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Infrastructure Operations Engineer

Location - Bristol
Employment Type - Full Time - Permanent
Salary - Up to £44,000 per annum
Hours Per Week - 37.5

We are recruiting for an Infrastructure Operations Engineer to work within our IT department, ensuring the stability and functionality of the infrastructure used to run our business on a day to day basis.

The successful candidate will ensure our third party suppliers provide the most appropriate service, ensure the business remains compliant to maintain our Cyber Essentials certification by managing the patching and updates of our infrastructure, and work with our other IT Service Teams to ensure 3rd line tickets are managed effectively and in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for resolving IT requests that have been escalated from the IT Service Desk team.
  • Maintain and develop infrastructure documentation in line with current processes.
  • Monitor IT infrastructure with proactive management to ensure maximum uptime of group systems.
  • Diagnosing and resolving technical issues with the IT infrastructure.
  • Attending different sites when necessary to resolve on-site infrastructure issues, project rollouts, hardware refreshment and to enhance the profile of IT throughout the business.
  • Work on short to medium term projects, taking ownership and seeing them through to conclusion whilst keeping the IT Operations Manager regularly informed of your progress.
  • Acting as a point of escalation for 1st and 2nd line colleagues.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience in an IT Service Desk or IT Infrastructure role.
  • Experience with some or all of the following:
  • - Microsoft and Apple operating systems
  • - Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP
  • - Microsoft Exchange Infrastructure
  • - Microsoft Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure
  • - Working within a PCI and FCA regulated business
  • Strong understanding of virtualisation technologies e.g. VMware.
  • Good working knowledge of major networking components, to include networking operating systems, basic configuration and maintenance, Switches, Routers, Firewalls, etc.

Our Benefits:

  • Hybrid working – 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days over 2 years’ service and 30 days after 5 years’ service. Plus bank holidays!
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Pension scheme – 5% employee, 6% employer
  • Flexible working – we will always consider applications for those who require less than the advertised hours
  • Flexi-time
  • Healthcare Cash Plan – claim cashback on a variety of everyday healthcare costs
  • 100’s of exclusive retailer discounts
  • Professional wellbeing, health & fitness app - Wrkit
  • Enhanced parental leave, including time off for IVF appointments
  • Religious bank holidays – if you don’t celebrate Christmas and Easter, you can use these annual leave days on other occasions throughout the year.
  • Life Assurance - 4 times your salary
  • 25% Car Insurance Discount
  • 20% Travel Insurance Discount
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Community support day
  • Christmas and Summer parties

Working at SBG

At Somerset Bridge Group we aim to build a sustainable and innovative business focused on underwriting, broking and claims handling of UK motor insurance, offering transparent products and an efficient and fair service to our policy holders.

We are very proud to have been awarded a Silver Accreditation from Investors in People! We recognise that all of our people contribute to our success. That's why we are always looking for talented people to join our team - people who share our vision, who are passionate about what they do, and who want to be part of something special. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Somerset Bridge Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic factors or other characteristics protected by law. SBG makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, skills and business requirements.