Senior Server Engineer

£58,000 | London | Permanent
Posted 13 days ago

Senior Server Engineer
London (zone 1)

I am looking for an experienced Senior Server Engineer who will focus on the management of the Splunk platform, successful candidates will be expected handle ad-hoc Windows server based requests relating to the management of the platform. Applicants will need to demonstrate detailed knowledge and experience in managing a Windows Server environment (2008 and above) and the systems which support this platform (such as VMWare ESX 5.5 ; Tivoli Storage Manage; IBM Tivoli Monitoring; LANDesk; McAfee VirusScan Enterprise / ENS and Splunk).

The applicant should have a good understanding of scripting preferably with PowerShell and be able to construct and deploy routine tasks through scripted automation confidently. The applicant will preferably have sig. experience working in a financial or a similar ITIL framework aligned organisation and preferably have their experience backed up with an appropriate qualification (i.e. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer qualified). Will need to be able to plan tasks to ensure that deliverables are met to completed on time and to the required quality; be personable and approachable to help deliver the best outcome whether working alone or as part of a virtual team.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Key Competencies
Microsoft Windows Server (version 2008 and above)
VMWare ESX (version 5.5 and above)
Creates instructions or follows agreed plans to deliver change. Documents actions required for all tasks whether simple or complex; confirms correct functionality of installations; coaching others where required and advises supervisor and, if appropriate, users of progress.
Uses data collected to build dashboards and reports for the customer to highlight information clearly.

Functional / Technical competencies (Preferred):
Experience working with or supporting the following technologies would be an advantage: 1. McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 / ePO 4.5 2. SAN Storage (EMC and Hitachi) 3. Red hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL version 6 )

Work experience
1. Experienced supporting application and infrastructure servers in a large scale corporate environment including experience of supporting at least one current Microsoft Server operating system environment.
2. Planning own work and the work of others (including third parties) to ensure delivery to time and cost.
3. Experienced in working in a high pressure environment to deliver a first class BAU Service.
4. Experience managing the Microsoft Windows Server OS, particularly in a virtual environment (preferably on a VMware platform)

Please send your CV to to be considered for this vacancy

For more information about this role, please contact:

Kay Sadler
01442 509 080

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