Infrastructure Engineer

Ref: ZR_6572_JOB  ·  Posted on 10 November 2021

Introduction

This role is looking for someone who has experience working in a large scale Enterprise/Global IT environment supporting users on multiple sites, ideally globally. This role would be suited to an individual who has experience with supporting, monitoring and administering a large server environment as well as proven experience troubleshooting issues within such an organisation as this one (35,000 + users globally).

You will be working from 1st – 3rd line support in a hands-on role to manage, monitor and support the server infrastructure (both physical & virtual), storage infrastructure (primarily Isilon & NetApp), backup solutions and other services including DHCP, DNS. Working within the Infrastructure Team you will provide support with monitoring, providing operational support & services, resolving incidents, implementing customer requests and deploying infrastructure.

Key responsibilities
  • Supporting and monitoring the global infrastructure server environment using vRops, HP OneView, SCOM and other tools.
  • Capacity management for infrastructure server resources, both reporting and responding to.
  • Responding to incidents from either users or our alerting systems.
  • Monitoring storage infrastructure, backups, assisting with file restores (from Rubrik and other backup platforms) and data archive requests.
  • User and Active Directory groups creation, modification, deletion.
  • Managing, supporting, monitoring of DHCP server/services.
  • Building, configuring and troubleshooting Windows Server (all versions) via PXE boot, hardening & decommissioning.
  • Troubleshooting Citrix XenApp issues with published/streamed applications as well as shared desktops.
  • Writing knowledgebase documentation, processes and assisting to team members.
Skills & experience
  • Managing, supporting and monitoring a Windows server platform (all versions, including current).
  • Managing, supporting and monitoring a VMWare ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualisation platforms.
  • Managing, supporting and monitoring a Citrix XenApp server estate.
  • Managing and monitoring server and storage hardware (HP & Cisco preferred).
  • Proactive maintenance and responding to user incidents.
  • Managing and monitoring of Rubrik and Commvault backup platforms. 
  • Server build processes, both physical and virtual.
  • Active Directory and security group modification.
  • L1/L2/L3 troubleshooting of infrastructure issues and resolving of alerts.
  • Datacentre access management.
  • Liaising with managed service platform providers.
  • Cloud computing, including Microsoft Azure IaaS, PaaS and other vendor’s SaaS solutions.
  • Experience with working with other teams across the globe.

You must also be able to demonstrate experience with:

  • Microsoft monitoring systems (SCOM & SCCM preferred).
  • Managing and monitoring storage platforms (EMC and NetApp Preferred).
  • Service Now and reporting systems.
  • Citrix XenApp (Virtual Apps & Desktops)
  • Citrix Netscaler.
  • Microsoft Windows Server (all versions, including current).
  • Active Directory, DNS, DHCP.
  • VMWare (all versions, including current).
  • NetApp, EMC Isilon fundamentals.
  • Rubrik technology/platform.
  • Networking fundamentals.
  • Linux server basics.

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • System Management Systems (SCOM, SCCM, McAfee) fundamentals.
  • ITIL Fundamentals.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.

Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance – Life assurance will be 4 x salary for new starters, whether or not they are in a pension scheme.
  • Holidays – Basic entitlement 25 days with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days.
  • Income Protection – All annual salaried UK employees who are aged between 16 to state pension age except casual employees who are hourly paid.
  • Professional Fees – Annual subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body relevant to your role with the client.
  • Season Ticket Loan – All UK employees are eligible on successful completion of their probationary period.
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