Windows/Wintel Migration and System Engineer

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ROLE: Windows/Wintel Migration and System Engineer
Location: 100% Remote Based
Inside IR35
Duration: to
*Active Government SC required to be shortlisted

The successful candidate will join a highly skilled team of project support engineers providing technical infrastructure support to our many secure clients and UK Government accounts. The role will require a flexible working ethic and a pragmatic approach to IT support.

Successful candidates will preferably have a third line support background and great customer service and communication skills. They will have a keen interest in innovation alongside a willingness to implement new ways of working and automation.

Essential Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Solid experience of Windows based solutions
  • Solid experience of datacentre and private cloud migrations
  • Experience of VMWare and similar hypervisor environments, vRealise, vSphere and ESXi (ver 6.x at a minimum)
  • Experience of virtual server migration toolsets
  • Veritas Clustering
  • Microsoft Clustering
  • Good understanding of networks and Domain Structure
  • Active Directory
  • DNS
  • DHCP
  • Group Policy
  • Windows PKI
  • DFS

Desirable skills and knowledge/certifications

  • Any Microsoft/Citrix/VMWare certification
  • Wider understanding of client or midrange OS, networking and security
  • Powershell Scripting
  • Synergy or any HP BladeSystem, or similar blade Servers/blade chassis and InterconnecT technologies
  • HP Cloud Service Automation, or similar self-service cloud management technology
  • HP Server Automation, or similar system configuration/software deployment technology
  • Symantec Datacentre Security, or similar security policy enforcement product

Description of Role

  • Responsible for delivery of assigned tasks within the delivery cycle of a project.
  • Understands a broad spectrum of the company's technology, Windows Server 2003 to 2022, VMware ESXi and vRealise, in order to deliver part of a detailed technical design, which meets customer requirements.
  • Tasks may include design and installation of new systems environments; specifically HLD and LLD design and implementation.
  • Updating applications, firmware, and drivers; creating boundaries for as well as performing configuration and testing activities as part of an obsolescence project(s).
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, VMware vCenter, VMWare ESXi, and vRealise, among others.
  • Works without direction and with customer nominated representatives to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Contributes to design for specific deliverables and assists in the development of technical solutions.
  • Participates as part of a team and maintains good relationships with team members, internal DXC Teams and customers.
  • Uses knowledge tools and re- uses information for the benefit of projects, and of professional development.

Education and Experience required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or equivalent work experience. professional-level certification(s) in work field. Typically 10+ years of relevant experience. Candidates should possess at least Disclosure Scotland/BPSS clearance or be willing to undertake appropriate security vetting. Ideally, you will hold SC clearance as a minimum but there may be a requirement to undergo DV Clearance.

Start date
May 2023
6 - 9 months
Experis IT
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