Lead Infrastructure Engineer

Job description

Lead Infrastructure Engineer

Farringdon, London

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum

Law Business Research are looking for a Lead Infrastructure Engineer to lead the systems admin team in managing our IT Infrastructure and providing 3rd line support. Law Business Research infrastructure is based on Windows Hyperconverged technology on top of which run our RDS infrastructure and web hosting. The long-term strategy is to migrate hosting to Azure which would be a significant part of the role for the right candidate. The right candidate will have strong foundations and a broad experience of technologies ranging from internet protocols to website hosting to virtualisation and desktop infrastructure hosting.

Law Business Research are an award-winning global provider of legal content and business intelligence for the legal and intellectual property markets. We create essential and unique information for our subscribers, who are drawn from over 100 countries around the world, via our global brands. With a strong platform for international growth, and a reputation for creating outstanding content, we can offer individuals an intellectually stimulating work environment that puts global legal and intellectual property issues at the heart of our business.


What a typical day looks like:

  • Daily stand up and weekly planning meetings with the team
  • 3rd line systems support to ensure server infrastructure is running 24/7
  • Maintain Infrastructure monitoring and alerting system
  • Configuration and maintenance of IT Infrastructure
  • Implement and deploy new IT software
  • Training/handover sessions to other IT Ops team members as part of project rollouts/upgrades
  • Risks and security management
  • · Best practice change control, problem resolution and incident management

  • What we are looking for:
  • 5 years’ experience in Microsoft Windows Server administration
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong experience with Microsoft technologies
  • Installation and maintenance of Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure and collection
  • Hyper-V 2019 and cluster
  • Microsoft Azure services to support/extend on premise infrastructure
  • Windows hyper converged solutions (HCI/S2D)
  • IIS and High Availability
  • SQL Server and High Availability
  • Good knowledge of networking protocols including 802.1x
  • Secure infrastructure/architecture design
  • Scripting and automation skills / PowerShell DSC
  • Azure / AWS


Current IT certifications (MCSA/MCSE/CCNA/CCNP/JNCIA)

In return we can offer you a rewarding career with personal and professional development in addition to a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Gym membership
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter explaining why you are suitable for this role via the link below. We look forward to receiving your application.

We support a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, and welcome applications from different backgrounds.