Systems/Server Engineering Manager (Windows, Exchange, VMware)

Recruiter
Ampersand Consulting
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Systems / Server Engineering Lead / Manager (Windows, Exchange, Citrix, VMware, Networking) A global IT services company for hedge funds and alternative investment firms is looking for a talented Systems / Server Engineering Lead / Manager (Windows, Exchange, Citrix, VMware, Networking) to join their rapidly expanding central London office. The Systems / Server Engineering Lead / Manager (Windows, Exchange, Citrix, VMware, Networking) is the technical expert that leads a team of systems engineers responsible for the daily support and maintenance of clients' technology infrastructures, ranging from simple to complex on-premise installations, as well as Cloud based multi-tenant environment. The Systems / Server Engineering Lead / Manager (Windows, Exchange, Citrix, VMware, Networking) is relied upon for high level technology consulting and support that meet and exceed the demands and expectations of clients. Daily responsibilities include: technology infrastructure design/augmentation, review of support incidents, server troubleshooting, hardware/software installation and upgrades, new infrastructure build outs and relocations high level ticket troubleshooting, on-going employee performance management , and ensuring engineers are following best practices and standards. Systems / Server Engineering Lead / Manager (Windows, Exchange, Citrix, VMware, Networking) Responsibilities: Acts as technical escalation for engineers Acts as technical project manager for new and existing client projects Identifies areas to improve clients' technical environment and partners with Client Relationship Managers to make recommendations to the clients Reviews and contributes to improving new process, procedures or new product roll outs Supports and maintains clients technology Produces reports and reviews engineer utilization numbers each week Interviews, hires and retains top talent Sets personal utilization goal requirements for each engineer Monitors staff's ConnectWise entries and utilization requirements weekly Trains on company standards for build-outs Mentors on best practices Participates in Global Technology meetings with peers Position Requirements for the Systems / Server Engineering Lead / Manager (Windows, Exchange, Citrix, VMware, Networking): Minimum 5 years of effectively managing a team Ability to provide complex problem-solving Capable of Multitasking in a high pace environment, effectively and efficiently Ability to demonstrate client sensitivity Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment Technical Requirements for the Systems / Server Engineering Lead / Manager (Windows, Exchange, Citrix, VMware, Networking): Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Active Directory and Exchange 2003/2007/2010 Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008 Familiar with hosted and cloud based architectures. Blackberry Enterprise Server 4.x-10 Citrix Metaframe 4.5 through XenApp 6.0 Enterprise and Hosted Spam filtering technologies. Strong Understanding of networking concepts, TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, DHCP, DNS, Routing, Switching and Firewalls Deploying Enterprise level networks with Cisco ASA firewalls, and Catalyst switches Dell PowerEdge and HP Proliant server configuration and deployment Data Backup and Recovery with Symantec Backup Exec or similar enterprise backup software Symantec Antivirus or similar Enterprise Antivirus software Financial Industry Experience including familiarity with market vendor applications Experience with Linux or Solaris Scripting knowledge (PowerShell, VB, Batch, WSH) Familiar with Storage Area Networks (Netapp, EMC) and Virtualization (VMWare, XenServer Hyper-V) - provided by Dice WINDOWS, WINDOWS SERVER, WINDOWS SERVER 2003

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