Senior Systems Engineer

Xact Placements Limited
18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for a new exciting opportunity working as a Senior Engineer for a fast paced, energetic Technology business, based in Hampshire?

Our client operate across the four core building blocks of technology - IT, Telephony, Internet and Mobile.With on-going success and continued growth, they have a new, exciting vacancy for a Senior Engineer to join their team!

Main Duties of the role

  • Oversight of our Clients customer’s technical infrastructures
  • Working with our proactive monitoring and systems management tools
  • Checking and resolving backup issues
  • A point of higher escalation for all technical & customer queries
  • Designing, presenting and delivering technical projects to existing and new clients
  • Management & oversight of all technical projects
  • Providing Technical Support to our customers
  • Working with SLA timescales
  • Maintaining an excellent level of customer satisfaction
  • UK driving license and own car, happy to travel to customer sites when required

Key Skills and Experience

  • Substantial experience managing a Windows domain environment
  • Management and administration of Office 365 and Azure AD
  • Experience with VMWare EXSi and SAN storage arrays
  • Excellent knowledge of networking, firewalls and switches, IPSec and SSL VPN, VoiP phones
  • Ability to diagnose and fix hardware issues
  • Ability to assess, maintain and improve IT security in line with industry standards
  • Quickly diagnose and resolve problems with a determined attitude
  • Forward thinking and a self-starter
  • Well presented, motivated and practical
  • Able to work flexible hours and to travel when required

Desirable Attributes

  • Microsoft Certified Professional, CCIE, CCNA qualifications
  • Experience with VMWare and V-Centre
  • Experience with MS SQL Server
  • Experience with managing Linux (CentOS) servers
  • Experience with multiple different backup systems such as; VEEAM/Symantec/Windows Server backup
  • ITIL v2 and v3
  • Apple iMac Skills


  • £30-£35 + car allowance