Senior Platform Engineer

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    Farnborough, Hampshire

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    Ross Macdonald

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    about 1 year ago

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A Senior Platform Engineer is required by global organisation in their state-of-the-art Farnborough offices.

As the Senior Platform Engineer, you will Provide Subject Matter Expertise against core platforms that are the responsibility of the Platform Services Team. Support the Head of IT Operations in the delivery of IT Services. Oversee and lead system management and administration for all operational toolset deployments. With the Platform Services Manager, own environment management for non-production as well as production estates.

What's in it for the Senior Platform Engineer?

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Working for a company with an excellent reputation
  • Work with leading edge infrastructure and operational systems in the cloud space
  • Excellent benefits package including contributory pension, Life Cover, income protection and much more
  • Working in a company who invest in their team (including certifications & subscriptions)
  • Excellent Career Development opportunities
  • You will be working within industry leading teams and people

Essential Skills for the Senior Platform Engineer:

  • Hold or be eligible for SC clearance
  • Skilled in Windows and Linux based Server Infrastructure
  • Extensive knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, GPO and other Microsoft domain service functions
  • Strong knowledge of VMWare ESX/vSphere administration.
  • Experience in multiple hardware platforms including Dell, Cisco and Hyper-converged technologies
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Server 2008/2012/2016
  • Experience in administering Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013/2016
  • Willingness to travel occasionally, usually within the UK but occasionally overseas
  • Great project management, communication and organisation skills.
  • Experienced in the practical application of the ITIL framework

Desirable Skills for the Senior Platform Engineer:

  • Knowledge of ISO 27001
  • Previous experience in the Defence sector
  • Knowledge of cloud based products

Responsibilities for the Senior Platform Engineer:

  • Delivering and developing secure and stable platform environments
  • Delivery of the Enterprise Technology Platforms utilised within company and its Subsidiaries
  • Supporting the IT Platforms including but not limited to all server-based operating systems, physical and virtual servers, virtualisation technologies, messaging, storage and backup.

If you have the essential skills, keen to work as a Senior Platform Engineer and wanting to work for a company who invest in their technology and Work with leading edge infrastructure and operational systems in the cloud space, then please apply via the link.