Wintel Engineer

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    Hampshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £67000 per annum + Company Benefits

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    Tom McParland

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    6 months ago

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Wintel Engineer - DV Cleared

The Day Job

The role is for MS Windows Engineer to be part of a design and build team in delivering a new virtual hosted application stack. The applicant will work with a Managed Service Lead architect for design direction and will be required to produce high level and detailed designs and document them for a largely Microsoft based architecture with some limited RHEL. The applicant will need a strong skills in Microsoft technologies covering Windows Server roles, Desktop, support tools such as MECM and communication applications Exchange and Skype. The applicant will have experience of securing Windows technologies, implementing security throughout the stack. The role will also support migration to the new virtualised solution and operational management of the new solution.

The scope will cover hosted O/S & core Windows services; AD-DS, DNS, DHCP, AD-CS PKI, MECM. Backup, and recovery services. Windows desktop both physical and VDI deployments. Performance monitoring and management tools. Database platform services covering MS SQL and Oracle. The applicant will understand the use of infrastructure as Code tools and approaches to provide repeatable hands off delivery of the Platform ensuring deployment will be highly automated and pattern based.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a technical team in the design and delivery of the Platform services, supporting the Managed Service Lead role.

  • Delivery of designed in security at every level of the solution.

  • Operate within an Agile delivery model to scope and target build activities.

  • Make design and delivery decisions to ensure successful outcomes.

Essential Skills

  • Skilled Microsoft Wintel product architect - AD, PKI, DNS, Server, Desktop, MECM, WSUS,

  • Skilled security engineer for Wintel products

  • Skilled VMware virtualisation, Horizon, DEM, build automation tools, image deployment, operational management.

Desirable Skills

  • Skilled networking and virtual networking NSX-T

  • Skilled in host management, support, operations

  • Skilled in Cyber Audit tools and event collection

  • Skilled infrastructure as code

Nice to have Skills

  • Service Management tooling

  • Virtual desktop infrastructure

  • Networking, routing, VLANs, traffic monitoring

  • Unified Communications products, Exchange, Skype

  • Windows desktop deployment and integration

  • ArchiMate/BiZZdesign modelling, TOGAF framework