Senior Systems Engineer

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £35000 - 45000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1353606

 Job Description

Systems Engineer | Senior Engineer | Support | senior systems Engineer

Black Fox has been selected to identify and secure the new Senior Systems Engineer for this dominant NI employer.

NEW | Senior Systems Engineer – Full-time & Permanent
Location – Greater Belfast
Proposed Salary | Up to £45,000 per annum DoE

Black Fox is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join a dynamic software house that creates educational solutions that engages and empowers learners. You will be working a diverse client base across all 3 sectors.

Recognised as a global leader of design and development, this employer has completed over 1000 projects within 40+ countries.


+Day to Day


  • Ensure the hosting infrastructure is robust, performant and secure.
  • Consult with customers to specify & configure the hosting service to best meet their needs.
  • This is both within the infrastructure and on premise.
  • Ad-Hoc IT Advice for employees & ensure LAN / WAN is fit for purpose.
  • Providing technical advice both directly to customers and to colleagues on the support team.
  • Mentor & help to train the Support Team on server environments to aid their support of customers


+ Essentials


  • minimum of five years recent & relevant experience
  • Strong experience in Hosting Infrastructure (Firewalls, Hypervisors [VMWare vSphere / XenServer], SAN, Network, Load Balancing)
  • Database Management & Tuning (MySQL (primary) / MariaDB / Other)
  • Monitoring – Eg. Nagios / Cacti . Equivalent technologies acceptable.
  • Scripting & Automation (Bash, Ansible / Puppet / Chef / Salt)


for more information on this Senior Systems Engineer opening or similar vacancies we can offer, apply via the link below and we will be in touch.



Johnathan Potts | IT Recruitment Consultant

Black Fox IT

T| 02890994111



Eligibility: Systems Engineer | Senior Engineer | Support | senior systems Engineer