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Senior Systems Engineer

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Recruiter: Premier Group
Listed on: 24th June
Location: Birmingham
Salary/Rate: £60,000 - £70,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2022-06-23

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Role: Senior Systems Engineer
Location: Birmingham - Remote
Salary: £60-70k Neg DOE
Type: Permanent
Premier Group are currently engaged with a large established client in the Birmingham area, who require a Senior Systems Engineer to join their growing team. You will be responsible for the administration and operation of our clients infrastructure.
The successful Senior Systems Engineer will be part of delivery services team and will work closely with the head of delivery services and other Senior Systems Engineers within IT Operations.
Senior Systems Engineer - Responsibilities:

  • Candidate MUST have strong Power Shell scripting experience as well as operational responsibility over Azure Iaas, PaaS services, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and PKI services
  • Install and maintain hardware and software on a virtualized Windows network
  • Develop processes and procedures to ensure managed environments maintain the highest levels of availability, security, and quality
  • Lead the security work stream of Active Directory consolidation program; Identify risks and provide guidance regarding remediation of gaps, to facilitate delivery of a hardened and sustainable AD environment. Deliver scripted solutions to assist with discovery and remediation of ad-hoc security gaps
  • Follow all set procedures and policies pertaining to the Change Management system.
  • Develop capacity forecasts for managed environments that are proactive and prevent problems prior to outages
  • Manage "crisis situations" to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Provide guidance on topics broadly related to information security risk and compliance
  • Serves as escalation point and provide troubleshooting guidance and direction in resolution of escalated issues and/or complex production, application or system problems.
  • Candidate must be able to accommodate schedule flexibility to deal with escalations and occasional changes during non-core business hours
Senior Systems Engineer - Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience supporting a production environment
  • At least 3 to 5 years of relevant practical experience managing/troubleshooting authentication services
  • At least 5 plus years of strong PowerShell Automation Experience
  • At least 5 years of advanced level Active Directory experience
  • Knowledge of Azure, Kerberos, LDAP, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP
  • Experience with implementation of backup/restore and disaster and recovery strategies - Veritas products preferred
  • Strong familiarity with security issues surrounding network computing and experience in implementation of security systems and controls
  • Industry specific training or designation a plus
  • Technical degree or certifications preferred but not required
  • Expert knowledge of Active Directory in a Windows Server 2016 environment
  • Significant experience with Windows operating systems scripting and troubleshooting
  • Experience with user and security administration in the Windows environment
  • Extensive experience with maintenance and administration of VMWare virtualized systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange, Exchange Online, Office 365, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (XenApp) preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Non-Windows Server architectures, Virtualization Technologies, and LAN/WAN/Firewall/VPN network technologies
If you are an experienced Senior Systems Engineer looking for a new and exciting role, then please get in touch with Sam Hayward at Premier Group (Birmingham Office)
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