A fast-growing cloud solutions service provider seeks a highly technical Tier 3 Support Engineer to join its team. You will be expected to provide high-level support including remote, to a global clientele, visit client sites to resolve issues while helping Senior Engineers to execute complex projects. You will require at least 5 years’ hands-on experience in an IT Server support role and be skilled in the following: Active Directory, Exchange (contact number), Server 2008 / 2012, Windows 7 / 8 / 10, Veritas Backup Exec, VLAN, VPN, Cisco, NetApp, EMC, VMware, vSphere, PRTG, etc.


  • Provide 1st, 2nd and 3rd line email, phone and remote support to the client base in the UK, Europe, Asia, US and South Africa.
  • Visit client sites to install / configure or troubleshoot and fix issues.
  • Troubleshoot and fix IT hardware including PC’s, laptops, printers, servers.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and fix most Microsoft technologies as well as other third-party systems.
  • Get involved with Senior Engineers to deliver complex projects.


Qualifications –

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering, MCSA / MCSE, CCNA certification or other industry qualifications are desirable.

Experience / Skills –

  • Minimum 5-years hands on experience in an IT Server support role.
  • Administration / Migration of Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Administration / Migration of Microsoft Exchange (contact number).
  • Administration / Migration of Microsoft Server Roles 2008 / 2012.
  • Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 10 Operating Systems.
  • Backup Solutions (Veritas Backup Exec, Max Backup, vRanger).
  • Networking (Firewall, Switch, VLAN, VPN, Cisco).
  • Storage Solutions (NetApp, EMC, Dell, HP).
  • Virtual Server Environments (VMware vSphere, Hyper-V).
  • Knowledge of monitoring systems (PRTG).


  • Logical approach to diagnosing and implementing solutions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and time management.
  • Self-motivated and hands-on approach working both in a team and independently.
  • Proven customer service & communication skills.

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