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Wintel Engineer

  • Location

    Amsterdam, North Holland

  • Sector:

    Other Digital Jobs

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to €420 per day

  • Contact:

    Muhammad Javaid

  • Email:

    Muhammad.Javaid@darwinrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -032018-67361_1565599394

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

We are looking for a Wintel Engineer who will work in the Data Centre Technology department. The DCT is responsible for the technical delivery and support of our X86 Wintel based platforms (Microsoft Server/Active directory, VMware), offering escalated support, meeting operational, project and initiative needs. And provide out of hours support.

The DTC is split into:

  • Cloud Services
  • Database Services (MS SQL and Oracle)
  • Wintel Services
  • UNIX Services
  • Storage Services

The main project of the DCT is the build of a new data centre, and DCT are currently looking to provide Foundation Services into this environment, hence the resource requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES, ACTIVITIES AND KEY DELIVERABLES:

  • Provide technical capability, support and maintenance for our Wintel based platforms across Virgin Media including the delivery and documentation of the following:
  • Operational, initiative and project based activities
  • Technical applications support
  • Capacity and availability management
  • System level performance management
  • Obsolescence management
  • Patch, vulnerability and anti-virus management
  • Technical design and implementation
  • Backup & Disaster recovery management/capability
  • Operating system hardening
  • Work with service delivery & EUC teams to ensure the delivery into production of new or upgraded Wintel server/service changes are carried out according to agreed quality processes and schedules.
  • Ensure support processes are defined and continuously reviewed, appropriate documentation created and training requirements are identified. Where appropriate prepare and deliver cross team training.
  • Manage infrastructure assets ensuring the correct balance of proactive & reactive maintenance, to deliver optimum service levels.
  • Provide technical design and architecture proposals to improve the existing Wintel Server infrastructure services, thereby improving efficiency, effectiveness and minimising costs.
  • Work with asset management team in the area of software licence control & hardware asset management.
  • Adopt & adhere to industry best practices.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant standards e.d ITIL, Sarbanes Oxley, ISO 270001, COBIT & auditing authorities (both internal & external). Taking timely action to remedy any deficiencies and/or risk areas.

JOB SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • VCP 5, VCP 6 and MCSE
  • Experience of working within a Wintel (MS, SQL, VMware & Linux) systems support environment.
  • Experience with SCOM, MacAfee, WSUS, HPSIM, HP Oneview
  • Can demonstrate ability to take technical ownership of a problem or requirement.
  • Understanding of MOF/ITIL/COBIT methodologies and is ideally qualified to 'foundation' level or similar.
  • Can demonstrate a keen awareness of the key business processes within the industry and how the current systems deliver and support these processes.
  • Is able to effectively balance the demands of quality with project time constraints and devise imaginative and innovative solutions to issues that may arise.
  • Can identify goals & objectives.
  • Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal, communication, influencing & negotiation skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-Technical audiences of all levels using various forms of communication.