Server Support Analyst

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This Northampton based job is for a Server Support Analyst with a salary of up to £40,000

Your new company

This job opportunity will allow an exceptional Server Support Analyst to join this FTSE 100 company. Due to large scale projects and developments your new employer has the need to grow it's Server Support team. The company is forward thinking and progressive fostering a collaborative approach to staying at the cutting edge of their field.

Your new role

You will be joining the company at an exiting time of growth being involved in the move of operations into the AWS Cloud giving opportunity to gain significant skills and experience. Working on this new Cloud Computing platform you will provide second line operational support for problem and query resolution across all areas of IT Server & Storage Systems. This job will allow you to be involved in the release and deployment of new or amended application software, patching, monitoring general system performance, capacity monitoring and disaster recovery. A Key aspect of the Server Support Team is providing 24x7 out of hours on-call support via rota. You will provide administration and support of the Windows and Linux estates. As a key part of your new role you will show the ability to troubleshoot and find resolutions to complex technical problems across multiple tiers (web servers, application servers, DB servers, search cluster, backend services, load balancers, storage infrastructure).

What you'll need to succeed

If you are an exceptional, self-motivated Server Support Analyst with at least 4 years of IT Support and a minimum of 2 years in second line within a large 24 x 7 mission critical infrastructure then this could be the ideal role for you. This must be accompanied with expert Windows Server experience and Linux, previous experience of moving from an on-premise based infrastructure to a Cloud platform will also give you an advantage. Strong knowledge of application and server virtualisation technologies and components, including Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere is required with experience of Storage Platforms including SAN & File - NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP. If you accompany this with knowledge of a large Citrix Environment and have exposure to Apache, Tomcat and MySQL, PowerShell scripting and AWS Cloud based infrastructure it would give you a significant benefit in this role.

What you'll get in return

This job will give you the opportunity to not only earn a competitive salary but comes with a fantastic benefits package that will ensure you gain maximum reward for being a valued and innovative member of the team. Benefits include annual bonus, a flexible benefits package including subsidised medical cover, employee discounts on products and 25 days holiday that rises with length of service

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