The Senior IT Engineer's role is to ensure the stable operation of the in-house computer network and to design, install, administer, and optimize company servers and related components to achieve high performance of the various business applications supported by tuning the servers as necessary. This includes assisting the IT Manager in planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links and ensuring the availability of client/server applications, configuring all new implementations, and developing processes and procedures for ongoing management of the server environment.
The person will also analyze and resolve end user hardware and software computer problems in a timely and accurate fashion. The Senior IT Engineer will assist the IT Manager in overseeing the security, integrity, and safety of the data center/server farm.
IT related Degree - BSc IT, BSc Computer science or similar
5 years knowledge equivalent work experience
Knowledge of the following will be beneficial, Fortigate, Firewalls, HP Procurve switches. Networking / VLANs, EMC Storage
Experience installing, configuring and maintaining all manners of server hardware and associated network equipment.
Familitarity with TCP/IP and other network protocols. Firewall management and operating system configuration.
General knowledge of storage technologies such as SAN or NAS, as well as Active Directory / Global Catalogue
Analytical skills, Motivation Skills, Communication Skills, Team work, Highly disciplined and proactive, Highly accurate, able to work under pressure and have an affinity for problem solving
A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.