Systems Engineer (Initial 2 year Fixed term Contract)

Scale 5 £20,456 - £22,434

36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, flexitime working arrangements.


Based in the ICT Department at Service Headquarters, Garstang Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 3LH.


You will be technically focussed with a well-rounded skill set covering at the least the following:

  • Windows server 2008/2008R2 support; implementing and maintaining physical and virtual (VMware) server infrastructure; supporting and maintaining a NetAPP SAN; designing, implementing and maintaining Microsoft Active Directory Services (incl. DNS, DHCP etc.).

  • Knowledge of major Microsoft products would also be expected including Windows (XP to 10 and Server 2008 to 2012), Office, AD, Exchange, SharePoint etc.

  • Not essential but of significant benefit would be any experience of Citrix thin client computing together with any supporting knowledge of managing a Citrix XenDesktop / Xenapp server farm, including NetScaler and Storefront services. Knowledge of ITIL (ideally with certification) would also be highly beneficial.

  • You must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, produce detailed technical information and be able to demonstrate a commitment to Equality and Diversity.


The closing date is 1200 noon, 13 July 2016 with the interviews being held on 3 and 4 August 2016.


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