Systems Storage Support Engineer

03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Polkadotfrog have a new exclusive contract / temp role in Cambridge for 4 months to join an existing team where you shall design, implement and maintain the core IT systems. This includes the provision of a business wide data and telephone network, data storage (600TB) using enterprise grade NetApp SAN equipment and infrastructure servers (160) using VMWare, Windows AD and Linux. Combined they provide the essential IT infrastructure for 2500 core staff, and services for a further 5000 users across multiple sites.

Our client has approximately 80 servers that provide the IT infrastructure. These are installed across multiple server rooms and physical sites. Within this role you will join a team where you will plan, design and implement the VMWare environment, using VSphere 5, VMotion, Windows server, SQL and Linux. You will be providing Windows Active Directory services to approximately 2500 staff and services include authentication, printing, operating systems updates, automated rollouts, patching and anti-virus management. You will provide individual managed servers that provide specialist IT services specifically designed for research projects

The role requires knowledge in the majority of following specialist IT areas:

·Windows Enterprise Server and Domain Environments

·Active Directory

·VMWare vSphere 5

·NetApp Unified Storage Architecture

·HP Blade Server

·Exchange version 2010

·Citrix Presentation Server,

·Microsoft ISA,

·Knowledge of O\S scripting (Powershell, Java),

·SNMP Monitoring,

·Backup and Archive procedures.

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