Senior Windows Systems Engineer (Cloud Software, WinOps)

11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Windows Systems Engineer (Cloud Software, WinOps) Salary: Up to £70K Basic + Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package Location: South Hertfordshire (Watford, Stanmore, Elstree, Borehamwood, Shenley, Radlett, Brent, Barnet, St Albans, Bushey, Hatfield; all good commutes) Senior Windows Systems Engineer (Windows System Admin) required by global, UK Head Quartered Software Company to support their SaaS / Cloud infrastructure environment. Who are you? You will be familiar with supporting a Windows estate and infrastructure environment. Working with cutting edge technologies and a history of using your initiative to identify improvements and work with teams to see these through. You will be a self-starter and highly motivated, with a passion for excellence in your work. This is an exciting role for a great analytical thinker. Someone who can think outside of the box and strategically. Working with many technologies, you will never find yourself without something to keep you busy! Who are we? We are a UK software vendor with over 14 years of trading experience. 200 staff globally (mostly in the UK) we continually invest in our technology, people & working environments. The Systems operations team is a dynamic team that supports an exciting mix of technologies. Working under various compliance certifications, we provide a Secure, Reliable and operationally excellent service. Must have skills/experience: - Windows Server Admin knowledge – You would class yourself as an expert in this field, and can demonstrate your extensive capabilities in this area. - Automation skills – with good working knowledge of Powershell or other automation tools for scripting & automation. We are moving to an "automate everything" environment. - Networking – Network knowledge of TCPIP, DNS, DHCP, what they mean and their practical uses. - VMware and Xen virtual management would be handy - Microsoft Certifications such as MCSA, MCSE or MCITP advantageous - Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate well with people at all levels of the organisation - Determination and ability to learn new technologies Advantageous skills/experience: - Linux Server knowledge - We have a Linux Estate to manage as well, cross over skills here would always be useful (Although we have dedicated Linux people too) - Documentation writing - Server Hardware support - Able to provide information during audits about manged systems So, if you like the look of the above & think you could do a good job in a dedicated, passionate team of techies, then please get in touch with your CV. Many thanks! Keywords: Systems Engineer, Windows System Administrator, Operations Engineer, WinOps, DevOps, Powershell, Windows Server Admin, SaaS, Cloud Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, CHEF, Puppet, ansible, VMWare, XEN, ISO 27001, PCI DSS, Friendly awesome team