System Infrastructure Manager

Job Summary
£28,672 - £36,922 per annum
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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Number of hours per week:
37 hours per week
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Employment Location:
Service Headquarters,12 Geoff Monk Way Birstall, Leicester LE4 3BU
Closing date:
28 Oct
Further Information

We have an exciting opportunity for a System Infrastructure Manager to join our vibrant and growing ICT team based in our Headquarters in Birstall. As a member of the team you will play your part in protecting communities across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and achieving our mission - “Safer People, Safer Places”.

Reporting to the ICT Manager you will be working alongside our multi-skilled Technical Support team, business analysts and solution developers.

The focus of the job is to support and manage our diverse “on prem” infrastructure and take a key role in helping LFRS move service provision to a cloud-based model.

You will be responsible for ensuring Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) maintain a robust and efficient VM server estate that meets key operational service levels. You will work closely with network and telecom providers to ensure a resilient and secure communication infrastructure is in place and that it allows for future growth. You will be acting a main internal supplier to our Microsoft 365 transition programme, helping us transition to Exchange on-line, Teams and One-drive. Through understanding LFRS’s strategic direction you will develop and implement an infrastructure transformation plan that allows us to fully realise the benefits of delivering services from the cloud.

The successful candidate will reflect our values – professional, positive and honest. They will be creative problem solvers who are able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of matching infrastructure capabilities to required service levels. A good working knowledge of VMs, Microsoft Server Operating Systems, Active Directory and Azure is essential. You will have good understanding of security threats and how to defend against them, as well the ability to analyse, interpret and present complex issues to a range of audiences. You will be able to work to tight deadlines and budgets and show the ability to deliver quality outcomes and achieve organisational objectives.

Closing date: 28 October 2020 23:59
Interview date: Week Commencing 16 November 2020

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, generous leave entitlement plus public holidays, on-site gym facilities, free onsite parking, emergency services discount card and use of our occupational health unit. You will also be supported with further training as required.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Furthermore, we want to create a work environment where everyone feels safe, can be themselves and can perform their roles to the best of their abilities. We have signed up with a number of nationally recognised organisations that promote equality, diversity and inclusion and we are working with them to help us achieve our objectives. These organisations include:
• Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI)
• Department of Works and Pension’s Disability Confident scheme
• British Sign Language Charter
• Asians in the Fire Service Association (AFSA)

Pension Considerations
Annual Allowance- Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any Annual Allowance implications. A breach in the Annual Allowance threshold could result in a Tax charge. Further information on Annual Allowance can be obtained from our Pensions team.
Lifetime Allowance - Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any Lifetime Allowance implications. A breach in the Lifetime Allowance threshold will result in a Tax charge. Further information on Lifetime Allowance can be obtained from our Pensions team.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.