Technical Engineer

Solihull, West Midlands
​£25,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience
08 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Engineer
Solihull, West Midlands, UK
£25,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience

Our client is a global provider of technology systems and solutions across the entire insurance industry. They provide core technology solutions, distribution and trading capability, advanced analytics and solution delivery.

Our client works with 8 of the top 10 UK insurers, 4 of the top 10 global insurers and over 40% of UK brokers. Their broking technology processes transactions worth over £5 billion gross written premium and their teams are responsible for developing and delivering some of the most cutting edge software in the insurance market. By helping customers to define their requirements, our client maps the journey and builds the solution.

Our client is looking for talented Engineer to join their Internal IT Team based in their Solihull office.

What being the Technical Associate with our client will involve:

The Technical Associate reports into the Team Leader and will be responsible for providing effective network and server support for tour client’s hardware, communications and operating systems. This role assists in the provision of a prompt, friendly and professional service to IT users internally and externally in relation to network administration and/or data centre operations. The successful candidate will be working with Internal IT Integration Managers on the implementation of projects. Some of the essential experience you will bring to this role is experience of hardware installation and configuration, applying software updates and also Active Directory Design and administration. As a business, our client prides themselves on continuous improvement and in order to do this you will need experience of documenting systems and their configuration, documenting process and procedure, routine checks of systems and software, system performance monitoring and reporting and also network performance monitoring and reporting.

In order for you to perform in your role, our client needs you to have experience of the following: investigating and solving technical problems and long-term outstanding issues, SAN/Cluster administration including data restore, exchange server administration and Virtual Server Administration.

Based in our client’s Solihull offices, there may be travel across the UK to our other offices.

What experience they look for from you:

- Extensive experience in the following core operating system environments and hardware platforms:- HP DL360 DL380, Windows Server 2003, 2008, Windows XP, Windows 7, OSX, HP Laptops and Desktops (Various) and iOS, Android

- Experience of performing remote support via telephone/email and using remote support tools to access custom systems.

- Previous knowledge in the following are essential: SharePoint 2010 Administration and Management, Microsoft Exchange Server Administration 2007, 2010, VMware ESXi Implementation, Administration and Migration, WSUS Management and Administration, WDS Management and Administration, Backup Exec 2012/2010, McAfee antivirus, DLP, maintenance of rack mounted equipment, SCCM, Snow, Office365 implementations, Telephony Services, PABX Support, Cloud based Telephony, Cloud based migrations IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Cisco Networks.

A career with our client:

Our client believes the most valuable asset for any business is the people it employs. It is crucial therefore to employ and invest in the best. They have a strong, clear vision – to be the leading provider of insurance technology software – and their values describe what makes them unique, and captures the spirit that runs through everything they do. The Technical Engineer plays a crucial role in delivering our client’s vision and values through you, your team and the business.

Our client reserves the right to withdraw a vacancy prior to the closing date.

Note to Agencies: Our client currently has a PSL in place and they are not looking to engage wider to this PSL.

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Additional Keywords: Technical Engineer, Technical Support Engineer, Network Engineer, Server Engineer, Network Support Engineer, Server Support Engineer, 2nd Line Engineer, Support Analyst, Network Analyst.

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