Senior IT Engineer (Data Centre Virtualisation Storage)

Senior IT Engineer (Data Centre Virtualisation Storage)

As a Senior ICT Engineer you will make a difference by providing 3rd line operational support of the business-critical infrastructure, ensuring that capacity and performance always meets the business need.

What will you be doing?

- You’ll have the ability to build, maintain and monitor our infrastructure platforms.
- You will have the expertise in providing technical advice and guidance, support and training to colleagues to ensure that performance objectives are achieved
- You’ll maintain quality documentation of infrastructure and escalation procedures.
- You will need to manage company servers and storage infrastructure.
- You will have the experience of the preparing and presentation of reports ensuring that they are completed on time and meet Council guidelines. Ensuring a clear summary of issues and implications is produced.
- You will also be getting involved in a variety of challenging projects.

What we need from you

- You will have a degree in a computer related field, or the equivalent, demonstrable ICT technical expertise and/or relevant vendor technical qualifications such as Cisco, Oracle, Microsoft, VMWare etc, together with a proven record of managing and delivering a service, in a complex operating environment.
- You will need excellent working knowledge of virtual environments- in particular Hyper-V- Build / Support and administration. Strong experience with VMware would also be considered.
- You will enjoy and thrive on planning and progressing work activities with a general professional guidelines and organisational policy, in order to deliver and excellent customer service.
- You will have excellent verbal and written communications skills including report writing and explanation of technical information to no-technical audiences.

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

We know our team work best when they have balance in their lives, and we offer genuine flexibility to help them achieve that work/life balance. We trust our team to work in the way which allows them to make the biggest difference and we continue to invest in technology to help staff do their jobs to the best of their ability and celebrate innovation.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.

We’re providing essential services across our internal network to ensure we can fully support our community.

We’re positive and forward thinking, always looking for new and innovative ways of working work and we’re ambitious about the future.

We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.

We’re making a difference, be part of it!

Location: Yate, South Gloucestershire

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £37,890 to £40,876 p/a

You may have experience of the following: Senior ICT Engineer, Senior IT Engineer, 3rd Line Support Technician, Data Centre Engineer, Technical Lead, 3rd Line Support, Data Centre Operator, Infrastructure Engineer, Infrastructure Technician, Data Centre Infrastructure, Storage Systems, Telecommunications, Data Storage, Backup, Recovery, Networking, etc.

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