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Wintel Engineer SME

DXC Technology
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Job Description:

This role is suitable for an engineer with broad experience of Wintel server technologies and services, and virtualization technologies including VMWare.

The primary purpose of the Wintel Engineer SME - Provide 2nd & 3rd line support and to work within the Project Delivery Cloud and Platform Team to perform a range of tasks including Wintel Build and design, request/change and project work.

The role is based on a DXC site, in Erskine, UK. However we will also consider applications from all over the UK who can work on a remote basis.

Please note: Security clearance is one of the requirements of the role.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


Wintel Server 2008/12/16/19

Active Directory

VMWare ESX/ESXi and associated products

Cloud technologies and infrastructure



WSUS & Other patching tool knowledge

Optional Advantageous:

Backup - Symantec/Veritas and common back up platform

Scripting knowledge (PowerShell, VB)


Data protection

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Microsoft Office

Daily Routine:

Troubleshooting / provide solution(s) to system and project problems, diagnose and solve hardware/software problems

Administering and managing Active Directory and domains

Participation in server builds

Participation in service migrations

Consultancy with other lines of service

Operational Readiness activities

Pro-active problem identification and resolution

Coordinating with other lines of services and Project Management personnel ensuring that targets are never missed

Provide input into design documents

Preparation and/or review of service documentation

Key Attributes

Strong knowledge of Wintel Server Operating Systems

Strong troubleshooting skills

Working knowledge of SAN configuration

Good working knowledge hardware platforms

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge of monitoring alerting, logging and status messages

Fundamental networking knowledge - IP, DNS, IP routing, network address translation etc.

Strong troubleshooting skills and experience with Windows Server operating systems

ITIL- must understand principles

Automation principles and application


Scripting skills, Powershell, Python

Out of Hours

Out of hours and weekend work may be required
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