DTS Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
30 May 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Job summary

DTS Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

We are seeking an experienced DTS Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer to join our small but growing team of dedicated IT professionals. We support the delivery of information technology and Telephony to around 5,500 NHS staff working at Stepping Hill Hospital and over 30 sites in the Stockport community.

Reporting to the DTS Infrastructure and Systems Manager, the DTS Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the Trust's IT infrastructure systems.

Main duties of the job

The DTS Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer will be responsible for coordinating the activities of a number of Digital Technology & Support Systems engineers. Design, implement, and maintain the Trust's IT infrastructure systems, including but not limited to Microsoft 365, Microsoft Exchange, Windows 11, SCCM, Intune, and VMware Horizon.

This is a senior position in the department with responsibility for developing, managing, and motivating the Systems Engineers. Strong interpersonal and communication skills will be of equal importance to technical ability.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent level of work experience
  • Certifications in relevant technologies, such as Microsoft 365, Microsoft Exchange, Windows 11, SCCM, Intune, and VMware Horizon
  • ITIL Foundation


  • Member of recognised programme or project management professional body
  • ITIL Intermediate



  • Specialist knowledge across varies IT systems/solutions underpinned by the relevant experience
  • A good understanding of all ITIL Management disciplines; in particular - Capacity, Availability, Security, Change, Release, Configuration and Problem Management
  • Deep understanding of NHS IT standards and regulations, and experience in implementing them in IT infrastructure systems
  • Strong project management
  • Advanced knowledge of server, virtualisation and data storage technologies
  • Experience in planning and executing IT infrastructure system upgrades and migrations


  • Familiarity with IT security policies and procedures, and experience in implementing security measures in IT infrastructure systems
  • In-Depth knowledge of Microsoft SQL Management and Deployment



  • 5 years of experience in managing and maintaining large-scale IT infrastructure systems, with a focus on Microsoft 365, Microsoft Exchange, Windows 11, SCCM, Intune, and VMware Horizon
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with other IT professionals and end-users
  • Change Management
  • IT Risk Assessment
  • Significant experience in managing enterprise level backup solutions
  • Significant experience in managing, upgrading and maintaining Hardware and Software Load balancers


  • Significant experience in leading and implementing technical projects
  • Experience with External/Internal Security Appliances

Skills & Abilities


  • Strong technical skills in designing, implementing, and maintaining IT infrastructure systems, with a deep understanding of the underlying technologies and protocols
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to cope well under pressure and take personal responsibility
  • Ability to motivate others and advocate change
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and deliver outcomes
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels and ability to adapt to suit audience.
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Excellent written communication skills and able to write clearly and concisely, producing reports for senior levels within the organisation.
  • Adaptable and flexible attitude to work

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