ICT Platform Engineer

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 16/05/2021 23:59
£34,728 - £36,922 Annually (Grade L)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
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Closing date:
16 May
Further Information


Xentrall Shared Services are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person to join the existing ICT Platform team.

As an ICT Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for development, delivery, monitoring and support of the ICT Server environment including, but not limited to the virtual server platform and estate, backups, disaster recovery, all authentication and messaging platforms covering both on premise and Cloud solutions.

You will support on premise platforms including Cisco host servers and Nimble SAN storage, running a VMWare virtualised environment. Cloud solutions include AWS for backups and Azure for a variety of uses including SQL, virtual servers, and DR as a service.

Assisting in the provision of effective, efficient and customer-focussed ICT services for all Xentrall Shared Services ICT customers, you’ll be working in our energised, dynamic and focused ICT Team who are passionate about ensuring that we build quality and efficiency into all our work from the earliest stage.

You will be a technical lead or assist on projects to deploy new solutions, and upgrade or replace existing platforms.

Your work will also include maintaining and managing existing systems, resolving faults and providing third line support for your areas of responsibility.

You are required to have an ICT related degree or equivalent demonstrable level of directly relevant work experience, recognised ICT qualifications and accreditations e.g. MCSE/CCNA/MBCS or equivalent level of professional experience, and ITIL Foundation.

You must have recent experience of the assessment and coordination of ICT upgrades, updates or deployments, experience in supporting the delivery of change, and a proven ability to analyse problems and adopt an innovative approach to finding more efficient solutions.

Also essential is awareness of project management techniques plus knowledge and experience of ICT Best practice frameworks and formal methods of service delivery.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact David Reese, ICT Platform Team Leader, on 01642 524854.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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This job is closed for applications.