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Operational Support Engineer, Permanent, Horsham - MV/1049

Location:
Horsham
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
market rates
Start date:
ASAP
Reference:
MV/1049

description

Operational Support Engineer, required to work on a permanent basis for a leading prestigious Investment Manager based in Horsham Sussex

Why join this global Investment manager?
Our client is a global Investment manager. Who help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

The client has around 4,000 people on six continents. And they have been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes.

The Role
Due to a major IT restructuring programme we have a new site near Horsham that needs new teams with new ways of working. You may have already made a career out of IT or you may still be finding your feet, but either way, as long as you are not afraid of hard work in a challenging environment, we still want to hear from you.

Although processes and procedures will be in place from the start, you will still have the opportunity to provide input to improve and refine the service that we offer moving forwards.

What You Will Do

• Work as part of a Global multi-locational cross-matrix team in a dynamic and high pressured environment
• Adhere to the Serviceline's Global Policies and Standards
• Attend training courses related to the Serviceline as well as taking ownership of your own career progression through continual learning
• Form a professional working relationship with all levels of the Global Serviceline including the Service Desk, Operations, Engineering teams and external vendors in order to share, assist and learn as well as to ensure cohesive incident ownership and resolution
• Proactively own incidents, problems, issues and change requests whilst adhering to the documented processes within the scope of the Global Serviceline whilst adhering to SLA's and OLA's where relevant
• Provide an excellent level of ticket management throughout the incident, change, problem or issue, and escalate within agreed guidelines and timelines
• Act as a technical resource for Change Requests, maintenance, firmware upgrades and recurring patch cycles within the scope of the Global Serviceline
• Utilise documented Standard Operating Procedures and other documentation provided
• Highlight any cost saving, shift left or automation opportunities, gaps or possible improvements in the Standard Operating Procedure library, other support documentation and general processes within the Serviceline as part of the Continual Service Improvement process.
• Adhere to Schroders Information Security and Compliance policies and standards within the Global Serviceline
• Provide the highest level of internal customer service during direct or indirect customer interaction
• Shift work, weekend work and being on-call will be required

The Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications That You Need
• Experience of working as part of a global team
• Experience of managing a ticket based workload
• Experience providing support using documented operating procedures and processes
• Ability to effectively and efficiently prioritise and execute tasks within a high pressured environment
• Certification as a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) or equivalent

The Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications That You Will Have
• A love for technology, a desire to learn and an eagerness to progress
• Experience of working as part of a global team
• Experience of managing a ticket based workload
• Experience providing support using documented operating procedures and processes
• Ability to effectively and efficiently prioritise and execute tasks within a high pressured environment

Knowledge of the following
• Unix / Linux Technologies
• Unix / Linux Operating Systems
• File Systems / NFS
• DNS / DHCP

Identity & Security
• LDAP / Active Directory
• Security tools (such as Tanium)
• Patch Management

Virtualisation
• Oracle SPARC T series
• Virtualisation & container technologies

Automation
• Automation tools (including Ansible / AWX)

The Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications That Will Help
• Experience of ServiceNow, Splunk, Anti-virus, HDF and Kafka
• Experience of UCS B class and C class servers
• Experience of Hyper converged technologies
• Experience of Big Data and GitOps
• Knowledge of storage and backup solutions
• Knowledge of Segregated environments (eg DMZ)
• Experience of Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery (CICD)
• Experience, knowledge or a qualification in the ITIL Framework
• RHCE certification or equivalent
• A degree-level qualification in a computing or technical discipline
• Working in an Agile environment
• Working in the financial sector




Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.
SQ Computer Personnel Limited acts as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
Contact:
Ina Zelisco
Contact Email: Ina@SQCP.com
Tel:
02084630555

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