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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
Grade 9 Level 1 - 4 (£35,737 to £40,230 per annum)
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

Job Details

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic Infrastructure Services team.

As a key team member, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting a wide range of complex council-wide systems.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Help maintain our data centre.
  • Maintaining peak performance across our IT systems, so staff and council members have fast and dependable access.
  • Implementing cutting-edge technologies to support evolving business needs.
  • Troubleshooting complex issues and keeping our users informed throughout the process.
  • Collaborating with internal and external teams to design and deliver effective technical solutions.

The successful candidate will possess a range of experience, skills and knowledge, including:

  • You're an expert in 2 or more IT specialist disciplines (see full list below).
  • You have a strong understanding of the remaining disciplines and a willingness to learn more.
  • You possess excellent problem-solving skills and can identify solutions under pressure.
  • You enjoy working collaboratively and mentoring others to build a strong IT team.

[Specialist Disciplines]

  • Infrastructure Services (Windows/Linux OS, Active Directory, etc.)
  • Application Delivery (Citrix, MS Office 365, Azure, etc.)
  • Storage (Backup technologies)
  • Server/Desktop/Mobile Infrastructure (Hypervisors, virtualization, etc.)
  • Microsoft/Email Systems (Exchange, Teams, etc.)
  • Security (Anti-Virus, Firewalls, etc.)
  • Data Centres (Management, Hardware, Cabling, etc.)

It would be beneficial to have any experience of the following:

  • Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure
  • Citrix XenApp/WEM technologies
  • Microsoft 365 and Azure
  • Hypervisor technology and desktop virtualization
  • Data centre management and hardware installation

We value people who bring unique perspectives and new knowledge to our team. If you believe you have some of the qualifications and experience, but don't "check all the boxes", we will still consider your application so please apply or contact us for an informal discussion.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

Company info
01904 551550
City of York Council
Library Square
North Yorkshire

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