Server Engineer, Citrix Servers, Windows Servers
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Server Engineer

  • Job reference: AQIT461
  • Location: Chester, Cheshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Infrastructure, Networking, IT
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Job description: I am currently recruiting for 9 Server Engineers to work in Cheshire.

The successful individual will possess extensive and strong technical experience in several of the key skills areas detailed below in both support and build/configuration delivery. This should be demonstrated in your CV and also during the interview phase.

Key Skills Windows Server:

* Citrix Presentation Server / Citrix XenApp 4/5 through 6.x
* Virtualisation technologies: VMware vSphere 4/5 and Microsoft HyperV
* Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016
* Active Directory 2003/2008/2012 & PKI
* Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010/2013 & O365
* Microsoft Lync 2010/13 (ideally with SIP integration with Avaya experience)
* Microsoft SQL Servers & clusters
* SCOM 2007/2012
* IIS and reverse proxy servers
* WSUS - downloading and patching services
* Smoothwall
* McAfee
* ePO
* PowerShell
* Understanding of large complex infrastructures including LAN/WAN, SAN, virtualisation
* Excellent analysis and documentation skills
* Produce High Level Design documentation / work instructions
* Ability to work on run and change consecutively and manage your time accordingly

Desirable

* Storage and/or backup experience

Experience:

* Worked in large complex environments covering multiple sites and data centres
* Application consolidation and migration experience AD and Exchange
* Liaising with 3rd party vendors to upgrade/migrate applications
* PRINCE2 and ITIL
* Local government experience
* Knowledge of Government Connect security standards
* Migration and management of servers in the cloud

Additional requirements:

Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to articulate complex issues and activities at an appropriate level for the audience. Possess the ability to work within a team environment or alone. To work within the standards and guidelines of the organisation with an understanding and appreciation of the objectives of the business and services provided. A capability to develop effective working relationships with both business clients and internal colleagues will be beneficial.

VMWare 6.x Skills in detail:-
o Full understanding of vCenter Server architecture
o Configured and managed vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client
o Built/Managed ESXi hosts / created virtual machines/templates
o Configured virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
o Configured / Managed vSphere distributed switches
o Used vCenter Server to manage various types of storage
o Managed virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
o Performed troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server
o Migrated virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
o Used VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
o Monitored VMware estate resource usage
o Managed VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
o Managed VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
o VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform upgrades
o Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
o Windows 2008 R2 / Windows 2012 / 2012 R2 / 2016

Experience using:
Cisco UCS
HP Insight manager
HP Blade support C7000 Chassis/BL460
Citrix XenApp 6.5
SCCM 2012
AD 2012 / Group policy
PowerShell
Windows Clustering (file/SQL)
Altiris Deployment

If you are interested in this role, please contact Andy at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208958 or email andrew.quinney@servicecare.org.uk