Messaging Engineer

United Kingdom, Basingstoke, Basingstoke (BSN01)
04 Jun 2019
14 Aug 2019
Job Role
Systems Engineer
Job Type
Account specific Requirements:
MoD Level 4 - WINTEL Messaging Engineer - Basingstoke.

The engineer must be able to demonstrate level 4 experience of working both in a team and in isolation. The engineer should also have the ability to research a technology and develop their own skillset as and when required to allow them to identify root cause analysis. The individual shall provide Level 4 (specialist knowledge) System Administrator (WINTEL) support at sites and remotely to deployed sites (Nodes/PoPs) from the CyISOC across all NSoIT(D) -security domains. The engineer must be able to demonstrate level 3 experience of working on current and future technologies such as VDI delivered architecture. Any issues fully investigated in a remedy ticket by the engineer. The FTEs engaged in the provision of this support service shall provide: a. Installation, configuration, deployment and maintenance of Microsoft and other third party products and services on site and to deployed sites when required. Specifically focusing on the following areas: '' Incident Management; '' Service/Change Requests; '' Problem Management; '' Configuration Management; '' Knowledge Management (Creation and retirement of Knowledge Articles) '' Projects, trials, exercises and UK based support to deployed Operations; '' Routine Maintenance; '' Capacity and Demand Management. b. Provide support, advice and recommendations to design changes; c. Support to the Authority towards its Continuous Service Improvement (CSI) initiatives; through undertaking mentorship and technical knowledge transfer to all Military Service Providers (Military or Civil Service), contributing and making suggestions at CSI workshops and producing technical and knowledge transfer documentation. d. Carrying out root cause analysis where required.

Role Specific Requirements:

Role Purpose

The role holder is self sufficient and has recognized specialist skills in supporting multiple products and systems for multiple customers to maintain the availability of the IT service delivered to end users. The role holder also delivers medium complexity work packages as part of customer implementation projects.

Key Accountabilities

  • Technical Capability. Works within a team as an established systems/product specialist (e.g. detailed knowledge of the configuration of interlinked systems, implementing technical changes, building software regimes and contributing technically to service development) to support end users.
  • Process. Follows established processes, releasing to the change control process verified, validated and documented enhancements to eliminate problems and proactively develop the service.Service Level. Recognizes opportunities to improve performance against Service Level. Acts as a point of escalation to resolve service delivery issues. Monitors performance through statistical reporting and analysis.
  • Project Work. Works within a team or under guidance from the project manager with implementation of technical designs to meet service delivery requirements within own area of responsibility.
  • Customer Relationship. Establishes relationships with customer's organization to deliver and enhance the service.
  • Problem Solving. Takes ownership in obtaining the information, evidence and data required to diagnose and resolve more complex problems (both new and known), Escalates or gains support where appropriate. Proactively analyzes, trends and reports on information (e.g. on performance service levels) in a timely manner to resolve problems, maintain and enhance service.
  • Team Working. Trains and coaches members of the team to provide knowledge, assistance and advice. Works in a problem solving team to resolve service issues. Able to act as team manager if needed.
  • Business Awareness. Understands the requirements of the customer's business, the scope of the contract and knows how issues impact the delivery of service. Recognizes and reports opportunities to team manager and other relevant parties for additional business.
  • Professional Development. Maintains awareness of technical and service developments, taking the initiative to extend own knowledge to learn about products, technologies and techniques to deliver enhanced service.

Mandatory Skills Required:

  • Windows Server 2008 / 2012

  • MS Exchange 2013 / Lync 2013

Desirable Skills (some of) Required:

  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
  • Vmware Vsphere 5.5 / Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
  • Active Directory management and troubleshooting
  • Group Policy creation, modification, troubleshooting
  • MS SQL 2012
  • MS Identity Management/ AD Federation Services
  • Powershell
  • Server Failure Debugging
  • SCOM
  • MS WSUS patch management solution experience
  • Anti Virus (VirusScan & EPO, Trend etc)
  • Storage Solutions and SAN Technologies
  • IP Networking troubleshooting skills
  • Microsoft Office Applications

Key Performance Indicators

  • Feedback from Customers, Service Delivery Management, Project Manager etc.
  • Technical Assessments.
  • Proven track record of problem resolutions.
  • Evidence of sharing and re-use of knowledge.
  • Successful production of documentation.
  • Successful management and implementation of changes.
  • Improvement/ enhancements to service delivery.
  • Meets and improves service level requirements.
  • Successful management of escalations in a timely manner.
  • Meets project deadlines and costs within own area of responsibility.
  • Errors with workarounds or fixes provided in a timely manner.
  • Percentage of customer problems resolved within required timescales.
  • Feedback from colleagues, team manager and other team members.
  • Contribution to service improvements.
  • Up to date personal learning plan.

  • Systems installation/decommissioning (HSIN) Level 3
  • Service desk and incident management (USUP) Level 3
  • Problem management (PBMG) Level 3
  • System software (SYSP) Level 4
  • Change Management (CHMG) Level 3
  • Technical Specialism (TECH) Level 4
  • IT operations (ITOP) Level 3
  • Service acceptance (SEAC) Level 4
  • Security administration (SCAD) Level 4
  • Release and deployment (RELM) Level 3

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