3rd Line IT Support Engineer - Microsoft - Managed IT Services

Keswick, Cumbria
Up to £30,000 Negotiable and commensurate with experience
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
IT, IT Support
Contract Type
Full Time

3rd Line IT Support Engineer - Microsoft - Managed IT Service Provider
Beautiful Keswick
Up to £30,000 Negotiable and commensurate with experience

An opportunity has arisen for a 3rd Line IT Support Engineer working in and around the beautiful English Lake District. 

We are a company who strive to look after both customers and staff whilst providing a large range of services covering managed services contracts, servers and network installations, wired & wireless networks, web site design and hosting.

A managed services/ IT support company is a special type of company. Unlike a network administrator who may get to perform one network upgrade every three years, each of our 3rd Line IT Support Engineers performs multiple network upgrade projects every year. It is essential that our senior IT people keep current with the latest Microsoft Server software and can complete these network projects on time and on budget.

Because of this there is a strong preference for candidates who have recently worked at a managed service company or have at least performed a recent Microsoft deployment of server products, Office 365, Exchange 2016/2013, Remote Desktop Services, Server 2012 R2, SQL etc.

3rd Line IT Support Engineer Role Overview & Responsibilities:

We are looking for a talented 3rd Line IT Support Engineer to primarily architect, install and support a wide range of servers and networks from small to medium sized businesses whilst keeping up to date with IT technologies and jointly lead the drive for technical knowledge within the engineering team.

3rd Line IT Support Engineer Technical Skills:


> At least five years of Microsoft server level IT experience.
> Demonstrable troubleshooting skills that range from overall network diagnostics to Active Directory synchronisation and mail flow issues.
> Experience with Server 2012 R2/2008, Exchange 2016/13/10, Office 365, Remote Desktop Services, Hyper-V, Active Directory, SBS 20011/2008.
> Exposure to HP platforms and server hardware and hands on working knowledge of server hardware, RAID etc. 
> IP network design including routing, VPN, firewalls, VLANs, DNS, DHCP. Good knowledge in one of the popular firewall brands – Draytek, Fortinet, Sonicwall, Cisco, etc.
> Experience in backup solutions, bare metal restores and disaster recovery.
> A working knowledge of PowerShell.


> Specific knowledge of Veeam, ShadowProtect, Datto and Eset solutions would be a bonus. 
> Experience with medium and large Wi-Fi networks including point to point Wi-Fi links.
> Exposure to Cisco IOS and networking equipment
> SQL and VMWare exposure.
> Linux server management and maintenance.

Non-Technical Skills:


> Good planning, follow through and documentation skills.
> Interpersonal skills as you will be dealing with customers in all positions from board level downwards.
> Capability to autonomously self-assign workloads and liaise with our service desk coordinator to schedule others as part of the team.
> The candidate must be well presented, and have good written and verbal English skills 
> Full UK valid driver's licence


> Recent Microsoft or industry certifications and a willingness to upgrade certifications and partake in continued personal development.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience

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