Element Materials Technology

Infrastructure Engineer

Job Locations UK-Lancashire-Skelmersdale


Element has an opportunity for a new Infrastructure Engineer to join our growing team in Skelmersdale to support, maintain and develop the core IT infrastructure so both current and future needs can be sustained. 



  • Monitor and administer IT infrastructure to ensure the estate performs as designed
  • Provide technical support and diagnose issues to resolve infrastructure related problems, providing technical expertise throughout associated recoveries
  • Resource projects offering support across the entire life-cycle, which includes, defining needs and benefits, technical strategy, analysis/design, operations, testing and rolling-out new solutions across the business
  • Manage the IT Infrastructure Team ITSM tool queue; ensuring tickets are progressed in line with standards and SLA’s
  • Maintaining knowledge of IT infrastructure technology and industry trends

Skills / Qualifications

Our new role requires an accomplished IT Infrastructure Engineer experienced in designing, building, deploying, maintaining and supporting IT infrastructure across end user compute, data centre, server and network estates. 


Experience in the following areas is required:

  • Significant experience in a technical IT infrastructure role
  • Windows Server 2003 – 2019
  • Storage (SAN/NAS) – NetApp, IBM Storwize, QNAP
  • Virtualisation – VMWare vSphere 5.5 – 7.0
  • Microsoft Azure – IaaS, PaaS
  • Identity – Active Directory; AzureAD
  • Microsoft Exchange 2013 – 2019
  • O365 – MS Office Suite; Exchange Online; Teams; OneDrive; Sharepoint Online
  • Windows 7 / Windows 10
  • LAN/WAN – Cisco Networking
  • Endpoint Management – MS Endpoint Manager (Intune)
  • Firewall – Cisco ASA; Sonicwall; Fortigate
  • F5 APM/LTM
  • MS Defender ATP
  • Ivanti Endpoint Manager

Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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