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Project Engineer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT & Telecoms

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  • Salary:

    £11 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Liam O'Connor

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

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Title:3rd Line Engineer
Salary:up to £45k

The role:

The role involves working within a dynamic Project Delivery team to ascertain the customer requirements, plan and scope the solution and deliver to the customer's expectations. While they standardise on a set number of solutions, the shear variety of the client based has meant they are effectively a vendor neutral organisation and as a result the successful candidates will experience working on a wide range of physical and virtual technologies and with a variety of cloud vendors.

Key Responsibilities:

Act as technical resource, in support of project installations which utilise a variety of technologies
When directed, technically approve planned installations, upgrades and change requests. Ensure that appropriate technical implementation plans, test plans, and contingency plans are in place and ensure that existing systems are not compromised by any proposed changes.
Ensure that acceptance testing and witness testing of new installations and changes to existing installations is carried out before handover to BAU for on-going management.
As requested, create design standards, equipment lists, standardised configurations, test plans etc for inclusion in proposals and incorporation into project plans.
As directed, provide Technical pre-sales support to the sales team including the preparation of technical proposals and delivery of technical presentations to customers and potential customers.
When requested, review and approve sales proposals from a technical perspective and ensure that any proposed technical solution is in line with company standards and that the solution proposed is appropriate, given financial constraints imposed and that managed technical risk maps are in place.
Ensure that all software, hardware and communication systems recommended for inclusion in system designs are robust, value for money and all risks of failure together with the consequences of failure have been fully identified.
Understand the road map of all products and solutions they offer to the client base.
Gain and maintain relevant supplier accreditations, as agreed with the Technical Director, to support this responsibility.
As directed, perform audits of existing and potential client environments to ascertain suitable solutions to propose.

Technical Knowledge/Skills Required:

Virtualisation platforms - Strong understanding of and experience with VMware - VCP preferred;
Strong knowledge and experience migrating workloads to public cloud platforms, Office365 & Azure;
Full Microsoft stack knowledge, Server 2008-2016, Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, SQL, server migrations and upgrades;
Strong understanding of networking, including fundamentals, routing, VPNs and experiencing migrating and installing networking hardware from various vendors;
Experience of scripting via Powershell;
Strong experience and knowledge of various backup technologies, disaster recovery, bare metal recoveries etc;
Strong understanding and experience of Exchange including initial configuration, DAG, migration, monitoring;

In accordance with the Equality Act 2010, if you require an alternative form of application please click the following link: Flexible Application Process - https://www.theecsgroup.co.uk/work/flexible-application-process