Systems Engineer, Cloud Engineer, Active Directory, Office 365

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Up to £50,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Systems Engineer, Cloud Engineer, Active Directory, Office 365, PowerShell, AWS

My client are a global technology firm who are seeking a talented Systems Engineer to join their newly formed team in Cheltenham. The Senior Systems Engineer is a project-based research and development role that will see the successful Senior Systems Engineer playing a key role in the implementation of various products and infrastructures into cloud based environment. The ideal Senior Systems Engineer candidate will have significant engineering experience (as a Systems AWS Engineer or Cloud / Infrastructure Engineer) and be a team player, used to working in a collaborative environment. This new Senior Systems Engineer position offers excellent opportunities to be a vital part business-critical greenfield projects and have real impact in the future of growing global business.

The successful Senior Systems Engineer / Cloud Engineer will be expected to provide guidance and mentoring to other engineers, supporting the design, implementation and troubleshooting when required. Being a Systems Engineer / Cloud Engineer, you will bridge the gap between engineering and support by sharing knowledge and providing guidance to other engineers, on the design, implementation, migration and troubleshooting of the current technology platforms.

The Senior Systems Engineer / Cloud Engineer will have the following commercial experience:

  • Good experience working as Systems Engineer (Level 2 and/or Level 3)
  • Excellent technical skills and experience gained from working within complex Enterprise infrastructure projects. You must be able to demonstrate how you’ve supported large scale migrations/transformations programmes.
  • Demonstrable experience in translating high level technical architectures and service design requirements into a clear and coherent low-level designs.
  • Significant experience of infrastructure and application architectures, particularly with respect to cloud services, automation techniques and managing ‘infrastructure as code’ leading to consistent delivery and to high levels of quality.
  • Experience in the automation of manual tasks and seeking out efficiencies by ‘shifting left’ where possible.
  • Knowledge of advanced problem management and troubleshooting techniques, performance and capacity reporting using various tools.
  • Good understanding of security best practices, particularly in relation to software patching, data leakage prevention and encryption.
  • Good understanding of the total cost ownership and lifecycle management of EUC assets.
  • Extensive and demonstrable experience of Incident and Problem Management, with an understanding of other ITIL processes, applied across multi-platform technologies.
  • The Senior Systems Engineer / Cloud Engineer will have the following technical skills:

  • Experience Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services, ADFS, SSO and cloud based identity management.
  • Advanced knowledge of AWS IaaS – workload migrations, VPC design, connectivity solutions etc.
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016 and Hyper-V to support regional office locations, including on premise and cloud based file serving.
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows network protocols including DNS, DHCP, WINS, LDAP and Kerberos.
  • Experience tracking assets and deploying software using System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Monitoring tools i.e.) System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).
  • Experience security technologies and strategies, including the use of web and email content filtering, public key infrastructure, drive encryption, patch management and AV best practices.
  • PowerShell to automate complex and repetitive operations for L1 and L2 support teams.
  • Knowledge of implementing and supporting Office 365, including Lync/Skype for Business, PSTN connectivity and Cloud PBX in a global organisation.
  • The Senior Systems Engineer / Cloud Engineer will ideally have the following desirable skills:

  • Knowledge of scripting Infrastructure as Code - Terraform, CloudFormation etc
  • Configuration Management platforms – Puppet, PowerShell DSC etc.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure PaaS & SaaS services
  • MDM technologies and how these are used to support a BYOD strategy.
  • This really is an exceptional role with a great salary package and benefits on offer. The successful Systems Engineer will play a key part in the company’s progress as well as new product innovation, working within an Agile team in a challenging yet rewarding environment.

    This great location is easily commutable from various locations including Oxford, Reading, Swindon, Milton Keynes, Thame, Buckingham, Bicester, High Wycombe, Witney and many more.

    So, if this exciting new opportunity for a Systems Engineer is of interest then please apply now for immediate consideration.

    Systems Engineer, Cloud Engineer, Active Directory, Office 365, PowerShell, AWS

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