JOB TITLE: 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Northampton
Job Reference : 6781 Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 14/07/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £32000 - £34000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Head of ICT to provide technical design and support for the Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) IT infrastructure including the management and security of switches, routers, firewalls, and servers. 3rd line level, based in Northampton.


Job Description

3rd Line Infrastructure Support Technician with a Microsoft bias and ideally, a current MCSE qualification (Or working towards with MCP, MCTS) to work for our technology focused client based in Northampton.

Reporting to the Head of ICT to provide technical design and support for the Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) IT infrastructure including the management and security of switches, routers, firewalls, and servers.

You will act as technical lead and mentor for a small support team, but this is very much a technical role and requires a candidate with extensive commercial support experience to look after this 400 user, multiple site network.

TECHNICAL SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED
* 3rd line business support experience in a Microsoft environment.
o MCSE Certification or equivalent is essential (certificates must be valid)
o ITIL V3 Foundation Certification is desirable (Knowledge will suffice)
o EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker and/or CISSP / CCNA Certification is desirable
* Advance Networking
o Considerable network system design and development methods and techniques.
o Extensive knowledge of computer network system protocols.(DNS / DHCP)
o Strong knowledge of IP addressing and TCP/IP networking
o Strong knowledge of network management practices and procedures
o SSL-VPN / MPLS / VOIP
* Servers
o Windows Server 2003 / 2008
o Active Directory / Advance Group Policy Modelling
o Terminal Services / Citrix Xenapp Server
o Exchange Server 2003 / 2007 /2010 - SQL Server 2005 /2008
o SAN
o Virtualisation
* Security
o Antivirus / Anti-SPAM / Malware / Scareware
o IDS / IPS / Penetration Testing
o RSA / Encryption
* Analytical approach to troubleshooting.

Working as part of this small team, you should have a flexible approach to IT support and be ready to contribute to all aspects of the IT function. There are a number or large projects in the pipeline including the implementation of a SAN and also, a virtualisation project - you will play a key part on both of these projects.

Company are prepared to further fund technical training (After probationary period), so the chance would be there to maintain / progress accreditation.

Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.


Job Keywords

MCSE, MCTS, MCP, 3rd Line



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