Senior Systems Engineer

Michael Page Technology
£30000 - £36000 per annum + package
15 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type

This is an exciting opportunity to join a prestigious educational organisation as a Senior Systems Engineer based in Cardiff.

Client Details

My client is a prestigious educational organisation based in Cardiff, due to continued growth they are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join their established team.


The successful Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Designing, delivering and maintaining complex IT global infrastructure solutions
  • Provision of 3rd line support
  • IT Infrastructure design and consultancy for projects across the organisation
  • Establishing and maintaining IT systems development standards, methods and procedures
  • Ensuring IT support is visible across the business
  • Determining and, if necessary, contributing to the improvement of disaster recovery


The successful Senior Systems Engineer will possess:

  • Degree or equivalent IT certification e.g. MCSE, MSCP, VCP
  • Demonstrable track record of infrastructure design/consultancy
  • Strong knowledge of virtualisation technologies - Vmware, vSphere, Hyper-V
  • In depth knowledge of Wintel technology
  • Some exposure to Linux or LAMP stack application environments (desirable)
  • Knowledge of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS cloud technologies
  • Experience of working within a hybrid cloud architecture
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Azure
  • Ability to mentor junior IT support staff on complex technical concepts

Job Offer

£30,000 - £36,000 + excellent benefits

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