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Senior IT Server Engineer

Employer
Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Guildford
Salary
£45,753 to £52,067 per annum - includes high cost area supplements (HCAS)
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Royal Surrey County NHS Foundation Trust and are seeking to recruit an experienced Senior IT Server Engineer.

The role calls for someone to be a highly specialist resource within IT and as such will have, or will develop, technical or specialist excellence across the range of technologies and services that fall under the responsibility of the infrastructure team.The role will often have opportunities to work on project work and the adoption of new technologies in line with business requirements. The role will often have opportunities to work on project work and the adoption of new technologies in line with business requirements.

Main duties of the job

The Senior IT Server Engineer supports the IT Infrastructure Operations Manager who is responsible for the administration and optimisation of the organisation's IT data centre, network, client devices and associated components to achieve high performance and availability of a range of business applications. The Senior IT Server Engineers are responsible for ensuring the availability of selected client/server applications, networks, firewalls, and client devices, configuring all new implementations and developing processes and procedures for the ongoing management of the technology estate.

The IT team currently operates core-hours between 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, and the successful candidate will have a flexible attitude to be able to adjust to the operational needs of the department as and when required.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have given us an overall rating of Outstanding.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

A video about the Royal Surrey - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R96pMboIYdo

Job description

Job responsibilities

Maintain selected infrastructure services to a high performance, quality and integrity aligned to Trust requirements Participate in an aggressive change programme across the infrastructure portfolio delivering the adoption of services in to production spending approx. 40% of time on project activity. Deliver services through a focus on proactive monitoring and methodical troubleshooting to resolve issues in line with business demands and requirements. Bring a broad technical understanding and specialism supporting the wider IT functionThe Senior IT Server Engineer supports the IT Infrastructure Operations Manager who is responsible for the administration and optimisation of the organisations IT data centre, network, client devices and associated components to achieve high performance and availability of a range of business applications. The Senior IT Server Engineers are responsible for ensuring the availability of selected client/server applications, networks, firewalls, and client devices, configuring all new implementations and developing processes and procedures for the ongoing management of the technology estate.

The role calls for someone to be a highly specialist resource within IT and as such will have, or will develop, technical or specialist excellence across the range of technologies and services that fall under the responsibility of the infrastructure team.

The role will often have opportunities to work on project work and the adoption of new technologies in line with business requirements.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree level education, equivalent professional qualifications (e.g. CCNA, MCSE, MCP) or relevant experience at operating at this level
  • Additional specialist knowledge acquired through post grad diploma or equivalent experience


Desirable

  • Further Professional management certification (e.g. Citrix Professional, VMWare VCP, Extreme Networks, Checkpoint)
  • ITIL or equivalent


Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience of working in an environment supporting 2000+ users and 2000+ devices across both wired and wireless networks
  • Supporting an environment with a data centre of circa 200+ Virtual servers and 30+ Physical
  • Responsibility for the delivery of a key service within a technical environment
  • Management and development of proactive infrastructure monitoring and reporting solutions
  • Experience of highly complex technical and corporate IT Infrastructure in either/and networking, data centre, client devices or telephony
  • Experience holding senior technical roles, preferably in large scale highly complex IT environments
  • Experience with change control Process


Desirable

  • Experience of implementation of policies and procedures
  • NHS Acute Hospital IT Experience
  • Experience working within infrastructure optimisation Models i.e. NHS NIMM, MS IO


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Surrey Hosptial

Guildford

GU2 7XX

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