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IT Systems Engineer - Servers & Storage

  • Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bens
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Support
  • Date posted: 05/11/2018
  • Job reference: JMc/OKR-32/26/37

IT Systems Engineer - Windows Servers, Storage & Hosting

Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands - Home Based

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

£45,000 + 10% 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

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
  • 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 or equivalent 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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