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Lead Infrastructure Analyst - London - £63,000 - £70,000

Job Title: Lead Infrastructure Analyst - London - £63,000 - £70,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £63000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: J6895
Contact Name: Vikki Bayfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Lead Infrastructure Analyst - London - £63,000 - £70,000

I am currently working with a leading satellite telecommunications company based in London who are seeking a Lead Infrastructure Analyst to join their team on a permanent basis. Our client are listed on the London Stock Exchange and are a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

The Lead Infrastructure Analyst is responsible application infrastructure delivery, advanced support and operations. This infrastructure comprises the SPARC, Wintel and appliance based server estate, incorporating VMware, Windows, Solaris and RHEL.


  • Infrastructure Delivery team develops and implements the infrastructure strategy for office and Business Systems infrastructure based upon the roadmap set out by the Architecture group.
  • Undertake 3rd and 4th line support and operational duties for all Group IT servers.
  • The Infrastructure Delivery team is responsible for the delivery, evolution and extended support of corporate and business system IT infrastructure across multiple geographic locations.
  • Infrastructure Delivery also provides extended support to the IT operations and application support functions and shares the responsibility for the smooth running of all of Group IT's operational systems.

Required Skills:

  • VMWare - experience of build, configuration, on-going support and maintenance of standalone and vCenter-clustered environments.
  • Knowledge / Capability of alternate virtualisation products (Solaris Zones, Hyper-V)
  • Knowledge and experience of deployment to one or more of public/hybrid/private cloud backed by experience of doing this in a business context.
  • In-depth knowledge of one or more scripting languages such Shell script, Perl, Python etc.
  • In-depth knowledge or Orchestration / Automation technologies as well as demonstrated competence in one or more of the leading toolsets such as Chef, Ansible, Salt, Puppet etc.
  • NetApp Filers & OnTap OS to support a multisite, multiprotocol environment (CIFS, NFS, FC, iSCSI) including replication, monitoring and capacity planning. Experience of Integration with virtual environments an advantage.
  • Wider knowledge of Storage fundamentals and topology (SAN, NAS and storage networks) and additional storage Vendor (e.g. HP) knowledge useful.
  • Expert understanding of Solaris and Linux, particularly RHEL and derivatives
  • Enterprise backup concepts and tooling
  • Access controls systems (RADIUS, LDAP, AD, Ping Federate etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Security principles, practices and technologies.
  • Disaster Recovery Planning and testing.
  • Physical datacentre management and planning

If this role is of interest then please respond with an up to date CV.

Lead Infrastructure Analyst - London - £63,000 - £70,000

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