Infrastructure & DB Administrator

Council House - Solihull
28221 - 35229
10 Sep 2018
02 Oct 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

37 Hours per Week

We are looking for an experienced ICT Infrastructure professional to join a successful team of Infrastructure specialists, with broad knowledge of ICT infrastructure based around Linux, Windows and various Virtualisations.

We have recently built and migrated to, a cutting edge, Tier 3 design, highly available, energy efficient Data Centre employing the latest technologies in SAN including solid state with fibre channel networking, and server Virtualisation including HyperV, VMWare and OraVM.

The ICT Infrastructure supports some 8500 users across the borough with a unique approach to hybrid Infrastructure; bridging on premise with cloud applications.

With an IT degree or professional qualification, or the ability to demonstrate through extended relevant experience the necessary specialist knowledge to undertake the full duties of the post, you will also have:

• Substantial experience of working with hardware and software in a Microsoft Windows environment

• Experience of working as part of a highly professional team

• An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server

• A strong working knowledge of server virtualisation principally but not limited to Hyper-V

• The ability to negotiate and liaise with 3rd party suppliers as well as internal customers

• The ability to be self motivated and work with minimum supervision in a performance driven environment against specific targets.

In return we can offer the opportunity to be involved at the forefront of technology delivery to our user base at Solihull MBC.

We also offer:

• Opportunities to be involved in all other aspects of the technologies utilised at SMBC, Tier 1 and 2 storage including solid state (EMC), fibre channel storage networks, Oracle Database, MSQL database and high availability systems.

• Flexible working, including flexi leave up to 24 days per year and agile working arrangements

• The opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional leave per year

• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service

You may on occasion be required to work outside of normal office hours, evenings and/or weekends in order to fulfil the needs of the service including support upgrades and changes.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Philip J Parker, Infrastructure Manager, initially by email at

Interview Date: w/c 8 October 2018

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