Windows Security Administrator - VMWare / MDT

Job Title: Windows Security Administrator - VMWare / MDT
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newcastle
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: EW/C/17968
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 01, 2018 17:26

Job Description

We are currently working with a Central Government client to recruit a Windows Security Administrator to be based in either Newcastle or Manchester. 

In this role you will act as 2nd/3rd line support for incidents, problems and changes to solutions and services. You will also provide specialist technical support and assistance to projects ensuring delivery of requisite non- functional requirements and to continual service improvement. You will be responsible for preparations and support of IT Operations solutions and services, physical or virtual, according to industry and organisational best practices standards, service requirements and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) throughout the lifecycle. Also providing technical support and assistance to projects. Coaching and mentoring junior team members and assist in the delivery of provision of first class service, and consistent levels of capability available as required by the organisation.

Experience with: 
  • Manage and maintain hardware and software: 
  • Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 skills
  • VMware Virtualization Technology
  • Windows Clustering
  • Active Directory 2008, 2012 
  • Microsoft SQL Server o  Microsoft Cluster Services (MSCS)
  • MDT – Microsoft Deployment Tool 
  • WDS – Windows Deployment Services 

Skills and experience:              
  • Covering all business critical technical support functions including: 
  • OS upgrades 
  • Patching 
  • Disaster recovery
  • Security hardening
  • Performance monitoring and tuning 
  • Network administration
  • Capacity planning
  • Shell script programming 

Desirable skills and Experience:
  • Virtual Center XenApp/XenDesktop 
  • Exchange Server
  • SCCM - System Center Configuration Manager 
  • SCOM - System Center Operations Manager
  • BMC
  • 3PAR 
  • Oracle RAC
  • EMC storage 
  • Oracle RAC
  • TSM backup

This role will require SC/DV clearance.

Apply online now or call the office for an informal chat. 01543 622407.

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