Data Centre Systems Engineer

  • Job Reference: HQ00016265
  • Date Posted: 30 May 2019
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Data Centre Systems Engineer
(Southampton, Hampshire)

Salary: £35,000 pa
Start date: ASAP

Responsibilities and Tasks:

- Maintain, administer and continually improve all areas of the Data Centre hosted platforms including security, monitoring, automation, patching and backups strategies
- Deploy and support company developed applications, web and database solutions
- Provide infrastructure support for solution implementation projects
- Ensure security and system standards are maintained and developed
- Planning and implementing changes across all hosted platforms
- Support at our colocation environment hosted in Portsmouth, UK (Driving License Required)
- To collaborate effectively with a variety of technical, functional and management staff including the willingness to act as mentor when required
- Join the out of hour on call support rota (1 in 5 weeks)

Essential Skills and Attributes Required:

- Minimum of 3 years working in a medium to large IT environment
- Strong troubleshooting skills, strategic planning, and logical approach to problem solving
- Strong oral, written communication and documentation skills
- Microsoft Windows Server configuration and administration
- Good TCP/IP knowledge and exposure to VLAN's / VRF technologies
- Flexible working approach and willing to work outside of normal business hours

Qualifications (one of):

- 'A' level in a computing or numerate-related discipline (or equivalent)
- Degree or diploma in a computing or numerate-related discipline (or equivalent)
- Microsoft certification in a relevant discipline. For example, MCSA, MCP
- Cisco certification in a relevant discipline. For example, CCNA

Additional Skills Preferred:

- Experience with ITIL, PCI-DSS, ISO27001
- Microsoft PowerShell / Scripting / Automation techniques
- Microsoft System Centre
- Microsoft Azure / Amazon Web Services
- Cisco / Dell Network Devices (Firewalls / Switches)
- Web Application Firewalls
- Experience in large, complex system implementation projects
- Understanding of SQL Server, High Availability and Business Continuity

For more information on this exciting opportunity please contact Athena Antoniou or Lee Barham on:
E: /
T: 01372 748444