Wintel Engineer - DV Cleared

Vertex I.T. Solutions Ltd

Posted on Mar 17, 2023 by Vertex I.T. Solutions Ltd

Stevenage, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1 Apr 2023
Annual Salary

Vertex IT Solutions are looking for experienced Wintel Engineers who hold valid DV Clearance

Valid DV Clearance required for this role

Location: Stevenage - 3 days on site - Hybrid working

End date: 2-5 Months - Various Vacancies

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Role and Responsibilities:

  • Wintel Server implementation and deployment (2012Rx/2016) on physical hardware and virtual infrastructure.
  • Ensure smooth handover of implemented systems into ongoing support, participating in relevant processes.
  • Assist and advise in troubleshooting technical issues when required.
  • Participate in implementation and migration activities, providing direction and support to other project team members, including less experienced SME s, when required.
  • Plan and undertake changes to software/hardware as agreed with the customer/project.
  • Assess user requirements and formulate technical specifications that are cost effective and accurately meet the identified needs of the customer.
  • Install and test operating software and associated products in conjunction with application providers to ensure that each element of a project performs to specification.
  • Contribute to the implementation of new and modified systems in conjunction with clients to achieve identified benefits.
  • Implement and maintain a standard methodology for the planning and installation of infrastructure.
  • Work with the TAs and service line teams to ensure solutions meet requirements, are supportable and to the approved standards.
  • Prepare and produce high quality design, systems documentation, and delivery plans in accordance with current client processes and standards. Incorporating specialist knowledge as required.
  • Ensure that all delivery, development, and maintenance work is undertaken in accordance with ITIL, customer change management process.
  • Effectively monitor specific infrastructure services and identify improvements andpreventative maintenance interventions.
  • Highlight potential project risks and partake in lessons learnt exercises.
  • Liaise with 3rd Party suppliers and other partners when and where required to meet

Customer requirements.

  • Regular reporting to TA(s), Project Manager(s), Service Delivery Manager(s) as appropriate.
  • Technical quality control and assurance.
  • Be prepared to learn, in depth, new technologies.
  • Submit and champion new ideas.
  • Maintain up to date awareness of developments in the IT industry.
  • Contribute to the development of further server offerings.

Infrastructure components of projects.

  • Own technical issues and be point of contact for resolution when required.
  • Be prepared to learn, in depth, new technologies and then teach others.
  • Lead SMEs while they conduct implementation activities, providing direction and support.
  • Take ownership of concerns and risks to drive successful conclusions.
  • Lead initiatives and champion better ways of working.
  • Lead meetings.
  • Lead and mentor other SMEs.
  • Participate in roadshows.

Technical skills:

Essential/Minimum Criteria:

  • Previous Wintel project experience including infrastructure implementation, deployment and migration.
  • Excellent understanding of Windows infrastructures (including 2012Rx, 2016 and 2019).
  • Preferable good understanding of external Cloud provided options (GCS, AWS, Azure).
  • Excellent knowledge of Active Directory.
  • Experience of deploying virtualised infrastructure (VMware, VxRail, Hyper-V, Xenservers and Cloud technologies).
  • Experience of migrations tools (Platespin, Nutanix, Doubletake and HCX).
  • Good knowledge of networks and storage.
  • Experience of enterprise scale infrastructure transition and transformation projects.
  • Experience of working within Data Centres and secure locations, following associated rules pertaining to them.
  • ITIL knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong documentation skills.
  • Customer and project delivery focused.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Microsoft Certified.
  • VmWare Certified.
  • Scripting.
  • Knowledge of creating detailed design documentation.
  • Customer facing experience

Reference: 2513036393

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