I.T Support - Datacentre Support, Contract, Woking

  • Negotiable
  • Woking, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Nomura
  • 24 Aug 16

Nomura are currently looking for a Datacentre I.T Support professional to work onsite at their datacentre.

I.T Support/Technical Support/Network support/Datacentre Support/Windows, Unix, Linux support



Department: Technical Operations Centre



Location: Woking

Role description:

The successful candidate will work as part of a 24x7 support team based at the Woking datacenter responsible for Datacenter/Infrastructure Operations. In addition they will partner with platform/application teams to provide inputs to the Incident Management team for any Major Incidents resulting from Events/Alerts.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Datacenter:

    • Act as the primary point of contact for onsite matters
    • Manage Data Centre temporary access passes
    • Coordinate activities of onsite IT hardware engineers
    • Meet and escort visiting hardware engineers
    • Provide Data Centre mini-inductions for visitors
    • Liaise with Data Centre planning teams
    • Liaise with onsite facilities staff for scheduled and break-fix M&E work
    • Perform non Data Centre tasks for the TOC as part of the normal shift team, e.g. Event and Alert monitoring, 1st line fault diagnosis/repair

  • Operational:

    • Working as part of a global team, troubleshooting and resolving issues with the firm's systems, services and platforms
    • Manage day-to-day operations to ensure stability, reliability and availability of applications and services for the business
    • Escalating issues as necessary per established escalation policies
    • Collect diagnostics and other supporting evidence to identify the root cause of problems
    • Maintain all operational documentation, processes and procedures
    • Ensure that all routine maintenance tasks are completedQualification, Experience & Skills:

  • Skills & Experience:

  • Datacenter operations experience is desirable
  • Should have solid critical thinking skills and be able to collect and analyze evidence from logs, monitoring and other diagnostics
  • Hands on experience for one or more OS architectures (Windows, Linux, Unix) is desirable
  • Hands on experience for network support/operations is desirable
  • Must have an operational background
  • Knowledge or conceptual understanding of infrastructure technologies - servers, networks, core services, storage, etc.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with users
  • Fast learner, ability to absorb and apply information
  • Assertive, self-motivated and collaborative
  • A solution-focused attitude and flexible approach
  • Able to effectively balance time between day-to-day support work and project-related tasks
  • Ability to prioritise and effectively triage issues
  • ITIL certified is a plus or should have some understanding ITIL processes
  • Strong relationship building and commuication skils
  • Abilty to understand how your role relates to the overall goals of the business, a customer-focused mind-set
  • Good awareness of Infrastructure/Application technologies, processes and procedures
  • Ability to work within a team and to resolve conflict and deal with resistance


Successful candidates will be engaged under a contract for services by Resource Solutions.

Successful Candidates will not be employed by nor have any employment relationship with Nomura.

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