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Engineer Analyst (Windows OS) / Windows Server Engineer



United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024

Engineer Analyst (Windows OS) / Windows Server Engineer

United Kingdom (Virtual)

Who are we?

Assurant, Inc. is a global leader in business services for the connected world. Our lifestyle and housing solutions help leading brands grow revenue, manage risk and provide a great experience for their customers. We support, connect and service over 300 million consumers worldwide, helping people get more value from their connected devices, vehicles and homes. Assurant is a proud member of the Fortune 500, with decades of experience in the industries we serve.

Our Values

Common Sense, Common Decency, Uncommon Thinking and Uncommon Results guide our every action at Assurant. These values inspire our commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Global Director of Infrastructure and Products, this job, under limited direction, is responsible for design, provision, installation/configuration, operation and maintenance of systems hardware, software, and related infrastructure. Provides engineering design and support for multi-tenant platforms in a single domain including hardware, software, automation and monitoring.

As a Windows Server Engineer, you will be responsible for global administration and support of distributed computing systems. You will work closely with our global teams to support Windows Server infrastructure (both physical and virtual).

  • 60% - Primary role is to ensure the global stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the systems and infrastructure that support core organizational functions, as well as to conduct research on new and emerging technologies for practical application to business problems and strategic initiatives.
  • 20% - Experienced knowledge of job role demonstrating advanced application of technical skills and interpersonal competencies
  • 20% - Provides direct global technical support for all requirements in developing strategy, planning, coordination, scripting, and implementation of releases, upgrades, or changes to our distributed computing environment. This includes participating in several small to medium-scale projects and/or tasks of various complexities across the enterprise.

You will have the following experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Microsoft Azure Cloud and related technologies
  • Nutanix HCI, Acropolis OS, Nutanix Files
  • Disaster Recovery replications technologies such as Zerto, Nutanix Xi Leap, or Azure Site Recovery Manager
  • Using ServiceNow ITIL managed processes
  • Installing and supporting Microsoft Windows Server OS (versions 2016 – 2022)
  • Installing and supporting VMware and Hyper-V
  • Managing IaaS and PaaS in Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of ADConnect, ADFS, Azure AD and related technologies
  • Proficient with PowerShell and / or Python
  • In-depth knowledge of multiple server technologies including hardware, O/S, and related tools and applications.
  • Exposure to Rubrik technology
  • High level of technical diagnostic and research skills for servers, adept at troubleshooting.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking components and services such as TCP/IP protocols, DHCP

and DNS technologies, and LAN/WAN topologies and transports.

Benefits & Training

  • Bonus Scheme
  • Flexible Working
  • Range of benefits; Financial, Wellbeing, Social
  • Internal Wellbeing Programme
  • Learning and Development opportunities

At Assurant, diversity helps us inspire creativity in the global marketplace, and we are believers in the strategic value of inclusion and how it improves performance, creates growth opportunities, better aligns us to our clients, and enhances employee engagement.

We look forward to receiving your application!