strong technical knowledge of Local and Wide Area Networks and protocols used
* Experience in managing and configuring Microsoft Active Directory
* Experience in managing and supporting Microsoft Exchange
* Experience building and securing Wintel servers
* 3rd line technical support experience in a medium sized company
* Solid desktop/laptop support skills
* Knowledge of configuring and deploying switches, routers and firewalls, VPNs
* Strong experience and knowledge of managing and deploying a virtual environment (preferably VMware and/or Hyper-V)
* Experience of managing server and endpoint monitoring systems
* Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop
* Mobile Device Management experience
* Microsoft Management Platforms e.g. SCCM
* Virtual Management Platforms e.g. SolarWinds/Unidesk/VEEAM/SCVMM
* Experience of managing Thin Clients
* Experience of Microsoft SQL Server
* VDI experience
* Experience with cloud services (e.g. Azure)
* Scripting skills (e.g. PowerShell)

If you feel you have the relevant experience, then please apply for immediate consideration.