Windows Engineer

Recruiter
UKFast
Location
Manchester
Salary
£30000 - £45000/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you love cutting edge technology, solving problems and maintaining complex hosting environments? If you’re passionate about servers, cloud and helping customers in the fast moving industry that we call hosting, then we may have the perfect role for you at UKFast!

What will my responsibilities be?
To provide technical support, expertise and consultation to clients
Assist with maintenance and operational status of client solutions
Assist in design and implementation of bespoke client requirements
To be responsible for server setup, configuration and support
Aiding research and development with new and existing products
To continually develop your technical skills through extensive training both internally and via third parties. You will be working alongside some of the best engineers in the industry

What skills do I need to have?
Experience installing, maintaining and supporting Windows 2008/2012 servers
Qualification to MTA/MCTS/MCSA level
Excellent customer service skills with working experience
A keen interest in new and emerging technologies

Experience in the following areas would be essential for this role:
Active Directory Services; Domain/Policy/User/Machine Management Distributed File System Replication
Internet Information Services (IIS)
Domain Name Service (DNS)
Mail Services (SMTP/POP3/IMAP)
Microsoft Exchange Services
MSSQL database service functionality; Mirroring/Clustering/Log Shipping Microsoft Clustering/High Availability
Experience with load balancing technologies; Layer 4 & 7
Exposure to virtualisation technologies; VMWare/HyperV/Zen Server/KVM
Understanding of RAID configuration and implementation
Exposure to Cisco networking; Firewalls/Switches/Routers
Experience with server backup technologies
Storage Area Network (SAN) exposure; Dell/HP 3PAR/NetApp/iSCSI/Fiber Channel Exposure

Experience in the following areas would be beneficial for this role:
Hardware diagnostics and debugging experience
Web application debugging experience (.NET/PHP/JAVA/ASP Classic)
Data Security/Encryption
Citrix products and service experience
Exposure to Linux based operating systems