Senior Enterprise Windows Engineer

Over the past two decades, UKFast has grown from a start up to a multi-million pound business. We are one of the UK’s leading cloud and secure managed hosting providers - supplying dedicated servers, private and public cloud hosting solutions, and a full range of technical, cybersecurity, and DevOps consulting services. 

Dedicated to innovation and providing world-class solutions, we help transform our customers’ businesses. We bring together cutting-edge technology with multi-award-winning customer service and support. We have the highest NPS in our industry and we work hard every day to re-earn our customers’ loyalty.  We support a full cross section of UK enterprise, from local businesses and charities to global manufacturers and retailers, local and central Government, the NHS, and the Ministry of Defence. 

Our business is built entirely around our people and our customers. We invest in our people and work hard to ensure our teams are inspired, motivated, and supported. We are customer-obsessive and committed to self-development, hard work, and having fun. We believe in everyone bringing their whole self to work as part of our fantastic bunch.

Our in-house training facility is widely accredited. For instance, we are the only managed service provider in the UK to be an accredited AWS training centre.

We care passionately about doing the right thing - for our customers and each other. It’s important to us that UKFast is a diverse, inclusive, and socially-conscious employer that contributes positively to our communities and environment.

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The opportunity

UKFast is looking for an Enterprise Windows Engineer to join us on our Public Cloud journey.

Reporting to our Enterprise Windows Team Leader, your primary role will be to support UKFast’s largest customers with all-things-Windows. This team is vital in our journey towards advancing our customer offering in Azure technologies and supporting them on their Hybrid and Public transformations.

This role is ideal for someone who is looking to get their foot in the Public Cloud door. Someone passionate about problem-solving and who enjoys fast-paced work would thrive in our environment!

What you will do

  • Delivering unparalleled customer service and advice to our largest clients, operating across a vast range of industries.
  • Architecting and building innovative solutions and products.
  • Contributing to the setup, configuration of, and support of our servers.
  • Helping us on our journey to becoming a market leader in hybrid cloud solutions.

 What you will bring

  • Significant experience of Windows systems in a networking environment.
  • A proven track record of building, installing, configuring and supporting Windows Server products regarding      the specifics listed below:

-        Active Directory

-        Familiarity with virtualisation platforms, esp. Hyper-V and vSphere products

-        IIS, inc. as part of a mixed Windows/Linux web stack

-        Exchange and Exchange Online / Office 365

-        Microsoft SQL Server

-        SAN storage and architecture experience – EMC/EqualLogic/Netapp/3PAR/HP and/or Dell server hardware

-        Familiarity with PowerShell, the .NET family of languages, and basic coding concepts

-        Azure experience is desirable

  • Exposure to command-line scripting.
  • Motivation to provide impeccable customer service whilst working in a lean, collaborative, and fast-paced environment
  • A positive, passionate, and can-do attitude with a strong      interest to learn and develop yourself professionally.
  • Qualification/certification to Microsoft      Associate level (Server/Azure Admin) is desirable.

 

Why UKFast?

  • Birthdays off as an extra paid holiday
  • Private health insurance after one years’ service
  • Full paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks after two years' service.
  • Flexible working
  • Award-winning training and education centre with four full-time teachers to help you obtain accreditations, develop and learn.
  • Pearson Vue test centre on-site
  • On-site gym
  • Games zone with arcade games and retro consoles.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Table tennis and pool tables         
  • Team building experiences
  • Regular quiz nights and LAN parties
  • Family days out and cinema nights
  • Volunteer days to help support our community and charity partners
  • Active and engaged diversity groups with events and educational sessions arranged regularly
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