Staffordshire County Council

Infrastructure Officer - Architecture

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Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary: £32,234- £36,922 per annum
17 Sep 2021
22 Oct 2021
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Infrastructure Officer - Architecture


Salary: £32,234- £36,922 per annum

37 Hours per week – Permanent

Staffordshire ICT is responsible for the delivery of ICT services for Staffordshire County Council and some of its partners. This new post is responsible for supporting and leading on the delivery of end user compute technology strategies that will ensure that the council is well placed to deliver leading edge digital services as part of its transformational journey.

This position will support the Technical Architect and will lead on proof of concept, pilots and the implementation of new technologies that support our end user computing solutions to support the councils Smart Working programme.

You will have in depth skills and help test and implement new solutions such as the exploitation of our Microsoft 365 roadmap, ensuring we create the flexibility required to support business ambitions whilst also ensuring that security arrangements are robust.

You will help shape and implement solutions including biometric authentication, autopilot for self service build solutions and investigate new capabilities that Windows 11 will bring.

You will have knowledge of Azure Active Directory and be adept in the creation and automation of ICT policies that control the use of tools.

You will help the council move away from traditional perimeter defences to borderless cloud operating model whilst ensuring that security remains tantamount to success.    

Candidates will be expected to have substantial experience in such areas to enable them to lead on all existing and future work and to contribute to strategy development

You will need to be able to work in a challenging fast paced environment, displaying excellent time management and conflict management skills, as well as demonstrate the ability to deliver on tight deadlines and keep calm under pressure.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

This position will have access to the Public Sector Network, to meet government security standards we will request a basic criminal convictions certificate and other background checks prior to appointment for the successful candidate

To apply for this post click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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Closing Date: 22nd October 2021
Interview Date: TBC  (if applicable)

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Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

Our Values

The County Council has adopted a set of values that seeks to achieve the best outcomes for its citizens, communities and employees.

Our People Strategy sets out what we all need to do to make Staffordshire County Council a great place to work, where people are supported to develop, flourish and contribute to our ambitious plans. 

Our values are at the heart of the Strategy to ensure that the focus is on what is important to the organisation and the people it serves:

  • Ambitious - We are ambitious for our communities and citizens
  • Courageous - We recognise our challenges and are prepared to make courageous decisions
  • Empowering - We empower and support our people by giving them the opportunity to do their jobs well.

Benefits for working for us….

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:



  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme
  • Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

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