IT Server Engineer

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £565 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


IT Server Engineer


6 months

£565pd PAYE / UMB

The position is based in Portsmouth, but our teams support projects throughout the country so a willingness to travel is essential. This could be anywhere from one day to a week at a time.

  • Proactively work with solution architects and senior engineers to aid in the production of (and/or contributions to) proposals for work (preparation/justification of work programmes/plans/resource estimates)
  • Lead tasks to ensure delivered solution follows defined design process and Client governance procedures and processes through design reviews
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and advancements in information technology
  • Build and enhance relationships with peers and Client infrastructure services
  • Be responsible for undertaking project work across the team as required - participation in reference groups, training and research on new functionality etc.
  • Working towards becoming recognised as a Server expert within the business

Position Requirements / Experience & Skills:

  • Technical background with a broad range of knowledge, based on Microsoft Server, VMWare, Cisco networking and a mixture of COTS, MOTS and custom applications.
  • Experience providing customer support to IT systems, preferably within the Military environment.
  • Practical experience of building VMWare ESXi (ideally VCP6.0 or later) and Microsoft Server 2012 (MCSA ideally, or demonstrable experience).
  • A sound technical understanding of IT concepts, including Active Directory, Group Policy Object and DNS architectures.
  • Experience in deploying and supporting Enterprise Infrastructure Services including directory, messaging, back-up and storage
  • Experience of systems integration, with appreciation of networking requirements for a server infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of JSP 604 and 440 and associated JSPs would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of Military Crypto and Communications systems would be desirable.
  • Calm and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Industry standard qualifications, or equivalent knowledge, such as MCSA, CISSP, CCNA, ITIL, VCP, degree
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willing to provide 24/7 support on a weekly rota
  • Already have or willing to go through enhanced DV security clearance

If you feel you would be suitable, please send in your CV