Senior Infrastructure Engineer (9 month FTC)

£54,787 yearly
  • VIVID Housing Ltd
  • Hybrid (Hampshire, UK)
  • Jun 07, 2024
Contract - Fixed-Term Salary Infrastructure

Job Description

The Vacancy

We’re VIVID! –We offer a vibrant, friendly, inclusive culture that supports, develops and attracts the best people!

We’re recruiting for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join our team in Portsmouth with the flexibility to work from home or across any of our Hampshire hubs. This is a 9-month fixed term contract, working 37 hours per week. 


Want to know what we can offer you? 

  • 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays), with the opportunity to buy or sell annual leave 
  • A generous contributory pension  
  • Medi-cash policy to claim back some medical costs to ensure we look after you and your loved ones 
  • Discounts portal to save money on various products and services, including holidays, shopping and cinema 
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • Electric car scheme
  • A real sense of work/life balance where we promote flexible working and an agile culture. 


Here’s the facts about the role: 

As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer, you’ll play a lead role in enhancement of VIVID’s Cloud infrastructure, designing and deploying improvements and transitioning services from our on-premise data centre to Azure. You’ll ensure our technology always works and ensure all information is safe. You’ll assist with designing IT infrastructure, including the hardware, network, security, telephony and other systems and technologies, and lead on the management of this, to enable the organisation to achieve its objectives and efficient and effective working for all IT users.


The senior infrastructure engineer will be proactive in managing the IT infrastructure both cloud and on premises, as well as communications systems, ensuring our network and systems are kept up to date and secure, meet our needs, perform efficiently and are always available when people need them.


You’ll assist the Infrastructure Manager with designing and planning for the infrastructure required to support VIVID’s operations, ensuring sufficient infrastructure capacity exists to meet system requirements for growth and any new systems during the financial year.


You’ll have experience in a similar role within a structured IT department. You must have hands on experience along with competencies in the following;

  • IT Networks
  • Azure
  • O365
  • Microsoft ATP
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Citrix
  • VMware / Virtualisation Technologies
  • PowerShell Scripting
  • SQL Management
  • Data Centre Management
  • SAN technologies
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Project Management, preferably PRINCE2 Foundation level
  • ITIL foundation or understanding of service management principles.
  • IT Security

A strong understanding of Microsoft based network infrastructures along with comprehensive awareness of existing and developing technologies is essential. Ideally you’d have previous experience in a similar role, delivering projects within a complex or changing organisation.

Application Deadline

Jun 21, 2024