Location: United Kingdom, North West England, Manchester
Job DescriptionJob Title Infrastructure Analyst
Role Type: Permanent - full time
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Flexible Benefits
Working Hours: 37.50 per week
Who are we?
The Ardonagh Group is the fastest growing digital insurance broker in the UK and highly acquisitive business that acquired Stoke-based Autonet, Altrincham-based Carole Nash, and Manchester-based Swinton Group. The union of these 3 business has given shape to Atlanta Group and has resulted in a huge period of change and transformation for us.
Atlanta Group specialises in the UK motor Insurance market. Our companies have a combined +100 years' experience in insurance broking. We're a fast-paced, ever-expanding, innovative business looking for talented individuals to join us across our sites in the North West at this exciting time in our growth.
There has never been a better time to join us!
What to know about this role?
The Infrastructure Analyst role will play an essential role in providing third line support of the Group's Infrastructure Estate, supporting the Infrastructure Manager & Lead Infrastructure Analyst to provide a great technical service to the business - ensuring that the business continues to function when issues arise.
You will have the ability to quickly diagnose escalations from the IT Service Desk at an expert level and resolve efficiently and in a safe manner.
Who do you report into?
You will report into the Infrastructure Manager/Lead Infrastructure Analyst who have done a great job to consistently deliver a technical support service across the infrastructure estate to include the following areas - datacentre/cloud services, WAN/LAN networks, server and Wintel hosting technologies, SAN and system operations/monitoring & O365.
They are both approachable, understanding & supportive who will look after you by providing all the tools necessary for growth and development as they want to give you every opportunity to grow and achieve your own ambitions - both technically & professionally.
What projects will you be working on?
Over the next 12 months you will be focussing on BAU work as well as the following projects:
Microsoft Azure implementation
What skills & experience do you require?
Excellent interpersonal, written & communication skills with the ability to think "outside the box"
Good business & user experience awareness
You will have the ability to troubleshoot issues across multiple technology areas
You will have had previous experience as a third line support analyst proficient with several of the following - Wintel, SCCM & associated technologies, networking, VMWare, O365, storage technologies.
You will have a proactive mindset, with a continuous improvement mentality - highly motivated to see success delivered via your efforts and collaboration with peers
Robust/up to date knowledge and experience of Technology delivery in infrastructure operations environment, particularly in datacentres
You will have experience of batch scheduling & automation tools
You will have the ability to work on you own initiative with minimal guidance
Who are your key relationships?
Infrastructure Manager, Lead Infrastructure Analyst & Infrastructure Analysts
PMO & Project Managers
Service Desk colleagues
Counterparts in other organisations for benchmarking & networking purposes
What's in it for me?
Contributory pension scheme
25 days annual leave (increases to 26 after a year of service) + buy/sell 5 days
Flexible Benefits scheme
State of the art offices in a central location overlooking Manchester Cathedral, with the best of what Manchester City Centre has to offer right on the doorstep
As a business we are responsible, open and honest. We drive change through ongoing evolution, and we make the right choices to enable our business to continue to succeed and thrive. We are looking for these qualities in our teams and proactively appoint individuals who share our vision and translate this into their professional lives and approach to work.
As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This means if your application is successful, you'll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit enquiry, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.
We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.