Infrastructure Engineer - Wintel position

Msr It Ltd
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


This is regarding a contract position with our Service based client. Please refer to the job specs below & get back, if interested.

Primary Role:

To deliver infrastructure solutions for Wintel servers and in specialist area(s) of expertise: desktops, virtualisation, automation, storage, Active Directory. Help to co-ordinate the delivery of infrastructure solutions across multiple technologies.

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain and configure VMware estate
  • Manage the deployment stack, associated technologies and asset deployment build processes
  • Deploy operating systems to both physical and virtual guests
  • Documenting standards and configuration guides owned by the team
  • Configure OS Roles and features (Clustering, IIS etc.)
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and analyse performance
  • Validation testing
  • Support application integration and testing
  • Teach and mentor less experienced colleagues


  • Senior hands on experience with mid to large scale VMware deployments including implementing, troubleshooting, managing, configuring, and patching.
  • Ability to gather technical requirements necessary for the design, development and implementation of enterprise virtualisation solutions.
  • Previous exposure to performance and capacity planning, monitoring, virtualisation analysis and consolidation activities.
  • Knowledge of backup and recovery best practices including the ability to design and recommend backup solutions for virtual environment architectures, replication methodologies and differences between RTO/RPO’s across various technologies.
  • Knowledge of scripting, automation techniques, and associated toolsets such as MDT, SCORCH, PowerShell.
  • Previous exposure to large project teams and deployments as well as delivering small projects with minimal supervision and direction.
  • 5+ years in depth technical experience of Windows server technology
  • 3+ years’ experience supporting and/or engineering Windows server solutions in an enterprise environment (3000+ desktops)
  • 3+ years’ experience of working with IT suppliers or working for an outsource company delivering solutions for customers
  • 3+ years’ experience of working in a structured ITIL environment with a demonstrable understanding of standard roles and processes.


  • SAN Storage (FC, FCoE, 3PAR, MSA)
  • VMware virtualisation technologies. (vSphere, vCenter, HA, DRS, SRM, vMotion, Distributed Switches)
  • Citrix (Netscaler, XenApp, XenDesktop)
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft's security model (GPO, NTFS, File Shares, Domain structures, User rights, and directories).
  • Scripting / process automation skills (i.e. VBScript, Powershell, DOS etc.) and a solid understanding of their appropriate use.
  • HP hardware (C7000, Blades, FlexFabric, VirtualConnect, Proliant)

Desirable Certifications:

  • VCP5/6/6.5
  • MCSE Windows Server 2008/12/16
  • Citrix CCP or CCE

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