Windows, Storage, and VMWare Engineer | London

City of London Permanent £50,000 - £55,000
  • News website of the year
  • Experienced IT Engineer looking to accelerate their career

About Our Client

My client is globally renowned for its coverage of politics, the environment, science, social justice, sport and culture. Their journalists deliver agenda-setting investigations, breaking live news, compelling opinion writing and the liveliest features, as well as award-winning podcasts, video documentaries and infographics and visuals.

Job Description

Windows, Storage, and VMWare Engineer | London | Globally Renown Company

  • Support, maintenance and optimisation of the systems below, including system upgrades, patching and new deployments:
  • Windows server estate (on premise and cloud), Active Directory and AzureAD and associated services, VMWare/ESXi estate, NetApp storage platform, UCS infrastructure, Veeam backup system, and Associated servicess.
  • Monitor and manage server performance and availability. Report on KPIs such as patch levels.
  • Support, design and maintain backup services using Veeam, including failover test/disaster recovery procedures.
  • Perform required maintenance and upgrades, often out of normal business hours (3am-7am window when out-of-production-hours is required).
  • Evaluate and make recommendations for hardware and software necessary for infrastructure solutions and refresh projects.
  • Troubleshoot complex technical issues across heterogeneous technologies, taking ownership of issues and seeing them through to resolution.
  • Interact with internal stakeholders and third parties to resolve escalated technical problems and requests.
  • Establish, communicate, and maintain standards related to the environment.
  • Provide technical advice in support and involvement of various other infrastructure projects and technical solutions.
  • Create and maintain technical design and support documentation and asset and configuration data repositories.
  • Own projects through to their completion and report on progress throughout.
  • Maintain knowledge from the industry around trends and emerging technologies.
  • Knowledge of data centre technologies and best practices.

The Successful Applicant

Windows, Storage, and VMWare Engineer | London | Globally Renown Company

  • Minimum of 5 years experience supporting, designing and maintaining Window server platforms, including from version 2016.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience supporting, designing and maintaining Microsoft Active Directory and associated services.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience supporting and maintaining Azure AD.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience supporting, designing and maintaining VMWare/ESXi platforms.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience of Netapp OnTap design, administration and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent understanding of Cisco UCS administration, upgrades and troubleshooting.
  • Good understanding of ADFS design, administration and troubleshooting.
  • Good understanding of network technologies in a hybrid environment (cloud and on-premise).
  • Support and development of monitoring infrastructure using appropriate tools.
  • Knowledge of Veeam backup system.
  • Experience of AWS in a hybrid infrastructure environment.
  • Knowledge of automation tools such as Powershell, Ansible and Terraform.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Intune.
  • Knowledge of SQL database.

What's on Offer

Windows, Storage, and VMWare Engineer | London | Globally Renown Company

  • Salary £50-55k
  • 35 hours a week (Mon-Fri)
  • 28 days holiday increasing to 30 days next year
  • £450 call out week on, week off
  • Office based in heart of London
  • Hybrid setup - 2 days in office, with choice on days
Aaron Abiri
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Systems Engineer
Media & Agency
City of London
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