Linux Systems Engineer

Forward Role
07 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Storage Systems Engineer, Primarily Home Working!

Forward Role Recruitment Technology Division is recruiting on behalf of a world-class public services business within the education sector to assist them in hiring a Senior Storage Engineer.

Job Purpose: .
The Senior Systems Engineer will become an integral part of IT Infrastructure Team supporting day-to-day business-as-usual operations and current and future infrastructure project initiatives, domestically and internationally.

Senior Systems Engineer will define, implement, uphold and maintain standards, safeguarding the enterprise infrastructure and resources in its data centres as well as remote locations.

VERY Strong Linux knowledge alongside storage (Netapp) and backup (Quantum Library / Veritas)


Systems Storage management, administration and capacity planning (Linux, Windows, Netapp)
To maintain blueprints including, but not limited to: Visio Diagrams (Server, Network, Physical Storage, Logical Storage), Assembly & Configuration Guides, Integration Plans, Migration Plans.
Responsible for building and supporting virtual and physical infrastructures for the purpose of supporting: VMware, Citrix, Linux, Microsoft and other Virtual Technologies as required.
To provide subject matter expertise as required to support virtual and physical design, storage configuration, installation, and release processes.
To maintain awareness of security patch compliance and their impact on the environment.
To mentor support groups, coaches others, creates and makes presentations.
To assist with incident and problem management to resolve issues related to virtual infrastructure.
To develop and implement software and hardware upgrade plans and ways to optimize and automate processes..
Takes supporting role in Virtual Infrastructure/Application Projects.
To provide support and mentoring to junior team members. Provides high-quality documentation of work performed to clients.

Windows\Linux Server administration. Supports VMware\Citrix design, deployment or upgrade engagements.
Strong understanding of enterprise server hardware, storage design, NetApp, Backup, Quantum / Veritas
SCSE qualification desirable

In return for your expertise the successful Senior Storage Systems Engineer can expect a salary circa 55,000 plus a benefits package befitting a global company.
If this sounds like a position of interest and you wish to apply, please forward an updated CV to Grant Bodie at Forward Role Recruitment.

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