Senior IT Engineer / Technical Support Engineer 

Senior IT Engineer / Technical Support Engineer. A Bath based financial institution is looking for a Senior IT Engineer to report into the Head of IT and assist in the management of the IT network, infrastructure, security and applications. The Senior IT Engineer / Technical Support Engineer role is a senior role within the organisation.

The Senior IT Engineer / Technical Support Engineer key responsibilities include:

  • Provide third line support to resolve user or system related issues
  • Using a significant knowledge of networking, support the company's internal and external networks. Tasks to cover VPN set up, DNS, AP management, Firewall configuration, DHCP, ARP, network adaptor configuration, physical and virtual switches etc. Detailed understanding of external connectivity paths, third party relationships, SLA's and performance monitoring. Mapping network connections, configurations and data flows. Database connectivity and file transfer protocols
  • Management of telephony system and third parties. Consideration of strategic direction to take over communications, emerging technologies and compatibility with system in use
  • Support the IT security for the company, including but not limited to:
  • Ensure all alerting systems are sufficient and functioning correctly
  • Configuring all endpoint protection (such as Bromium and McAfee), keeping client and server software up to date and managing exceptions
  • Approving all Windows updates, performing Windows updates to servers as directed and reporting on overall status
  • Employing the principle of least privilege to all user administration tasks and ensuring appropriate checks are in place. Development of policy
  • Ensuring web and email filtering is sufficient and properly designed, investigating issues and managing rules such as whitelisting
  • Design vulnerability scans to be performed and determine correct course of action for items discovered Detailed knowledge of firewall set up, configuration and event investigation
  • Manage penetration test process
  • Perform various systems administration functions, including but not limited to:
  • Policy setting within O365. Investigation of events. Developing DLP and Compliance functionality
  • Maintenance and updating of automated tools for package deployments
  • Creation of images as required. Ensure all images are kept up to date and stored as necessary (e.g. DR site, Daisy, cloud etc)
  • Server build and design, server hardening
  • Management of all aspects of AD. Configuration of DNS and GPO, making changes in line with policy. Design of such policies
  • Ensure all licensing in place and readily demonstrable
  • Management of certificates, design, creation, purchase/renewal etc
  • Full management, design, implementation and maintenance of virtual backup and replication technology
  • Full understanding of Hyper-V. Maintenance and management of the environment including storage on premise and cloud
  • Maintenance of automated systems for data extraction
  • Support for core system and databases
  • Third line Application support
  • Run business processes
  • Security patching and server hardening
  • Third party management
  • SQL data extracts
  • Backup and restore
  • Upgrades and testing
  • Roadmap and strategy
  • Support for MS SQL and Oracle
  • Support to third party applications
  • Resolve user and system issues at third line
  • Maintain security of applications through technical and non-technical measures (patching updates, best practice, password policy etc.)
  • Key point of integration for applications between provider and the business
  • Up to date on strategic direction of third-party applications and aligning with company strategy
  • Management of third-party application providers
  • Provide direction over the requirement for software deployment
  • Assess requirements and patch third party applications on a timely basis
  • Roadmap and strategy for third party applications
  • Ensure Security and ICF requirements are met performing and/or delegating testing as required. Design of such controls
  • Manage all aspects of BCP capability and organise tests as required
  • Design and manage projects to implement change within the IT department and the business
  • Perform backup and restore testing as required
  • Be responsible for audit visits, supplying information and discussing issues as required
  • Other IT related tasks as required by the Head of IT & Business Change

The Senior IT Engineer / Technical Support Engineer will need a driving licence

The Senior IT Engineer / Technical Support Engineer salary is £40-45k + good benefits.

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