Systems Engineer (Systems Administrator)

18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Systems Engineer (Systems Administrator) - Linux, Networking, VMware server virtualisation, Windows operating systems

A Systems Engineer with Linux, Networking and VMware server virtualisation products is required to work on a six month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Portsmouth.

This is a 6 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Systems Engineer (Systems Administrator) contract role

Maintain and develop the Sub Surface Network and Computing systems for both the development and the production environment.

Sub-Surface Trainers provides the Royal Navy with several purpose built facilities to provide shore based Operator Training for Submarines.

Major Tasks and Activities:

* Requirements Analysis and Definition
* System Design and Development
* Support integration and acceptance activities
* The role will require some travel within the UK.

Key skills required for the Systems Engineer (Systems Administrator)

* Linux operating systems (NFS, NIS, Samba, LDAP)
* Windows operating systems (AD, GPOs)
* COTS Workstation and Server hardware
* Networking - layer 2 and 3 (HP, Netgear, Structured cabling)
* VMware server virtualisation products (vSphere 5.x & 6.x, VirtualSAN)
* PCoIP & Connection brokers
* Electrical safety


Experience of RN Training Systems including Sub-Surface would be advantageous but is not essential.

The role is based in Portsmouth, Hampshire - commutable from Southampton, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Guildford, Aldershot, Crawley, Horsham, Brighton, Worthing, Chichester

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