Systems Engineer

DXC Technology
London, South East England
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Senior Professional: System Engineer - CTC Clearance required

Location - London

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. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit

Job Summary:

We are currently recruiting for a number of System Engineers to work on an exciting Digital transformation programme for the country’s largest police force. We require experienced System Engineers to design and develop integrated solutions through tools, processes and procedures to facilitate the cost effective delivery of services or fielding of products. Perform testing and integration, maintenance and escalated problem resolution of systems, subsystems and components.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Designs and develops integrated solutions to meet business requirements or enhance performance.

  • Performs and evaluates cost analyses and vendor comparisons of software/hardware systems to ensure cost-effective and efficient operations and measures feasibility of various approaches and makes recommendations.

  • Analyzes potential systems investments and prepares supporting documentation for recommendation(s) to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future performance, stability, and systems management/life cycle issues.

  • Provides escalated technical support to customers by handling systems-related issues; may provide on-call technical support telephonically and/or electronically.

  • Analyzes and resolves program support deficiencies and conducts testing to enhance performance.

  • Conducts moderately complex projects or phases of significant projects; coordinates the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.

  • Applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques and assists in the development, implementation and documentation of processes and procedures to ensure compliance with standard business practices. Develops and implements training tools and documentation.

  • Provides technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients.

  • Performs repairs, maintenance and upgrades of existing systems using solutions in accordance with standard operating procedures. Investigates and resolves matters of significance.

  • Provides work guidance to less experienced personnel.


Skills and Experience required:

  • Good scripting and programming skills - ideally good knowledge of VBS

  • Good understanding of Active Directory and admin delegation

  • Good networking skills and reasonable understanding of how networks work.

  • Needs to understand about environment management and change control and all that type of stuff. We use SCCM2012 R2 so some understanding would be good.

    Technical skills required:

  • System Center Operations Manager 2012r2 - Wintel

  • Vsphere 5.5 - Wintel

  • Navisphere to manage the SAN - Storage

  • Standard Microsoft Windows Management Tools

  • NetBackup 7.6 - Storage

  • EMC data domain - Storage

  • EMC CX4 SAN - Storage

  • HP DL585 and 385 servers - X86 server

  • Dell PE R710 - X86 server

  • Brocade FC switches - Storage

  • Cisco switches - Storage

  • Cisco firewalls

  • F5 load balancers

  • Dell ISCSI storage - Storage

  • LTO5 tape drives - - Storage

    Nice to haves:

  • Knowledge of PKI

  • Knowledge of HSMs

  • Experience working in secure environments

  • Knowledge of encryption

  • Knowledge about Ultra-AEP

  • Knowledge of Oracle and MS-SQL DB technologies and writing SQL.

  • Experience of building complex environments