Systems Engineer – Servers, Networking, Security, Storage

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Senior IT Systems Engineer – Servers, Networking, Security, Storage

Near Chester / North Wales Border. Commutable from Whitchurch, Wrexhan, Mold, Ruthin, Denbigh, Warrington etc

£35,000 – £45,000 pa + Car allowance + Bonus + Benefits

Established IT company, providing secure integrated ICT solutions and managed services for Enterprise's and Public Sector organisations in the Wales, North West and Midland regions, required highly experienced Senior grade engineer with a wide range of infrastructure skills to help deliver on going projects and support a growing client base.

They provide a full end to end service for the design, implementation and on-going management of a wide range of cutting edge technology solutions including: Networks, ICT Security, Business Applications & Enterprise Computing and have strategic alliances with a number of the world's leading ICT vendors including Cisco, Gemalto, Fortinet, Aerohive, Symantec, Microsoft, VMware and NetApp.

In this role you will be:

Installing, supporting and managing new hardware infrastructure

Configuring and supporting a wide range of software platform

Configuring and supporting various public cloud based services, including their managed services platform

Liaising with the sales team to suggest solutions to customer business and technical problems, interpreting client's requirements and designing technical solution

Providing documentation and in-depth Scope of Work (SOW) for clients

Demonstrating solutions to clients and installing proof of concept trials

Managing Service Delivery on a day to day basis for their Managed Services Portfolio including Help-desk, datacenter and reporting/monitoring platforms

Managing Project delivery of both Internal and External Projects on a day to day basis as well as providing Management support to the Engineering team in the absence of the Technical Services Manager

Providing training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence

Ensuring configurations and data backup of services and implement recovery from disaster

Communicating with Vendors and third parties where required to escalate support cases and assist in diagnostics to resolve issues with hardware, firmware/software

Reading and attending training courses and industry meetings in order to keep up to date with the latest technological developments and trends in engineering

Provide support to other engineers and assist in skills development within their engineering team

Regular day travel and OOH support required (on rota)

Required Skills and Experience:

Technical Skills: A general knowledge of all aspects of security and networking – Especially interested in Fortinet & Cisco qualified individuals, Switching – VLAN's, Spanning Tree, Ether channel etc. Routing – RIP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VPLS, IP Addressing V4 & V6, Experience with the vendors listed below is desirable, an understanding of systems, storage, VMware & Microsoft Business Apps (Windows Server, AD, Exchange, SQL etc.) would also be useful

Educated to A level standard or equivalent, ability to demonstrate similar intellectual capacity. A degree in computer science or similar technical degree would be desirable.

Very interested in NSE (Fortinet) qualified individuals

Also Cisco CCNP, CCIE, CCSP qualifications

NetApp, VMware, Veeam and Microsoft qualification would also be very useful

Project Management skills and related qualifications advantageous but not essential

To suit person with:

Interest and awareness in developing technologies and trends

Proactive, dynamic & focused with the ability to demonstrate a lot of attention to detail

Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook

A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance

Empathetic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view


Excellent written and verbal skills including ability to summarise and articulate complex solutions to clients is essential.

My client is very interested in people that have worked for security specialists, systems integrators, VAR's, managed service providers, hosting & cloud based providers.

If this is you please send CV now and call Tim Morris on (phone number removed) to find out more

Senior IT Systems Engineer – Servers, Networking, Security, Storage

Chester / North Wales Border

To 45K + Car

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