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Systems Engineer

Location: Sunderland

Salary: £45,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167431

NRG are delighted to be working with an award winning and innovative auto-motive manufacturer based in the Sunderland region to recruit an experienced Systems Engineer.

This is a permanent position and a fantastic opportunity to be part of an ambitious and growing organisation.



• Ensuring that IT maintenance work and troubleshooting is carried out to a high standard and follows all Magna polices and guidelines

• Managing and monitoring all installed IT systems and infrastructure

• Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining IT systems, and management tools

• Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies

• Disaster Recovery planning, documentation and execution

• Monitor business systems performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with relevant teams to implement those fixes

• Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks

• Participate in the design of information and operational support systems

• Escalate to, and liaise with Magna Global IT team

• Work closely with MES Engineer as cross-functional team, as a backup for each other.


Essential Requirements:

• Technical degree in a relevant discipline

• IT technical support experience

• IT System administration experience in High-Availability mission critical environment

• Microsoft Windows Server and AD

• VMware ESX/vSphere Virtualisation

• Core networking technologies, including DHCP, DNS, Mail Transport, TCP/IP and NFS

• Exposure to ERP systems

• Disaster Recovery solutions

• Eagerness and ability to learn new skills/technologies



• 3rd line technical support experience

• Experience working in a fast-paced Manufacturing environment

• HCI environment experience (especially HP Simplivity)

• MES experience (especially Solidat)

• ERP experience (especially SAP or QAD)

• CISCO experience and/or certification

• Microsoft MCSE/MCSA certification

• Telecom knowledge, including VOIP / SIP as well as mobile technologies