IaaS Senior Systems Engineer

30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
16 Jul 2021
13 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: IaaS Senior Systems Engineer
Location: Southampton & home-based OR Oxford & home based

Salary: Up to GBP40,000 + on-call allowance (+ excellent benefits)

We are seeking a IaaS Senior Systems Engineer to provide 3rd line IaaS support in a very high-profile Public-Sector setting with a large User estate and great opportunity for career development.

As a Senior Systems Engineer you will be taking the lead on the design, planning, delivery, implementation and support of infrastructure services and installation projects.

This role will be mostly remote, with the occasional requirement for on site visits in either Hampshire or Oxfordshire.

Main duties:

* Providing 3rd line support for IBM Storage and CommVault Backup solutions across an enterprise environment

* Provide technical input for specific storage and backup needs or objectives in order to meet business requirements

* Managing and configuring server backup policies and schedules

* Organisation and reporting on the health of enterprise storage and backup solutions

* Responsible for the operational excellence and maintaining uptime and availability of storage and backup services

* Troubleshoot incidents across all aspects of the IT server infrastructure, including leveraging technical tools to analyse issues

You will be able to demonstrate proven experience in the management of enterprise storage and backup environments, including monitoring and reporting on health and working within an ITIL focused environment, with a good understanding of the incident, service request and change management processes.

Required Skills and Experience:

* Strong experience of CommVault Archive, Governance and administration technology

* Strong experience of IBM V7000 and V5000 series devices

* Able to setup and configure new storage devices

* Perform SAN fabric based zoning as per best practices

* Troubleshoot any connectivity issues between storage and hosts

* Metro/Global mirror replication setup

* Storage pool configuration, LUN creation as per force standards

* Perform firmware upgrades on Storage systems and SAN fabric switches to maintain force lifecycle management.

* Familiar with Lenovo SAN technologies

* Practical experience in the support and maintenance of a large Windows Server estate, in a multi-domain environment, hosted on VMware vSphere and Microsoft Azure

Candidate must be fully eligible to live and work in the UK. If you have not held residency in the UK for a combined period of at least 12 months within the last 3 years, we will not be able to process an application from you

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