Job Description : About DXC Technology
About DXC Technology
DXC Technology (DXC : NYSE) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change.
Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries.
The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions.
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Joining the pioneering UK Core Deliver Client Build Centre in Chesterfield or Chorley to provide Microsoft Web technologies expert advice and development of new Midrange / Unix services and innovative solutions.
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities :
Design and build of Midrange environments
Work to Project milestone thresholds
Working proactively to ensure problems do not occur through automation, monitoring and optimising performance.
Build for operations, implement / administer midrange systems and hardware that are consistently stable, reliable and requirements.
Resolve defects prior to handing over to BAE operations teams
Liaise with various other multi-disciplined IT support teams to create appropriate knowledge
Liaise with 3rd party vendors where appropriate
Learn the Production Integration Process and assume responsibilities for ensuring a smooth transition for relevant projects from development to production.
Provide SME level advice and consultancy on solution design, critical problem areas, training and related areas.
Agile project delivery : working closely with Project Management, technical development team and Technical Architects
Essential Skills / Qualifications :
Sun Solaris experience including 8 & 9 branded zones with Solaris 10 containers
Red Hat Linux engineering experience
High Performance Computing (HPC) experience
Platform as a Service experience
Infrastructure as Code, utilising open source including GitHub
Utilising automation tooling including Ansible
Ability to problem solve in complex scenarios under pressure within deadlines and budgets
Actively seeks out and learns new technology skills
Desirable Skills / Qualifications :
Storage solutions including HDS, EMC, NetApp & Storage Array
Configuration of SAN environments & VMWare
Implementing Back Up solutions including Avamar
Red Hat certification
MCSE Microsoft certifications or equivalent
VCP VMware certifications or equivalent
Experience or working knowledge of whole system stack including Oracle
Experience of HP-UX
Knowledge of Sun LDOMs
Experience of supporting Microsoft Exchange
Out of Hours
Out of hours and weekend work may be required.
DXC Technology is committed to the development of a fully inclusive workforce. All applications for employment are assessed purely on merit, against the capabilities and competencies required for the role.
DXC Technology does not discriminate on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, race, faith or sexual orientation.