IT Support Engineer/IT Systems Engineer/IT Support Technician

EQ Select Ltd
Maidstone, Kent
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Systems Engineer/Administrator with a broad range of IT support knowledge across systems, security administration and operations in a Microsoft Windows physical and virtual environment required for a leading financial services organisational.

As IT Support Engineer/System Administrator you will provide 2nd and 3rd line support across leading edge technologies within their enterprise environment. Other responsibilities for the System Administrator will be monitoring of security and performance of systems, systems disaster recovery and end-user support.

IT Support Engineer/IT Support Technican/IT Systems Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Installation, configuration and on-going management of systems, workstations and Windows- based server network, with a combination of physical and VMware based virtual servers
  • Ensures server performance and maintains applications on servers
  • Problem solving and documentation of current and new servers in both physical and virtual environments
  • Performs and oversees continuous system health checks, application of patches and upgrades
  • Perform system monitoring, verifying the availability and integrity of all servers, systems and key processes
  • Provides business continuity through thorough back-up and restore procedures
  • Installs, configures, and troubleshoots group policy and administrative templates
  • Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains server-based applications running on the network including MS Exchange, MS SQL, MS IIS; and Active Directory Services 2008 and 2012, VMWare
  • Coordinates and works with outside vendors to resolve problems and issues with hardware and software
  • Assists in planning and deployment of new systems and solutions
  • Third line support for desktop resolution issues
  • Ensures compliance to security standards, policies and guidelines

System Administrator Key Skills:

  • A Graduate calibre and/or a minimum of three years specialised experience in a networked technology environment
  • Skilled in Microsoft Windows Server 2008, and 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 in a clustered environment, Exchange 2010, Microsoft IIS, VMware
  • Demonstrated knowledge with TCP/IP, DNS, and DHCP protocols
  • Demonstrated knowledge with Windows and Linux Servers(desirable)
  • Demonstrated knowledge with both physical and virtualized servers, specifically VMWare/ESX
  • Skilled in Server hardware troubleshooting and configuration
  • Demonstrated competencies with Networked Attached Storage, such as QNAP and HP SAN/MSA
  • Experience and knowledge of Cisco and Meraki network devices, firewalls, routers (desirable)
  • Demonstrated competencies with Windows 7 and Windows 10 PCs and associated software
  • Commitment to continual development of technical skill sets and knowledge sharing
  • Must be customer service oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and inwriting
  • Ability to work out-of-hours on a rota basis

To be considered for this IT Support Engineer/Systems Administrator position please send your CV for immediate interviews.