Senior Systems Engineer - Central London - £65,000

London (Central), London (Greater)
£60000 - £65000 per annum
12 May 2014
09 Jun 2014
Denis OSullivan
Contract Type
Full Time
Systems Consultant - London. A leading international consultancy is looking for a proven Senior Systems Engineer to join its expanding team.

In order to be suitable for this position of significant responsibility you MUST have demonstrable expertise in maintaining and improving an enterprise class technology platform. You will have a first rate understanding of Windows 2012, Active Directory, network optimisation, Backup Solutions and network security, and will combine hands-on Windows and network design experience with a clear strategic vision. Experience with VMware, SQL Server and Linux would also be advantageous to your application.

Key duties will include:

*Designing, implementing and supporting the company's global hosting infrastructure including LAN, WAN, Internet and Remote Access systems
*Network capacity planning, performance tuning, monitoring and troubleshooting
*Installing, configuring, refining and maintaining network and host based intrusion prevention systems, firewalls and other security devices and policies
*Server, network and storage hardware design and implementation
*Implementation, configuration, and maintenance of Fibre Channel and iSCSI SAN environments
*Analysing storage utilization and designing creative solutions for storage of data as it passes through the storage lifecycle
*Monitoring, reviewing and reporting on network health to include availability, down time, utilization, capacity planning etc.

You will be responsible for maintaining and improving an international network of hosted environments which support client-facing applications. You will identify areas for growth and will design solutions to meet those development needs.

This role would suit a friendly, customer aware problem solver who is comfortable interacting with clients and dealing with demanding internal stakeholders. In addition to your extensive infrastructure skills you must be comfortable troubleshooting network connectivity and security issues. Further, you should have a flexible approach to work and be willing to travel occasionally to the European mainland.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading organisation that has exciting growth plans and a generous bonus scheme. Please CLEARLY state all relevant technology experience on your Word CV to stand the best chance of securing an interview and quote job ref: ASH12112DO in your subject line.

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