Senior 3rd Line Systems Engineer

Senior 3rd Line Systems Engineer

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Published: October 12, 2023
South London, England
Job Type
Up to £60,000


Are you an experienced 3rd-line IT Engineer with a passion for cloud-based technologies and systems automation? We are recruiting on behalf of our prestigious independent school client based in South London. The role offers a competitive salary of up to £60,000 and presents a unique opportunity to play an instrumental role in shaping the future of their IT systems and services. Benefits include free lunches, gym membership, and lots more!

Role Overview

Working closely with the Head of IT (Strategy and Projects), your focus will be on the continuous enhancement of the institution's technical infrastructure to ensure optimal performance and reliability. Although IT support services are managed by an outsourced team, this role is dedicated primarily to systems development.


  • Management of IT services and systems
  • 3rd line technical support for all IT systems and services
  • Administration and maintenance of Active Directory, wired and wireless network infrastructure, and security controls
  • PowerShell scripting and systems automation
  • Backup and disaster recovery management
  • Create and maintain system documentation
  • Assist with staff and student training, including the creation of training materials


  • Degree or relevant technical qualifications
  • Enterprise IT experience
  • Microsoft Azure, Intune, and associated cloud technologies
  • Windows Server/Active Directory technologies
  • DNS, DHCP, NPS/Radius systems
  • PowerShell and systems automation
  • SCCM (System Centre Configuration Manager)
  • Networking and VLAN configuration
  • Enterprise firewall technologies
  • Enterprise Wi-Fi environments
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Experience in educational IT (desirable)
  • Cloud migration (desirable)
  • 1:1 Device schemes (desirable)
  • SQL database administration (desirable)
  • iSAMS (desirable)
  • JAMF School/Pro for Apple configuration (desirable)

Personal Qualities

  • Kindness and open-mindedness
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for lifelong learning
  • Resilient and optimistic
  • Teamwork abilities and flexibility
  • Commitment to equality, diversity, and sustainability within the community
  • An Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service

Want to Know More?

Here at GreatFind Recruitment, we're specialists in IT recruitment with a personalised, consultative approach. We're committed to meeting the needs of both our candidates and clients and are eager to discuss this unique opportunity in further detail.

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