Build and Deployment Engineer

Location
Newbury
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Ref
PH753
Contact
Paul Hutchens
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Permanent

Build and Deployment Engineer

This role will largely be based on client sites, implementing and configuring enterprise IT systems. Platform(s) will primarily have MS Windows operating systems, but some will be Linux/Unix based, supporting various storage and backup vendors.

Primarily: MS Windows; VMware, Hyper-V and some Linux, storage and backup configuration.

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Technical Consultant will be able to deal with aspects of system implementation, configuration, support and administration. Critical to the success of the role will be an ability to work thoroughly and diligently but also quickly as part of a combined client and supplier implementation, administration and support team.

The applicant must have good general IT technical and communication skills, to interact with the client technical staff and colleagues

Training will be provided on the key products utilised.

Duties and Responsibilities:

System implementation

  • Racking
  • Cabling
  • Base configuration of core system
  • Build and deployment utilising virtualisation technology such as VMware and Hyper-V
  • Basic networking knowledge and understanding in support of build and configuration activities
  • System(s) data migration support
  • Client roll-out
  • Knowledge transfer to Client SysAdmins
  • Support and execute aspects of Infrastructure Acceptance Testing (IAT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

And also typically (dependent on experience):

System administration on Client sites

  • System monitoring and review
  • System reporting - Daily/weekly/monthly and ad-hoc
  • Pro-active investigation of issues
  • Management of virtualised environments, storage, servers, network devices, and productivity tools
  • Monitor systems and identify performance issues proactively

Administration of users

  • Create or disable accounts
  • Allocate roles
  • Allocate permissions
  • Provide audit information

Corrective actions

  • Log issues
  • Initial investigation and collect evidence (log files)
  • Follow a course of action as directed

System enhancement

  • Windows WSUS Patching and updates
  • Antivirus deployment and configuration
  • Implementation and testing of system enhancements
  • System management and monitoring

Produce technical documentation

  • Provide input and prepare High Level Design
  • Prepare Server build and configuration documentation
  • Provide input and prepare System and Admin user related documentation

Provide client skills transfer

Provide Migration support

Testing

  • Support on-site test team with preparation of test documentation
  • Support on-site test and acceptance activities

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company backed healthcare scheme
  • Interesting and challenging work
  • Opportunity to progress and enhance skills