IT Infrastructure Specialist

IT Infrastructure Specialist

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aneta Kawlinajtis

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Our client is a well-establish automotive business, looking for a IT Infrastructure Specialist to join their Slough based team on the permanent basis.

In this role, you will be a part of a highly motivated and service-focussed Infrastructure Team, responsible for provision of IT infrastructure services and working closely with the third party infrastructure suppliers.

  • Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the IT strategy, architectural direction and infrastructure roadmaps

  • Provide second line support for infrastructure related incidents

  • Build and maintain excellent operational relationships with 3rd party IT suppliers

  • Help IT team to identify and resolve any underlying problems

  • Ensure efficient and effective systems monitoring, server performance, applications availability and

  • applications performance

  • IT security analysis and protection, including regular penetration testing, web security management and patch updates across the estate

  • Oversee any batch/scheduled jobs, automating these where possible and ensuring these complete successfully with appropriate processes

  • Provide server performance monitoring, backup and point-in-time restore, and infrastructure trouble-shooting

  • Work with the IT Management to create and update environments in support of application changes.

  • Support the IT team in defining, implementing and continuously improving ITIL processes.


  • At least 3 years of practical working knowledge of IT infrastructure and operations, as well as experience of server, network and database management

  • ITIL Foundation qualified

  • Microsoft Windows operating systems installation and configuration

  • Good understanding of relational databases, including Microsoft SQL Server, SQL scripting and stored procedures.

  • Understanding of the OSI network model, Ethernet, and TCP/IP

  • Basic understanding of network topologies and technologies including firewall, proxy/reverse proxy, security services

  • Web technologies including html, XML, IIS, Jboss, Java

  • Scripting using Powershell.

  • Virtualisation technologies including VMWare

E: aneta.kawlinajtis@wademacdonald.com

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.