IT Project Engineer

Recruiter
The Career Boutique
Location
Didcot
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
19 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is looking for an ambitious individual who wish to further their career in IT; with opportunities for training, qualifications, personal development and real responsibility for delivering excellent quality IT solutions and support for our customers. This opportunity is within the fast moving and dynamic project team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Due to growth and demand, they now need to expand their Project Services Team to include another experienced Project Engineer. As a Project Engineer you will be responsible for delivering project services to not only existing IT Support customer, but also new opportunities. The role offers variety and challenges with each customer being unique and expecting excellent levels of service. The role includes:

*Fully scoping the project o Providing a technical breakdown
*Estimation of time required
*Project risks & considerations
*Prerequisites for the company and the customer
*Test plans to ensure project success
*Delivering customer projects in line with the agreed scope and schedule
*Report change requests, project issues or further opportunities
*Provide daily communications to the Project Team and the customer.
*Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
*Providing a full handover to the customer and the Helpdesk
*Contribute to ongoing internal training programs
*Keep up-to-date with developments of products and with wider technology trends
*Individual self-study to achieve and maintain industry accreditation

This role is based in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, however you will be required to travel to customer sites, predominantly in Oxfordshire, but occasionally further afield.

Example projects include but not limited to, delivering infrastructure solutions, such as: server replacements, wireless solution deployments, PC refresh projects, client operating system upgrades and switch, firewall and router installs.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
*Minimum of 4 years' IT experience in a similar role
*Strong communication skills and ability to create a strong rapport with customers
*Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
*Administration of Microsoft operating systems and applications
*Microsoft domain infrastructure;
Exchange, group policy, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory etc. 2000 - 2012
*Certified in Sophos Security Products or experience using the Sophos product range
*Experience of virtualisation technologies; e.g. VMware, Hyper-V, Citrix
*Office 365, Veeam and Veeam Cloud Connect
*Ability to work independently under pressure
*Driving license and own transport essential
*Solid technical background
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The following skills are desirable but not necessary:
* Experience deploying HPE Nimble Storage
* CCNA or CCNP accreditation
* MAC Environment
* MCP or equivalent qualification(s) preferred
* Linux systems
* Unix Environment

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Applicants for the Project Engineer role should be ambitious with a strong work ethic and desire to learn. You must relish having real responsibility and a desire to earn qualifications and further your career. This is a dynamic position within a fast-growing organisation. You will be joining a growing and experienced team in delivering and supporting a wide variety of technologies. This is a customer facing role, candidates must be highly presentable and possess excellent face to face communication skills when needed.

Location - The HQ for this role is on Milton Park, Oxfordshire

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