Infrastructure and Telecoms Administrator VMWare/Hyper-V, MS Server

Nigel Wright
Stockton, UK
10 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

I have a fantastic opportunity for a 2nd/3rd line level support engineer looking for a new role, you will be responsible for escalated support calls, server management, network and telecoms management.

There is a long list of projects planned, as the business is investing heavily in both IT infrastructure and software. They are currently mid project installing a custom ERP, software to provide modern sales interfaces and rollout for BI tools to help drive the business further forward. Each week you have dedicated time for projects (2 days) and the remainder of the time will be dedicated to support and maintenance activities.

The business is also an advocate of personal development, so on top of project and support times you have dedicated learning periods to further develop your skills. Great time to join a business as they invest and develop a modern infrastructure environment.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be required to support a broad range of activities including:
  • Ensure all physical and virtual servers are fully operational, and where appropriate maintain.
  • Ensure all systems are correctly maintained within network infrastructure and ensure all server updates and patches are performed within time scales agreed
  • Investigate, diagnose and resolve issues relating to Desktop, Server and Network devices
  • Take ownership of projects, managing rollouts, upgrades and change accordingly
  • Provide a positive customer service experience

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of some but not all of the below - Main Requirements are MS Windows Server, VMWare and some Switch network fundamentals
    • Network skills - LAN/WAN/DMZ
    • Wifi Maintenance (Meraki, Unifi)
    • MS Office - 2013 - 2016
    • Office 365, User, Mailbox and SharePoint Management
    • Knowledge of Backup applications. Backup Exec, MBS and Veeam Backup & Replication
    • Windows Server Support (2003 - 2016)
    • Windows Desktop Support
    • Desktop and Server Hardware Maintenance
    • Switch, Router and Firewall Installation, Management and Maintenance
    • Switch Installation, Management and Maintenance
    • Firewall Management
    • Hyper-V, VMWare Installation, Management and Maintenance
    • Server monitoring
  • Travel to different sites as and when required with occasional nights away.
  • Must have excellent documentation skills.
  • Must be flexible in their approach to travel and projects undertaken.
  • A team player who is happy to help where necessary.

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