Wykes Engineering is currently looking for a Senior IT Engineer to join its innovative IT department. The successful candidate will be a key part of a dynamic team, working within a varied and interesting working environment.

The Role

User Systems and Support – carry out hardware and software implementation, maintenance and technical support for a wide range of front end I.T. systems and solutions from individual user workstations, peripherals, CCTV and communication systems. To provide technical support to users on installed I.T. infrastructure.

Core systems and operational support – carry out hardware and software implementation, maintenance and technical support on core I.T systems including virtual servers, UTM and anti-virus appliances, networks including VPN networks, e-mail appliances and associated backup solutions. Perform system updates, troubleshooting and problem rectification as required. Maintain and update records relative to the I.T. department including domain names, licencing arrangements, PAT testing and I.T framework.

I.T. Systems Security – assist with maintenance and monitoring of I.T. security systems within the organisation. Assist to ensure integrity and confidentiality of all data handled within the organisation is maintained in accordance with appropriate legislation.

I.T. projects and enhancements – assist and carry out new and ongoing projects to enhance and add value to the existing I.T. infrastructure including website development, assist with existing databases and on-site development projects.

Experience required with a good track record and experience in a similar role (e.g. IT Support, IT Technician, IT Engineer) preferably encompassing the following technical expertise.

  • Windows 10 Pro, Windows Server 2012 R2 – Windows Server 2019, Exchange Server 2013 including patching and updates, Lifecycle management, UPS and endpoint backups.
  • Dell Servers plus SAN’s, iSCSI, Virtualisation, VMware, ESXi, iDRAC and networking include Fibre, VLANs, RSTP, LAGs/Trunking, High availability, Radio links, 3G/4G and Wifi.
  • Backups / Replication including VDP, Veeam, Offline deep store, Encryption, Replication and firewall/Security including UTM, VPN, End-user Remote Access, Server and Endpoint AV, Web security/proxy, Email security, wifi access and security, Bit-Locker encryption and device control.
  • Asset management, PAT, GDPR requirements, documentation, policies and procedures, keeping up to date with latest technology and security trends.

The Company

Wykes Engineering Ltd is at the forefront of the green energy revolution, manufacturing a range of products for renewable power generation. Its expertise covers systems including anaerobic digestion, wind power, and solar. Wykes Engineering works in tandem with its sister company; Ancillary Equipment Ltd, a green power generation company that uses its Technology. Wykes Engineering has developed the Chelveston Renewable Energy and Innovation Park to provide next-generation renewable energy solutions.

To apply for this job email your details to administrator@wykesengineering.co.uk.