Infrastructure Engineer - Wintel / VMWare / Azure

Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer - Wintel / VMWare / Azure
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Start Date: 2020-03-09 00:00:00
Reference: 16979 / AEJ
Contact Name: Anya Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 03, 2020 14:52

Job Description

Infrastructure Engineer (Server / Wintel / 365 / Azure / VMWare) - Manchester - 6 months - £200 to £250 

GSA Techsource are currently working with a Global IT Services Provider in order to recruit an Infrastructure Engineer who will be working on client site in Manchester.

  • Be part of the relationship with the vendors that are providing the Infrastructure that is used to enable all internal and external applications
  • Provide technical support that will include AD, Azure, VMWare, Windows Server and O365
  • Enable application team to implement and support Business line applications, for example Workday, Smartstream etc.
  • Provide technical advice, guidance, and informal training on hardware and software
  • Ensure timely incident and problem resolution
  • Monitor technical solutions for exceptional-based events or indicators
  • Troubleshoot and restore routine technical services and equipment by analysing, identifying, and diagnosing faults and symptoms using established processes and procedures
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new technology solutions
  • Drives closure to open IT operational issues within problem and change system
  • Participate in technical discussions with other teams and departments
You will be providing support for 130+ servers on virtual environment which is being transitioned to Azure.
You will also be working in a geographically disperse support team within the IT Service function. 

Essential Skills:
  • Knowledge of Supplier Governance and SLA services
  • Strong vendor management skills
  • VMWare
  • NetApp or similar storage solutions
  • AWS or Azure
  • 5+ year's experience of working in Pan-European IT environment
  • Ability to investigate and resolve issues utilising a structured problem solving process
  • Able to demonstrate initiative, self-direction and adaption to changing priorities
  • Excellent organisation, problem solving, communication, prioritisation and facilitation skills
Preferable Skills:
  • Good communication with clients/operational managers – listening and providing answers
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to build from good relationships with clients/operational managers and colleagues
  • Ability to gather and assimilate information
  • Knowledge of quality standards, legislation and best practice
  • Ability to be adapt and prioritise
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions
You’ll usually be based on site at their offices in Manchester, but you can expect quite a lot of travelling to meet colleagues and vendors.

GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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