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Infrastructure Technician and Support
Cradley Heath, Birmingham IT Closing date: Sunday 4 September 2022
Cradley Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B64 5QU
Hours per week
Employment type
Full Time
Contract type
Experienced (subject matter experts, certified, skilled, non-people manager)
Job Description

Your responsibilities

We have an exciting opportunity for an Infrastructure Technician to join our team here at thyssenkrupp Materials UK. Not only will you be using your previous technical experience to plan, coordinate and execute infrastructure changes but also providing helpdesk technical support to our employees.

When required you will be visiting our sites across the UK to install new and maintain IT equipment as well as identify and resolve any network & system vulnerabilities.

This is a great opportunity for someone with a strong rounded IT knowledge which may have been gained from working within a smaller business and who wishes to take the next step working within a much larger organisation.

thyssenkrupp Materials UK operates a network of strategically-located sites in England and Northern Ireland, offering a vast range of material products such as stainless steel, aluminium and mild steel. We also provide a range of services, whether it be fully welded and fabricated finished parts or bespoke flat products cut to exact sizes. We have years of experience in the aerospace, construction, architecture, automotive and the general engineering industries.

Your main duties will be:

  • Assist in the assessment and design appropriate technical solutions
  • Provide input for planning, coordinating and executing infrastructure changes utilising recognised best administrative practices in a controlled manner ensuring that infrastructure changes do not disrupt the business
  • Identification and removal/mitigation of IT risks
  • Install, configure and maintain IT Client and Server hardware
  • Install, configure and maintain various systems such as telecoms, WAN, LAN, Wireless Networks, virtual servers, VPNs and connectivity protocols
  • Analyse and implement network software or hardware changes
  • Resolve Incidents, problems and service requests to prompt resolution using the ITSM tool
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation
  • Document new and update existing IT procedures
  • Adhere to information security requirements, policies and standards
  • Travelling when required for meetings or site related activities
  • Monitor incidents, problems and service requests throughout their lifecycle using the IT service management tools ensuring completion in a consistent and timely manner

Your profile

Essential experience, skills and knowledge:

  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure and maintain customer service ethic
  • Working in collaboration with customers, internal and external colleagues and suppliers
  • Knowledge of VMWare, vCenter, vSphere and ESXi 6.5 or higher
  • Networking – Switches, Routers, SAN Switches, TCP/IP etc.
  • Fault finding and diagnostic skills
  • SAN and Network Storage Solutions
  • Microsoft Technologies – ADFS, TMG, WAP etc.
  • Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP
  • Server Hardware
  • Experience setting up and administering Virtual Servers (VMware preferred)
  • Antivirus configuration – McAfee.
  • Microsoft Cloud Services – O365 and Azure
  • Backup processes
  • Microsoft Certificate Services
  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language (PowerShell, BAT, bash, Perl)
  • Significant Help Desk / Technical support experience in a Windows environment
  • Ability to develop clear, concise documentation
  • A full UK driving license and access to a vehicle

Desirable experience, skills and knowledge:

  • Previous experience of Cyber Essentials
  • Awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques
  • Vendor certification of the following: MS Windows System Support, Cisco knowledge – LAN / WAN and Wireless
  • Knowledge / Experience of Power BI or other reporting tools
  • Project Management Experience

Your benefits with us

  • Competitive Salary
  • Monday-Friday with hybrid working of 2-3 days in office.
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Advantageous pension scheme
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Employee high street vouchers & discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational health & health surveillance
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Christmas savings scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Wellbeing events
  • Recognition Portal
  • Rewards Portal
  • Company events
  • Car Salary Exchange Scheme
  • Company share schemes

This is us – your new employer

With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as a one-stop-shop – from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials – and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes “just-in-time” or “just-in-sequence”.

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, disability, age, or sexual orientation and identity.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised expiry date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to supply individual feedback at the CV review stage.

Closing Date
Sunday 4 September 2022
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