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Infrastructure Engineer

Job type Permanent
Schedule Full time
Job Function Information technology
Brand BNP Paribas Personal Finance
Apply REF: IT 000988
Infrastructure Engineer
Central Solihull- B91 2AA
Permanent, full time role
Competitive Salary plus benefits
Are you an experienced Infrastructure professional seeking a new opportunity?
BNP Paribas Personal Finance is committed to creating responsible consumer finance solutions that customers trust and help our partners grow. With the backing of a global bank we’ve exciting growth ambitions, and you’ll be joining a dynamic business which provides people with opportunities to make it happen in a high energy environment.
Our IT teams keep BNP Paribas Personal Finance moving in the right direction every moment of every day, without them our business simply could not evolve. Your ideas and solutions will not just help manage operations, they will transform the business and ultimately affect how every one of our functions works.
We are currently recruiting for 2 new team members to join our existing Infrastructure team. Our Infrastructure Engineers are responsible for the continual smooth running of the data communications, network infrastructure and network security systems. You’ll also be responsible for the continual smooth running of the company’s servers especially customer facing web sites, their operations and the performance of the software running on them.
Key Responsibilities:
- Ensure the servers operate effectively on a day to day basis; Administration and maintenance of all web database and application servers (predominantly Microsoft, some Linux) hosted mainly within the company’s own data centre in Belfast, and premises in Solihull and Belfast.
- Management and monitoring of email systems to provide service to internal customers and systems.
- Continual monitoring of web sites with regard to performance and availability.
- Configuration and set-up of new server systems.
- Maintenance of existing anti-spam and anti-virus systems and the setting of new anti-spam policies.
- Administration of external DNS for all company owned domains.
- Focus on continual improvement of servers, networks and overall IT effectiveness; Test systems performance and provide regular performance statistics and reporting; help develop strategies and roadmaps for maintaining server and storage infrastructure
- Resolve problems speedily and permanently; proactively monitor systems to prevent failure, Identify single points of failure and recovery plans

To be successful for this role, you will need:
- Demonstrable experience supporting servers and data networks delivering operational excellence
- Hands on experience of data network troubleshooting
- Application support experience with Wintel/Lintel platforms
- Window Server 2012/2016/2019 – Build and administration including Active Directory Management, DNS, and the installation, configuration and management of Symantec backup
- Experience of HP / Dell Server hardware
- Experience of EMC Storage and data protection product set
- Firewall and network security – with experience in Checkpoint
- PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) and SSL certificate administration
- Ideally you’ll be a VMware Certified Professional (VCP), MCTS/MCITP and Red Hat Certified System Administrator
- You’ll have a strong customer service orientation and experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
- Understanding of Continuity Mgmt including backups, Unix Admin, Incident Mgmt, Problem Mgmt, Release Mgmt, Change Mgmt, Capacity Mgmt, Availability Mgmt, Service Level Mgmt and Configuration Mgmt
Please note that this role will require you to participate in the 24/7/364 on-call rota- approximately 1 week out of every 5, which could change around business requirements.
Our culture
We understand that next step in your career journey is an important one. We also know it’s all about the people as they are the ones that make our business the success it is. That’s why we provide colleagues with opportunities to make great things happen in an open and exclusive environment. 
Our culture is innovative, collaborative and fun and we challenge everyone to make a difference for colleagues, customers, partners and our community. 
Being part of the BNP Paribas global banking group means you’re part of something big; with plenty of opportunities to take on additional responsibilities and make a real difference.   
We offer
As you’d expect from being a global banking group, we can give you an award winning benefits package that gives you flexibility to choose your benefits based on what’s important to you. You’ll also have a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, plus life insurance and private medical insurance, not to mention the all-important 25 days holiday each year to enjoy.  
Is there a fit?
If you’re interested in joining our dynamic and growing team, then we’d love to hear from you.

Primary Location: GB-ENG-SolihullJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Not indicatedSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Attention to detail / rigorTransversal competency: Analytical Ability