Server Specialist

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £495 per annum

  • Contact:

    Patrick Doyle

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


Server Specialist
End of 2020
Milton Keynes

The Server Specialist is responsible for performing activities relating to the support, maintenance and enhancement of the server and network infrastructure.
The Server Specialist is responsible for providing out of hours support as per the Company's IT Call Out and On-Call Policy.


    • Microsoft Windows Server (up to and including Windows Server 2012 R2)
    • Microsoft Active Directory Services including Group Policy Management
    • Server virtualisation technologies (VMware ESXi and/or Hyper-V)
    • Backup & archiving technologies (preferably CommVault)
    • Networking technologies/protocol including DNS & TCP/IP
    • Server & network infrastructure support experience focusing on problem diagnostics & resolution


    • Microsoft Exchange 2010
    • Microsoft SQL 2012 onwards
    • Veritas Enterprise Vault v12.0 onwards
    • Storage Area Networks (ideally Brocade & Hitachi Data Systems)
    • HPE server hardware & blade centres
    • High availability technologies including Microsoft Cluster Services
    • APC UPS & PDU and Data Center Expert Management software
    • Anti-Virus/Malware (preferably McAfee EPO and Trend ScanMail suite)
    • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager & Configuration Manager
    • Microsoft Windows desktop operating systems and office applications
  • Experience of disaster recovery and business continuity planning is highly valued

Additional Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of IT related regulatory requirements such a GDPR and data erasure (e.g.Blanco) and data encryption standards
  • Experiencing of scripting in PowerShell, T-SQL and/or Visual Basic
  • Formal Microsoft and VMware training and certification
  • An awareness on cloud solutions such as AWS, Azure, O365 and Exchange online
  • ITIL Foundation Certification