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£280 Daily Rate | Chester | Full Time 40 Temporary 3 months
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Vacancy Details:



Server Engineers

The successful individual will possess extensive and strong technical experience in several of the key skills areas detailed below in both support and build/configuration delivery. This should be demonstrated in your CV and also during the interview phase.

Key Skills Windows Server

  • Citrix Presentation Server / Citrix XenApp 4/5 through 6.x
  • Virtualisation technologies: VMware vSphere 4/5 and Microsoft HyperV
  • Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016
  • Active Directory 2003/2008/2012 & PKI
  • Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010/2013 & O365
  • Microsoft Lync 2010/13 (ideally with SIP integration with Avaya experience)
  • Microsoft SQL Servers & clusters
  • SCOM 2007/2012
  • IIS and reverse proxy servers
  • WSUS – downloading and patching services
  • Smoothwall
  • McAfee
  • ePO
  • PowerShell
  • Understanding of large complex infrastructures including LAN/WAN, SAN, virtualisation
  • Excellent analysis and documentation skills
  • Produce High Level Design documentation / work instructions
  • Ability to work on run and change consecutively and manage your time accordingly



  • Storage and/or backup experience


  • Worked in large complex environments covering multiple sites and data centres
  • Application consolidation and migration experience AD and Exchange
  • Liaising with 3rd party vendors to upgrade/migrate applications
  • PRINCE2 and ITIL
  • Local government experience
  • Knowledge of Government Connect security standards
  • Migration and management of servers in the cloud


Additional requirements: -   Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to articulate complex issues and activities at an appropriate level for the audience. Possess the ability to work within a team environment or alone. To work within the standards and guidelines of the organisation with an understanding and appreciation of the objectives of the business and services provided. A capability to develop effective working relationships with both business clients and internal colleagues will be beneficial.



VMWare 6.x Skills in detail:-

  • Full understanding of vCenter Server architecture
  • Configured and managed vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere®  Web Client
  • Built/Managed ESXi hosts / created virtual machines/templates
  • Configured virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Configured / Managed  vSphere distributed switches
  • Used vCenter Server to manage various types of storage
  • Managed virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Performed troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server
  • Migrated virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Used VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
  • Monitored VMware estate resource usage
  • Managed VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
  • Managed VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
  • VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform upgrades
  • Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
  • Windows 2008 R2 / Windows 2012 / 2012 R2 / 2016


Experience using:

Cisco UCS

HP Insight manager

HP Blade support C7000 Chassis/BL460

Citrix XenApp 6.5

SCCM 2012

AD 2012  / Group policy


Windows Clustering (file/SQL)

Altiris Deployment



Citrix XenApp 6.x






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