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Cloud Engineer L1 & L2

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£30000 - £50000 per annum 15% bonus
UK

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Josh Keeley

Manager - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

With six years’ experience as an IT engineer within the Royal Marines, Josh has a strong network of ex-services CTI analysts and CCTIM qualified managers. Bringing sound technical knowledge and in-depth market expertise, Josh works with consultancies, defence, MSSPs and TIPs; from rapidly-growing start-ups to established global enterprises.

 

Roles recruited: CTI analysts, CCTIM managers

Seniority: Junior-Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber threat intelligence, TIP’s and Professional Services

Our client a leading Cloud Hosting provider based in Hertfordshire are rapidly growing and looking for experienced Cloud Support Engineers to join their Operational team. You will work alongside VCP certified Engineers supporting a variety of clients managed cloud services hosted in data centres across the South East. This client is a big believer in personal development for their Engineers, you will get relevant courses fully paid for e.g. VCP or JNCIA.

The Job

  • You will work 3 days in the week and 2 days on the weekend with a financial uplift
  • Our client is looking for both 1st and 2nd line Cloud Engineers
  • The Cloud Engineers have overall responsibility for the delivery of technical projects, including delivery of new technical services and provisioning of customer services.
  • You will also take an active role in delivery of the Service Desk where customers interact by phone, email and a web portal.
  • This person is also an escalation point for technical issues arising from the 24/7 service desk.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and participate in problem management at 2nd/3rd line escalation.
  • Be an authority for the change management process.
  • Engage with 3rd party support suppliers to ensure OLA's that underpin customer SLA's are maintained.
  • Ensure customer technical documentation is maintained.
  • Manage scheduled maintenance tasks.
  • Manage technical risks to customer platforms.
  • Involvement in the planning and provisioning of new services.
  • Prepare & present migration plans to senior staff
  • Ensure the systems are running at peak performance levels and are maintaining a high level of availability.

Key Skills

  • Experience supporting Microsoft Server or Linux OS
  • Proven track record in delivering IT solutions within a Managed Service environment
  • Experience delivering and building virtualised platforms
  • Experience supporting shared storage infrastructure
  • Experience with scripting languages (PowerShell, Perl, PHP, VBScript etc.)
  • Experience supporting backup technologies
  • Experience working with ITIL based service desk

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with vCloud Director & vSphere
  • VMware Certified
  • Experience supporting databases (MS SQL server, MySQL, Oracle or other)
  • Understanding of DoS/DDoS attacks and mitigation techniques
  • Experience of supporting an enterprise monitoring and alerting platform
  • Experience of designing and maintaining disaster recovery solutions

To work for a leading Cloud organisation based in Hertfordshire, give us a call on 02077597878 or email josh.keeley@blackthorntrace.com

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


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This is an exciting opportunity to take part in major projects spanning across the world. If you are an expert in cloud security and have a real passion and drive for security then this is the right role for you!

Go ahead and apply now!

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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The Job

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Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.