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Server and Network Lead MS Server 2016, AWS Cloud

Server and Network Lead MS Server 2016, AWS Cloud

Posted 1 October 2018 by Nigel Wright
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My client is a global training provider, looking for a Server and Networks Lead to join their IT Team. This is a permanent role for the ideal candidate to support a large international business with a strong in-house IT function.

The IT division supports approximately 1000 staff and operations in 42 locations across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. The successful candidate will lead a UK and US based team providing both technical support and a great project pipeline, as the business continues to invest in technology to support growth. The current infrastructure is supported by a hybrid AWS environment, with Meraki access points and firewalls.

We are looking for an ambitious, talented and enthusiastic candidate with strong communication and personal skills to join the business on a full-time basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and be hands on in the team, leading and maintaining existing server and network infrastructure
  • Provide technical expertise to the IT network support team
  • Monitor, report and act upon security, network and server alerts
  • Ensure identification and escalation of service improvement opportunities
  • Ensure problem and change management processes are adhered to
  • Implement change related activity, such as software upgrades, software packaging, server updates and infrastructure maintenance
  • Maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers and ensure all relationships are conducted in a professional manner
  • Maintain related documentation
  • Balance day to day operation actions with project duets
  • Manage support areas and redundancy within team

Key Skills:

  • Windows Server 2016
  • Bridging technology from on prem to Cloud
  • Access Point and Firewall Management,
  • VMWare
  • Office 365 admin
  • Good communication skills

Beneficial but non-essential experience:

  • AWS Management of Servers
  • Meraki experience (Access Point and Firewall)

Reference: 36238808

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