Senior Systems Engineer

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1219371369
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior IT Systems Engineer c£45k pa

(Microsoft, AD, VMware and Hyper-V, Office 365, MCSE)

Salary: up to £45,000 dependant on experience

Location: Leicester

Job Type: Permanent

The Role:

• To provide and support information technology services for all divisions of the group:

• To support the business objectives of all divisions of the group through specification, installation, maintenance and support of IT software, hardware and communication systems;

• To support and protect the business in all divisions of the group through adherence to group information security policies and through identification and escalation of information security risks;

• To deputize for the IT Manager in his absence and assist in training IT team members as required.

The Company:

An award winning marketing agency that has expanded exponentially is now recruiting a Senior Systems Engineer to join their Infrastructure team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Provision of support to clients both internal and external (3rd line support);

• Management of the physical and virtualised infrastructure VMware and Hyper-V;

• Installation, configuration and maintenance of computer servers, workstations and peripherals;

• Configuration and maintenance of networks switches, routers and firewalls;

• Administration of Windows AD domains including backing up of data, maintaining user accounts, etc;

• Configuration and support of back office systems including Server OSs, SQL Server, IIS, Firewalls etc.

• Monitor the system daily and respond immediately to security or usability concerns

• Create and verify system backups for all servers

• Work closely with departmental managers to determine future network needs and plan for network changes adherence to company change control procedures;

• Creation and maintenance of system documentation;

• Problem management and escalation;

• Configuration, monitoring and maintenance of anti-virus systems;

• Evaluation of equipment, software and systems;

• Recommendation and implementation of enhancements to systems;

• Assisting in process improvement to reduce the cost of quality and to increase efficiency and client satisfaction;

• Responding to out-of-hours calls for assistance, attending on-site if necessary;

• Assisting the IT Manager with staff training and supervising and scheduling work in his absence or when otherwise required.

Other duties include:

• Configuration of e-mail on mobile devices and MDM solution;

• Support of corporate telephony and call centre systems;

Skills:

• MCSE 2012/2016

• Solid experience solving server/infrastructure issue

• Good understanding/knowledge of Incident and Problem Management

• Good Understanding of VMWare.

• Deep experience with Active Directory

• Experience of cloud services AWS and Azure

• Experience -Office 2013 - Office 2016 and Office 365

• A good understanding of networking principles, TCP/IP, LAN, WAN and IP routing.

To apply, please forward your CV along with your salary expectations and notice period.

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