Windows Evolution Engineer

Job Title: Windows Evolution Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 69825-ITBEL-JOS_1499778084
Contact Name: Joseph Santos
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2017 14:01

Job Description

Volt is looking for one of his clients an experienced infrastructure engineer / administrator, servers and back-end oriented (1500 srv - 200 ESX hosts). Able to manage virtualisation, software deployment and patching.

You will be member of the Windows Evolution team, responsible for organizing, planning, executing and improving a wide spectrum of deliverables :
- Windows Server Platform management.
- Software deployment and security patching of the Windows platform.
- Management and organization of the Windows Server evolution through standard infrastructure releases.
- Day to day management of the installed server base (quality checks, compliance with standards, ...)
- Quality check before launching Windows servers in production
- Process owner of the Distributed Phase-Out of obsolete servers
- Management of Windows Servers information - Management of Antivirus infrastructure & AntiVirus updates on Windows servers
- Management of the ESX hosts infrastructure
- Review of Change Requests (CAN's) and launch-scenarios for planned activities related to the Windows production environment
- Organization and staffing of planned activities execution related to windows production environment (Releases, DCS Swaps, RDR , Weekend launches etc ..)

Essential Skills:
- Experienced on coordinating activities across several teams.
- Able to learn a lot on a limited period of time, self study oriented.
- Can easily adapt to new circumstances/technologies/procedures.
- Able to handle administrative tasks (as well as interesting technologies).
- Can handle stress.
- Have good interpersonal skills: good team player.
- Have good communication skills.
- Is solution oriented/client focused.
- Have a good analytical skills/problem solving skills.
- Balance quality and speed.
- Able to organise work

Technical Skills & experience:
- Several years experience in managing and supporting large windows servers environments (Windows 2003, 2008 & 2012).
- Strong experience on using a deployment infrastructure (BMC Blade Logic preferably ).
- Very good knowledge on one or more areas: HP Hardware, AntiVirus infrastructure, Virtualization.
- Knowledge of clustering and load balancing solutions.
- Knowledge of TCP/IP arch.: DNS, DHCP, TCP, subnetting, DMZ.
- Knowledge on one or more areas: CIM/CSP, TSM, NETWORKER, VBLOCK, SAN, MSCS, HLB, terminal services and remote access.

Essential Languages : Fluently English mandatory French or Dutch
This position is for starting as soon as possible.

Weekend work required!! : estimated average of once every 4 weeks Out of business hours operations expected twice a month in average. This position will allow you to be involved in managing Windows server lifecycle in a complex and hybrid environment: multi forest - multi domain, DMZ, SAN, links with other platforms such as mainframe, networking elements, covering about 1700 Windows servers and +300 Unix servers. This role will give you the opportunity to work with recent technologies that will require you to continuously develop your experience and skills