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Wintel Infrastructure SME

  • Location City of London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH135819
  • Salary £550 - £600 per day + Inside IR35
  • Specialisation Banking and Finance
  • Posted July 11, 2022

Project Overview:

A project is currently underway to decommission all servers running Windows Server 2012 and migrate applications/services over to new servers running Windows Server 2019.

Overall Objective of Role:

Responsible for provision and commissioning of new Windows Server 2019 VMs for handover to application/service owners, as well as decommission of Windows Server 2012 VMs that have been replaced and are now redundant.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Creation of new vanilla build VMs within the Nutanix server hosting platform and installation of Windows Server 2019
  • Configuration of infrastructure service integration with new VMs e.g. McAfee AV, SCCM, Mutiny monitoring, Devolutions RDP
  • Configuration of drive/storage allocations
  • Provision of access to servers for admin resource and service accounts
  • Liaising with Network Security team to implement required Checkpoint Firewall configuration and MWG configuration.
  • Installation of pre requisite software on newly provisioned VMs prior to handover to application/service owners, including relevant certificates
  • Recording of server build information for each server built on build document templates
  • Supporting the migration of new Windows Server 2019 VMs into production
  • Decommission and deletion of redundant Windows Server 2012 VMs once the replacement Server 2019s are promoted into production use.
  • Removal of any configuration associated with decommissioned servers within infrastructure systems e.g. Active Directory, Mutiny monitoring

Person Specification:

Technical skills - Essential

  • Detailed working knowledge of a broad range of Infrastructure Technologies;
  • Server Virtualisation preferably VMware
  • Citrix technologies specifically XenApp 7.15 or greater
  • Excellent understanding of current Windows Server and Desktop operating systems and Group Policy/Active Directory
  • SCCM use and administration
  • McAfee Anti-Virus use and administration

Technical skills - Desirable

  • MS SQL 2012 / 2014
  • Nutanix use and administration
  • Ivanti use and administration

Educational background or qualifications (if relevant)

  • Technical certification in at least 2 of these areas: VMWare, Cisco, Microsoft,
  • ITIL Foundation or equivalent experience, particularly of Service Operation and Service Transition

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent written, oral, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to explain complex matters succinctly.
  • Have the ability to adapt to new concepts and understand vendor systems and architecture
  • Able to present ideas in business and user friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and able to use own initiative. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Be able to work to tight deadlines and outside of office hours when required.
  • Good customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrate a creative use of technology to deliver innovative solutions.
  • Demonstrate good attention to detail.