Simply Business vacancy 2022 in Northampton, England, United Kingdom – Infrastructure Engineer

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We’re Simply Business

We insure small businesses and enable big dreams – not just for our customers, but for our people and communities too. With over 850,000 active insurance policies, we protect builders, bakers, landlords, and more than 1,000 other trades.

We harness cutting-edge data ability, believe in experimentation, and build our own technology to deliver better experiences for our customers and employees. This means we’re as much a technology company as one that sells insurance. We build, we fail, we learn, we improve. We’re a B Corp too, which recognises our strong track record of having a positive impact on people, society and the environment.

If Simply Business sounds like the kind of place you’ll thrive, we’d love to hear from you.

The BizOps Infrastructure Team is responsible for

  • Managing a global multi-site IT infrastructure consisting of Windows and MacOS deployments, and AWS Cloud, a VMWare Software Defined Networking WAN, Mist WiFi, Meraki LAN and our remote working OpenVPN Cloud.
  • Ensuring the smooth operation of the end user device deployment technology stacks via scripting and IaC where possible (Microsoft Intune, Jamf and Google workspace).
  • The 3rd line escalation point for complex IT problems and support of the greater bizOps support and service desk team
  • Management of SSO and onboarding new SaaS apps into SSO, including the configuration of new SAML integrations into the business
  • The patching and updating all end user devices and related networks and servers
  • The management and delivery of IT and Infrastructure projects that improve our processes, networks, device deployments and cloud and SaaS services.
  • Building helpful applications and scripts that automate manual processes
  • Driving automation, Infrastructure as Code and implementing InfoSec and DevOps best practices

As an Infrastructure Engineer you’ll:

  • Have a good foundational knowledge of writing and using scripts which has been applied in production environments
  • Have expert knowledge of troubleshooting and root cause analysis across end user devices, networks, servers and software
  • Be the first point of contact for the bizOps support team when they raise infrastructure related tickets, and work with senior support engineers to close problem record
  • Know how to manage small to medium projects from start to finish
  • Have a passion for learning and deploying new technologies and enjoy getting hands-on with configuring new SaaS applications with SAML
  • Understand cloud technology and architecture, with experience building servers in a modern cloud environment such as AWS.
  • Thrive working in a high performance team, being a collaborative team player who is able to deliver effectively.
  • Be a natural and fast learner who loves the challenge of getting hands on new technology
  • Be organised and able to work autonomously with meticulous attention to detail when it comes to testing and deploying in production environments
  • Be a clear communicator who takes pride in process documentation and handovers

Responsibilities include:

  • Owning the patching process that keeps all our end user devices and servers uptodate. Pushing out urgent updates across all devices.
  • Managing the infrastructure ticket queue, working collaboratively with the team to ensure tickets and problem records are closed within effective timelines.
  • Reviewing github pull requests and monitoring infrastructure slack channels
  • Updating our suite of applications packages and device policies across our end user deployments
  • Support our AWS cloud deployments with Windows and Linux system administration
  • System administration and improvement of our SaaS LAN/WAN and WiFi network
  • Configuring SAML and onboarding new applications into our single sign on and deployment platforms
  • Administration of Google suite, Zoom, and other SaaS platforms
  • Working on projects related to the improvement of infrastructure services
  • Highlighting areas for automation and continuous improvement and pushing their prioritisation (eg areas requiring refactoring or improvements)
  • Collaborating with the BizOps Support team as an escalation point for tickets, and mentoring junior team members in being someone to look up to
  • Keeping up to date with advancements and best practices in IT Infrastructure
  • Covering on-call and out of hours systems support occasionally

What we’re looking for:

  • A fast learner with experience in a modern IT Infrastructure environment who can provide administration, support and project delivery expertise based around SaaS and PaaS environments
  • A wide range of experience with Windows, mac and linux IT systems, as well as networks across on premise and cloud infrastructure
  • Someone who can read and write scripts that automate system tasks, such as Bash or PowerShell or other languages
  • Proven experience working with version control for scripts, such as Github
  • Experience managing clients with Intune\Autopilot and Azure AD
  • Experience managing macOS in large deployments
  • Someone who has demonstrable experience managing small to medium projects from start to finish
  • Knowledge implementing or supporting at least some of these cloud and SaaS technology stacks: Google Workspace/Apps, Zoom, JumpCloud, Okta, AWS, Intune, Automox or other large-scale SaaS based products
  • Experience testing, deploying and updating/patching software to end user device fleets across windows and/or macs

Our culture is inclusive and diverse

Our mission is to make Simply Business synonymous with fairness, belonging and inclusivity. We won’t be happy until we’ve created a truly inclusive culture – where every employee, whatever their background, role, or location, feels comfortable being their authentic self at work.

We all have a part to play – to learn more, to do more and to go further – in building this new reality that’ll be befitting of the diversity of the customers we serve. At Simply Business, we’re all in.

What are the benefits?

At Simply Business, our benefits let you balance life and work properly:

  • flexible parental leave – you can choose to take shared parental leave, plus we offer full pay for the first six months of your maternity leave and four-week fully paid paternity leave, subject to meeting the qualifying criteria
  • remote working – more of us are currently working remotely than usual, but longer-term you can balance working remotely with working in the office, giving you the opportunity to connect with colleagues
  • mental health and wellbeing resources – we take your wellbeing seriously, giving you access to counselling (through our Employee Assistance Programme) as well as technology to support your mental health (through the Unmind app)
  • paid sabbatical – two weeks off when you’ve been here for five years and four weeks off when you’ve been here for 10 years
  • a dedicated learning platform – including a management and leadership programme – the platform lets you balance both work and life goals

And we compensate you fairly:

  • a competitive salary that reflects your experience, our pay policy and the market we’re in from your first day
  • the potential to earn an annual bonus based on business performance (those on commission-led roles will be rewarded monthly)
  • we match what you put into your pension up to five per cent
  • a health cash plan reimburses your everyday medical expenses (with the opportunity to increase the level of your plan in your flexible benefits)
  • a generous holiday entitlement of up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • life assurance of four times of your basic salary
  • Smart Health services including unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP
  • a flexible benefits scheme with an allocated allowance each year to choose from benefits including private medical insurance, dental insurance, travel insurance, up to five days extra holiday, and gym membership

These values are important to us and our people

  • Learning
  • Empowerment
  • Authenticity
  • Pioneering
  • Simplicity

These all mean something unique to every person at Simply Business, but if you’re thinking about working here, give them some thought. They’re at the heart of our story.

Working here as we get back to normal

After working remotely for so long, we have a vision for how our people will work with each other now and in the future.

Every employee should have the choice and flexibility to work in a way that’s best for their job, their team, and their life.

We know that being together in person is usually the best way to get work done, which is why our offices will become ‘hubs’ that we expect our employees to visit every so often. That said, there’s no one-size-fits all solution, so all of our people and teams will find the rhythm that suits them best.

Company: Simply Business

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level

Job Location: Northampton, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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