Wintel Technical Consultant

Desktop Support in Bristol, ENG , Chelmsford, England , Bridgend, Wales

Posted 2019-07-01

An opportunity has arisen for a Wintel Technical Support Services Engineer to join the Server Management team, based in our South Wales, Bristol or Chelmsford offices.

Wintel Services currently supports in excess of 7000 Windows based servers throughout the UK, both internally for CGI and within a number of clients. These clients are involved in areas such as water, electricity and gas supply, building and Local Government, amongst others. The majority of systems are based in Bridgend with travel to remote sites anywhere in the UK as appropriate.

Services provided to these clients include e-Mail, File and Print Services, Terminal Services/Citrix XenApp, Directory Services, Virtualisation, Anti-Virus, Edge Security, Remote Access and Systems Management.

This is a key role that needs a reliable, resourceful person, capable of showing initiative, with appropriate skills and the ability to work both as part of a team and independently when required.

Staff are required to follow standard procedures which are regularly audited to maintain external quality standards accreditation.
For certain projects, staff will also require the appropriate level of security clearance.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills as they will be required to liaise with customers and colleagues; and the ability to work effectively under pressure.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Experience of working with Microsoft Windows based server technologies. This must include a sound understanding of:

- the installation, configuration and administration of Windows Servers
- networking concepts, including TCP/IP, WINS, DHCP and DNS

At least two years’ experience in at least a second line support role, with three or more of the following technology areas:

- Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
- Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010/2013/2016
- Blackberry Enterprise Server
- Citrix XenApp 6/6.5/7.x
- Microsoft Remote Desktop Services
- Microsoft Active Directory
- Microsoft Lync (Skype for Business) 2010/2013/2015
- Symantec BackupExec, CA BrightStor ARCserve
- AV - McAfee ePO, Sophos Enterprise Console, Sophos Endpoint Protection Manager
- Device Control/Encryption - PGP Universal Server, Sophos Safeguard, Symantec Endpoint Encryption, Becrypt
- Email filtering - McAfee Email Gateway, Sophos Mail Appliance, Clearswift, Mimesweeper
- Proxy - Microsoft ISA/TMG/UAG, Sophos Web appliance, Websense Enterprise/Web Security
- Systems Management: - SCCM 2007/2012/2016, WSUS

Desirable Skills
- Competent in the use of Remedy Service Desk for Incident and Change
- McAfee, Symantec and Sophos AntiVirus in an Enterprise environment (2000+ AV clients)
- VBScript, Powershell
- Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESX
- Microsoft Clustering
- Local attached storage – such as MSAs
- Disaster Recovery of Windows Servers


- MCP in any of the Microsoft technology areas listed above
- MCSE 2008/2012
- Citrix CCA/CCP
- VMware Certified Professional

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