IT Infrastructure Engineer - Cloud, Hosting, VMware

Basford, Stoke-on-Trent
Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
2 months ago

IT Infrastructure Services Engineer - Cloud, Server, Hosting & Storage - £45,000

Stoke-On-Trent - Hybrid 4 x Days week from home

Various skills in demand include - Windows Servers 2016/2019, Azure AD MECM , VMware, BAU, , Office 365, MS Azure, Storage initiatives for multiple clientele, Hosted Cloud Datacentre, Storage, Physical & Virtual Server Estates

£45,000 + Home Based Working + Excellent Benefits

International Organisation are seeking an IT Systems & Server Engineer for their Hosting and Storage team

Working as a key player alongside other Network and Infrastructure Specialists, you will support the Server, Hosting & Storage Team in the development and implementation of team, departmental and business wide service improvements, plus the input of planning and technical remediation initiatives.

Including a mix of BAU and Project work, your key tasks will be to support the strategic planning and implementation of the Hosting & Storage targets and service objectives. This will involve planning, scheduling and implementing all Change Requests and Maintenance activities for the team as well as on-going Root Cause Analysis a within the Hosting and Storage function.

Your Key technical expertise will include:

  • Windows Servers 2016, 2919
  • MS Office 365, MS Azure, Active Directory, Exchange
  • Virtualisation, VMware, Hyper-V
  • Storage Infrastructure, SAN / NAS
  • Hosted Cloud Datacenter, Physical & Virtual Server Estates
  • MECM
  • Cohesity
  • NetApp or similar
  • Professional (MCSA or MCSE) Certification or equivalent in the relevant field
  • Management Toolsets (e.g. ServiceNow, Remedy, LANDesk, WorkFront, etc)
  • Knowledge of backup technologies (e.g. OSSV, DPM, NetBackup, Backup Exec, Coheisty)

Your key requirements will include:

  • Experience in the BAU, Shared Services or Commercial IT Services operation
  • Confident in fault diagnosis across technologies & platforms and experience of rectifying faults within strict SLAs
  • Extensive experience in the monitoring and maintenance of internal IT servers, systems platforms of servers and virtual environments
  • Configuring and maintaining monitoring tools and systems
  • Configuring and updating Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Knowledge and experience across maintenance tool sets
  • ITIL Foundation Level as a minimum
  • Experience operating in a change control and configuration management environment
  • Ability to competently act as the technical point contact of escalation for incidents
  • The ability to Investigate potential future technologies and solutions that may benefit the IT and hosting, storage or operating system estate
  • Experience of using Project Management, Time Recording and Service Management Toolsets (e.g. ServiceNow, Remedy, LANDesk, WorkFront, etc)
  • Experience using and reporting with enterprise grade data analysis tools.
  • Experience of managing and maintaining anti-virus servers and solutions.
  • Windows Server experience or certification in areas including AD, Group Policy
  • Knowledge of backup technologies (e.g. OSSV, DPM, Netbackup, Backup Exec)

Professional Certifications desirable but not essential in the relevant field of expertise

  • VMware
  • HyperV
  • Storage - NetApp - EMC - HDS
  • ITIL

For the successful candidate the client will offer a secure and stable working environment, an excellent salary and benefits package and a progressive career path.

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