Wintel Engineer - SC Cleared

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  • Location:

    Corsham, Wiltshire

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Abbie Levens

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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SC Cleared

£400-500 per day outside IR35

Contract until March 2020


5 days on site

Role Description:

To work within a technical team installing, configuring and updating Windows servers and software components. The target environment is heavily virtualised so familiarity with virtualisation, especially VMWare, is desirable. This work may also entail working with other teams, such as the infrastructure or applications teams, to troubleshoot and diagnose technical issues. The role will report in to the WINTEL Team Lead within the NSoIT (D) Engineering Solution Design team and will be primarily based on site at MOD Corsham.


  • Install, maintain and support Windows servers and related infrastructure
  • Installation and configuration of Windows Servers in virtualised environment
  • Installation and configuration of Microsoft enterprise products including but not limited to, Active Directory, MS Exchange and MS Office elements
  • Testing or evaluating new technology for implementation
  • Troubleshooting and solving system and network problems related to Windows servers
  • Working with project Problem Manager to raise and progress incidents
  • Adhere to project and wider Defence and industry standards and procedures as directed by Team Lead
  • Support wider NSoIT(D) system testing activities
  • Administer and monitor Virtual server environment


  • Significant experience with Windows server Operating systems up to Windows Server 2016 preferably in a virtualised environment.
  • Several years' experience in Active Directory design and administration
  • Several years MS Exchange implementation design and administration
  • Experience in administering and monitoring a Virtual server infrastructure
  • Experience in configuring and administering backup and restore of Windows systems
  • Experience of patching Windows systems
  • Experience of configuring peripheral devices
  • MS Windows client configuration and support including Windows 7 and Windows 10
  • Delivering against high pressure timelines and in complex organisations.
  • Writing or analysing technical requirements.
  • Past experience of delivering accredited secure solutions within the UK Public Sector.
  • Conducting rational product selections against complex requirements, specifically measuring performance, cost and time.
  • A firm grasp of Service management tooling and ITIL.
  • Experience of working as part of a large technical team
  • Experience within the Defence sector

Essentials Skills:

The candidate should have strong communication skills with recent extensive experience in:

  • Windows Server administration of Windows Servers 2010 to 2016
  • Active Directory administration
  • Networking experience with knowledge of Cisco routers and switches
  • Setting up and managing SANs and storage technologies
  • Ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, information security programs and technology projects.

Desirable Skills

  • VMWare setup and configuration experience
  • Microsoft SharePoint configuration and administration experience
  • Cisco Network Administration experience or certification (CCNA or CCNP)
  • Knowledge of SCOM
  • SCCM administration
  • Delivering in Agile and Waterfall projects
  • ITIL certification


The outputs and deliverables specific to the Project Scrum Master include, but are not limited to:

  • Detailed Design/Build Document as tasked as a Sprint activity.
  • Built and configured Windows servers and infrastructure as per Sprint tasking
  • Input to Problem solving and testing activities in support of wider team activities

Desirable Qualifications:

  • A Computer Science university-based education at Bachelors or Masters Level.