Infrastructure / Server Engineer (Windows, VM-Ware, 3rd line)

Recruiter
Ampersand Consulting
Location
Chorley
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Infrastructure / Server Engineer (Windows, Active Directory, VMWare, Storage) A leading FTSE 100 provider of IT services and solutions are looking to hire a talented Infrastructure / Server Engineer (Windows, Active Directory, VMWare, Storage) to join a rapidly expanding team based in Lancashire. The Infrastructure / Server Engineer (Windows, Active Directory, VMWare, Storage) will work as part of the IT function to provide technical leadership within the infrastructure. The Infrastructure / Server Engineer (Windows, Active Directory, VMWare, Storage) will play a leading role in the support and on-going improvements being made to the quality of service expected, as well as implementing work packages created by the project team working either on your own or as part of a delivery Team under the management of a Project Manager. Responsibilities for the Infrastructure / Server Engineer (Windows, Active Directory, VMWare, Storage): Maintain, Support & develop the IT server Infrastructure multiple applications Take a lead role in defining and maintaining the organisations IT standards in addition to providing technical guidance on a range of IT projects Ensure that all requests from users for technical support and system changes are handled promptly and effectively and is pro-active to ensure that users make effective use of the facilities available to them Key projects and ensuring all issues are being dealt with and escalations are effective Closely liaising with the Service Desk operations team to ensure that issues affecting the quality of service are resolved and changes delivered Contribute to providing weekly updates to the team management on progress made on both incident management and general improvements made Identifies problems and their causes and takes action to resolve them working closely with the server operations team Experience for the Infrastructure / Server Engineer (Windows, Active Directory, VMWare, Storage): Offer comprehensive 3rd line support to multiple clients Technical support, configuration, and implementation expertise Planning and management of technical infrastructure tasks. Excellent working understanding of Microsoft server technologies including Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012 & 2016, Desktop OS, Active Directory implementation and support, including Group Policy Experience supporting infrastructure fundamentals such as DNS, DHCP, WINS, DFS and other windows server roles Competent PC and Server hardware experience. Configuration and installation of rack and blade based servers. Preferably HP. Experience of troubleshooting virtualisation technologies within a clustered configuration, VMware (essential) from a management maintenance perspective and performance tuning and deployment Experience of storage technologies either Dell/HP or Netapp Networking - Good understanding of the fundamentals of Firewalls & switches, LANs and WANs. Experience of Mitel Phone systems and IP Phone setup - provided by Dice ACTIVE DIRECTORY, DHCP, DNS, FIREWALL, INCIDENT MANAGEMENT, MICROSOFT, WINDOWS, WINDOWS SERVER, WINS

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