Information Systems Engineer

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils
Lowestoft, Suffolk
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils has a unique opportunity available for an Information Systems Engineer to join the team. The role is a full time, permanent position and you will be offered a salary of £26,822 - £29,323 per annum plus benefits.

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are committed to improving the quality of life for everyone living in, working in and visiting east Suffolk. Already a progressive and successful partnership, we are in the process of combining our two authorities to create the largest District Council in the country, delivering vital services to those who need them most.

Our councils are an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives.

More about theInformation Systems Engineerrole

You will provide second and third line technical support to critical council IT systems within the Business Solutions Team. This includes detailed technical investigation and analysis to resolve incidents, ensuring disruption to services is kept to a minimum. A methodical approach to technical development and the ability to demonstrate excellent system interface support to ensure business systems are performing efficiently and effectively is a crucial part of the role.

Preparing and maintaining technical documentation and acting upon technical requirements when performing upgrades or assisting in the implementation of new systems is an expected function of this role, this can often be contributing as part of a project team lead by a Project Manager.

What do we look for in an Information Systems Engineer?

Attention to detail and excellent communication skills are vital whilst working closely with fellow team members, business leads, system suppliers and colleagues in the wider ICT team.

HND qualified (or equivalent) is preferred, however technical experience of administering business systems and understanding information management techniques is essential including knowledge of using MS SQL server. You will have a passion to provide excellent service and an ability to meet interesting and varied challenges with confidence.

What you can be offered as our Information Systems Engineer:

In return, we can offer great opportunities for training and development. We want you to stay with us for the long term, so we will give you all the support we can to build a great career with our organisation. There is also a superb benefits package including flexible working options and purpose built brand new office accommodation, as well as a generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are two highly ambitious and progressive local authorities, who have now agreed to create a brand new super district council delivering vital services to the communities of east Suffolk. The first of its kind in the country.

Closing date: 1pm, 24 July 2017

Interview date: 15 August 2017

Why not click ‘apply’ today? Don’t miss out on this opportunity to develop your career as our Information Systems Engineer.