IT Systems Engineer

Recruiter
1st Choice Computer Appointments.
Location
Sittingbourne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1131819986
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
IT Systems Engineer
Sittingbourne
Up to £25k
VR/02526J

Our client is a well-established manufacturing company. With over 30 years of experience, they are continuously developing techniques and processes that enable them to form unique and lasting partnerships with the biggest names in their industry. Due to expansion they are now seeking an IT Systems Engineer to join their small IT team.
This role would suit a proactive forward thinking IT Systems Engineer who is willing to exercise their experience and knowledge to further our client's interests. A lively and charismatic person who is ready for a challenge coupled with a can-do attitude, ready to jump onto any situation and need. It is essential that you are a self-starter.
Benefits for the role of IT Systems Engineer include;
· 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
· Pension
· Free parking
· Working hours are Monday to Thursday 8:30-17:00 (this is flexible), early finish Friday 8:30 until 13:30

Their current infrastructure is based around an MPLS network with Citrix XEN & VMware virtual servers. They use Redthorn Aventa for ERP along with Sage and SharePoint.
Experience required for the role of IT Systems Engineer
Essential

Good overall knowledge of Microsoft networking & infrastructure;
· IT Support
· Server 2008 Admin (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, etc.)
· Good general hands-on knowledge
· Good hardware knowledge
· Driving License and own car
Advantageous
· Knowledge of SSRS/ SQL Reporting
· Manufacturing experience
· Virtualisation experience
· ERP Systems
· Avaya IP Telephony
The Role
The role of IT Systems Engineer will primarily focus on:
· Getting site assets up to standard
· Dealing with day-to-day issues
· Taking on-site-based projects
· Assisting Kent IT Manager
· Ensure the smooth day-to-day functioning of the IT systems within the business
· Carry out server, storage and system updates on a regular basis
· Ensure back-up systems are working correctly and backed-up data is consistent and recoverable
· Assist in the provisioning of new IS systems as required alongside the IT Manager
· Carry out regular housekeeping of Active Directory ensuring security and distribution groups are kept up-to-date.
· To assist with the maintenance and continuous improvement of the IT infrastructure throughout the business.
Location
You will be primarily located at the Sittingbourne site. You will be asked from time to time to travel between the Kent sites to cover absences or annual leave should the need arise.
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