Windows/Linux Engineer

Datacentreplus - MediaCity

Full-time (Permanent)
£20,000 - £25,000
Published on
9 October 2020
30 October 2020

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 recruitment agencies please. 

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