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  • Server Support Analyst

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 04-Feb-2020
  • Job reference: 22615

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Job Description

Are you a Server Support Analyst looking to join one of the UK’s largest organisations? Or a Junior Server Support Analyst searching for the right opportunity to take your career to the next level and develop your technical abilities? 

We currently have an opportunity for a Server Support Analyst to join our Service Delivery team based at our office in Northampton. 

What you’ll do
As an analyst in the iHosting team, you will support both internal and external system users of all Travis Perkins Group IT applications, databases, operating system platforms, networks and hardware/devices.

You will also be responsible for the smooth running of all infrastructure within the Group’s data centres. This includes storage & backups, hardware configurations, operating system patching, system monitoring and performance.  The Wintel estate is primarily based on Microsoft Hyper-V platform and runs various Windows operating systems from 2003 to 2016 and some Linux. Most servers are on-premise but there are also some AWS instances monitored with Zabbix and there is a requirement to be available to work on an out of business hours on-call rota.

Is this you?
With a background in support, incident management and Wintel and experience working in a large, complex organisation, you are able to deal with critical occurrences in a timely manner and are able to identify when to escalate critical issues when necessary.  Your clear and concise communication style enables you to provide critical support and guidance when deploying remedies for risk, support and performance issues for stakeholders.

You have the following technical skills & experience:
  • Server 2003 to Server 2016 administration
  • Hyper-V 2012 R2
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
  • Google suite administration
  • Amazon Web Services
  • PowerShell
  • Citrix XenApp 6.5 administration and packaging
  • Citrix XenApp support
What's in it for you?
You’ll be supported by some of the best training & development in the industry. Our impressive internal succession programme means, whatever it is you do with us, it will be easy for you 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 performance related 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 and 30% off at Tile Giant, plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses
A bit about us
As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, the Travis Perkins Group has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.

With over 26 businesses, 28,000 colleagues in 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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