Would you like to be part of an organisation which is dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everything in it?
Friends of the Earth are looking for an experienced, Cloud and Network Infrastructure Lead for an immediate start. You’ll be supporting a constantly evolving environment, whilst influencing & implementing the roll out of key technical solutions.
You’ll ensure core IT across all sites and cloud environments remain stable, secure, cost-effective and scalable whilst developing a technical strategy according to the predicted needs of the organisation.
You’ll also ensure SLAs and KPI’s are successfully met and adhered to, implement agreed ITIL changes, and provide key business analytics.
Key Skills and Attributes:
You will be an experienced engineer with fantastic people and infrastructure development skills. Providing a quality customer-focussed approach to support, and experience of managing Managed Service Providers. You will be a strong communicator, able to communicate technical issues to non-technical staff, and to provide readable and comprehensive documentation.
You will be ITIL V3 Certified or equivalent experience, with experience of Microsoft on-prem and cloud stack (AD, Azure AD, Server/Client OSes, O365/Exchange Hybrid/Intune), Microsoft Intune compliance policies and configuration profile.
You will have supported products running on SaaS, PaaS, IaaS with extensive experience of supporting cloud services and championing modern cloud-based, flexible approaches to technology. You’ll be able to develop innovative solutions to resolve customer issues when other solutions are not sufficient. Your Networking support skills will include: Routers, Firewalls, Switches, VLAN, VPN.
Our super-friendly and dynamic Technical and Infrastructure team play an essential role in empowering the whole of the Friends of the Earth’s organisation. The team are responsible for providing the best support and developing new technological solutions. We are looking for a candidate with strong technical skills who can collaborate with colleagues from all areas of the organisation.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic, friendly IT department and play an essential part of our campaigning, fundraising and activism work.
Closing date: Wednesday 2nd November 2022 (23.59)
Location: Flexible across England, Wales and Northern Ireland
We offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture.
We are currently undergoing a consultation on the proposal of introducing a 4-day working week, which is likely to be implemented within the next few months.
Our staff body is currently under-representative of People of Colour, LGBTQIA+ people and people with long term conditions or impairments: We are committed to eroding these historic barriers, so as to create a movement in which people from all walks of life see themselves in, and so we particularly encourage you to apply if you belong to one of these groups or sit at multiple intersections of disadvantage. We are committed to the Disability Confident standard and will guarantee an interview to any candidates who declare a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the role.
Friends of the Earth staff are not permitted to hold office for political parties or stand as candidates for political parties. Staff should also seek permission from the Senior Management Team if they wish to hold a non-public facing official role in a political party. If this is an issue, please do raise this with us as soon as possible.
Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.