Infrastructure Engineer

Location Manchester
Discipline: IT Infrastructure, IT Infrastructure & Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: up to 55k per annum

​A prestigious financial services company based in Manchester is seeking an Infrastructure Engineer to join their amazing team. The candidate for this role will be responsible for the monitoring of security solutions, implementation of system maintenance, and management of all network configuration. Aside from the technical skills, this role will require good collaboration skills, ability to explain IT matters to both technical and non-technical personnels, and ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision.


  • Administer and monitor IaaS and SaaS platforms to ensure high performance and availability, efficient resource costing, proactive diagnosis and troubleshooting

  • Administer the Azure AD and IAM platforms including enterprise directory services and supporting server infrastructure

  • Manage all network hardware equipment and configuration, including routers, wireless access points, switches, hubs, storage appliances, and UPSs

  • Monitor Infrastructure backups and backup policy

  • Manage and monitor security solutions, including firewall, anti-virus, intrusion detection systems, SIEM, Office 365, Azure AD, AWS

  • Monitor and implement hardware, firmware and operating system maintenance fixes, and vendor-supplied patches


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology

  • Experience in a similar position, preferably within financial services

  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows server and desktop operating systems.

  • Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist Certification

  • AWS and Azure Cloud system administration

  • Experience managing Firewall configuration & network security solutions.

  • Thrive on solving problems and the process of continuous improvement

  • Be well versed in explaining technical information to non-technical people

  • Ability to demonstrate agility, resilience and patience

  • Be articulate, composed and a great communicator