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Senior Data Centre Engineer

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: CS/19/116155
  • Published: Wed 04/12/2019, 10:26 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/01/2020, 10:26 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,829 - £47,360
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

Directorate: Corporate Services

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Job Level: Level 4, Zone 2

Salary: £40,829 - £47,360

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

Click HERE for information on Camden’s flexible working options 

London Borough of Camden requires an experienced Senior Data Centre Engineer with specific O365 Exchange Administration and MS Exchange 2016 on-premise expertise. In this role you will lead on the provision of day-to-day Data Centre operational services, along with proactively analysing, designing, planning, and implementing infrastructure solutions across the Technology team. 

The engineer will be accountable for reviewing all settings and making any recommendations for changes, along with supporting evidence. You will have the responsibility to ensure HLDs and LLDs are kept up to date. 

You will carry out a full range of defined tasks associated with operating and controlling the installed (or virtual) hardware and software. Alongside this, you will review all current Exchange and Security and Compliance settings, make recommendations to either keep or change the setting, review audit logs, how they are set up, what they show and how they can be used to assure and improve the service. You will also lead on security-related incidents, liaise with the technical lead and the 2nd line service desk when necessary.

For more information, please refer to the job profile.

This role is also subject to a DBS Enhanced Check.

The successful candidate will have a BSc in relevant discipline, or equivalent industry experience. You will demonstrate strong knowledge of ITIL practices with emphasis on Operating Systems/Firmware covering the following platforms: Windows, Cisco, UNIX and Linux. 

You will also have advanced knowledge of the Office 365 Exchange Online Administration Centre as well as the Security and Compliance portal. Understanding the consequences when applying/removing Office 365 settings and unified communications with MS Lync 2013 Exchange integration knowledge is also required. 

A good understanding of eDiscovery and EOP. Experience with Mimecast, Azure AD connect, DNS, LDAP, SMTP relays, DKIM, DMARC and security token service knowledge is also required along with experience of dealing with incident, problem and change management processes 

The right individual will also have the ability to manage customer expectations and be able to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders clearly and concisely. You will have an understanding of network management, converged technologies, virtualisation, architecture design and specification with a commitment to continually improving the Council’s technical architecture. 

This is a great opportunity for the right individual.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities. Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard

Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard.  The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the job profile attached at the bottom of this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: 05 January 2019, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 13 January 2019

Please quote reference: 190000UO

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:

09 December 2019

13 January 2019

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: CS/19/116155
  • Published: Wed 04/12/2019, 10:26 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/01/2020, 10:26 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,829 - £47,360
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

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