Senior Systems Engineer

  • St Francis Xavier Sixth Form College
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Sep 19, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

St Francis Xavier Sixth Form College are currently recruiting for a Senior Systems Engineer to assist in the day to day server management, administration and operations of the College ICT systems and may involve line management of first line IT Support and other technicians. Experience of working in an educational environment would be an advantage.

Salary: £30,699 rising to £35,604 (full time, 35 hours per week)

Location: Clapham South, London, United Kingdom

Start date: As soon as possible

Skill requirements for the role are:

    • High level technical network and IT skills appropriate to the tasks (servers, networks, hardware and software support for users, backup routines, telephone system).
    • Experience of administering and managing a large Microsoft network infrastructure
    • Excellent knowledge of core server technologies required including AD, DNS, DHCP, GPO & Printer Management.
    • Good knowledge and hands on experience with backup solutions.
    • Good understanding of networking technologies.
    • Some practical knowledge of managing VMWare vSphere
    • Must be capable of working in a team.
    • Must possess a high level of interpersonal and communication skills.
    • The postholder must be aware of and contribute to the aims of a Catholic college and support the College’s Equal Opportunities policy.

 Desirable knowledge/skills: SAN, SCCM, Cisco IOS Configuration, Office 365, Certificates, SQL     Scripting and management

 Benefits include 31 paid days’ annual leave, excellent training opportunities free use of our state of the art gym, cycle to work scheme, an on-site nursery and childcare vouchers in a supportive community environment, 2 minutes’ walk from Clapham South Underground Station

In promoting equal opportunities we welcome applications from all sections of the community. All disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be shortlisted for interview.

SFX is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

 A full job description for the role is available on our website at Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 26 September 2017.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to




Systems-Process Engineering, Network and Server Administration


£30,699 - £35,604