Infrastructure Operations Lead
Yorkshire Drive HQ, Yorkshire House, Yorkshire Drive, Bradford, BD5 8LJ

Job Reference: 002948

Location: Yorkshire Drive HQ, Yorkshire House, Yorkshire Drive, Bradford, BD5 8LJ

Closing Date: 02/07/2020

Salary £: Circa £50,000 + Bonus & Benefits (C2 - IT)

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Division: Customer Services Division

Hours per week: 35

As our next Infrastructure Operations Lead for the VMWARE/Windows Team, you’ll build a team capable of not only supporting current technologies but driving change within the team and liaising with stakeholders at all disciplines to develop and grow an infrastructure capable of support the organisations goal to deliver real help with real lives. You’ll join a likeminded team at our Bradford based Technology Operations function.


What You'll Do

  • Lead a team to maintain and develop the YBS Infrastructure
  • Be a technical resource to complete and assist with any tasks or projects

  • Be accountable for departmental processes and procedures

  • Drive change and working practices to move to a more agile approach

  • Collaborate with all areas of the business when required


Skills Required


Expert level skills in providing IT Systems Administration services in complex Business Critical IT environments with some of the following skills/knowledge:

  • Advanced Level VMware ESX System Administration

  • Advanced Level Microsoft Windows Server System Administration

  • Knowledge of scripting methodologies including PowerShell

  • Experience leading a team

  • A proven ability to automate, innovate and continuously improve processes

  • A desire to support and embrace transformational technologies and working practices

  • A proven ability to produce and maintain high quality documentation

  • Ability to drive, demonstrate and communicate strategic level proposals to both technical and non-technical groups


Life at YBS

In addition to the usual benefits such as competitive salary, annual bonus and healthcare packages we offer you…

Flexibility – Whether it’s picking up the kids from school or catching that early morning yoga session we have you covered.

Celebrating Success – From everyday thank you cards, to our annual ‘Raising the Roof’ gala to celebrate our golden ticket winners we acknowledge our colleagues successes no matter how big or small.

Giving Back – Fancy 31 hours of paid leave a year to get involved in community activities? Together last year, we completed more than 11,000 hours of volunteering!

Inclusivity - We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Site Perks – Some of our sites have added little extras such as a gym, restaurant and free parking at our Bradford site, roof garden in Leeds, and on-site restaurant and free parking at our Peterborough site.



If you’ve got a solid background in Leading an Infrastructure team and you want to develop a career in an empowering, respectful and supporting business then why not join us?

Our people are our heart and soul; we’re commercial and caring, big enough to offer you a challenge and small enough for you to make a real impact. We’re devoted to putting people first and doing the right thing by providing real help with real life.


We’d love to hear from you so why not apply today and be Your Brilliant Self!


Any Questions – Contact Tazafia Mahmood via email at


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.