IT Engineer (BBBH1389) Darlington, England

Salary: GBP30000 - GBP40000 per annum

Job Title: IT Engineer

Location: Darlington

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum (dependent on experience)


I’m working with a prestigious client who is on the lookout for an IT Engineer primarily with Linux server experience.


You’ll be responsible for the day to day responsibilities of their IT and Telecoms Infrastructure. This includes LAN and WAN configuration, virtual servers, firewalls etc..



  • Proactively operate, monitor and maintain the company's IT and Telecommunications infrastructure, including security configuration and capacity management
  • Respond to monitoring system warnings and alerts
  • Support the helpdesk function, as an escalation point and key contact for users, ensuring that users receive appropriate levels of technical support, assistance and training; while providing users with the tools and knowledge to be self-sufficient whenever possible
  • Manage IT assets including hardware, assignment tracking, stock control, mobile device management and software license
  • Purchasing of IT equipment and supplies, contributing during procurement exercises and the selection and evaluation of new technology
  • Help develop processes to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the IT department
  • Meet varied end user requirements, ensuring everyone can work efficiently, providing new MI reports, SQL queries and automated solutions to problems
  • Take a leading role in documentation and IT re-certification work such as information security, business continuity and disaster recovery planning
  • Conduct employee IT induction and refresher policy training courses
  • Ensure GDPR compliance, enforce IT policies and configure access control
  • Support and mentor other team members


Key skills:

  • Commercial experience providing 1st and 2nd line support to business end-users
  • Good understanding of networking principles, including TCP/IP coupled with an understanding of Windows/Linux based servers
  • Ability to correctly prioritise work, handle a range of different concurrent issues and handle user enquiries efficiently
  • Knowledge of standards compliance, data protection and organisational security concerns (e.g. ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS)
  • Excellent SQL writing skills, with data extraction and report writing experience
  • Sound technical knowledge of IT security tools, networking protocols, software and hardware devices, firewall and VPN configuration, access control, encryption, backups, security threats and defences
  • Experience configuring and supporting mobile devices, mainly Android-based
  • Sound technical knowledge and experience of server operating systems and applications
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to interact with colleagues at all levels
  • Script writing and process automation experience
  • Strong problem-solving and diagnostic skills
  • Willingness to learn and keep abreast of new technology


To find out more please apply with your CV today!!