Senior Systems Engineer

£60,000 | Bristol | Permanent
Posted 7 months ago

Senior Systems Engineer
Up to £60k per annum

My client is a leading Cyber Security professional services business. Due to sustained growth within the Intelligence Solutions division, we are looking to expand our team and recruit a number of Senior Systems Engineers. Working in central London these roles will be to deliver operational support and system enhancements to three secure and complex systems utilising a wide scope of infrastructure and security solutions. You will be a senior and experienced Engineer with good working knowledge of building, implementing and maintaining systems with complex architectures on client site, with ongoing proactive operational support, working closely with key stakeholders and end users. Working within a specialist skilled engineering team providing 1st to 4th line support to the client. These roles demand excellent technical skills with the ability to support, maintain and operate systems while conforming to industry best practice and technical designs. The roles will require you to work as part of a team but also requires the ability to take responsibility and accountability for independent work packages. You will work closely with the Service Delivery Manager for all day to day support activities but will also work closely with the senior technical team in the delivery of projects and system changes.

Key Responsibility Areas

• Support system changes and project work independent to day to day support activities
• Provide technical guidance as a Subject Matter Expert on allocated technologies
• Provide 1st line to 4th line support on a day to day basis
• Attend meetings and/or client locations as required
• Support business development including PQQ, ITT, RFQ responses and bid work as requested by the management team

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

• Microsoft Active Directory directory services
• Good understanding of networking including TCP/IP, DNS and DHCP Server installation and builds
• Virtualisation technologies including VMware and Microsoft HyperV
• Workstation builds and deployments including Microsoft WDS and MDT
• Practical experience of implementing security policies and system lockdowns including Microsoft Active Directory GPOs, application whitelisting/blacklisting and device/media control
• A good working knowledge of at least one Microsoft Back Office product (e.g. Exchange, SQL, SCOM/MOM, ISA/TMG, LYNC, ILM/FIM)
• Implementation and management of enterprise class AntiVirus product
• Implementation and management of enterprise class Backup solution
• Implementation and management of enterprise class Patching/Update solution including Microsoft SUS/WSUS
• A good working knowledge of enterprise Firewalls (Cisco PIX/ASA, McAfee, F5)
• Cisco networking to CCNA level
• Citrix Terminal Services/XenApp services
• A good working knowledge of ‘Nix operating systems (Solaris, Linux)
• Support professional with specific focus on providing effective system and user support
• Good customer services skills
• Proactive organisational skills with attention to detail
• Good interpersonal skills when dealing with peers and clients
• Good document writing skills to support system documentation, report writing and bid work
• Ability to manage work load for themselves and associated teams in pressurised environments to Time, Quality and standards
• The ability to travel in main land UK when requested by Business Unit Lead
• Aptitude to learn new skills
• Ability to share knowledge and mentor junior members of the team if required

Intrinsic Factors
This is an office based project role using a variety of equipment including display screen equipment, working full time hours which can often be in a demanding environment. Travel will be required in main land UK.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Connor Hand
0207 516 1230

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