In this position you will be responsible for the delivery of Infrastructure designs and project consultancy to the rest of the organisation. To provide technical support to the engineering and operational teams. To provide technical consultation to the application teams. To support the continuous improvement of the Infrastructure function through operational and process improvement initiatives.
About us The Quilter Group is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management, with a portfolio of £118.7 billion of investments on behalf of over 900,000 customers worldwide (as at October 2019). Our focus is on creating prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow by providing financial solutions for investors around the globe, and we operate primarily in two main segments - Advice & Wealth Management and Wealth Platforms. You won't just find diverse, talented and friendly teams here. You'll also discover an inclusive culture and every opportunity for personal and professional development.
About the role The Infrastructure Design team is a small team responsible for ensuring design governance is maintained and providing designs for projects and engineering initiatives. The design team is a cross domain technical team within the infrastructure function and are responsible for the overall technical infrastructure delivery on both infrastructure led projects and application led projects.
The responsibilities of the team cover:
Infrastructure Design Delivery
Working closely with the engineering, support and architecture teams, this role will be required to support the delivery of both major and minor projects.
The role is also expected to drive standards, produce the appropriate level of documentation and occasionally be hands-on.
Core Technologies & Disciplines
Enterprise Operating Systems
VMware vSphere and related products
HP Intel Hardware including HPE Blade technologies
Microsoft Database Technologies
Fundamental Windows Networking
Scripting and Automation
Monitoring and management
IT Security awareness
Automation of infrastructure administrative activities or processes to reduce effort and improve reliability.
Operational / Technical Best Practices
Contributing best practices to the operational running of the infrastructure estate.
Providing best practices input into the technical design process.
Incident Resolution & Continuous Improvement
Providing consultancy and expertise to the technical teams involved in the incident resolution process.
About you We are looking for candidates will have robust experience within an IT design function, with experience across multiple infrastructure disciplines.
The candidate will have experience with successful medium to large Infrastructure projects, and experience of relevant project management disciplines.
The candidate will be able to demonstrate a depth of knowledge and practical experience in a number of the following areas:
Windows Server Operating Systems (2000 - 2016)
Unix / Linux Operating Systems (RHEL, AIX)
Microsoft SQL Server and related products
HP 3Par Storage Products
Cisco Networking Products
Incident, Problem and Change management
IT Security controls
Candidates will also require the following qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
Relevant vendor certifications desirable
Benefits No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated. That's why we offer a competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create. Core Benefits (Perm) Holiday: 24-26 days (depending on your grade) Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions Private Medical Insurance: Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost Life Assurance: 4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost Income Protection: 75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence
In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.
Our promise At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.