IT Infrastructure Engineer (VMWare, Hyper-V, Storage)

  • DRAX Group Plc
  • Selby, UK
  • Mar 06, 2019
Full time I.T. & Communications

Job Description

IT Operations Infrastructure Engineer

Due to an exciting period of growth and recent acquisitions, it has never been a better time to join Drax. We are a forward-thinking group with great ambition and, due to our success, we are actively looking for someone to join our team of dedicated IT professionals as an Infrastructure Engineer. Based at our power station in Selby, you will manage the Drax Group servers and storage infrastructure to provide a stable, secure and resilient environment.

You won’t be short of things to do, this is an exciting role with a broad scope and an array of interesting challenges.

Typical work could include; ensuring system availability within given Service Level Agreements (SLA’s), analyse all operational issues and problems to ensure agreed service levels, pro-actively monitor the environments and resolve any alerts, manage 500+ servers both physical and virtual, manage Storage Area Networks (SAN), maintain high availability and capacity, look to continually improve infrastructure security, investigate future technologies and dealing with service desk escalations.

You will need to have excellent communication skills and a customer centric approach. Dealing with multiple priorities and stakeholders, you will possess excellent troubleshooting skills and a logical approach to problem solving. You will be a team player, but also self-motivated and comfortable working independently.

You’ll be responsible for the expert management of our systems. To do this you will need to have experience in design, build and maintenance of VMware servers, Hyper-V servers, storage arrays (ISCSI & Fiber Channel), Veeam backups, Exchange and Active Directory.

Alongside this you will need knowledge of Azure and Office 365 management.

We also want you to bring your expertise ITIL best practice and service level management, IT security best practices and pro-active monitoring and system management tools.