A SC Cleared Server Engineer is required by a prestigious organisation in their Portsmouth offices.As the SC Cleared Server Engineer you will join a team of dedicated IT professionals to deliver new and exciting IT systems into the Defence environment. The position is based in Portsmouth, but their 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.What's in it for the SC Cleared Server Engineer?Working for a recognised company with an excellent reputationExcellent benefits package including contributory pension, Life Cover, income protection and much moreExcellent SalaryWorking in a company who invest in their team (including certifications & subscriptions)Excellent Career Development opportunitiesYou will be working within industry leading teams and peopleEssential Skills for the SC Cleared Server Engineer:Hold current SC or DV clearance (Be willing to go through DV clearance if you don't hold already)Willingness to travel is essential (30%)Broad range of knowledge, based on Microsoft Server, VMWare, Cisco networking and a mixture of COTS, MOTS and custom applicationsProven track record in the design and building of VMWare ESXi (ideally VCP6.0 or later) and Microsoft Server 2012 (MCSA ideally, or demonstrable experience).Have technical understanding of IT concepts, including Active Directory, Group Policy Object and DNS architectures.Experience providing customer support to IT systems (preferably within the Military environment)Industry standard qualifications, or equivalent knowledge, such as MCSA, CISSP, CCNA, ITIL, VCP, degreeExperience in deploying and supporting Enterprise Infrastructure Services including directory, messaging, back-up and storageWilling to provide 24/7 support on a weekly rotaExperience of systems integration, with appreciation of networking requirements for a server infrastructureDesirable Skills for the SC Cleared Server Engineer:Knowledge of JSP 604 and 440 and associated JSPs would be desirable.Knowledge of Military Crypto and Communications systems would be desirableCompany One of the UK leading partners in Intelligence and National Security, Science and Technology that works on cutting edge research projects. A global organisation primarily established in the UK and the US, currently growing in international markets. They provide a wide range of services, such as technical, scientific and engineering expertise. This particular site provides scientific research and development and applies this to the commercial world making it viable for sale. Company Culture Currently staffed with problem solvers and analytically minded individuals, they pride themselves on being able to think outside the box. Passionate about technology and actively self-learn outside of core working hours, they are seen as some of the best minds in the UK. If you have the essential skills and you are a SC Cleared Server Engineer wanting to work for a company who invest in their technology and staff, then please apply via the link.