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Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
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Becoming an Infrastructure Engineer with Capita Reading Cloud in Marple (Stockport):

The Capita Education Software Solutions Infrastructure Technician supports the applications and infrastructure used to deliver Hosted Services to customers. You will be an integral member of our technical operations team and be responsible for maintaining datacentre infrastructure and delivering on our goals as an organisation; with the intention to be fully involved in our elastic infrastructure model. The role will also contain elements of a DBA, which will mean this role will be an integral function of development and delivery of our product on our SaaS platform

What you will do:

  • Manage all Datacentre related activities including adherence to policies, keeping documentation up-to-date and ensure security checking and validation are undertaken
  • Configuration management
  • Provide key reports and proactive reporting
  • Be a key member of the DevOps team and be involved in all decision making on infrastructure undertakings
  • Create well documented contingency plans for total system recovery
  • Feedback information on schema inconsistencies

Your experience will include:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2016 and SQL Azure
  • Microsoft IIS 7.0 - 8.5
  • Experiencing using SQL (MS SQL preferable)
  • Virtualisation Technologies including Windows Azure
  • Understanding of software systems and SaaS
  • Some exposure to programming languages such as Java and .NET

About Capita Reading Cloud

Capita Reading Cloud is a world class resource discovery solution for school age children, allowing them to explore and interact with library services within over 8,000 schools within the UK. It is a Library Management System that provides a cost-effective way of cataloguing a school & physical library stock, to help promote, engage and manage reading throughout your school. It allows students to create their own profiles and avatars and add and chat to friends to share their thoughts about their favourite books and authors. An automatic list of recommended reads helps students pick books like ones they have previously enjoyed. Teachers can also reward avid readers and make interventions for any reluctant readers by tracking this through the system. In addition, integration with SIMS simplifies the whole process of setting up pupil accounts as pupil information is already held in SIMS.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration & with colleagues, customers and clients is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23-day holiday (rising to 27), company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

If this sounds of interest please get in touch: or 07753636613

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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