ICT Infrastructure Engineer - Ref-R/13c

Grade J – Salary £31,799 (pay award pending) | Permanent / Full-Time (37 hours pw) | Leeds City Centre (currently working remotely) | Closing date – 31 October 2021

ICT Infrastructure Engineer

Grade J - Salary £31,799 pa (pay award pending)

Leeds City Centre (currently working remotely)
Permanent / Full Time (37 hours pw)
Closing date - 31 October 2021

West Yorkshire Combined Authority are seeking to appoint an ICT Infrastructure Engineer to join our ICT Services section.

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.

At the West Yorkshire Combined Authority we bring together local councils and businesses through the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), that ensures that our work meets the needs of employers and residents so that everyone in our region can benefit from economic prosperity supported by a modern, accessible transport network, housing and digital connections.

 

 

 

 

 

The Role

Technology within the Combined Authority has never been more business critical and following a successful digital transformation programme, the organisation’s approach to ICT is now more modern, dynamic and forward thinking. We have plans to continue this exciting change so that we become a truly Digital First organisation by the use of flexible, innovative solutions which will benefit our partners and staff. This role will help bring about that change.

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.

 

Review the Role profile provided for more information about the responsibilities.

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 preferably using Cisco and Meraki.
  • 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 Sunday 31 October 2021

Further Information

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.

Successful applicants to roles which have been identified for Vetting will be subject to all relevant vetting checks at the appropriate level and any job offer will be conditional on successful vetting. All applicants must meet the necessary vetting requirements but should be aware that it is not always possible to carry these out on persons who have not been resident within the UK for the last three years. In these instances, applicants may be refused, where it is not possible to vet them to the appropriate standard.

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.