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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Closes: 30 Oct 2020
Nuneaton, United Kingdom £31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_CWZ2sqitD3qx

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job Reference: 230-34868089-TECH-A

Employer: Department: Information and Communication Technology Location: George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, Nuneaton Salary: £31,365 - £37,890 per annum

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust opened in 1948 and provides a range of elective, non-elective, surgical, medical, women's, children's, diagnostic and therapeutic services to a population of more than 350,000 people.

The hub of the Trust is located on the outskirts of Nuneaton and its services cover a large footprint, including north Warwickshire, south west Leicestershire, and north Coventry. We also provide primary and community services across Coventry, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

Please note:

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC where all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages via the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any emails/messages sent to us via the NHS Jobs website.

ICT Senior Infrastructure Engineer

£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

The Role

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join our busy and friendly ICT technical services division. Primary duties will include providing a comprehensive, efficient, high-quality 3rd line technical support service for all aspects of the Trust's core network and server infrastructure and related technologies.

The post holder will lead in the planning and implementation of infrastructure projects aligned to Trust objectives and the IM&T strategy, provide specialist technical knowledge on aspects of the Trust's infrastructure, and will provide advice and guidance to members of the Core Infrastructure team, the Technical Services Division, service users, and other stakeholders as appropriate.

The successful applicant will have experience of working in a 3rd line technical support role, ideally gained in an NHS setting, along with excellent communication and analytical skills. You must be able to work independently, managing your own workload to meet organisational needs and be adaptable to changing priorities.

Experience of the following technologies is essential: Microsoft server operating systems (2012/2019), Microsoft Exchange 2010, Cisco LAN infrastructure, core, distribution (including Nexus), edge, Cisco wireless infrastructure (WCS, WLC, ACS), Cisco security infrastructure (Firewalls, VPN), Virtualisation (VMWARE) Symantec Veeam backup administration, Active Directory Domain infrastructure including (Certificate Authority, Group Policy, DNS, WINS, DHCP), SAN and NAS storage administration experience.

The post holder will principally work in the George Eliot Hospital, however the role will encompass working in other Coventry and Warwickshire locations and possibly other local health communities' access to a car is therefore essential


Our benefits include but are not limited to: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Closing date: 18th October 2020

Interview Date: 27th October 2020

Previous applicants need not apply.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications so you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Tunde Iwenofu, Technical Lead Infrastructure

Email address:

Telephone number 02476378525

How we process your data:

By applying for this post you are consenting to the Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system, TRAC. In this connection your submitted application form will remain in the Trac system for 400 days after which time it will be automatically deleted.

The Equality and Diversity data you provide as part of your application is used for monitoring and reporting purposes only and is not available to recruiting managers at any stage of the process.

The Job application data you provide will be used to assess your application for employment at GEH, to verify your information and conduct reference checks, and to communicate with you. If you accept employment with GEH, the information collected will become part of your employment record and will be used for employment purposes and transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to complete a DBS application. Positive disclosures will be handled in accordance with the Trust DBS Policy.

All information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only and processed in a lawful, fair and transparent manner.


In response to NICE guidance and to support the reduction of health harm from tobacco, the Trust has a smoke-free site policy which applies to anyone on Trust sites. Staff who smoke will be supported to quit or not smoke whilst on Trust sites.

The Trust is part of a 'Foundation Group' through a strategic alliance with Wye Valley NHS Trust and South Warwickshire Foundation Trust. This Partnership is a great sustainability of all three organisations and allows us to share learning and maximise opportunities to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services for our local populations.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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