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  • Location: London, London
  • Rate: Up to 200.00
  • Start Date: 23/08/2019
  • Duration: 4 months

Sopra Steria Recruitment is working in partnership with a major public sector client in the UK. We are currently recruiting Infrastructure Engineer to be based out of London for an initial period of 4 months with possible extension.

Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer

Location: London

Contract Length: 4 months with possible extension.

The Maximum Daily Rate: £150-200 per day max

Outside IR35.

  • To provide technical support on all aspects of hardware, peripherals, server configurations, backups, monitoring and administration throughout the infrastructure

  • To provide server maintenance and administration tasks as directed; ensuring all necessary control documentation is completed.

  • To demonstrate excellent troubleshooting and diagnosis skills, escalating where appropriate and using resources efficiently.

  • To take ownership of calls and enquiries logged with the Infrastructure Support Team and update the clients/users on a regular basis.

  • To be diligent in maintaining records of activities on both time sheets and activity logs which may be subject to subsequent audits.

  • To place and monitor support calls using the call management system; maintaining accurate records in this regard, and escalating the calls where appropriate.

  • To maintain regular communication with clients/users and third parties and the ServiceDesk, ensuring calls are progressed efficiently.

  • To ensure that all policies, practices and standards are understood and rigidly adhered to.

  • To participate in the delivery of IS projects

  • Commitment during maintenance windows

Required Skills and Experience

  • Excellent knowledge of virtualization technology (VMware, Hyper-V, KVM, Xen, etc.)

  • Excellent knowledge of services-over-network (NFS, iSCSI, Samba, LDAP, DNS, etc.)

  • Support knowledge of storage and backup systems (Symantec VERITAS NetBackup, HP DP, Veeam, IBM TSM, HP & Hitachi SANs, NAS, DAS, HP tape Libraries, etc.)

  • Support knowledge of windows administration, related technologies and hardware (Win 2003/2008/2008r2/2012, IIS, Active Directory, WMI, PowerShell, Clustering etc.)

  • Working knowledge of one Scripting language (Python, Perl, PHP, Bash, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of monitoring systems (Cacti, Nagios, Zenoss, Solarwinds, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of Linux (Ubuntu/Delian, RedHat/CentOS, etc.)

  • Having supported and/or delivered a solution in some of the above listed areas within an enterprise environment

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Support knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server

  • Support experience with Back Office technologies, topologies and administration

  • Working knowledge of configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Rex, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of security systems, networking and Firewalls

  • Working knowledge of messaging platforms

  • Working knowledge of VCS clustering services

  • Working knowledge of Citrix and vXenApp

  • Working knowledge of version control systems (Git, SVN, CVS, Bazaar, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of issue tracking systems (JIRA, Bugzilla, CVStrac, etc.)

Personal Skills and Qualities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent multitasking skills

  • Ability to take on new technologies

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Lateral thinking and good at problem solving

  • Self-motivated with strong team spirit

  • Pays close attention to detail

  • Ability to handle on-call rotations and 24/7 response for critical situations

Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited acts as both an employment business and as an employment agency.

Please Note: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via Call/Email.

Apply now to know more.

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