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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

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Recruiter: General Dental Council
Listed on: 19th July
Location: Birmingham / Hybrid working
Salary Notes: £40,578 - £47,738 + out of hours payment
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

If you are an IT systems professional interested by an opportunity to work for the public good, whilst also receiving a tailored development programme that will further enhance your knowledge and expertise, this is an excellent opportunity to manage complex cloud-based infrastructure systems at the General Dental Council.

Leading the IT Infrastructure Management function and its related projects, the Senior Infrastructure Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring GDC's IT Systems are secured using key CIA Cyber Security Principles
  • Designing, building, and automating tools and processes to ensure and improve IT scalability, IT availability and IT performance across all areas of infrastructure technology
  • Designing, implementing and managing fully autonomous cloud based and on-premises systems that can scale as new projects come online
  • Ensuring all GDC IT Systems are secure with the latest updates to allow for confidentiality, integrity, and availability
  • Line managing a 3rd Line IT Support Analyst

Please note, this role includes leading the out of hours response to critical IT issues affecting infrastructure security of the GDC, 24x7x365.

About you

The successful candidate will have in-depth experience with Cloud based computing (AWS EC2/Office 365/Microsoft Azure). You will be certified in VMware, Information Technology Infrastructure Library Foundation and Cisco Networks (associate or equivalent). Along with your technical expertise, you will have the ability to provide a professional support service, communicating effectively to a wide range of users of varying abilities.

The people we interact with daily are incredibly diverse and we know how much of an asset empathy is to the way we operate. Your skills and expertise in equality and diversity, either as lived-in experience or as an ally, will be incredibly helpful in adding to the effectiveness of the team.

About Us

Our primary purpose is to protect patient safety and maintain public confidence in dental services. To achieve this, we register qualified dental professionals, set standards for the dental team, investigate complaints about dental professionals' fitness to practise, and work to ensure the quality of dental education.

Our work matters and so do our people. We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion by recruiting and strengthening our teams with team members from different backgrounds, life experiences and viewpoints. Equality and diversity are not just words, they are what makes our teams strong and able to deliver. We want to be champions of diversity and to have a sense of belonging in the workplace, where everybody has the chance to contribute and to share what is important to them.


We offer a range of benefits including Discounted Gym Membership, Group Income Protection, Season Ticket Loan, Staff Discounts, Cycle to Work and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

How to apply

For a full job description, including the competencies you will be assessed on in your application, please click the apply button.

Closing date: 16 August 2022.

 Please note applications will be assessed on an ongoing basis and the vacancy will close when roles are filled so you are advised to apply early.

Please no agencies unless instructed otherwise.

 The GDC is committed to equality and diversity. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds.

Contact Name: General Dental Council
Reference: TJ/3862/REQ000141
Job ID: 3118859

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