Infrastructure Engineer

Salary: £450.00 per day
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Sectors:IT & Tech

Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Northamptonshire

Contract Type: 3-month contract, hybrid

Salary: £450/day

Job Description:

As an Infrastructure Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in the migration of our On-Premise 2013 Exchange Server to either On-Premise Exchange Server 2016 or Exchange Online. Additionally, you will conduct a comprehensive review of our current email/messaging architecture, providing prioritised recommendations for improvements. Subject to approval, you will have the opportunity to implement these improvements, ensuring a streamlined and efficient system.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Migration of On-Premise 2013 Exchange Server to On-Premise Exchange Server 2016 or migrate to Exchange Online.
  2. Conduct a full review of the current email/messaging architecture, producing priority recommendations for improvements.
  3. Implement approved improvements to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of our email/messaging systems.

Key Personnel Attributes:

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Ability to analyse complex issues, troubleshoot effectively, and provide timely resolutions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Security Focus: Solid understanding of IT security principles and practices.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong Documentation Skills: Ability to produce high-quality and detailed documentation as necessary.
  • Team Player: Collaborative attitude, willingness to share knowledge, and support colleagues.
  • Flexibility: Adaptability to changing priorities and willingness to work flexible hours when necessary.

Technical Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Exchange Server technologies (2013, 2016, 2019) and Exchange Online.
  • Experience with Microsoft Infrastructure technologies including Windows Server, Active Directory, Group Policy, PowerShell, VMware vitalisation, and network services.
  • Experience with Citrix Server and Citrix products.
  • Familiarity with Windows Virtual Desktop and associated migrations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 Admin and Infrastructure Monitoring Tools (e.g., SCOM, Vantage DX, Solarwinds).
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite and building/deploying Windows 10 and Windows 11 desktops.
  • Motivated self-starter who thrives under pressure and delivers to agreed timescales.


  • Ideally, a strong track record working in government bodies or the wider public sector.

If you are a motivated individual with the skills and experience to excel in this role, please apply now!