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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Senior Server Engineer


Job Description:

* This role is suitable for an experienced Server Engineer with a technical background in VMWare vSphere and Microsoft Server.
* Working under Senior Engineers or Architects, the candidate will work on tasks and take responsibility for the task's technical output.
* The applicant will be at ease working within a small to medium sized team and will be able to direct tasks of more junior engineers.
* The applicant will be expected to uphold quality and deliver solutions to budget and time constraints. Solutions must be delivered fully documented so a high standard of written work is expected.
* The candidate must be organized and have exceptional time and personal management and have sound technical knowledge and experience across multiple platforms and technologies
* SC Clearance (or be eligible/willing to undergo) or higher.

Position Requirements:
* Proactively work with solution architects and senior engineers to aid in the production of (and/or contributions to) proposal for work (preparation/justification of work programmes/plans/resource estimates)
* Work on, and lead tasks to ensure delivered solution follows defined design process and QinetiQ governance procedures and processes through design reviews
* Aid with work on existing projects including business as usual tasks.
* Keep abreast of industry trends and advancements in information technology
* Work with management team to drive through a culture of technical and engineering excellence and adherence to QinetiQ technical governance.
* Build and enhance relationships with peers and QinetiQ's infrastructure services
* Be responsible for undertaking project tasks across the team as required - participation in reference groups, training and research on new functionality etc.
* Working to be becoming recognised as a Server expert within QinetiQ

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
* Demonstrable in-depth experience of designing and building VMWare ESXi and Microsoft Server 2012 and later. Ideally with relevant technical qualifications.
* Experience in working with vRealize Orchestrator
* A sound technical understanding of IT concepts, including Active Directory, Group Policy Object and DNS architectures.
* Experience in deploying and supporting Enterprise Infrastructure Services including directory, messaging, back-up and storage
* Experience of systems integration, with appreciation of networking requirements for a server infrastructure.
* Knowledge of JSP 604 and 440 and associated JSPs would be desirable.
  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other