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3rd Line Support Engineer

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 24th June
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £37,000 - £37,000
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: 3rd Line Support Engineer

Location: Can work remotely

Salary: £37,000 per annum (pro rata)

Job Type: Full Time, Fixed Term - 2 Months

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Established in 1979 and incorporated in 1985, they're one of the largest independent IT service & support companies in the UK. Their philosophy of 'service beyond the call' delivers a high level of support to all their client's communications and data management requirements.

About the role:

Working with the 3rd Line Team Leader, you will be integral to ensuring that the IT infrastructure is robust and flexible to meet the challenges of the IT Engineering team taking place within our company and capable of supporting and improving the company's infrastructure.

This will include designing and implementing technical solutions, refreshing and replacing existing infrastructure including the server and the consolidations of systems to simplify and streamline the group's IS infrastructure.

Key duties:

  • Ensure the availability and performance of the Information Systems architecture to ensure the efficient running of the Group operations, via the provision of infrastructure management and technical support services
  • Participate and represent Information Systems as a technical expert in projects as defined to improve the operational performance of the Group
  • Work with Group IT to ensure standards of security, maintenance, and business continuity, whilst continuing to review and improve
  • Keep operational documentation up-to-date, and where necessary produce it
  • Administer and improve backup, business continuity recovery systems and processes
  • Administration and maintenance of the Group infrastructure, including Active Directory, LANWAN, Internet access, firewalls and Exchange 2010+

About you:


  • VMWare Esxi environment, implementation, expansion and support
  • Citrix XenApp delivery and performance tuning
  • Multi-site networking
  • Proven experience in a similar position
  • 5/6 years experience in multi site environment
  • MCSE
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016
  • Experience of troubleshooting networking protocols and technologies such as TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, routing and VLANs
  • Knowledge of PowerShell Scripting
  • Excellent knowledge of VMware 6.X in an enterprise environment with Veeam
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Azure
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft O365 and administration
  • PaperCut administration and configuration experience


  • CCNA
  • Administration of SQL Server 2016+
  • Administration of the Windows Defender
  • Understanding of data management/reporting
  • Experience with Meraki switching and Wi-Fi
  • Firewall Management experience


  • Strong communicator with the ability to update others on progress made and issues faced
  • Organised and highly structured with a methodically approach to problem solving, and project management.
  • Working with multiple teams and reporting lines across multiple locations.
  • Strong time management and planning skills and not only self-motivated, but the ability to encourage and motivate those around you.
  • A good listener, able to put aside preconceptions, and embrace new ideas
  • Ambitious, focused on development and continuous improvement
  • Up-to-date on current industry trends and emerging technologies and best practices
  • Deliver goals and objectives independently
  • Solid experience in technical troubleshooting and problem-solving.
  • Undertake Root Cause analysis in problem management for service interruption and recovery

Personal Attributes

  • Professional
  • Positive
  • Must appreciate importance of standards
  • Methodical worker
  • Excellent time keeper
  • Logical thinker
  • Prepared to be hands on
  • Confident
  • Willing to learn and adapt
  • Reliable
  • Self motivated

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Senior Infrastructure Technician, 3rd Line Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, Network Engineer, Senior IT Technician, IT Support Engineer may also be considered for this role.