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  • Server & Storage Analyst

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £competitive plus benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 16-Dec-2020
  • Job reference: 29323

Job Description

We have a great opportunity to join our IT team as a Server & Storage Analyst. If you're looking for your next new challenge, we would love to hear from you!

What you’ll do

Lead Analysts and Senior Analysts within the iHosting team provides service, second line and third line support to both internal and external system users of all TP IT applications, databases, operating system platforms, networks and hardware/devices. The primary skills required within the Unix team are HP-UX.

The team is also responsible for the smooth running of all infrastructure within the Group’s data centres. This includes storage (including backups), hardware configurations, operating system patching, system monitoring and performance etc.

Is this you?

Any applicants must be available to work on a 24x7x365 out of business hours on-call rota

The Unix team support the HP Superdome with a number of partitions running Rocket’s Universe software on an HP-UX operating system. Backups are a mixture of NetApp snapshots and HP’s Data Protector software.  

Essential (Recruitment Criteria)
HP-UX
Strong support background focusing on incident management
Data Protector

Highly Desirable 
Universe/UniData
NetApp Storage
AIX
Linux

Desirable
ServiceNow Incident Management module
Microsoft System Centre (SCOM) monitoring and alerting
Perl

What’s in it for you?

We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the East Midlands area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and we're providing in-house designed & built bespoke software and applications to support our company. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward-thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award-winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.

You’ll be supported by some fantastic training and development and have the opportunity to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group. 

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
- Competitive bonus
- Save-as-you-earn scheme
- Buy-as-you-earn scheme
- Contributory pension scheme
- Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us

As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.
With over 26 businesses, 28,000 colleagues and more than 2,000 branches, stores and sites around the UK we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!

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