Desktop Support Engineer


Client: University of Portsmouth
Job Title: Desktop Engineer – VM Windows OS Deployment
Salary £38183 to 46924

The University of Portsmouth is currently searching for a Desktop Engineer for its Enterprise Platform Services team. The team operates within the University’s data centres, networks, server, desktop and software platforms. They provide the software, hardware and operating system platforms on which the University heavily depends on.

Our environment is modern, highly resilient and very complex.

As the Desktop Engineer, you will lead in building, testing and deploying the Windows operating systems. As part of this role you will be expected to keep up with current industrial trends and lead strategic initiatives within the team to support the University's strategy. You will also be involved in a variety of tasks including creating and testing software packages for controlled distribution to University machines, and software licensing control.

As part of the role, an amazing and competitive list of benefits are included. As part of the salary you will receive the following

•Flexible working – home working available
•Onsite nursery for children
•Staff discounts
•Life assurance
•32 days holiday
•Generous pension
•NUS card
•Relocation expenses paid
•Chaplaincy
•Free eye test
•Occupational health service
•Sick pay entitlement
•Discounted onsite facilities (coffee shop- café – Gym)
•Discounted IT and university courses
•Discounted Car parking
•Rail discounts
•First bus discount

To be considered for the role you will need have commercial experience in the following

•Excellent knowledge of Windows deployment tools, scm, mdt
•In-depth knowledge of enterprise Infrastructure such as Desktops, Servers, Storage, and Networking.
•Excellent Knowledge of Active Directory.
•Excellent Knowledge of Application Deployment.

Desirable skills include:

•Good knowledge of Service Monitoring
•Good Knowledge of ITIL processes
•Knowledge of Linux and MAC Operating Systems
Job reference information
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