Infrastructure engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
General Insurance, IT
South East
£400 to £400 per day
Job Ref:

IT Infrastructure Engineer- Winchester- 3 month contract- �400 a day umbrella

As an IT Infrastructure Engineer, you are responsible for delivering world class infrastructure projects across a range of technologies. You have a proven track record of working with a range of Microsoft technologies in large, Enterprise environments with awareness of the ITIL framework.

Key Responsibilities
• Deliver projects to defined timescales and project objectives, effectively communicate and manage project expectations to all relevant stakeholders
• Assist Project Managers in the smooth running of the project during project delivery
• Create high quality technical project documentation:-
o Designs
o Implementation documentation
o Disaster Recovery
o Handover to support teams (including training)
• Provide support and guidance to junior members of the team
• Liaise with suppliers for technical specifications and customer departments for input to issue resolution.
• Research and develop technical deployments and implementations to ensure projects are delivered as effectively and efficiently as possible

Key Skills
• Proven ability to configure and troubleshoot and variety of Windows Server operating systems (Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2016)
• Comfortable with PowerShell scripting (ideally at an advanced level)
• Strong knowledge of Active Directory and related technologies:-
o Group Policy
o At least a basic knowledge of AD CS
o DFS-R and DFS-N
• At least CCA level knowledge of Citrix technologies (XenApp and XenDesktop) with prior experience of delivering apps and desktop in a thin client environment
• Good understanding of Virtualisation concepts with strong working knowledge of VMware ESXi
• Knowledge of Windows images and app deployment solutions like SCCM is highly advantageous
• Good understanding of the Microsoft messaging stack – Exchange, Skype for Business
• Understanding of networking fundamentals (routing, firewalls, load balancers, VLANs, network teaming, PXE, DNS and DHCP)

Desirable Skills
• NetScaler ADC (Gateway, LB, CS, WAF, AAA)
• Application packaging and delivery using Microsoft App-V and Citrix XenApp
• Experience with Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS)
• Experience working on large migration projects (Windows OS migration)
• Prior experience with AD FS
• Knowledge of FIM
• Knowledge of Hyper-V and XenServer
• Office 365 Deployment and Management (including SharePoint, Exchange Online and Yammer)
• Azure Active Directory (including migrating on-premise users to AAD/O365)
• Knowledge of InTune
• Strong working knowledge of AD CS and SCEP (and PKI in general)
• High Availability, failover and clustering solutions
• Experience with Dell Enterprise Hardware
• Good experience working with SANs (Fibre Channel and iSCSI)

Interviews 14th & 15th May

For further information and to apply please call Victoria at STR Group on 02392 322309 and email a copy of your up to date CV to

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392 322 309
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Victoria Turner

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