Senior IT Engineer - Lincoln

Ref: 278 Date Posted: Thursday 10 Sep 2020
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Senior IT Engineer


My client is well established and has become a preferred partner for IT support and IT consultancy to many top-performing organisations throughout Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. They are looking to recruit an IT Professional with a high level of IT experience to deliver installation and support services to their customer base. 


Role description


The role is office based just outside of Lincoln City Centre, there is a requirement to travel to customer sites throughout Lincolnshire and surrounding counties. You will provide technical support to customers via telephone and using remote support technology as necessary. You will also be required to install and configure a variety of IT equipment at our client sites.


Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Configuration and installation of networked devices including Servers, PC’s, Printers etc. including administration of devices such as hardware firewalls, NAS, SAN, routers and managed switches.
  • Supporting and maintaining Microsoft operating systems and Microsoft Office products.
  • General IT administration, including changes to Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft 365.
  • Monitoring of customers networks including triage and escalation.
  • Assist users with remote access and general troubleshooting.

Essential Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a relevant post.
  • A Strong IT background, having accomplished many successful and complex Installations and have provided 1st, 2nd and 3rd line support.
  • A high regard for security and confidentiality.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office products.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Exchange (on-premise & 365) how to configure, secure and maintain.
  • Strong knowledge of Firewalls (specifically WatchGuard) and routers.
  • Knowledge of TCP IP, DNS and DHCP.
  • Understanding of SSL & IPSEC etc VPNs.
  • Ability to deploy & manage AV (specifically ESET).
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Good organisation and problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to manage own workload and use initiative.
  • Able to build and maintain working relationships internally and externally.
  • Clear written and verbal communication.
  • Strong team player.
  • Full driving licence.

Desired Requirements

  • Microsoft Hyper-V knowledge including clustering.
  • IT Security knowledge and best practices.
  • Good understanding of license compliance and anti-piracy measures.
  • Microsoft qualifications (Specifically MCSA, MCSE or 365)







Salary up to £29,000 depending on experience

Annual Bonus

Fully funded training

Vehicle provided for both work and personal use