Citrix / HyperV / Cloud Services Engineer / 2nd Line Support

Recruiter
Bluetownonline Ltd
Location
Leavesden
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Citrix / HyperV / Cloud Services Engineer / 2nd Line Support

Location: Watford

Salary: £27,000 - £35,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Job Role:

Fast growing tech company that offers an extensive range of IT solutions is expanding its cloud services team.

They are now looking to recruit a Cloud Services Engineer with strong experience in Citrix, HyperV and 2nd Line Technical Support to join their team based in Watford Town Centre.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and support hosted Citrix, HyperV and Exchange servers in our on-site data centre
  • Maintain a high degree of customer service for all support queries and adhere to all service management principles
  • Log and take ownership of calls raised via telephone and email
  • Provide telephone, remote and email support
  • Diagnose and resolve hardware, software, network and peripheral technical issues to customer's satisfaction via remote support
  • Monitor and proactively resolve issues with remote back-up systems and data centre infrastructure

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Citrix XenServer, Citrix XenApp 7.9 and HyperV
  • Strong experience of installing and configuring Windows servers 2008/2012
  • Experience of HyperV VM configuration and administration
  • Experience of Exchange 2003 and 2010, configuration and administration
  • Good understanding of networking solutions, TCP/IP, LAN, WAN and associated devices
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of Windows 7/8/10, Windows Server (2003 - 2012) and Microsoft Office (2003 - 2016)
  • Good knowledge of XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Active directory user administration
  • Strong problem solving skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Self-motivation, the ability to work proactively on your own initiative and prioritise your work
  • Administration of VEEAM and/or Symantec Backup Exec backup software
  • Experience of registering domains, setting MX records and associated Exchange policies
  • Experience with Windows and Citrix group policy configuration and administration
  • Experience of Microsoft Office 365 configuration and administration
  • Exposure to Data Centre environments and core components such as SANs, NAS and Switches

Possessing excellent communication and customer service skills, you should be able to prioritise tasks, be aware of time constraints and deadlines and have the ability to research and learn new technologies/solutions under pressure.

This is a great opportunity to join their growing team in a varied role offering plenty of scope to learn new skills.

Based in modern offices in central Watford, the company offers a competitive salary and benefits package including healthcare and life insurance plus they work in an open plan environment and have a relaxation/break area with pool table, air hockey, table tennis and PlayStation.

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

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