Windows Services Engineer

City, University of London - Professional Services - Information Services

Background
City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

City seeks to recruit a Window Services Engineer as part of the Enterprise Technology Services team with Information Services.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will have a key role in the management, development and security of our Microsoft infrastructure. As such, the role will require them to support existing solutions, plan and action upgrades, manage patching & backups and assist with the maintenance and general oversight of BizTalk. In addition they will provide 3rd line support to the Service Desk.

The successful candidate will be familiar with Microsoft best practices, virtualisation and networking. They will install and maintain new services, monitor performance & capacity and automate processes. They will support backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity and have excellent knowledge of Windows 2008 and above.

Person Specification
The successful candidate will have a degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience of working in an enterprise IT environment.

They will be familiar with Microsoft best practices, virtualisation and networking. They will install and maintain new services, monitor performance & capacity and automate processes. They will support backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity and have excellent knowledge of Windows 2008 and above.

Experience of patching servers and applications; Office 365, IIS; PowerShell and SCCM is also required. The successful candidate will be a team player and possess good verbal and written communication skills, an approachable demeanour and be able to think analytically and have good attention to detail.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date: 11.59pm on 24 October 2017.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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