IT Operations Engineer – Datacenter
We are looking for a proven IT Operations Engineer, this is a vital role supporting a UK based engineering team and the role will provide you with the opportunity to be the main IT support lead. The role involves providing IT support to a team of 50 Developers, ranging from deskside to server infrastructure. This is a very hand-on role so requires somebody who enjoys all-round IT work. You will work within a group of geographically dispersed engineers to support the end to end IT infrastructure for both existing and future business requirements.
Must have experience in Datacenter and be local to Reading, or in a commutable distance.
*Experience in an IT support role, ideally within R&D environments but not essential.
*Strong knowledge of Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows Client and Server operating systems (Latest & Legacy)
*Knowledge & experience working with/supporting and building gaming hardware would be beneficial i.e. Custom builds including CPUs, PSUs, GPUs & Storage etc.
*Familiarity with the network protocols, network systems, DNS, DHCP & Active Directory
*Strong understanding of Microsoft products, software lifecycle methodology, and information systems development
*Racking, cabling and installation and support of hardware: Networking equipment, servers/workstations, desktops, games consoles, phones, etc
*Configuration and deployment of custom OS images and additional software, as needed, to servers, PC’s and devices mainly using Microsoft deployment products such as WDS and SCCM
*Asset Tracking & Maintaining Inventory
*Experience in virtual environments preferably with Hyper-V and System Center Suite
*Monitoring the health and performance of all Windows infrastructure to ensure service availability and Security patching compliance
*Good experience with working through PowerShell Scripting and creating new scripts
*Maintaining relationships with key business stakeholders
*Create and maintain documentation of environment processes and procedures
*Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision
*Strong organization, priority decision-making, and communications skills
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