Senior IT Engineer

Location: England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Alii Thorogood

Senior IT Engineer

Dorset OR Middlesex


Senior IT Engineer needed for a Multinational defence organisation who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Senior IT Engineer that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge of solution architecture.

This role can be based in a variety of locations; however, Dorset or Middlesex is preferred.

The successful candidate would desirably have a relevant degree - i.e. B.Sc. Computer Science, AAS, HS Degree, etc. and have a keen interest in solution architecture and configuration.

This is a newly created position, designed to hold significant responsibility for implementing the IT roadmap across a variety of business units.


  • 5% bonus (dependant on company performance)
  • Flexible working
  • Early finish Friday
  • Subsidised health and dental care
  • Competitive matched pension
  • Subsidised Gym
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Cycle to work schemes

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Senior IT Engineer will include:

  • Serves as the system design authority for a complex underpinning technology (e.g. Corporate Network, comprehensive cloud tenancy etc.).
  • Serves as the system design authority for a large-scale system;
  • Provides solution architecture for a complex capability (e.g. Information Gateways meeting new capability requirements).
  • Provides solution architecture for a capability that involves multiple aspects and is not achieved with one off-the-shelf solution;
  • Solves/troubleshoots advanced and complex technical problems and configurations.

What experience you need to be the successful Senior IT Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher with an additional 6+ years' experience in an IT troubleshooting environment; or an AAS with an additional 6+ years' experience in an IT troubleshooting environment or HS degree (or equivalent) with an additional 15+ years' experience in an IT troubleshooting environment
  • Additional 5+ years' experience working with two of the following systems:
    • Active Directory
    • Mail Systems
    • Firewalls & VPNs
    • Web platforms
    • SQL databases
    • NoSQL databases
  • Additional 5+ years' experience years working with at least with least one scripting or development language (e.g. PowerShell, .NET, Python, Perl) and troubleshooting technical problems, designing and implementing systems, embracing and using current technology.

Must be Eligible for SC Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior IT Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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