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Infrastructure Engineer

Location
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Salary
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
BBBH21469_1584722872
Contact
Mihai Iacob
Posted
16 days ago

Are you concerned about the impact of the current climate on your role or have you already been affected by it?

My client, one the world's leading online companies, is a driving force in the development of enterprise and Internet technology and their business does not show signs of stopping down anytime soon. They have rapidly grown into a global operation, delivering an exceptional online experience to more than 35 million customers in 19 languages.

They are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer to work on the server technologies that underpin the enterprise estate. They will help define the x86 server roadmap and new server technologies to drive improvement and performance.

No one day is like the other, providing plenty of interesting, challenging and fast paced work . If you are ready to tackle some of technology's greatest challenges, then this is the role for you!

In return, you'll receive a highly competitive salary and the opportunity to work for an employer which provides ample room for growth.

We are able to facilitate remote interviews through telephone & Skype as well as remote start or deferred start dates.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage hardware and operating system roadmaps, providing analysis and recommendations for new technologies to ensure a performant and stable hardware platform.
  • Analysis of workload data to understand server performance and provide recommendations.
  • Liaising with third party vendors to resolve complex hardware and software issues.
  • Provide an in depth analysis of vendor security/feature updates and implications for deployment within the server estate.
  • Define baselines for firmware, drivers and operating system security patches ensuring qualification routines provide end to end testing.
  • Automation of routine tasks.
  • Stay abreast of latest technologies and make recommendations for implementation
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation.
  • Identifying areas of improvement and actively work to resolve them.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • In depth technical understanding of server hardware to a component level across multiple hardware vendors
  • Knowledge of server operating systems Microsoft Windows, Linux and hypervisors.
  • Experience of server monitoring and sizing tools, (e.g. - Hpe OneView, Dell OpenManage, Dell Live Optics).
  • PowerShell, nsible and REST API experience
  • Ability to troubleshooting complex hardware problems to identify root cause.
  • Able to communicate issues in a clear and concise manner.
  • Creation of technical documentation.
  • Technical qualifications or hardware vendor accreditation advantageous