The main objectives of the role are to implement changes and perform project delivery that achieve a high level of client satisfaction, delivering on time, within budget and to a high standard.
To deliver solutions into the client and 3rd party Data Centres, to meet planned timescales.
Duties will also include ensuring that all necessary support documentation is amended to reflect any implementation made and ensure handover and knowledge transfer to onshore and offshore support teams.
Change control procedures are to be adhered to at all times.
The role requires the candidate to:
Configure specific hardware, virtual and cloud environments to meet project delivery timescales; this entails installation, patching and configuration by following documented Low Level Designs and best practices.
Perform out of hours change work as and when required.
Provide documentation and information to hand servers over into BAU
Have indepth knowledge of Windows Server architecture ranging from legacy versions such as Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 to modern versions such as Windows Server 2016 and 2019.
Essential: SC CLEARED or willing to undergo
Cloud technologies - The applicant must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Azure solutions. A working knowledge of AWS or Google Cloud Platform would be advantageous also but is not mandatory.
PowerShell - The applicant must have a strong working knowledge of PowerShell.
Automation Technologies - Whilst not mandatory, exposure to any of: Ansible, Kubernetes, Chef, Puppet would put the candidate in an advantageous position.
The candidate must:
Have the ability to following detailed implementation plans.
Maintain security and documentation standards (ISO90001 AND ISO27001).
Have good communication skills, both verbal and written.
Highly Desirable: Azure certified
Desirable: AWS/Google Cloud/M365
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.