Senior Server Engineer

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Role: Senior Server Engineer

Location: Farnborough

Duration: 6 Months

SC Cleared

This is a new opportunity for a Server Engineer to join a team of dedicated IT professionals to deliver new and exciting IT systems into the Defence environment.

  • This role is suitable for an experienced Server Engineer with a technical background in VMWare vSphere and Microsoft Server.
  • Working under Senior Engineers or Architects, the candidate will work on tasks and take responsibility for the task's technical output.
  • The applicant will be at ease working within a small to medium sized team and will be able to direct tasks of more junior engineers.
  • The applicant will be expected to uphold quality and deliver solutions to budget and time constraints. Solutions must be delivered fully documented so a high standard of written work is expected.
  • The candidate must be organized and have exceptional time and personal management and have sound technical knowledge and experience across multiple platforms and technologies

Position Requirements:

  • Proactively work with solution architects and senior engineers to aid in the production of (and/or contributions to) proposal for work (preparation/justification of work programmes/plans/resource estimates)
  • Work on, and lead tasks to ensure delivered solution follows defined design process and client governance procedures and processes through design reviews
  • Aid with work on existing projects including business as usual tasks.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and advancements in information technology
  • Work with management team to drive through a culture of technical and engineering excellence and adherence to client technical governance.
  • Build and enhance relationships with peers and Client infrastructure services
  • Be responsible for undertaking project tasks across the team as required - participation in reference groups, training and research on new functionality etc.
  • Working to be becoming recognised as a Server expert

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Demonstrable in-depth experience of designing and building VMWare ESXi and Microsoft Server 2012 and later. Ideally with relevant technical qualifications.
  • Experience in working with vRealize Orchestrator
  • 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.
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