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Senior IT System Administrator - F1

Our F1 client are seeking x2 highly skilled, motivated and experienced Senior Infrastructure Engineers / System Administrators for a 6 month contract. 
 
This role will see the successful applicant work on various projects for the internal infrastructure and a forthcoming systems migration project. The role will mainly be working on infrastructure projects, but some 3rd line support will be required and occasional cover for more junior staff.
 
There is a strong requirement for high quality documentation and visualisation of solutions when communicating with staff, so you need to be adept at drawing both on a whiteboard and in software. A high standard of communication and motivation is also required in what is a multinational, multicultural and exciting working environment and business travel (inside and outside of UK) as well as out of office hours & weekend working may be required for certain projects. 
 
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 
 
Detailed technical planning of incoming infrastructure projects with the IT Manager and PM
Realistic time estimating on the stages of the project
Producing technical documentation and diagrams for current and new systems
Creating a service catalogue
Administration and configuration of routers, switches and firewalls
Administration and configuration of VMware v6 hosts and Windows Server guest machines
Administration and configuration of monitoring and alerting system
Assisting with the migration of servers and systems from Swindon to Milton Keynes
3rd line support
Technical training for IT staff
Any other tasks as reasonably required by the Company.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:   
 
A minimum of 10 years technical experience
Competent SAN ability – NetApp preferred 
Excellent Networking ability – Cisco and Fortinet preferred
Backup solutions – NetBackup preferred 
VMware V-sphere
Windows, Active Directory, SCCM and other MS products
MDM Experience – Airwatch preferred
Office 365 Experience
CAD, CFD or other high-end experience beneficial but not essential