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IT Infrastructure Engineer

Employer: Origin Housing

  • Reference: 17/06/ITIE
  • Published on: Mon 19/06/2017 15:48 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/07/2017 15:49 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract
  • Hours: 37 hours per week hours per week.
  • Salary: £36,522 p.a. pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Euston, London

IT Infrastructure Engineer

Ref: 17/06/ITIE

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: 2 Year Fixed Term

Salary: £36,522

Based in Euston, London

Origin Housing is a provider of affordable housing and care and support services in London and Hertfordshire. We own and manage over 6,000 homes and customers, have a turnover of over £45 million and aim to provide great homes and build strong communities We are looking for an IT Infrastructure Engineer to manage and administer Origin’s IT infrastructure. The role is key to maintaining Origin’s IT hardware, operating systems and networks to ensure Origin’s infrastructure is secure and available at all times.

Origin Housing benefits

In return Origin Housing offers a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, including generous annual leave, flexible working hours, cycle to work scheme, a contributory pension, discounted health scheme and childcare voucher scheme.

Origin Housing is committed to equality and diversity and values the diversity of its community with an aim to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all areas of the community.

The successful candidate will need to be resilient, self-reliant, tactful and cheerful even under pressure. They must have excellent relationship management, organisational skills, a keen eye for detail and a 'can do' attitude. You will be customer focused resolving queries as soon as possible and liaising with third party suppliers when required. An aptitude to learn and problem solve while remaining empathetic to the user are as important as detailed technical knowledge. You will have at least 5 year’s experience working in an IT infrastructure role.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing and administering a Windows server environment, with good knowledge of using Microsoft Active Directory and Office 365 Admin Centre. You will have a good knowledge of Citrix Xenapp 6.5 or above and centralised management systems used for configuration and deployment of operating systems and applications. Experience of managing Voice over IP telephony and Unified Communications would be advantageous. Knowledge of Brocade network equipment would be beneficial as this role would suit someone looking to develop their network skills. Experience of working on a service desk and providing second line support for infrastructure queries is essential.

To apply for this role, please visit and complete an online application form ensuring that you address all of the key requirements within the role profile, including relevant examples of how you have met them. Try to contain this information to no more than two pages to be considered for an interview.

Closing date: 18/07/2017

Interview and assessment date: 25/07/2017

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