Windows Infrastructure Operations Analyst

Information Technology London, United Kingdom


G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology company. We use scientific techniques, big data and world-class technology to predict future movements in financial markets, and develop the platform to deploy these ideas globally. We offer a dynamic, flexible and highly stimulating environment where good ideas are prized and rewarded

The role

We are searching for a talented, driven individual to join our Windows Infrastructure Operations team. As a team we specialise in process automation through the use of PowerShell to improve efficiency and reduce support load. You will also be responsible for T3 support where necessary. We are constantly innovating in terms of the tech we deploy and have a 3 year refresh cycle, meaning you are getting your hands on some of the most advanced kit available.

You will work alongside the engineers to effect large scale infrastructure projects to deploy solutions in all areas including storage, visualization, change control and compute farms, as well as develop scripts to control, maintain and audit key systems in the business. You will be one of our experts on Windows related technologies and will have to demonstrate strong problem solving skills along with the technical experience needed to build high-performance, resilient solutions. You will need to have a good understanding of enterprise infrastructure and network technologies, have an excellent work ethic and be able to keep up in a fast paced environment.

 The person

 Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3+ Years of experience in a similar role
  • Microsoft Certifications (MCSA, MCSE) beneficial but not essential
  • Good knowledge in the following areas

o Active Directory

o VMware (5.5 Onwards)

o Exchange (2010/2013)

o Windows 2012R2

o Server architecture

o Storage (Experience with HP/EMC preferable)

  • Experience in PowerShell desired (coming from a .NET or scripting background OK)
  • A methodical and detailed approach to work and willingness to work within our ticketing system for recording change and coordinating work with other teams