Windows/Linux Engineer

Windows/Linux Engineer

Windows/Linux Engineer

Closing: 28/02/2021

Position: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000

Reference: Datacentreplus

Address: Manchester, UK

Description – Linux/Windows Hosting Engineer – Manchester data centre

We are looking for an experienced Linux/Windows hosting engineer to join our team in a Manchester Data Centre (near MediaCity). You will be working in a small team where your contribution will really matter. As the data centre grows, we can offer good career prospects and additional benefits (such as meeting training/certification costs.)

This is a good opportunity to work in a friendly and relaxed environment with like-minded individuals and with long-term career development prospects.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Deployment of servers, both physical and virtual.

  • Troubleshoot problems and find resolutions.

  • Provide advice and excellent customer service to customers via helpdesk and phone.

  • Provide pre-sales assistance to Sales staff; recommend hardware.

Key Skills

Must have experience in the following – at least 12 months experience:

  • Extensive understanding of Linux and Windows Operating systems and troubleshooting problems.

  • Experience of server deployments in a data centre environment.

  • Experience of cPanel/Plesk and LAMP stack environments.

  • Basic understanding of networking principles and design.

  • A driving license and access to a vehicle

  • Familiarity with Server / Computer Hardware both building and troubleshooting.

  • A desire and willingness to learn and grow with the company.

Others skills/experience (but not essential):

  • Understanding of virtualization platforms (VMWare, CloudStack. Hyper-V, etc).

  • Installation and provisioning of network, rack and hosting equipment.

  • Knowledge of Storage solutions (SAN, NAS etc).

  • Experience and knowledge of working within network environments.

  • Network & Vendor certifications.

  • Excellent communication skills


£20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience.

Also includes:

  • Shift allowance.

  • Over-time allowance.

  • Bonuses for achieving key metrics

  • Holidays: 20 days, plus all bank holidays.

Reference ID: DCPLIN1

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00-£25,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme


  • Casual dress

  • Company events

  • Company pension

  • Flexible schedule

  • On-site parking

  • Sick pay

  • Work from home


  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday

  • Overtime

COVID-19 considerations:

Covid-safe environment.


  • Windows or Linux: 1 year (Required)


  • Manchester, Greater Manchester (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

No agencies please.

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