Head of IT

Head of IT | South Essex | up to £70,000

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for a technically proficient Head of IT for a key client; a telecommunications and IT service provider based in South Essex.

Due to continued expansion, our client is looking for an experienced individual responsible for the management of all IT aspects across multiple sites.  

The ideal candidate should have strong leadership skills and should have at least 2 years commercial experience of administering, installing and upgrading Citrix Environments as well as virtualisation in VMWare.  

THE BASICS:

As the Head of IT you will have experience working at senior stakeholder level both technical and non-technical with technical skills in infrastructure and comms and possess strong management, leadership, negotiation and communication skills.

You will have experience of successfully leading complex projects and performing in a similar role  and comfortable supporting business users and systems with a primary focus on Microsoft Windows, VMware vSphere 6 and Citrix along with Cisco network support. 

If you can take responsibility for issue resolution and ensure tasks are assigned and completed with a substantial ‘hands-on’ approach : working together with the management of the team and strategic direction of internal IT support, upgrade and development, then please apply TODAY.

THE TECHNICAL SKILLS:

As stated, we are looking for Infrastructure Managers / Senior Engineers with demonstrable experience supporting Windows Server and Desktop platforms, with a good understanding of Cisco Switches and Firewalls; solid experience of installing and supporting VMware virtualisation & Infrastructure solutions and experience of installing and upgrading Citrix environments.

If you work with MS Windows 7, 8 & 10, Server 2003, 2008 & 2012, Cisco Switches & Firewalls; iSCSI SAN/NAS Storage as well as Veeam Backup and Replication, Group Policy Management, coupled with SQL experience, you are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

Exposure to SAN administration, troubleshooting and maintenance, Switch and Firewall administration, Network link administration coupled with demonstrable experience of being the technical lead on infrastructure projects will hold you in good stead.

THE CONCLUSION:

Our client has operations covering telecommunications & technology and they work on/with state of the art technological systems to operate a lean back office in an agile manner : so this is a fantastic working environment for individuals who like swift and decisive decision making.

If you are a strong leader with a strong customer focus and possess excellent communication skills coupled with the ability to articulate the technical aspects of the service both succinctly and clearly to people at all levels, then we believe this is a job opportunity that will appeal to you.

Please contact Oscar at Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists for more information.

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Infrastructure Lead

Infrastructure Lead | South Essex | up to £65,000

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists have started working with its newest client; a telecommunications and IT service provider based in South Essex.

The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years commercial experience of administering, installing and upgrading Citrix Environments as well as virtualisation in VMWare.  

THE BASICS:

As the Infrastructure Lead / Infrastructure Manager / 3rd Line Engineer you will support business users and systems with a primary focus on Microsoft Windows, VMware vSphere 6 and Citrix along with Cisco network support. If you can take responsibility for issue resolution and ensure tasks are assigned and completed with a substantial ‘hands-on’ approach – working together with the management of the team and strategic direction of internal IT support, upgrade and development, then please apply TODAY.

THE TECHNICAL SKILLS:

As stated, we are looking for Infrastructure Managers / Senior Engineers with demonstrable experience supporting Windows Server and Desktop platforms, with a good understanding of Cisco Switches and Firewalls; solid experience of installing and supporting VMware virtualisation & Infrastructure solutions and experience of installing and upgrading Citrix environments.

If you work with MS Windows 7, 8 & 10, Server 2003, 2008 & 2012, Cisco Switches & Firewalls; iSCSI SAN/NAS Storage as well as Veeam Backup and Replication, Group Policy Management, coupled with SQL experience, you are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

Exposure to SAN administration, troubleshooting and maintenance, Switch and Firewall administration, Network link administration coupled with demonstrable experience of being the technical lead on infrastructure projects will hold you in good stead.

THE DESIRABLES:

Managing security.

Application patching and upgrade.

Rare & occasional UK travel to other sites.

THE CONCLUSION:

Our client has operations covering telecommunications & technology and they work on/with state of the art technological systems to operate a lean back office in an agile manner : so this is a fantastic working environment for individuals who like swift and decisive decision making.

If you are a strong leader with a strong customer focus and you possess excellent communication skills coupled with the ability to articulate the technical aspects of the service both succinctly and clearly to people at all levels, then we believe this is a job opportunity that will appeal to you.

Please contact Oscar at Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists for more information.

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Network Field Engineer

Field Engineer | Essex | Kent | £30,000 plus car   

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently seeking a Network Field Engineer to work for a leading Global technology company.

As the ideal candidate you will have a background in Networking in a field-based role along with Electrical Engineering knowledge.

The role will be based in Essex, Kent to cover Surrey.

Company car will be provided along with a fuel card and expenses. Can include travel to customers based within the rest of the UK.

This is an exciting and challenging job role where you will support the Sales, Delivery and Operations departments.

You will be able to resolve problems, troubleshoot, support customers and assist in delivery, installations and commissioning.

Ideally you would have worked within the vehicle systems installations I.E telematics, vehicle security or CCTV.

A bit about the job role:

Installation, configuration and commissioning and troubleshooting issues

Pre and Post sales technical support

Deep system fault resolution

Service testing and analysis

Onsite installation surveys

Carry out mobile coverage surveys

Field Engineer Pre-requisites:

You will have an Electrical/Electronic background gained in auto electrics

Excellent diagnostic skills along with knowledge of networking technologies

Understanding of WI-FI principles

Full UK Driving License

This job roles offers flexibility and full support from the team, a great working environment, to include but not limited to pension, childcare vouchers, team building days and events.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV to Claire at Jonothan Bosworth for more information.

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Project Engineer

Project Engineer | up to £40,000 | Near Chelmsford

Jonothan Bosworth are working with their newest client; a leading provider of managed IT services and support, based near Chelmsford, as they look for a Project Engineer with excellent customer services skills, the right technical aptitude and a desire to continue to deliver outstanding service and support.

THE BASICS:

The ideal Project Engineer will provide customers with a professional project delivery service; working on a wide variety of IT projects, accountable for ensuring projects are completed within the planned schedule and within budget.

Any Project Engineer that has managed Office 365 implementations and migrations, and core infrastructure upgrades and installations, coupled with hands on experience around the Virtualisation of a customer’s existing environment, including migrations from VMware to Hyper-V, network upgrades and firewall set ups are going to be of major interest to us.

THE SKILLS:

We are looking for individuals with solid technical and customer services skills as well as applied knowledge of configuring, supporting and maintaining a range of technologies from multiple vendors, end-user computing: Microsoft and Apple operating systems, plus mobile device management systems.

Extensive working knowledge around: Messaging & Collaboration: Exchange, Skype for Business, SharePoint and other Office 365 applications; Servers & Virtualisation: Microsoft Operating Systems, UNIX, Linux and OS-X, Hyper-V, VMware, Parallels and Veeam; Storage & Data-Security: NAS / SAN / Backup technologies and Anti-virus and Anti-malware systems; Cloud Services: Microsoft Azure and AWS; Network Services: SonicWALL and CISCO & Web Services: SSL certificates, Apache, PHP, MySQL, FTP will result in an immediate interview request.

THE CONCLUSION:

Engineers who can support the business in maintaining their Microsoft Gold Partnership status by keeping up-to-date with the latest Microsoft certifications and can identify trends to support with the effective management of third party vendors and suppliers, will be desirable.

If you are a strong communicator; pro-active and experienced in implementing software, network and hardware projects and able to work independently to establish and maintain partnerships with others through effective interpersonal skills, with an innate ability to provide training and guidance to service desk staff and have an interest in how ICT can be used to improve our customer’s businesses, we would like to hear from you TODAY

Please contact Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists for more information.

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System Administrator, 2nd Line Support Engineer

System Administrator : 2nd Line Support Engineer | Essex | £25,000 – £30,000

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking an experienced System Administrator 2nd Line Support Engineer to assist our client with their large and growing customer base.

This is a great job opportunity to join a well-established IT company who are growing, whilst still having that family culture.

As System Administrator 2nd Line Support, you will provide technical expertise throughout the business.

Role:

You will manage and facilitate the service of the client service desk and managed service platform. To diagnose and resolve in an efficient and timely manner, customer issues that have been logged and act as an escalation point.

  • You will take ownership for telephone calls to the Support Desk and resolve them as quickly and effectively as possible
  • Act as 1st to 3rd remote support when systems demonstrate performance issues or service failures internally and externally
  • Develop, monitor and support the hosted environment proactively taking corrective action where required
  • Assist Client Support team and undertake duties which include 2nd and 3rd remote engineering when required serve as Client Support Engineer (Complex installations or problem resolution) and provide support as required
  • Produce scope documentation and obtain customer agreement for migration to the hosted system
  • Take ownership of a customer issue and resolve in a professional and timely manner
  • Provide monthly Client Support Team performance statistics and where necessary propose improvement strategies to correct poor performance to senior management

Citrix experience is key for this role, troubleshooting and able to investigate issues

Experience in Networking and Windows

  • You will have experience in a 2nd Line Support, System Administrator position
  • Qualifications in: CompTIA A+, MCP/MCSE (Microsoft Certified Professional), CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician)
  • Experience in PC Hardware and software
  • Network cabling and Networking experience of Windows and MS packages including, Office, Internet and Exchange
  • Key experience in Microsoft Server and Exchange
  • Citrix experience
  • You will have a UK driving licence

If you are interested please send a copy of your CV to Claire at Jonothan Bosworth for more information.

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