Cloud And Infrastructure Engineer

  • Job Reference: NWGHD536259
  • Date Posted: 9 October 2020
  • Location: Pity Me, Durham
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

Cloud & Infrastructure Engineer

Full Time


Salary - £37,137 to £46,421

Location – Pity Me, Durham

We’re bringing in a new structure and way of working to our Information Services Directorate and this has created a number of new and exciting roles to help us reshape and prepare for the future and deliver amazing customer service to our customers and colleagues alike. So be part of the future and see what this role is all about.

About the role

We’ve a great opportunity to become our Cloud & Infrastructure Engineer to work as part of the Cloud and Infrastructure Team with a specific responsibility to maintain and manage the live system infrastructure to agreed levels of service and availability and to deploy, maintain and manage new desktop hardware.

You’ll be responsible for the delivery of high quality solutions and agreed performance, capacity and availability levels, supporting NWL to meet its strategic objectives. We’re looking for you to ensure that downtime of corporate systems due to data centre infrastructure, cloud infrastructure failures are maintained within agreed service levels.

We’re looking for you to assist where requested on build and migration cloud projects, along with providing accurate estimations of effort and elapsed time for the delivery tasks and assisting with the Cloud Centre of Excellence (CCoE), helping enterprise adoption, governance, development and training, and overall return on investment. You’ll also be looking for ways to automate the provision, maintenance and upgrade of core services.

About you

We’re looking for the successful candidate to have proven experience in an IT infrastructure support, project and cloud role previously and to have a proven track record of rapidly identifying and resolving issues. You’ll have a proven experience of developing or improving automation process to speed up deployment and remove human error and of adapting to change and learning quickly in a fast-paced environment.

You’ll have proven experience with configuration management tools (like SCCM) , Mobile Device Management solutions (like intune, Mobileiron), along with proven experience of Cloud Management and Monitoring platforms/toolsets.

It would be great if you are certified in either Microsoft MCSE or MCSA: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, MCSA: Azure or AWS Certified, along with having a proven understanding of Microsoft Azure, Oracle and Amazon Cloud Services.

As you would expect with this role, we’re looking for you to have a working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft SQL server maintenance and Microsoft desktop and server operating systems. You’ll ideally have experience with the support infrastructure solutions based on Microsoft and Linux operating systems, along with the support of infrastructure solutions based on AIX Unix operating systems.

What we will give you

At Northumbrian Water we want you to be the best you can be and we also want you to feel it’s a great place to work. Frequently people spend their career with us, some because they’ve found their niche, others because of the opportunities to progress through the organisation.

We’re the great company we are because of our people and as our way of saying thanks, we offer a wide range of benefits and discounts to take advantage of including; buying and selling holidays, discounts and cashback offers, free fishing and cycle2work.

About us

Northumbrian Water is more than just a water company. We are one team, fulfilling many roles, working together to ensure our customers have clean, fresh, running water, whilst providing great customer service, protecting the environment, and supporting local communities.

We Live Water, all our amazing people are helping us become the national leader in the provision of sustainable water and waste water services.