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Basingstoke - £375.00 - £475.00 per day Contract Posted: Monday, 19 June 2017
Data Centre Services - Shift Engineer - Financial Services - Basingstoke

Our client, a high profile financial services company, is currently looking to recruit a Datacentre Engineer. The successful Engineer will work on a rotating shift, providing 24x7 support for all hardware installed in our client's European Regional Processing Centres and regional offices. The role involves managing the planning, installation and movement of computer hardware from high end Mainframe down to small Servers, storage equipment, network equipment and security equipment within the data halls and includes installation and support of the cabling systems and troubleshooting of hardware and cabling issues. This is a physical hands-on role and also requires the use of a number of IT software applications such as Email and other Microsoft products, Remedy, Nlyte and others.


  • To manage the installation and support of server, storage, network and security hardware and associated cable infrastructures housed in the Data Centres and regional offices.
  • Management of equipment deliveries at Basingstoke, Redhill and Paddington Data Centres. Includes creating delivery forms and informing security.
  • To maintain the asset management data base ensuring all assets are properly recorded. This includes asset tagging and raising Nlyte/CMDB update tickets in Remedy.
  • To maintain the accuracy of the content of the environment management tool (Nlyte) database. Use of the Nlyte tool to locate devices in the event of an incident or referring to Nlyte when installing kit to ensure it is installed in the "planned" location.
  • Provide support for hardware and cabling related problems in the Data Centres.
  • Supervise, co-ordinate the vendor engineers and manage the provision, installation and commissioning of all Host and mid-range systems which assist in providing continuous availability of all Data Centre services
  • Triage
  • Audits - we regularly have requirements to audit various items and also provide information to auditors.

Location: London
Rate: £475
Duration: 6 months initially

If you feel you have the right skill-set, please submit your CV and contact Daniel Isaacs at Hydrogen group.

Hydrogen UK Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Basingstoke, UK
6 months
£375.00 - £475.00 per day
Hydrogen Group
Daniel Isaacs 
19/06/2017 19:17:48

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