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Technical Infrastructure Team Leader

We are currently looking for a Technical Team Leader to lead our Infrastructure team and provide hands on support whenever required.

The Role:

As a Technical Infrastructure Team Leader, you will be responsible for leading the infrastructure team and providing technical support for all infrastructure and middleware, on premise, traditional hosted and Azure IaaS/PaaS, Network and Security.

You would be responsible for identifying customer requirements for Infrastructure architecture and producing proposals that are fit for purpose. Installation and configuration of applications to meet defined and agreed customer requirements with continuous process improvements would also be amongst the various responsibilities of this role.

As a Team Leader, you would manage a small team consisting of Database Administrators, an Azure Infrastructure Engineer and Windows Server Engineers.

The Person:

With a career path based on a technical discipline, ideally as a Systems Engineer, you would have hands on Technical experience in Cloud Infrastructure (Azure) theories, principles, and practices, Windows Server technologies, MPLS, IPSec VPN, PPTP, and SSLVPN technologies and knowledge of Networking and subnetting IP for a cloud environment coupled with experience of acting as the technical lead on delivering business change projects. You would also have excellent hands on technical experience of Windows 2008, FortiGate, Juniper Firewalls and Checkpoint Firewalls, Cloud Security, Cisco ASA and/or Linux experience.

As an experienced Team Leader, you would have excellent coaching skills and the ability to build strong relationships with the team, internal departments and external suppliers.

You will be confident, well organised and approachable, with the aptitude to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Systems Engineer

Due to operational demands, we are in search of a Systems Engineer with experience in SQL Database, to provide support to our IT Services team.  

The role:

As Systems Engineer you will be responsible for providing technical support for the implementation and operations of DRS customer facing applications. You will be working closely with other Systems Engineers and the Database Administrator as well as with the Software Development teams.

You would help us develop, produce and deliver training on operating and managing DRS applications to partners and customers. Installation  and configuration of applications to meet defined and agreed customer requirements would be an important element of the role. This role would also allow you to further your SQL knowledge and experience as you would be working with our Database Administrator to identify proactive monitoring and maintenance activities.

The Person:

You would have hands on technical experience in Active Directory, DHCP, DNS and networking with extensive knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2012 & SSRS. Good knowledge and experience of Azure provisioning and operations SQL server clustered environments would also be one of your key skills.

You will be an excellent team player, well organised and approachable, with the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

To apply:

To apply please click on the "how to apply" tab above.

At DRS it is important to us that you have an interesting and stimulating role where you can be productive whilst achieving a good work life balance. That is why we offer flexible working arrangements allowing you to manage your time and accrue ‘flex days’ together with a generous holiday allowance. We want you to enjoy being at work and think things like free parking, subsidised restaurant, discounted gym membership and social events are as important as the role itself and the great colleagues you will work with.
Security for you (and your family) is also important so we provide company sick pay, a contributory Pensions Scheme, Permanent Health Insurance Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and Private Medical Insurance at group preferential rates.
We want our employees to get satisfaction from giving back and therefor provide one days paid leave per year for individuals or teams to get involved in projects and support for local charities.
There are also lots of other benefits/discounts.
We think this all adds up to make this a great place to work!

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