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Date Added: Sat 04/11/2023

Senior IT Engineer

Wirral, CH49, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £36000 - £39000/annum £36,000 - £39,000

Your new company
This educational organisation has a huge success story to tell and, with further growth ambitions, it is an exciting time to join their team. This particular role will be based on the Wirral and you will become an integral part of the IT team, reporting to the Operations Manager and working closely with the wider IT team of over 40 individuals. As an organisation, they have very strong values which are rooted around ensuring that all staff are valued, supported and have the opportunities to further develop. With over 30 sites based locally predominantly in the North West, the organisation is looking to grow this over the coming years, and therefore it is key they appoint individuals who are keen to become a part of this success story and aid to facilitate this further growth.
Your new role
This role will report to the Operations Manager and you will be responsible for providing a high level of support to the school, working closely with more junior IT Engineers and the wider IT team based at other sites. As Senior IT Engineer, you will be supporting both staff and pupils by maintaining hardware and software, providing support and training around IT equipment and also with a strong focus on the provision of a cloud-based environment. From a technical IT support perspective, this will include the set-up and installation of new equipment (hardware and software), management and roll out of mobile devices such as laptops and Ipads, support staff and pupils in the safe and secure use of this equipment, and it will also involve working with hardware specific to the education sector such as projectors and interactive whiteboards. In this role, you will also be responsible for providing support from a server, network and cloud platform perspective, which could include the maintenance of network cabling, performing basic resolutions on networking equipment and performing checks on connectivity. In addition to the above, you will also be responsible for maintaining an up-to-date inventory of all IT equipment, as well as working closely with an IT Engineer and an apprentice IT engineer. Please note this role will be based on site 5 days a week in the Wirral area.
What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful in securing this position, you will have a strong background working in an IT Engineer or Support role, ideally within the Education sector with a knowledge of education-specific technologies. Experience working on a cloud platform, as well as experience of networking would also be beneficial. A real passion for working in a demanding environment where you will have the opportunity to further develop, as well as a passion for working in the education sector, is essential.
What you'll get in return
This organisation has an excellent offering, from both a salary and benefits perspective. The salary for this role, which is dependent on experience, is between £36,000 and £39,000, and they also offer 2 increases per academic year. In addition, you will receive 31 days' holiday plus bank holidays, as well as gym discounts, retail discounts, supermarket discounts and a local government pension scheme. Finally, this organisation are extremely focused on further developing their staff, and they therefore provide ongoing continuous professional development, allowing you to further develop your technical knowledge.
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