Senior Infrastructure DevOps Engineer

Location:Greater Manchester
Job Type:Full Time
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Contract Type: Permanent

Working Hours: 40 per week

Salary: Basic of £37,000 - £42,000 + Benefits

An excellent opportunity has arrived for a talented Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join our family and become a part of something special. Sofology is an innovative, fast growing, retail business with a passion for technology driving the business forward on all platforms and media channels.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the reliability, availability & performance of the IT infrastructure including data, voice, systems security and controls.

To maintain physical, virtual and cloud based environments relating to Sofology's online and in-store IT services. This will include development, stage and production systems.

To ensure that the infrastructure is maintained to support delivery of services to multiple platforms, focusing on resilience and performance.

Document the design, operation and troubleshooting of technology platforms and procedures.

To keep abreast of technical developments of operational importance to Sofology and to participate in developing or setting standards as directed.

Proactive monitoring of all IT Infrastructure and application services.

What we are looking for:

Extensive IT infrastructure background with prior (and current) experience in the core infrastructure technologies, including: VMWare, Linux, Windows Server, Active Directory and Cloud based hosting.

Practical experience in systems administration and management of Windows and Linux operating systems.

Solid experience working with key IT vendors such as but not limited to Microsoft, Cisco, Meraki and VMware.

Physical infrastructure installation & management such as SANs, switching stacks and Servers.

The use of Open source products to help maintain and monitor systems.

Good experience of Cloud Infrastructure.

Experience of Capacity Management.

Experience with PCI compliance on IT Infrastructure and processes.

Any experience of retail &/or multi-site locations is highly desirable.

The use and implementation of scripting to aid in automation is highly desirable

What we can offer you in return:

Benefits and Progression

We work hard to not only recognise but reward our teams. After all, you promote our company mission and find our customers a sofa that they feel at home on - you're worthy of wonderful things! That's why we have developed a superb scheme that includes Sofology Discounts, Health Insurance, Pensions, High Street discounts and tonnes more.

We're always looking to innovate, especially with new technology, both around our stores and in the hands of our trained Sofologists. This is why every one of our Retail Sales Advisors has an iPad to help the customer on their sofa buying journey; it's just one of the many ways we're a truly progressive company.

If successful with your application, your journey with Sofology will start with a fun-filled and informative orientation at our Head Office, Once you land in your store, the learning continues and never stops, with Sofology specific courses, professional qualifications and progression platforms, your future is in good hands.

Within this role we will also be willing to offer Flexible working and the ability to work from home.


If you believe you fit our criteria and want to join our vibrant Sofology team in finding every one of our customers a sofa they love, then be sure to apply here on our careers page.

Text to apply: 07537439375

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If your application is successful you will receive a phone call from our dedicated team to discuss your experience and to find out a little more about you. Please have your CV ready to send over should you be put forward for the role.