Ref:23/215 Location: HQ/Hybrid working Grade/Salary: SG2 (£36,996 - £40,950) Contract: Permanent Full time: 37 hours per week Vetting Requirement/Residency: Management Vetting, 5 year residency Closing date: 03 March 2024 Interview date: TBC
The role of Server and Cloud Engineer will have many responsibilities within the IT Department, ensuring that the Lincolnshire Police Force is maintaining high availability of systems, security standards and adhering to national security expectations, principles, policies, and procedures.
The Server and Cloud Engineer will be responsible for the design, implementation, configuration and on-going management and maintenance of all server and storage technologies.
Server and Cloud Engineers will work within a team of Server Specialists in a 3rd line capacity alongside other separate 3rd line support teams such as Network and Security Specialists to ensure that security standards are met and enforced where necessary and systems are inducted into a standardised monitoring platform with appropriate monitoring and alerting metrics.
The position holder will work closely with our Information Management Unit and Security Specialists to ensure security best practises are being adhered to within the server estate and implement remediation plans off the back of IT Health check reports.
The role will be responsible for maintaining service availability through the proactive use of various monitoring and alerting systems, such as SolarWinds.
Server and Cloud Engineers will diagnose faults and provide 3rd line support on IT issues raised through the IT Service Desk and will need to communicate resolutions to all levels of staff, recognising where service improvements can be made through trend analysis.
The position holder will demonstrate the force values at all times. All staff involved in carrying out functions in this role will do so in accordance with the principles of the Code of Ethics. The aim of the Code of Ethics is to support each member of the policing profession to deliver the highest professional standards in their service to the public.
The standard shift pattern for the role is shown, however flexible working patterns will be considered on a full and part-time basis. Applications will be considered on an individual basis and all requests must meet the organisational need as well as individual need, which can be determined with the successful applicant.
What Lincolnshire Police can offer you:
The health, happiness and wellbeing of our colleagues is vitally important at Lincolnshire Police, and we offer the following benefits:
Generous annual leave entitlements
Local Government Pension Scheme
Flexible working schemes
A dedicated Health and Care Team with an in-house Occupational Health Service
Mental Health Support with free Counselling Services and Chaplaincy Support
Family Support and Menopause Support Networks
Financial Wellbeing Support
Eligibility to join the Blue Light Scheme and obtain a range of online and High Street Discounts
Free Eye Tests with Spec Savers
Cycle to Work scheme
Free gym access at a number of Lincolnshire Policing Sites
Staff Recognition including Making a Difference Awards, Long Service Awards, and commendations
Please make clear on your application form which shift pattern you wish to be considered for.
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