Principal Infrastructure Technician
Expiry date: 17:30, 01 June 2018
Are you passionate about inspiring others to deliver reliable and effective IT infrastructure and Network Services? Is providing an excellent standard of customer service important to you?
Technology is important for TfGM, it underpins everything we do from supporting the Metrolink to providing online journey planners and everything in between. We are investing and scaling up our Technology function and want experienced and talented professionals who have the passion and drive to help us deliver better and faster using the latest technologies.
In this role you lead a team of infrastructure professionals and deliver a range of reliable and effective infrastructure, server and storage facilities, including primary and secondary data centres, network storage, significant physical and virtual servers, licensing, on premise and cloud based services. The provision of high performing services involves the delivery, support, monitoring and reporting of infrastructure performance within agreed IT strategies.
You will have experience in infrastructure, server and storage management; configuration of infrastructure components and security devices; the delivery of a range of on premise and cloud based services; and experience in providing expert IT support within a customer facing environment. It is essential that you also have a track record of leading a team and managing a busy workload with limited resources and exposure to PCI DSS, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Scanning and Ethical Hacking.
In return, as well as a competitive salary, we offer a fantastic range of benefits, including:
- Free home to work travel by train or Metrolink within the Greater Manchester boundary;
- Free bus travel across Greater Manchester;
- 27 days annual leave;
- Access to the local government pension scheme.
At TfGM we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.
If you believe you have the skills and expertise we need at an exciting and challenging time for our IT team, we would really like to hear from you!
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