Server and Storage Engineer

Athena Recruiting Services Ltd
Colchester, Essex
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is now looking for a service and storage engineer. The responsibilities for the server and storage engineer are: · Manage the GTS infrastructure working on existing technologies VSphere & VMware Enterprise, NetApp, Microsoft Servers & Office365, Linux Redhat, SLES, F5, Java & JBoss application servers and knowledge of Oracle systems. All are technologies hosted in our datacenters in UK and around the world. · Working with technical subjects at a detailed level whilst being able to plan, estimate, review, implement, document and report on allocated project and major tasks. · The role will require aspects of architecture, implementation, support and operational management · Monitor and mentor the outsourced Teams occasionally but also willing to get your hands dirty and to ensure continuity of operations for both internal and external customers under an ITIL framework. · Involved on daily operational duties within the office for the UK based 2nd and 3rd line support team and contributing to a DevOps model. The specification for the server and storage engineer are: · At least five years’ experience of working with VMware (V5, VSphere) & Virtual machines, NetApp, Java & JBoss infrastructure and networks. · Proven expert experience of using Operating Systems - in particular Linux and some grounding on Microsoft Servers and AD would be an advantage · Proven experience of using Applications - Java & JBoss, Oracle, Active Directory · Proven experience of storage platform NetApp with knowledge of SnapTools and Fas Storage or equivalent. · Proven experience around automation and early warning systems like Nagios, Clover, Chef. · Linux & Perl scripting is required. · Cloud based technologies like Office365, Azure AD and AWS would be advantageous along with Hadoop specifically Hortonworks would be a benefit and be of interest. · Please note that the role may require occasional travel and long hours if system failures occur. The Competencies and Skills required for the server and storage engineer are: · Ability to work towards deadlines and deliver as part of a team · Ability to take ownership of tasks and project milestones · Experience having worked with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive peer group is a plus · Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail. · Can demonstrate a high degree of being able to work on own initiative and motivation · Enthusiastic, flexible and proactive personality · Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for the brand. · Strong organizational and time management skills If you are interested in the position of the server and storage engineer please apply now