Wintel Platform Engineer

£500 - £650 per day
Glasgow
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Job description

Morgan Hunt Group are delighted to partner with our client, a prestigious public sector organisation, who are looking for a Wintel Platform Engineer to join their team on an initial 6-month contract. You will receive a daily rate and this contract will see you inside IR35. Support is provided from the offices near Glasgow; however, this position will be remote working for the time being.

Joining the Technology, Engineering and Operations function as a platform engineer, you will have responsibility for maintaining and developing the platform infrastructure. You will use your knowledge and experience to ensure that the infrastructure and services are configured securely, highly available and performant. Working with internal Product Management teams you will further develop the core platforms to meet availability requirements and emerging user needs.

To be eligible, you must hold current SC clearance

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within a specialised team to support and maintain the infrastructure of our Microsoft stack
  • Proactively monitor platforms to identify security, performance, and capacity issues.
  • Work autonomously in the team to manage a balanced workload of BAU support and project deliverables
  • Documentation of processes, configuration and known fixes to develop a shared knowledge base
  • Controlled delivery of improvements, changes, and patches

Essential Experience

  • Experienced engineer specialising in Microsoft Windows Server Enterprise, Active Directory, and Group Policy Management
  • Working knowledge of networking protocols (UDP, TCP, TLS, DNS)
  • Experience of using and developing PowerShell scripts.
  • AWS Cloud, Lambada, EC2, RDS, VPC, IGW, IAM.
  • Experience in working in Cross Domain and air gapped environments.
  • Hands-on experience with VMware
  • Windows 2022 experience and migration from 2012R2/20216.
  • Experience of working on Windows Core as well as GU
  • Experience with ADFS
  • Ability to develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures and scenario playbooks
  • Configuration management experience (e.g., Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
  • Experience in KeyClock, ADFS OAuth 2.0 and integration of cloud services
  • Familiarity with software development practices (version control, CI/CD)
  • Experience of open-source monitoring tools (e.g., Zabbix, Prometheus)

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Fraser Young
IT Business Director
Technology Team
Glasgow
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