Junior Infrastructure Engineer - Unified Communications Junior Infrastructure Engineer - Unified  …

in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Pension + Bonus
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Pension + Bonus
Junior Infrastructure Engineer - Unified Communications BPDTS Limited: Up to £33,189, plus employer pension contributions of up to 10% & a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%

Want to be part of something really big?

If you're creative and curious to learn, want to be empowered to make decisions and challenge the norm, and want to bring BIG ideas to a MASSIVE digital challenge then you'll love it here. And we'd love to hear from you.

We are looking for a Junior level Infrastructure Engineer with knowledge of Unified Communications (instant messaging, voice, video, mobility etc) to work with us on one of the biggest transformation programmes in Europe, providing technology services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens' lives.

In BPDTS Ltd you will be part of an organisation responsible for the delivery of digital platforms and services, real-time analytics and flexible infrastructure, providing secure and resilient services to DWP. Joining an innovative, supportive, and fast growing community of skilled digital professionals you will work in agile and creative ways to improve public services, with the power to make a difference to the lives of 22 million UK citizens.

You and your role

You will join an established team of engineers at the junior level, and take responsibility for things like troubleshooting and designs. There'll be lots of chance to work closely with your more experienced colleagues, to learn from them and build your skills while you help deliver big things for us.

You will have the ability to translate your knowledge into the skills needed in unified communications products, working as part of a team and independently to deliver the best service possible.

We'll also support you with progression along a path to qualifications in appropriate products. We fully anticipate that this role will grow, and you with it, and take on more responsibility at a higher level. So you will be someone proactive with a passion to learn and to acquire knowledge and technical skills within an operational environment like ours.

And like us, you'll be driven by a passionate belief that technology can be used to transform our products and services, and deliver better outcomes for millions of people including some of the most vulnerable in our society.

What are we looking for?

You'll need to have knowledge of the capability and an appreciation of how the following technologies are used:

  • Cloud Skype for Business - Design, Build and Operate
  • On Premise Skype for Business - Design, build and Operate
  • O365 Mobile Applications Management including Skype for Business
  • Experience of acting as support for incidents, problems and changes to infrastructure solutions and services.
  • Monitoring of infrastructure services and alerts and taking appropriate action.
  • Stakeholder management skills, with ability to communicate effectively including directly with users and managers.

Desirable Skills - it's great if you've got knowledge/experience of these. Don't worry if not though, you'll have loads of opportunities to learn new skills like this here:

  • Microsoft Unified Comms Services - Design, build and Operate Telephony Integration with Skype via Enterprise voice solution
  • Microsoft Surface Hub Technology
  • Experience of Microsoft Exchange / Outlook within an operational environment
  • Experience of technical-change impacting and performing changes in a live service environment.
  • Office 365 administration
  • Admin skills in Office 2016, Office 2013 and Office 2010
  • Basic PowerShell
  • experience of Microsoft Server 2008/2012/2016;
  • Experience of design, support and administration of infrastructure solutions and services, physical or virtual, according to industry and organisational best practise standards and service requirements and KPIs throughout the lifecycle.
  • Experience in migrating users and data, on premise and into the cloud.
  • Experience of supporting services which are migrating on to a hybrid infrastructure
  • An awareness of ITIL

Where will you work?

BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital's community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.

You'll join us in our easy-to-reach digital hub in Newcastle. We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multi-disciplinary teams think big and try new things.

We're just a 5 minute walk from Longbenton Metro station. You'll enjoy facilities including a gym, an indoor sports court, great restaurants and snack bars and loads more. It's a big site, but there is a great sense of community and lots ot get involved in with regualt events and meet-ups.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

What is our offer?

  • We'll reward you with a very competitive salary of up to £33,189
  • You will be eligible for a pension with employer contributions of up to 10%
  • We can offer you a performance-related annual bonus of up to 10%
  • We'll help you balance your life and work
  • We'll give you a generous leave allowance, with the option to buy and sell extra days

We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package - including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks - which can be tailored to your lifestyle.

Building our future

We believe the work we do really matters, so we're serious about investing in you.

You'll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills you'll acquire on the job. You'll get the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across our digital communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes.

Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the 'Candidate Information Pack' button.

You'll need to register (you can use your LinkedIn profile) and then complete a short application form where you'll upload a CV.