Infrastructure Engineer Microsoft

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Greater Manchester
Job Type:Full Time

Expiry Date: 16:00, 08 July 2020

Salary: £45,455.00 - £50,546.00 Per Annum

Benefits: Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work within Greater Manchester and free bus travel within Greater Manchester.

Are you seeking a new opportunity to work with complex and interesting systems that provide daily challenges? Would you be interested in playing a role in the future infrastructure of Transport for Greater Manchester?

We are seeking a talented Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer with a background in Operations/Systems & Windows Server and Desktop to contribute towards transforming TfGM’s infrastructure to a Modern Desktop and Modern Datacentre to be proud of. This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing and exciting team who are providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in the traveling public lives.

We know that better digital services in government will mean better public services, with the power to make a difference to lives of our Manchester citizens and you can play a part in this.

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is responsible for delivering Greater Manchester’s future transport strategy and commitments. This is a busy and exciting time for us: under the devolution agreement and with Greater Manchester at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, transport will play a vital role in supporting growth and prosperity in the UK’s largest regional economy outside London. Our vision is for world class connections that support long-term, sustainable economic growth and access to opportunity for all. To achieve this, we have ambitious plans to establish a fully integrated, high capacity transport system across Greater Manchester becoming a digital transport operator keeping the city, region moving and growing, helping people in Greater Manchester make over 6 million journeys a day.

The scale of change, the size of the investment and the dedicated team we have in the business today make it an exciting place to work with a lot of scope to deliver first-class products and services and continue your own personal development journey. There is a dress-down culture, a dynamic working environment and with a culture that collaborates, shares, continually learns, challenges and embraces better ways of doing things to continually meet user needs through technology and data.

As our Infrastructure Engineer (Microsoft) you will be responsible for continuously improving the infrastructure, deploying and managing Microsoft environments, help engineers work more efficiently and improve the tools that we deploy. In this role you will help resolve issues that occur and be proactive in supporting teams and find innovative solutions. You will also be involved in contributing your ideas to platform architecture and design to drive continuous improvement.

You will be able to demonstrate the skills and experience in the following key areas:

  • Significant experience acting as 3rd line support for incidents, problems and changes to infrastructure solutions and services
  • Significant experience of performing the administration and support of all infrastructure solutions and services
  • Experience of technical change impacting, and performing changes in a live service environment
  • Monitoring of infrastructure services and alerts and taking appropriate action.
  • Experience of configuration and maintenance of file services
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems across multiple technology domains
  • Ability to effectively communicate at different levels, across level 2 and level 3 technical teams, business users, architecture and 3rd party suppliers and end users
  • Strong stakeholder management skillsets, with ability to communicate effectively across all organisational levels.
  • You will have a Microsoft MCSA/MCP or equivalent experience
  • You will also have GCSE qualifications or equivalent

Your tech:

  • Strong Microsoft infrastructure engineer skills (OnPrem and cloud), preferably from a systems support background with MCSA/MCP Certified or equivalent experience
  • Good experience with public and private clouds
  • Strong knowledge of managing and maintaining a secure business productivity and collaboration tools. (Microsoft 365)
  • Strong experience in using identity and security services (Active Directory, Azure AD, etc)
  • Strong experience in Microsoft software and OS deployment toolsets (SCCM/Endpoint Manager/Intune)
  • Experience with scripting e.g Powershell etc
  • Knowledge of analytical tools such as Nagios, SCOM, Azure Monitor, Cloud App Security, etc.
  • 3rd line infrastructure support experience
  • Troubleshooting skills across Windows Server up to and including Server 2016
  • Experience troubleshooting Windows10, Citrix, Microsoft 365 service.

The salary for this role is £40,555 - £45,646 per annum with an additional £4,900 per annum paid as a market supplement.

The market supplement is paid monthly and will be reviewed in December 2020.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
  • Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

So, if you’re keen to support the growth of Greater Manchester, to connect people and places and to help us develop and implement ambitious plans to make the city-region one of the best places in the world to grow up, get on and grow old – we want to hear from you.

We have attached a role profile to this advert which highlights the career path available for roles within this area of work. For this role you should review the section of the role profile and person specification which relate to the role of Infrastructure Engineer. To apply please provide your CV incorporating a summary of how you meet our requirements.

Transport for Greater Manchester is a fast-moving organisation with lots to deliver – so we may not wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your application as soon as possible!!

NOTE TO AGENCIES – we will be accepting direct applications only for this role. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral CV