IT Infrastructure Technician

Organisation
Frugi
Reference
VAC-4849
Sector
IT & Information Services
Location
Helston,Cornwall
Salary Details
Circa £30,000, depending on your skills and experience
Hours of work
Full time, Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00
Job Type
Permanent
Closing Date
31/10/2020
Frugi are looking for an experienced IT Infrastructure Technician to join our team in Helston, Cornwall.

Job Description

With a solid background in IT Infrastructure support and management, you’ll be highly experienced in delivering excellent systems management and end user support. You’ll have a passion for IT and tech, keeping up to date with all the latest developments and proactively finding solutions to IT challenges within the business environment. You’ll be brimming with ideas to drive excellence in all things IT and play an active role in delivering the very best IT training and support service to your internal and external customers. You’ll be ‘cloud’ literate and super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

Your Role in a Nutshell

To manage all of Frugi’s core IT requirements, including IT infrastructure, hardware and software, to maximise business efficiency, ensure security and recovery procedures are in place and that each member of staff has the correct IT support that they need.  In conjunction and under direction of the IT Manager, analyse where IT could help deliver the business strategic goals and play an active role in leading and implementing those projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Provide holistic IT training and support to our employees, both onsite and off, delivering excellent customer service to end users.
  • Maintaining and administering the IT infrastructure of the business including systems software, applications software, hardware, and configurations
  • Monitoring network performance and performing regular health checks on PC’s and servers.
  • Ensure the IT Infrastructure is secure and robust, and that security is embedded into every aspect, from hardware and software, to end user awareness by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.
  • Manage the setup, installation and maintenance of all IT hardware across the business.
  • Manage the internal IT service desk function, including monitoring, escalation and reporting.
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, network and system problems.
  • Designing, configuring and testing networking software, computer hardware, and operating system software as required.
  • Teach, liaise and transfer skills and processes, where necessary, to ensure Frugi has tech-savvy people who are using IT to it’s optimum.
  • Assist with planning the IT infrastructure for company growth, and take ownership of projects to deliver this, including a potential move to cloud based infrastructures.
  • Take ownership of, and implement ‘special projects’ with an IT focus.

Essential skills

  • Experience working with complex mission critical systems in a high pressure environment.
  • Proven experience leading the installation and support of Microsoft technologies including Windows Server, HyperV, Windows10, Active Directory and Office365.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, a creative and innovative thinker and ‘out of the box’ problem solver.
  • Highly experienced in providing first and second line support to end users, with an excellent customer service mentality and good communication skills.
  • Experience of configuring network technologies such as LAN, WAN, DNS, DHCP, switches and ideally firewalls.
  • Previous demonstrable experience in fault finding issues in complex environments and proactively suggesting viable solutions.
  • Experience of managing and leading IT infrastructure projects throughout their lifecycle.
  • Ability to manage change and experience of incident management processes.
  • Ideally ITIL Foundation qualified, or at least a good understanding in ITIL principles.
  • Able to manage, support and coach junior team members
  • Prove experience configuring and managing incident/ticket management systems such as Zendesk.
  • Knowledge of PowerBI, Crystal Reports, SSRS or other reporting tools would be highly advantageous
  • Experience of implementing or managing cloud infrastructures such as Microsoft Azure would be advantageous.
  • Experience of ERP system management, including databases and reporting would be beneficial.

What’s in it for you?

  • We’re offering a full time, permanent contract.
  • We’ll invest in you with a competitive salary, circa £30,000, depending on your skills and experience.
  • We’ll support your ongoing professional development with bespoke learning initiatives and training opportunities.
  • We offer fabulous career progression - as we grow, you’ll grow too!
  • If we have a good year, we’ll share our profits with the team.
  • To help save for your future you can join our company pension scheme.
  • We’ll give you a whopping 60% discount across our fantastic range.
  • We’ll invite you to take part in our award-winning health & wellbeing activities.
  • We hold regular team events organised by our very own Frugi Fun Committee.
  • We offer a dynamic, innovative and exciting environment to work in.

Company Description

About Frugi

Frugi is the UK’s bestselling organic childrenswear brand, proving that ethical and organic clothing can be bright, beautiful and successful! The company was born in 2004 and continues to grow at 25% every year, selling through a rapidly expanding network of over 500 stockists in more than 25 countries worldwide.

We strive to be ethical in everything we do, each year donating 1% of our turnover to our Little Clothes BIG Change charity project which includes a children’s charity, the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and an orphanage in India.

In 2019 we partnered with TotsBots with whom we share the same values and principles around ethics and sustainability. Through this partnership we are able to bring the Frugi, TotsBots and Bloom & Nora brands together, expanding our product offering and our team.

We have been awarded 3 Queens Awards, been earmarked by both the Best Companies 'Ones to Watch' list and The Sunday Times Fast Track 'Ones to Watch' list, received GOLD in the Healthy Workplace Awards for 3 consecutive years, expanded to more than 100 permanent team members with even more joining us for our busy seasons, accelerated our turnover year after year, donated over £720k to charity, and eaten a lot of pasties (and cake!).

We strive to be the most fun, desirable and trusted clothing brand on the planet, but this is only the start of it…

Other Application Details

How to Apply

Please click APPLY now and send your CV and a covering letter stating why you are exactly the right person to join our team to jobs@welovefrugi.com. Your covering letter is the perfect opportunity to showcase your personality and understanding of all things Frugi – so go for it!!

Closing date: 31st October 2020. We’ll be interviewing as we go along, so the role may close earlier than advertised. The early bird catches the worm!

Important: All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK at the time of submitting your application; unfortunately, Frugi are not licensed to sponsor overseas workers.

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