ICT Infrastructure Engineer - Ref: R/13b

Grade J – Salary £31,799 Permanent / Full-Time Leeds City Centre (currently working remotely) Closing date – 07 May 2021

ICT Infrastructure Engineer     

Grade  J - £31,799 pa                            Permanent/Full-Time                                                  Leeds  City Centre (currently working remotely)
Closing date - 21 May 2020

Here are the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, we are looking to develop our ICT Services Team to further support the business as we undergo a period of change and become a Mayoral Authority.  As such, we are looking to appoint two ICT Infrastructure Engineers to join the team. Working as part of the senior technical team offering 3rd line support you will be responsible for the design, installation and continuing support of the Combined Authority’s critical systems and infrastructure.

It is an exciting time to be joining the Combined Authority, following the announcement that a £1.8bn devolution deal has been secured for West Yorkshire. Devolution will enable us to drive up living standards for local communities while tackling the climate emergency and help deliver our commitment to become a net zero carbon city region by 2038. The CA bring together local councils and businesses, through the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) ensure that our work meets the needs of employers so that everyone in our region can benefit from economic prosperity supported by a modern, accessible transport network, housing and digital connections.

The Role

Reporting into the ICT Technical Services Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Design, build and support the Office 365 and Microsoft Azure platforms.
  • Support internal networks, firewalls, and connectivity.
  • Implement security and end point protection in line with NCSC guidelines.
  • Be a senior escalation point for all Incidents and Problems via a structured ICT Service Desk function.

For more specific detail of the vacancies please review the complete Role Profile here.







About you

We are really interested in speaking to applicants who have experience in the following areas:

  • Office 365, InTune and Azure platform management.
  • LAN, WAN, WLAN and connectivity technologies including Cisco, Meraki and Palo Alto.
  • Working as a senior engineer in a similar sized organisation with a proven track record of technical abilities.


Our offer

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 28 Days Holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free Travel on rail and buses with the M-Card zones 1-5
  • Generous Employer-Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Practises with Health & Wellbeing initiatives to ensure you achieve the best work/life balance and career goals.

To apply

If this sounds like your next role; please upload your CV to our online application tool. Then complete the supporting information tab linking your relevant work experience back to the role profile, bringing you CV to life.

You can apply online, by 11:55pm on 21 May 2021

Further Information

For further information about the role, please contact Nathan Ferriday on nathan.ferriday@westyorks-ca.gov.uk

Applicants with a disability are guaranteed an interview, subject to the minimum criteria being met.

The Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds to build on our inclusive culture and represent the communities we serve.  We welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are committed to inclusivity and will consider requests for flexible working including part time and job share arrangements.

Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail and interviews will be carried out either by phone or video interview.

Please note that whilst it is our policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments, which is the salary stated above, each role includes career salary progression, with incremental increases applicable in most cases, on an annual basis.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidate information will be retained by the Combined Authority for six months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

Terms and conditions

Applicants are advised that the Combined Authority is currently in consultation with employees and Trade Unions to review the Terms and Conditions of Employment and Staff Benefits.

The detail of the proposals for change, will be discussed with the successful candidate at the point of offer.