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Principal IT officer (Infrastructure)
  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0443A
  • Published: Wed 27/07/2022, 13:22 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,486 to £35,336 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Computer Centre, Huyton , Knowsley , L36 9GL, Merseyside

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Principal IT officer (Infrastructure)

Principal IT Officer (Infrastructure)

Permanent Contract 


£33,486 to £35,336 per annum

It is a very exciting time in Knowsley’s IT Service; we have invested in leading edge Infrastructure technology. Joining an experienced and hardworking team, you will find an excellent opportunity to grow your career.

The primary focus of this role will be to work within an Infrastructure team supporting the council’s core technical infrastructure including VMWare virtualised servers, SQL failover cluster environments, Netapp storage & Cisco switching.

We are looking for someone who has experience working within a technical infrastructure team with skills including Microsoft SQL administration, VMWARE ESXi, Netapp storage administration, and Microsoft Windows Server & cluster support. The role will involve project work implementing new technologies within the infrastructure team and carry line management responsibilities for junior officers.

Experience of change management, incident and helpdesk escalation processes. You will have a proven ability to communicate effectively with strong problem solving & organisational skills, and a flexible approach in an ever-changing environment.

  • Flexible working hours within a hybrid approach to home / office working
  • Generous Council pension scheme.
  • Minimum annual leave entitlement of 25 days per year, plus bank holidays with the option to purchase up to 10 extra days annual leave.
  • Easily accessible location (15 mins to Liverpool, 30 mins to Manchester by rail)
  • Access to staff rewards/discounts including childcare vouchers, cycle & technology purchase schemes, gym membership, and a host of other local discounts

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Andy Fitzpatrick on 07769282220  or Graham Powell on 0151 443 3908 / 07810 054013.  

Closing date 04 September 2022 

If you would like to apply for this post, please email our CV and a covering letter to . Please quote the following post reference in the subject line of your email

REF:  CVP 0443A