What you’ll be doing...

    • Excellent Microsoft Hyper-V skills with extensive experience in the following areas

      • Installation and configuration of Hyper-V.
      • Implementation of fail over clustering.
      • Installation, management and configuration of Virtual Machines, virtual hard disks etc.
      • Management of virtual machine movement and Hyper-V Replica.
      • Installation and configuration of Virtual Machine Manager
    • In-depth knowledge of Windows Server 20012R2 and 2016 with experience in the following areas

      • Design, configuration and management of Active Directory
      • Design configuration and management of Microsoft services (Failover Clustering, DNS, DHCP, SMB, WDS, IIS)
      • Planning, orchestration and implementation of windows server patching across multiple datacentres using WSUS or 3rd party patching tools.
      • Use of PowerShell to manage and maintain large scale Microsoft environments.
    • Operation, administration and automation of cloud platforms including: Azure and AWS
    • Collaborating closely with Information security team to define, manage and implement the security configuration of the Microsoft infrastructure.
    • Monitoring performance, troubleshoot systems problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, collaborating with System Engineers & Architects on optimisation.
    • Creating and implementing standard image templates in Windows & Linux and enforcing system standards
    • Setup systems and application monitoring / reporting using Ops Manager, Solarwinds and AppDynamics
    • Deployment of operating system and hardware-based updates using WSUS and Dell Openmanage Essentials
    • Provide on call support for the Development Operations team in an outage situation.
    • Work as part of the team to ensure projects and goals are delivered to aggressive timelines.

Ongoing maintenance of documentation relating to new and current systems throughout the

What we’re looking for...

Essential Experience

    • 3+ years of proven experience as Systems Engineer in a Windows/Linux environment.
    • Good knowledge and troubleshooting ability on all aspects of the Networking Stack.
    • Experience working in an operating system agnostic infrastructure (Windows/Linux).
    • Ability to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, and innovation.
    • Experience in implementing operational automation a distinct advantage.

Preferred.Qualifications

    • BSc computer science/engineering or higher
    • Excellent communications skills to clearly articulate complex technical issues to all levels of the organization (both technical and non-technical)
    • Current Microsoft, AWS, Cisco CCNA/CCNP, ITIL and/or equivalent certification(s) are a distinct advantage

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.