Senior Systems Engineer - Cardiff - £32-36K

Spring Technology
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Excellent Benefits Package
29 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
KEY DELIVERABLES Design, deliver and control complex IT global infrastructure solutions for all the clients approved projects, ensuring integration and alignment with existing infrastructure solutions and strategy IT Infrastructure design, advisory and consultancy for projects requiring IT solutions which includes: research and advisory services, reports on technology trends, business and competitive intelligence gathering, research from websites, workshops and seminars on emerging technology, scenario planning, systems analysis and design, conceptual modelling and evaluation Establish and maintain IT systems development standards, methods and procedures to ensure IT Service excellence Coordinate the establishment and operation of strategies for providing sufficient infrastructure capacity to meet organisational needs Operational responsibility on corrective actions to ensure the client remains operational from a technology perspective. This includes deciding on what should be fixed first, determining if a DR scenario exists, who needs to be communicated to or consulted, and what resources are required to fix the issues. EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent with professional IT certifications e.g MSCP, VCP, RHCE, etc. Recent experience in an Infrastructure design/consultancy role In depth knowledge of VMware vSphere and Hyper-V In depth knowledge of Windows/Linux/Unix and LAMP stack application environments e.g. Linux, apache/tomcat, Sql databases, and scripting Good knowledge of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS cloud technologies and recent experience of working with a hybrid cloud architecture Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate technical issues to non-technical staff and senior management across the organisation Ability to influence and provide direction both to team members and cross IT functions Able to build key working relationships, both within the IT function and cross-departmentally, in particular on project work requiring Infrastructure design Mentorship experience Demonstrable knowledge of organisational network performance standards, change management and service management processes OTHER REQUIREMENTS Occasional travel (local and international) may be required Flexibility to work outside of core business hours On call rota (normally 1 week in 4 with compensation) Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. This job was originally posted as