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Senior IT Technician

£38k - £45k

Senior IT Technician

Are you looking for a multi-skilled role that involves supporting, maintaining and developing a large IT infrastructure? Then look no further.

  • Ripon

Description

Are you looking for a multi-skilled role that involves supporting, maintaining and developing a large IT infrastructure? Then look no further.

We are currently looking for a Senior IT Technician to join our client’s friendly and growing team. As a Senior IT Technician, you will need to be excellent at problem-solving, be able to work under pressure, and have a positive, driven attitude. If you think this sounds like you then keep reading.

As Senior IT Technician, your primary responsibility will be to develop, administer, maintain and secure infrastructure systems. Focusing on the company’s VMWare/Windows environment, Hosted Systems, Cisco networks & Telephony.

Main duties include:

  • Support, maintain and develop the IT infrastructure
  • Liaise with third parties engaged in hosting and supporting the systems
  • Document IT systems and processes.
  • Maintain secure systems in alignment with PCI and DPA standards
  • Ensure change management processes are followed for system/software changes.
  • Provide advice and support to other IT team members.
  • Provide advice and support to other business areas and staff.
  • Assist the IT Manager with the ISO27001 based ISMS
  • Deputise for the IT Manager
  • Positively promote the companies policies and standards.
  • Assist in other areas of the business during peak periods.

Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft server and desktop systems, VMWare VSphere, Cisco firewalls and switches, TCP/IP, switching, routing, smtp, proxy servers, DHCP and DNS, IT hardware, VOIP telephone systems, IT security issues
  • Ability to analyse business issues and provide technical solutions.
  • Project management.
  • Excellent written communication
  • Excellent level of time management organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to manage a broad workload.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Able to confidently liaise with people at all levels
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to use own initiative to drive improvements
  • High level of professional conduct and discretion
  • Willingness to work outside of normal hours when required.
  • At least five years’ experience of working in a systems support/development role with IT.
  • IT related academic qualification or professional qualification e.g. VCP, CCSA, MCSA
  • GCSE Maths, English
  • Driving License and own vehicle

In return our client is offering a salary of up to £45k for the right candidate with a benefots package including:

  • Discount on products and services (including retail gift vouchers and chocolate!).
  • Team social events throughout the year.
  • Simplyhealth health care plan.
  • Cycle to Work and Tech schemes.
  • Pension plan.
  • Plenty of career opportunities as we grow and expand our team.

You will need to complete a DBS check prior to joining the team.

Interested? Email your CV to Emma at EM Recruiting TODAY!

To apply for this job email your details to emma@emrecruiting.co.uk.