Senior Server & Applications Engineer

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A Senior Server & Application Engineer is required for 4 months (likely to be extended) based in London paying around £ p/d (Umbrella) Inside IR35.

The Senior Server & Application Engineer is a lead specialist role that provides an escalation reference for the team, applying expert knowledge to assist in the resolution of problems and develop the knowledge of the team. The role provides specialist advice across a range of IT infrastructure areas including, but not limited to; Server Compute, Storage (SAN/NAS), Enterprise Hypervisors (ESXi, Hyper-V, AHV), Converged infrastructure, VDI (VMware, Citrix, MS RDS), Active Directory, DNS, File Systems, Print Services, Data Backup & Protection Systems including both installation and support. They are responsible for the strategic planning and project works within the team.
Role specific duties and responsibilities

The post holder will undertake the following duties and responsibilities

  • Maintain and manage the security, performance and availability of the Server and Application Infrastructure.
  • Responsible for configuration, documentation and control of Server and Application equipment and software.
  • Responsible for the effective resolution of service incidents.
  • Manage and implement configuration, upgrades, patching of the Server and Application infrastructure.
  • Diagnose complex ICT problems in dynamically changing ICT situations.
  • Making technical decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • To maintain expert knowledge of the Infrastructure hardware and systems in use.
  • Maintain audit information of the installed equipment, utilise remote control capabilities to diagnose and resolve problems.
  • To diagnose and resolve faults in a quick and effective manner, exploring a range of options where necessary to bring faults to resolution.

Knowledge/experience of: -

  • Backups
    • RedStor
    • Commvault
    • HPe StoreOnce
  • Windows Server
    • 2008 >R22019
  • Virtualisation
    • VMWare ESX 4.0-7
    • Nutanix AHV
    • Hyper-V (Desirable not essential)
  • Storage
    • Dell EqualLogic
    • HPe P2000, 3PAR & P6500
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