Senior DataCentre Engineer

West London
£50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
18 Oct 2013
15 Nov 2013
David King
Contract Type
Full Time

International broadcast media company is looking to hire 2 Senior Data Centre Engineers, with Strong infrastructure Operational
Support, maintenance and some Architecture level experience.
Both datacentre engineers will require experience across Windows Server infrastructure, VMware and either Netapp Storage OR
The organisation is moving from an internationally dispersed localised IT structure to a new enterprise level centralised data centre environment.
The data centre engineers will assist vendors in the build and migration of the 2 new greenfield datacentres (Following existing
designs). The new engineers will need to have the capability and experience to build, maintain and grow the new datacentre
It is anticipated that both engineers will be working together as a team and cover for each other across all these areas but each
will specialise in the following Technical areas.
Engineer 1 will be a Subject Matter expert in VMware and Storage (with Netapp experience)
Engineer 2 will be a Windows infrastructure (including experience of Scom and Sccm) and Citrix (experienced in publishing
Applications etc)
-Previous experience working at a senior engineer level within a centralised data centre environment (including elements of design
implementation, and strong operational monitoring, maintenance and support)
-Strong Experience across the latest Windows Server infrastructure and VMware
-Specialist knowledge in either netapp Storage OR Citrix.
-Strong ITIL experience insuring ongoing change, configuration and UAT / release management.
-Following the datacentre implementation You will then take operational ownership of the data center which requires relevant
datacentre operational experience. (Windows server,Netapp, Vmware, Citrix) and Using advanced hands on troubleshooting skills and Application and data migration skills.
-You will also use your design level knowledge to help design and develop the infrastructure going forward.
-Windows specialist requires of Sccm and scom tools for patch management, deployment, monitoring, and citrix for publishing
applications .Experience of OPnet would be a real bonus.
-Ideally you will have already gained the above data centre experience in another media / broadcast or similar international
company or helped consolidate and centralise IT into a new data centre environment.
This is a great opportunity to join a company that is not just investing in new people but also investing in all new best of breed
infrastructure technology, tools and best practices to match its growth plans. You will be the first to get there hands on the new kit!