Support / Systems Engineer - IP Networking/Server 2012 OR Linux

£30K-£40K basic plus great benefits!
03 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
OVERVIEW: Systems Engineer & Support Engineer with IP / Data Networking / Server 2012 or Linux / Comms required to work in a telephony / digital radio system control room and mission critical environment. You must be prepared to travel occasionally within EMEA. LOCATION:- UK / EMEA Head office is in Hampshire in the Basingstoke area and you WILL be expected to work in this office when not travelling or on customer sites. SALARY: Target salary ideally £30K-£40K basic (possibly higher for a strong candidate) plus excellent corporate benefits package including pension, health, income protection and much more! THE COMPANY:- For over 30 years, my client has been providing mission-critical communications solutions to public safety, transportation and utilities. They design, develop and manufacture and implement a wide spectrum of communication equipment including radio dispatch consoles, emergency call taking telephone systems, paging infrastructure and custom solutions. My client has installed thousands of systems and deployed over 20,000 console operator positions worldwide. THE SYSTEMS & SUPPORT ENGINEER ROLE:- Due to ongoing expansion and market demand, my client has a fantastic opportunity for a proven Systems Engineer & Support Engineer to provide pre and post installation technical support, Windows Server 2012 configuration and set-up and to manage on-site installations for channel partners and customers primarily on all company telephony/digital radio/console products. This role will entail some travel across EMEA (sometimes once a month only sometimes more) however you will be required to live within an hour of the company's office which is based near Basingstoke as you will work from the office when you are not on-site or travelling. Additional role duties beyond the aforementioned include; * Investigate, diagnose, report and provide solutions to customer problems and/or escalates issues to senior management as required * Carry out customer acceptance testing, including system build and test, documentation of test plans and results, recording of as-built configurations and customer training * Organize and maintain accurate and up-to-date project and QMS records and files * Investigate and repair returned products, including initial review/diagnosis, repair * Maintain accurate and timely records of customer support activities, actions and commitments on the Customer Support system * Travel both internationally and domestically as required in performance of duties * Participate in an "On Call" support programme (shared on a rota with 5 other Support Consultants!) PERSON SPECIFICATION:- * You MUST have a strong IP networking background as all systems are server based and many virtualised. * You MUST have experience of configuring and installing Windows Server 2012 or Linux * You will most likely have telephony/radio systems exposure/awareness * You will ideally have worked in a mission critical environment or similar * You will be at an advantage if you have experience/awareness of LTE-Push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) but this is NOT a requirement * HNC/Degree qualified * Solid experience in a technical and engineering support role * Ability to successfully and efficiently perform multiple projects simultaneously * Proficiency in conducting technical product trainings, demonstrations and presentations to customers, business partners and resellers in various settings, including customer sites, trade shows, etc * Good verbal and written communication skills, with ability to convey information clearly and accurately. * Good listening and problem-solving skills with ability to determine solutions to, and answer questions related to, moderately complex technical problems or issues. * Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, unstructured environment with high level of initiative and self-motivation WHAT'S ON OFFER:- Along with the chance to work with a growing global market leader which offers excellent training & continuing professional development, my client offers; * a highly competitive salary, and a benefits package including private medical insurance, contributory pension, life assurance and much more! * a fantastic friendly but extremely pleasant working environment in an extremely pleasant office location * There are also REAL chances for rapid career progression for the right candidate IF you are a strong match to the VERY specific requirements for this role then please apply with a CV as soon as possible. We regret that candidates who are NOT a very close match CANNOT BE CONSIDERED. Keywords; LTE, Windows Server, Linux, Systems Engineer, PMR, DMR, Private Mobile Radio, Digital, Communications, Wireless, TETRA, Integrated Command and Control systems, ICCS, IP, telephony, network, networks, support, application, engineer, consultant, pre-sales, pre sales, presales, post, P25, and DMR
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