IT Systems Engineer (2nd/3rd Line Support) Wythenshawe

  • Company:
    Ascent People
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    IT & Software

Location:North West
Salary:250 – 300 per day
IT Systems Engineer (2nd/3rd Line Support) Wythenshawe
An IT Systems Engineer is required by a world class service provider at their location in South Manchester. You will be a key member of the Internal Support Team responsible for the day to day maintenance of in-house networked systems from second to third line support.
You will be a key part of new implementations or system refresh projects. You will also play a major role in the companys system changes and future enhancements.
Responsibilities include:
* Technical support such as working with Microsoft Windows systems
* Maintaining virtual systems
* Recommending security enhancements
* Working with server hardware such as Dell PowerEdge systems
* Complete commitment to satisfying the security and uptime requirements of all systems with rapid restoration of services after down-time
* Understanding of networking concepts / protocols with experience of configuring devices in live environments
* Working with security hardware / software as well as Email and Web security products
* Utmost dedication and flexibility over working arrangements to support existing systems and meeting business led project deadlines
* Highly customer focused and self-motivating, committed to the needs of the business
* Be able to deal with highly complex work activities. Ability to think clearly and concisely, work accurately and rapidly when under intense pressures
The successful candidate will need to have the following technical skills:
* Commercial experience of VMware or Hyper-V
* Microsoft Windows Server knowledge
* Broad knowledge of Microsoft systems including Exchange, SQL, SCOM, SCCM
* Server hardware installation and configuration
* Hands on experience with SAN storage systems
* Excellent understanding of networking
* Backup systems Backup Exec / SCDPM
* Excellent diagnostic/fault finding skills
* Strong documentation skills
In addition the following skills are desirable:
* Experience of Avaya phone systems
* ITIL Foundation certification
* Knowledge of IPSec VPN
Initially a 3-6 month contract with definite chance of extension. Ascent People is acting as an employment business for this contract role. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered.