IT Infrastructure and Security Engineer

£40,000 yearly
  • Community Gateway
  • Preston, UK
  • Oct 05, 2020
Permanent Infrastructure

Job Description

IT Infrastructure and Security Engineer
37 hours per week, based in Preston
Salary up to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience

Community Gateway is a forward thinking and innovative housing association, managing over 6000 homes in and around Preston and creating communities where people want to live. We have an ambitious five-year corporate plan and are looking for an exceptional person to join our IT Services team as an Infrastructure & Security Engineer, to help us achieve this.

What we do really matters, and each and every one of our colleagues matters too.  We expect a lot from you but we give a lot in return and aim to make our employee experience second to none.

The Role...
The overall purpose of this role is to support, maintain and improve the association's IT infrastructure platform, with a focus on cyber security. Further to this, the role will also play a prominent part in the delivery of the association's Digital Strategy. 

The Candidate...
The candidate must have relevant skills and experience plus, ideally, industry accreditation. Experience within the social housing sector would be an advantage but is not essential. A willingness to learn is essential, and the right candidate can be assured of opportunities to extend their industry accreditation.

The Perks…
For starters you will be working for a great organisation that truly cares about our special team of people. As well as a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement, we offer impressive office facilities based on Preston docks. We also provide a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme, birthday leave and cycle to work scheme.

Community Gateway Association is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, we promote equality and challenge discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.  Applicants who meet the shortlisting benchmark and who have a disability or who are from a BAME background will be interviewed.  

As your potential new employer, we are really interested in what awesome skills and experience you can bring to this role.  We don’t divulge any of your personal details to our recruiting managers during the recruitment process, to ensure anonymity. 

If this opportunity to join one of our high performing teams sounds like the perfect role for you, we want to know all about you. Get to work on your application and tell us why we need you on our team.

Closing date for applications: Monday 19th October at midnight

For further details regarding this opportunity please email:

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Application Deadline

Oct 19, 2020