Infrastructure Engineer at Johnson Matthey Plc, Royston, £Contract Rate

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  • Royston, UK
  • Sep 11, 2019
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Vacancy: Infrastructure Engineer (Contract)

Location: Royston

Job Family: IT.

A little about us

Johnson Matthey is the global leader in sustainable technologies, applying our cutting edge science to create solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us. Our science and research helps to reduce pollution, relieve pain, restore hearing and boost crops.

Behind all of this, we’re an international business made up of many extraordinary parts. We have been in business for over 200 years. From a single office in London in 1817, we've built a global presence with significant operations in more than 30 countries. We support our customers' needs from 43 major manufacturing sites all around the globe, providing consistency and quality wherever they are.

What we need

We are actively seeking an Infrastructure Engineer to be based in our Royston Office on a contract basis.   

  • Participate in the various project implementation and BAU activities. Individual is accountable to complete tactical remediation activities to close the configuration gaps and to bring the systems in alignment with standards where possible. The individual will be required to have the skill sets, knowledges and capabilities to support the installation\execution\documentation of the global project across the entire Johnson Matthey environment. Responsible for the completion of the project implementation (pre-implementation, actual implementation and post implementation activities) and delivery against target schedules.

  • The individual will also be required to assist the team in BAU activities when required.

  • This is a Contract position operating on the Risk Remediation programme, to support the effective identification, prioritisation and delivery of risk remediation within the current technology landscape

Key responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the implementation of various solution across all sites in JM.

    Provides implementation and 3 rd line technical support; Including planning, installation, on-going management, monitoring, troubleshooting, and decommissioning, following operational policies and processes that are compliant with industry best practice standards.

  • Provides proactive recommendations and actively contributes to the configuration, layout and performance tuning to improve the solution.

  • Ensures that the projects are implemented in accordance with JM IT Technical and Operational standards.

  • Responsible for the management of the infrastructure platforms, including change requests and troubleshooting incidents.

  • Participate in pre-implementation activities to post implementation activities.

  • Document all pre & post implementation configuration and create BAU documents for handover.

  • Ensure that documentation is maintained and kept up to date in line with JM standards and policies.

  • Share acquired knowledge with colleagues through formal documentation and communications sessions.

  • To carry out any other duties which are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Are you the ideal candidate?  

You will have/be:

  • Significant experience working with Windows and VMware infrastructure and strong technical knowledge of various backup environments (Veeam, Veritas NetBackup, IBM Spectrum, Data Domain, Tape Libraries).

  • Proven experience of managing availability, capacity and performance in a virtualisation environment using tools like Vrealize operations manager or Veeam one

  • Backup software integration with most commonly used applications in industry (e.g. Backing up VMware, Hyper-V, SQL, SAP, Oracle, Lotus Notes, VMWare)

  • Holder of a recognised IT qualification or has significant IT experience with this technology.

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSC) and VMware Certified Professional(VCP) 5 or 6 certification.

  • Experience creating and running Powershell scripts to extract and configure asset and application information from windows devices