Platform Engineer - SC cleared

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  • Location:

    Wiltshire, England

  • Sector:

    Network Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £475 per day + Outside IR35 Hybrid working

  • Contact:

    Chloe Manerowski

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Platform Engineer - SC Cleared - Outside IR35 - Corsham Hybrid - £475 a day

You will join a global IT Consultancy delivering services to the MoD, working 1-2 days on site at Corsham. The role will see you support the technical team installing, configuring and updating servers and software components of the IT solution and development environment. The target environments are heavily virtualised. This work will also entail working with other teams to troubleshoot and diagnose technical issues.

The detailed responsibilities of the team include:

+ Installation, configuration, maintenance, administration, and support of Windows servers and related infrastructure, including in a virtualised environment.
+ Installation and configuration of Microsoft enterprise products including but not limited to, Active Directory, Group Policy, SQL, Exchange, Skype, WSUS, PKI and MS Office elements.
+ Production and review of all levels of design artefacts.
+ Supporting wider NSoIT(D) system testing activities.
+ Working with Service Management to resolve issues.

Essential skills, qualifications, and experience

+ Significant experience in the installation, configuration, maintenance, administration, and support of Windows server operating systems, especially Windows Server 2012R2 and 2016, including in a virtualised environment.
Several years' experience in the:
+ Design, configuration, and administration of Active Directory, preferably in a secure environment
+ Design, implementation, and administration in some of the following areas: PKI, DNS, DHCP, Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business (including unified comms from other vendors), WSUS, SolarWinds, Splunk, SQL, Trend (or similar AV products), proxying and Veeam.
+ VMware's Virtualised Desktop Infrastructure (Horizon) product set.
+ Virtualisation technologies such as VMware ESXi 6.5, vCentre 6.5, vSAN
+ Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016 and 2019 core operating systems.
+ Additional Microsoft based technologies such as Exchange, Skype, SQL, and Group Policy.
+ Microsoft Windows 10, various Linux implementations from thick client to zero client VDI solutions.
+ Working with PowerShell.
+ Microsoft MCSE Qualification or similar
+ Cisco Network Administration experience or certification (CCNA or CCNP)
+ ITIL certification

Platform Engineer - SC Cleared - Outside IR35 - Corsham Hybrid - £475 a day