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Windows Server & Test Engineer (SC)
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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 15th August
Location: Glasgow
Salary/Rate: £40 - £45
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AZY-103364_1565855684_expired
Contact Name: Andrew Young

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My client urgently requires a Windows Server and Test Engineer to be based out of the client site near to Glasgow. This is to work on various projects testing the Windows infrastructure for the clients customer.

Profile:
> Implement and Test Windows 2003/2008/2012 and 2016 Server based solutions - hardware and software.
> Implement and Test Windows XP/Win 7 and Office 2013/2016- O365 -based End User
> Device solutions - hardware and software.
> Implement Common off the shelf products on end user devices and servers to support the customer infrastructure.
> Apply existing IT expertise to the testing of hardware & software in the customer environment.
> For any implemented hardware and software, performing the following activities to timescales and constraints communicated by the team leader.
> Reviewing Product requirements and Design Documents to determine the scope of testing.
> Produce a Test Plan and scope the testing to be performed at a high level.
> Create Test Scripts, using Application life cycle manager (ALM) to implement that Test Plan.
> Manually run or automate scripts and produce evidence of these outcomes.
> Produce a Test Report, summarising the testing performed.
> Participate in informal and formal reviews of the above.
> Provide support for demonstrations and trials (in-house and on site).
> Test Scripts will support both confidence testing and the evidencing against requirements.
> Working in Agile groups working to produce scrum sprints and meet objectives

Essential Skills:
> Self-Starter
> Strong Windows infrastructure knowledge of the MS Server 2003/2008/2012/2016 estate
> Strong AD installation, monitoring & troubleshooting skills
> Strong Windows XP/7/10 Testing or Support knowledge
> Hardware - peripherals and basic internal installations
> Microsoft Office Testing or Support and Standard Consumer Off the Shelf (COTS) Testing or Support
> Network infrastructure troubleshooting skills
> Experience in hardware/software testing, integration, change management procedures
> Server Virtualisation - ESX or Hyper-V
> Cloud platform Knowledge for AWS and Microsoft Azure.

Desirable Skills:
> Microsoft Certification (MCSA/MCSE/ MCITP/MCTS)
> ISTQB Certification
> Experience using ALM, SharePoint, StarTeam/AIX/SQL/CITRIX/Sanctuary/Veritas Clustering/McAfee EPO/Netcool/SCCM.
> Experience using GitHub/Jira and automation knowledge


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

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