Senior Systems Engineer

  • Category
    Infrastructure - Infrastructure Manager / Team Leader Roles
  • Location
    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary
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Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer / Infrastructure / VMware / Citrix / Storage / Nottinghamshire / Derbyshire

My client, who are part of a globally recognised engineering group are looking for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer to join their global IT team and be based at their UK head office on the Nottinghamshire / Derbyshire border.

The successful candidate while be responsible for managing IT Infrastructure Services for the UK and other offices and will also lead a small team.

Key Responsibilities:
*Prioritise business critical issues and escalate issues to the appropriate global technical staff.
*Complete assigned tasks and normal duties with limited direct supervision.
*Plan, design, deploy, and upgrade knowledge.
*Develop, publish and adhere to standards, policies, and procedures.
*Maintain network based applications / services.
*Install, configure and support Microsoft operating systems and environments.
*Monitor and support network services for Active Directory and Exchange services
*New server purchases, set up, configuration and installation.
*On-going maintenance, system checks, security set up and support for existing systems.
*Monitor and ensure success of backup processes.
*Actively involved in problem resolution, follow-up, testing, workarounds and equipment suggestions.
*Assist in the inventory of all hardware and software resources.
*Provide remote and on-site technical support and on-call support as needed.
*Facilitate warranty claims and exchanges.
*Perform accurate and timely updates of tickets in the company tracking system.

Skills and Experience required:
*Excellent Windows operating system (Windows 7 & Windows 10)
*Windows Server 2008 R2 /2012 R2 and Server 2016 experience
*Citrix AppCenter / XenApp 6.5 and 7.15LTSB deployment / maintenance experience
*Solid knowledge of VMWare 5.5 and VMWare 6.5 Maintenance / updates / security / HA
*Manage SAN storage such as NetApp / EMC Unity
*File server maintenance and management from a security basis (Shares and file / folder access)
*Solid knowledge of iSCSI and server cluster services
*Good knowledge of NetBackup 7.x and ArcServe UDP 6.x
*General data center environmental requirements for day to day operations
*Proven disaster recovery experience
*Develop and evolve system monitoring and notification processes and actions
*Patch and systems maintenance out of hours
*Team leadership / appraisals / reviews

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established company during an exiting period of change. The salary on offer is £45,000 - £60,000 plus an excellent benefits package including a generous bonus scheme.

Please apply ASAP to be considered!

Senior Systems Engineer / Infrastructure / VMware / Citrix / Storage / Nottinghamshire / Derbyshire
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