IT Infrastructure Specialist

  • Permanent
  • Leeds, England, United Kingdom

IT Infrastructure Specialist – Permanent – Leeds

Full-time – permanent

£45,000 – £50,000 per annum (DOE)

Leeds based – on site 

My Client, a professional services company, is looking to recruit an IT Infrastructure Specialist to work within an Infrastructure team to develop, maintain and support the client’s global IT Infrastructure supporting 9,000+ staff and 100+ locations.

You will be required to proactively improve, optimise, converge, and develop the infrastructure with future capacity in mind, managing multiple projects and responsibilities. You will be required to provide advice and guidance on maintaining the cloud, server, network and security environments, to plan and instigate hardware and software upgrades as required, and to ensure that planned processes have been completed satisfactorily.

Key components include, servers, the wide area and local networks, Wifi, Windows desktop, unified communications and cloud (M365, Azure AD, OneDrive, Azure Arc, EndPoint Manager and Defender ATP).

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Respond to 2nd / 3rd line Help Desk calls and manage such items through to resolution and other regular support activities and provide technical cover and mentoring.
  • Manage the ongoing global migration from on-premise IT infrastructure into a cloud managed environment
  • Perform regular preventative maintenance checks, check logs and servers to ensure they are properly patched and implement corrective actions to resolve any issues.
  • Be proactive in designing and documenting infrastructure processes, procedures, and standards and to maintain or prepare system and software documentation as directed.

Essential Skills:

  • Enterprise working knowledge and support of the Microsoft 365 environment and Admin centre (Microsoft cloud technologies, M365, AzureAD, Defender ATP, EndPoint Manager, OneDrive, etc).
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Technologies, Windows Servers (2012, 2016 & 2019) Active Directory and Group Policies.
  • Comprehensive Experience with VMWare, vCentre, & ESXi.
  • Good understanding of Storage, SAN, NAS & Backup Technologies.
  • All round IT infrastructure specialist with at least 3 years of hands-on experience


  • Hands-on experience of installing, supporting and managing NetApp Storage solutions.
  • Extensive knowledge of IP, WAN, LAN (HPE servers & Aruba Switches) & Wifi Networking, specifically Aruba.
  • Previous experience of working in an IT project environment, with active involvement within a managed project.

My client can move quickly for the right candidate. Please apply now for instant consideration.

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