If you are a Server Analyst looking to grow quickly in a forward-thinking organisation, we would love to hear from you.
The London Boroughs of Richmond upon Thames and Wandsworth have been operating a ground-breaking Shared Staffing Arrangement since 2016 – a 4,000-strong workforce serving both local authorities. We offer the unique opportunity to be part of one of the largest most innovative local government organisations in London where both Councils are committed to sharing key business processes and systems; and maintaining quality value-for-money services whilst retaining individual Council sovereignty and the ability to deliver tailored local solutions where appropriate.
A position exists within the Server team for the Shared Staffing Arrangement for Richmond and Wandsworth Councils (the SSA). As well as assisting in rolling a new cloud infrastructure, you will be a key figure in progressing IT projects such as Office 365 E5 development whilst maintain the existing server and cloud estate.
As well as rolling out new projects you will be expected to have:
- Extensive experience in the implementation, delivery of server and Microsoft based services, including high availability, site security and disaster recovery.
- Outstanding interpersonal skills, high degree of organisational and planning capability and autonomy.
- Excellent analytical & interpretive skills.
- Experience with Microsoft Azure
- Experience with Microsoft Office 365
- Experience with VMWare
- Experience with Microsoft InTune
- Experience with Microsoft SCCM
For an informal discussion please contact Ross Bridges, Infrastructure Manager on Ross.Bridges@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils, we care more about how you work and what you achieve, rather than where you work on any given day. The difference you can make to our local communities is what really matters most to us, service delivery must always come first. We have carefully considered agile ways of working to provide the best experience for residents, stakeholders and our staff. Our agile working strategy actively supports and encourages a dynamic work environment and daily working experience. Agile working helps put the needs of our staff at the centre of everything we do, so if specific flexible working arrangements helps you with this, feel free to let us know.
Your wellbeing and the flexible way in which you can work is and will remain a key priority for Richmond and Wandsworth Councils. We want you to thrive and feel empowered in your work!
We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home, compressed hours and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline:
Closing Date: Friday 23rd December 2022
Shortlisting Date: Friday 9th January 2023
Interview Date: TBC
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible. Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.
The application process for this campaign will be anonymised.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils