Senior Server Engineer VCP, Central Manchester

£40000 - £45000 per annum 
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Job Title: Senior Server Engineer VCP / 3rd Line Support
Location: Central Manchester
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Benefits: Excellent Pension, Healthcare, Dental Care

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a highly service led senior server engineer to join the IT team of a specialist insurance business based in Central Manchester.

The company is key part of a global organisation where IT is critical to their continued success and growth.

The Role

Working as a senior technical member of the IT team you will play a key role in the design and support of their infrastructure services.

The IT team currently supports a total of nine offices with over 500 users, 250 of which are remote workers. The team is currently moving towards an ITIL environment.

You will be responsible for the installation, documentation and support of Server equipment and server related software encompassing VMWare, Veeam and MS Server 2008-2012

A key part of the position will be the support of their virtualized server environment based over three sites in Manchester, London and Munich.

You will play a major role in a number of planned and current projects that will give you the opportunity to enhance and grow your current skills while making a real impact on the business.

Other areas of responsibility will include working closely with their IT security specialist assisting in both developing and enforcing security policies and procedures.

You will also provide a mentoring and escalation role for the 1st and 2nd line support teams.

Key Experience Required

You will be an experienced 3rd line support/server engineer with a highly user orientated and common sense attitude.

You will have in depth experience in the following technologies:

  • MS Server 2008-2012
  • VMWare – You will be qualified to VCP
  • SAN Technology
  • Understanding of Firewall configuration and administration

Any experience in Citrix XenApp would also be welcomed as would experience in the management of server licenses and compliance.

As the team is moving towards an ITIL environment, any experience of working to ITIL or if you have the ITIL foundation qualification that would be beneficial to help with this transition.

Any experience of working in financial services, insurance or any other regulated environment would be welcome.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a great team environment and a growing company that is an integral part of a global corporation.

Coburg Banks IT specialise in recruiting in a variety of areas including: Development, IT Support, Programme and Project Management, Business Analysts and Testing as well as mid to senior level IT appointments. We would welcome the opportunity of helping you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV to us

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