IT + Security Design Engineer


Paying up to £50,000


IT Networking and Infrastructure

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North London

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IT Systems Design Engineer – London – £40,000 – £50,000 per annum – ASAP

We are looking for an IT Systems Administrator to work as part of our IT support team in
London, supporting our business in support and maintenance of the IT infrastructure and critical systems for over 150 servers across eight offices nationwide. This role will be one of the technical leads for the group and will work on projects alone or as part of a project team.

The role will be focused on support of the existing infrastructure at a 2nd or 3rd line level in
conjunction with implementing improvements and projects. Our client is a multi-site
Organisation and travel to other offices may be required from time-to-time. While, not a 24/7 business, there is an on-call rota of one week in five to monitor weekend works/backups etc.

You will have strong knowledge of and possess the following key competencies:
The focus of the role will always be the maintenance and upkeeps of the internal systems including Exchange 2010, Office 365, Active Directory, networks, VMware and Azure. You will be expected to be proactive in locating and solving issues and aiding others and passing on knowledge to junior members where possible.

Project work will be part of the role either as the sole person on a project or a larger team.

Duties include:
·Support of Exchange environment (on-prem and O365)
·Server support, build and maintenance (Windows and Linux)
·Supporting staff within a Citrix XenDesktop environment
·Creating and deploying software packages through SCCM
·Active Director administration including DC upgrades, GPO creation/modification
·VMware vSphere 6.x maintenance and provisioning
·Palo Alto firewall monitoring and maintenance
·Network troubleshooting and troubleshooting
·Symantec Enterprise Vault for email
·Solid firewall experience (preferably WatchGuard)
·VMware vSphere 5.x in clustered and standalone installations
·Experience of SCCM package creation, testing and deployment
·Network Server 2008 / 2012 R2 and Active Directory
·Nagios and Cacti experience
·Experience in Exchange 2010 specifically

This list is not exhaustive, and we would expect the successful candidate to be willing to undertake ad hoc duties in supporting other members of the office when necessary.

We are seeking an approachable, friendly individual with excellent communication and phone manners who can multi-task and adhere to deadlines while being calm and unflustered when under pressure.

Are you looking to step up into a leadership role with a multi-award winning company with fantastic benefits and training? Experience of working at a 2nd or 3rd line support level

Our client will require you to:
·Commit to the goals and objectives of a career development programme including attendance of in-house and external technical and non-technical training.
·Commit to achieving or maintaining CIBSE or similar membership status through the relevant professional institution.
·Support the development of team members and undertake the mentoring of members of the design team.
·Familiarise and learn about sustainable low energy initiatives and to share this with other members of your team and broader within the Partnership.
·Willingness to travel on an occasional basis to other offices.

For over 50 years my client has helped the UK and international companies, government Agencies and developers turn their vision into reality. Their nationwide network of consulting building services engineers and designers work with institutional and commercial clients across a wide range of sectors and disciplines to create award-winning engineering designs that bring their clients buildings to life. They are an ever-growing company who already have eight offices nationwide. My client wants always to ensure they can provide the best support to their staff, due to this they invest heavily in their IT infrastructure, keeping themselves as up to date with the latest technologies as possible.

£40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits.

Great opportunities like this don’t last long. Submit your CV now, send an email to or give Walter a call on 020 7655 4604 to discuss whether this role is right for you.