Server Engineer (12-month FTC)

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Server Engineer required for the IT Operations team of our Glasgow based global corporate on a 12-month fixed term contract

The role will cover the day-to-day, 'business as usual' tasks to support all backend IT systems. This role will provide hands-on 3rd line operational support for the firms’ IT systems as well as providing implementation support for any new projects or technologies which the business may adopt. The role will be a mix of BAU & Project work either, directly assigned to a Project or, back-filling for permanent members of staff assigned to Project work.

Main responsibilities:

  • 3rd line support of Microsoft BackOffice products - Active Directory/Exchange/IIS/DNS/DHCP/ ensuring full system availability.
  • Monitoring of all servers and infrastructure applications
  • Monitoring, management and support of all HP & 3PAR SAN infrastructure.
  • Monitoring, management and support of all VMWare infrastructure
  • Monitoring, management and support of all VMWare VDI & Citrix infrastructure
  • Support and maintain all back office systems and attached services worldwide in both physical and virtual environments
  • Configuration and support of Active Directory services, Group Policies.
  • Reactive monitoring using various tools
  • Providing and maintaining internal procedural and technical documentation

About you…

Essential skills/experience:

  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Back Office products
  • Strong Powershell scripting
  • Extensive experience of Microsoft Active Directory 2012,2016 & 2019
  • Experience of Windows 2008/2012/2016/2019 Server and supporting technologies such as DNS,WINS,DHCP
  • Microsoft clustering Technology
  • Virtualisation Technologies in particular Vmware vSphere
  • HP 3PAR & Dell\EMC SAN Storage
  • Experience administering Citrix
  • Knowledge of Dell Networker\Data Domain backup or, other backup technologies eg NetBackup
  • Azure experience, in particular good knowledge of Azure AD and AD Sync
  • Experience configuring & supporting ADFS and SSO technologies.

Desired skills/experience….

  • Knowledge experience of Exchange 2016
  • Experience with in configuring & supporting MFA
  • Understanding of Vulnerability Management
  • An understanding of LAN / WAN technologies.
  • Experience of monitoring solutions - eg PRTG, Solarwinds
  • Experience with Dell Open Manage
  • Exposure to a scripting language such as Windows Scripting Host or VB script.
  • ITIL certification
  • Knowledge of infrastructure standards (e.g. ISO)
  • Understanding of software deployment tools, in particular SCCM
  • Working with project managers to deliver projects to agreed design and standards

Salary £competitive + Benefits.  WFH arrangements available.  For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0141) 530 4333 or email

11 January 2022
Technology & Data
£competitive + Benefits
0141 530 4333