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Date Added: Mon 19/10/2020

Lead Systems Engineer

Nottingham, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £50000 - £60000 / annually

Lead Systems Engineer | Nottingham | Up to £60,000 per annum


Are you stuck working long hours in a big business but you never actually feel like you're accomplishing anything? You work hard, on BAU and on projects, but you're just a number, with no real say on how things are done, or why?


Why not join a smaller company where your ideas are implemented and your experience is fully utilised, meaning you can directly impact the business for the better? 


In this organisation you can affect real change on the infrastructure side of things. This is a medium sized organisation so there isn't a big company structure, meaning you have real visibility with the people who matter. As well as your own team, your key stakeholders will largely be Directors and Heads Of so your scope to add value here will be HUGE.


The company are in the throws of a huge digital transformation, which affects every part of this growing business, and with you spearheading the majority of the infrastructure projects your main role will be to solve problems with technology and ensure it is done well.


To be truly successful in this role you'll be an ideas guy (or girl!) who is delivery focussed. You'll believe in best practice above all else, and always be focussed on getting the job done properly. You will want to mentor more junior team members and collaborate as part of a successful IT team who are working together to driving positive change within this business.


This team need a lead. Someone to rely on to drive the digital agenda forwards. They have some brilliant engineers in the team but none who are ready to take that step up. They need someone to learn from, to emulate. This could be your opportunity to really make a name for yourself and progress your career, all whilst getting that job satisfaction that you know you deserve.


This organisation have been through a whole host of transformations over the last 15 years, meaning at present the tech team support a variety of systems. Don't panic, you aren't expected to know everything about everything, but you WILL need plenty of experience and be required to pick things up as you go along!


You'll already be experienced in either Unix or Microsoft stack, and you'll probably have some qualifications like ITIL or MCSE. And you'll need a broad range of infrastructure knowledge spanning areas like telephony, networking, various integration and database platforms, security, operating systems, cloud technology, data centres and so on.


This role will be two-fold - you'll be most senior person on the team for escalations, plus you'll lead on all the project work. Most companies have put a lot of their projects on hold due to our current economic downturn, but here the project pipeline is full to overflowing! You certainly won't be bored - never has the phrase “no two days are the same” been more relevant than in this role! But busy in this case doesn't mean over-worked. This organisation takes their work/life balance very seriously, meaning you won't be expected to work beyond your contractual hours, and you won't be frowned upon for putting your family first.


This is truly a fantastic organisation to work for - not only is the opportunity to add value in this role unlike any other, but you'll be surrounded by likeminded people - People who are good at their jobs, who are committed, passionate and actually nice people. People join this company and they stay, because it's a great place to work.


This role is fully remote at the moment due to Covid, but will transition into a part-remote, part office-based role o

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