IT Systems Engineer - Infrastructure, Hosting & Storage

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2 months ago

IT Systems Engineer - Infrastructure Services ,Cloud, Server, Hosting & Storage

Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands - Flexible Hours / Work From Home

Key skills in demand include - Windows Servers 2008, 2012, 2016 & 2019, Cloud, Azure, AWS, Backup Exec, Linux Red Hat, VMware, Hyper-V, NetApp, BAU, MS Genealogy, Office 365, Active Directory, SQL, Storage initiatives for multiple clientele, Hosted Cloud Datacentre, Storage Infrastructure, Physical & Virtual Server Estates.

to £45,000 + Bonus + £2,000 On-Call + Overtime + Home Based Working + Pension

Global IT Solutions Corp are seeking an IT Systems & Server Engineer for their Hosting and Storage Datacentre Team.

Working as a key player alongside Senior Consultants and Principle Engineers, 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 2008, 2012 & 2016

  • MS Genealogy, MS Office 365, MS Azure, Active Directory, SQL, Exchange

  • Virtualisation, VMware, Hyper-V

  • Storage Infrastructure, SAN / NAS

  • Hosted Cloud Datacenter, Physical & Virtual Server Estates

  • SCCM / SCOM,

  • Backup Exec

  • Linux Red Hat

  • NetApp

  • Professional (MCSA or MCSE) Certification or equivalent in the relevant field

  • Management Toolsets (e.g. ServiceNow, Remedy, LANDesk, WorkFront, etc)

  • Windows Server experience or certification in areas including AD, Group Policy, Email

  • Knowledge and experience across maintenance tool sets (e.g. SCCM, WSUS)

  • Knowledge of backup technologies (e.g. OSSV, DPM, NetBackup, Backup Exec)

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 (e.g. SCCM, WSUS)

  • 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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