Senior IT Engineer

Job Title: Senior IT Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ53542341_1532352414
Contact Name: Max Douglas
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2018 14:26

Job Description

Senior IT Engineer/IT Technical Consultant *MUST HAVE SC CLEARANCE*

Job Description:
The role is for developing and building Enterprise IT systems, including:

* requirements clarification
* design
* development
* implementation - build and configuration - the key aspect of the role
* testing
* enhancing and maintaining
* transfer to operations and migration support.
The focus will be on implementing systems from an existing design. The platform(s) will primarily be a virtualised MS Windows based environment. A good working knowledge of Linux/Unix server configuration is also required.

The Senior IT Engineer will be able to deal with all aspects of system development and implementation. Critical to the success of the service will be an ability to work thoroughly and diligently but also quickly as part of a combined client and supplier support team.

Duties and Responsibilities:
* Design of Enterprise IT systems: MS Windows and Unix/Linux servers; MS Windows clients; Vmware and/or Hyper-V virtualisation; Cisco networking; enterprise storage and backup, for a variety of compute/storage vendors.
* Development
o Working with development tools
o Working in development environments
* Infrastructure build and configuration
* Implementation of enhancements
* Test and acceptance - Testing and T&A technical support
* Working under change control
* Working under configuration management
* System roll-out
* Fault finding and resolution 1st/2nd/3rd line
* Review and reporting
* Produce technical documentation

Qualification and Experience Required:
* Linux/Unix (E)
* Virtualisation - Vmware or Hyper-V (E)
* Automated build tools (D)
* Secure (public sector) systems experience - including security architectures (D)
* MS Windows (E)
* Cisco networking (D)

Skills, Knowledge and Personal Attributes:
* System development (E)
* Production of design and build specifications (E)
* System implementation - Primarily MS Windows domain, but also a good working knowledge of Unix/Linux (E)
o Including installation and configuration of operating systems, AD and DNS
o Virtualisation
* Build automation and roll-out (E)
* Ability to work professionally and independently (E)
* Team player (D)
* Production of technical documentation (E)
* Resilience and ability to work under pressure (E)
* Testing (D)
* System support (D)
* Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to work to challenging timescales (E)
* Communication skills (D)

Other Desirable Attributes:
* Background in one or more of the following:
o Design and development
o Build and development
* Experience of working in a secure environment and on secure (public sector) systems

Security Clearance:
* Must hold at least a current SC (E)
o Minimum 12 months available before expiry (D)

* London and occasionally Newbury
* Must have a current car driving licence (E)


(E= Essential)
(D= Desired)

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