IT Lead Infrastructure

Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom · IT



Covetrus is the global market leader in animal-health technology and services, dedicated to advancing the world of veterinary medicine and to empowering veterinary healthcare teams across the companion, equine, and large-animal health markets.

We provide technology, products, and services to empower veterinarians with practice management solutions, analytical insights, proactive client engagement capabilities, and supply chain infrastructure to increase clinical efficacy, client engagement, and veterinary practice performance. Our unique, comprehensive capabilities meet the broad needs of veterinary practices to support practice management, enhance client relationships, and improve patient health outcomes.

Covetrus is headquartered in Portland, Maine, with more than 5,000 employees, serving over 100,000 customers around the world.


A security conscious team player is required for this hands-on technical position, to be responsible for the day to day running of the local IT infrastructure, including technical implementations, administration, documentation and end-user support. Working closely with our European infrastructure team and our UK business systems team, the role holder will take full ownership of, and improve on, all local infrastructure systems, procedures and processes from desktop to network. Ability to learn and remember new technology is essential as is the understanding that our primary goal is to proactively support the business as needs dictate.


Personal qualities, skills and knowledge required:

In addition to the essential duties and responsibilities listed above, all positions are also responsible for:




A minimum of five years professional IT supervisory experience. Proven ability to understand and keep up to date with modern technologies.


To ‘A’ level standard (or with equivalent experience), with recognized IT qualifications (MCSE/ MCSA/MCP/CCNA/CCNP or equivalent).

Specialised Knowledge and Skills:

Extensive and varied IT related knowledge and customer service skills including specifically

Desirable Skills Include:

VMWare, Netapp, Exposure to Java development


Most important is a proven ability to think and act proactively with strong interpersonal skills. As well as commitment, flexibility and self-motivation the role holder must be keen and ambitious to develop knowledge and skills and more importantly, share these with other members of the team. Fitting within and being part of an existing small team is essential.

Although this is a UK based role, this role involves supporting infrastructure for our European operations, therefore some European travel may occasionally be required


In return we offer a competitive salary together with an excellent benefits package.

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