Technical Engineer – Server Infrastructure

London  |  Head Office

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Are you a whizz at all things On-Premise and Azure ? 
Do you want to use your skills doing something different? 
Do you love all things luxury retail? 

If YES, we may have the role for you… 
Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for an experienced, Technical Engineer to join our diverse IT Team in our Head Office in London – Knightsbridge. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.  

How we reward your hard work… 

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as. 

  • Up to 40% off fashion  
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers 
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine, and spirits 
  • Clothing allowance

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay! 

About the role… 

We are seeking a highly skilled Technical Engineer to join our dynamic team and contribute to the success of our Hybrid Wintel Environment with a focus on VMWare and Azure. This role primarily involves Server Patching, Image Deployment, Wintel, VMWare and Azure workloads, with a split of 60% projects and 40% business-as-usual (BAU) activities. You will also work closely with the Technical Lead to facilitate the transition of workloads to Azure. Therefore, mandatory experience with Azure is required, along with additional skills in Exchange 2019, PowerShell scripting, and SME level knowledge of AD/Domain Controllers/Group Policy. While a MCSA or MCSE qualification is required, a VMware VCP certification would be beneficial but not crucial for the role.

  • Manage and maintain the Hybrid Wintel Environment, with a particular focus on Wintel, VMWare and Azure technologies.
  • Own and manage server patching activities and ensure compliance with security standards and policies.
  • Deploy and manage workstation images across the estate ensuring consistency and efficiency.
  • Provide 3rd line operational support for Wintel and VMWare environments, troubleshooting and resolving issues promptly.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including system administrators, network engineers, and application developers, to deliver successful projects.
  • Work closely with the Technical Lead to transition workloads to Azure, ensuring a smooth and efficient migration process.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for Wintel and AD/Domain Controllers/Group Policy.
  • Provide guidance and support to colleagues and stakeholders regarding technical aspects of the Hybrid WIntel Environment.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of infrastructure projects, adhering to established methodologies and best practices.
  • Document processes, configurations, and troubleshooting steps to maintain accurate and up-to-date technical documentation.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices related to WIntel, VMWare, and Azure environments.


Is this you? 

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different.  

  • Do you have a technical degree in either engineering or computer science?
  • Do you have 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer experience in a Hybrid WIntel Environment with VMware/Azure?
  • Do you have previous experience in second- and third-line support functions covering, MCSA, MCSE, VCP5-DCV,VCP6-DCV
  • .Do you have complementary MS Certifications, as they would be beneficial, including exposure to Microsoft – Exchange, MS-SQL, AD & Azure.
  • VMware VCP certification would be beneficial but not crucial for the role.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! 

Where do I sign? 

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us. 


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