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Operations Support Engineer

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Recruiter: Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd
Listed on: 4th January
Location: Sittingbourne
Salary/Rate: £35000 - £40000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Operations Support Engineer
Sittingbourne
£35,000 - £40,000 + Holiday, Generous Pension, Life Assurance, Employee Discounts

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Support Engineer to join a life-changing not for profit housing organisation in a technical role offering excellent training and benefits.

This company are one of the largest housing providers in the UK and a member of one of London's largest housing associations. They have big ambitions including the construction of 7000 new homes by 2025.

In this role you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the technology, infrastructure systems and software, including backup processes and procedures. You will contribute to the implementation of upgrades and new systems and contribute to 3rd and provide 2nd line support for live systems and software. You will also be required to make regular visits to other sites using a company pool vehicle.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience as a 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer with experience of the Microsoft Windows Server Stack including associated Microsoft technologies such as Windows clustering, IIS, Exchange and SQL Server. Experience of server hardware including Rack, Apollo and blade servers along with enterprise level storage (3Par, EMC, Dell) and VDI / Virtualisation is sought after. Any experience of Cloud Technologies, Anti-virus software, security patching and disaster recovery methodologies is an advantage.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Support Engineer to join a growing not for profit housing association in a highly varied and autonomous role.

The Role:
*Operation and maintenance of the technology, infrastructure systems and software
*Implementation of upgrades and new systems
*2nd/3rd Line Support
*Based in Sittingbourne office with some travel to other sitesThe Person:
*Proven experience in a 2nd/3rd Line Support role
*Experience of Microsoft Windows Server Stack including IIS, Exchange, SQL Server
*Experience of Virtualisation, Cloud Technologies, Enterprise level storage advantageous
*Must be commutable to SittingbourneTo apply for this role or for to be considered for further roles, please click "Apply Now" or contact Ryan McIntyre at Rise Technical Recruitment.This vacancy is being advertised by Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd. The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed.