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Installations Engineer

Location: Cramlington

Salary: £30,000 Plus fantastic benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168054

NRG are pleased to be working exclusively with an established independent IT solution provider specializing in virtualization technologies. Based in Cramlington, they are looking to recruit an installations Engineer.



People Skills:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a strong customer service ethic whilst maintaining a professional and friendly manner.

Well presented, smart and professional appearance

Ability to communicate with people at all levels from business owners to newest employee

A pro-active and enthusiastic team player, capable of working on own initiative, along with strong planning and organisation skills incorporating thorough attention to detail.

Demonstrates strong troubleshooting skills resulting in effective problem solving.

Demonstrates the ability to work well under pressure.

Flexible attitude to fit in with a work rota / environment that may be subject to change.


Role Requirements: Solutions Planning, Preparation, Commissioning & Implementation through to completion (liaising with Sales account managers, any 3rd parties and the customer).


Proven Technical Skills:

Have an all-round technical portfolio of experience in the installation and configuration of a wide range of Computer & network hardware, operating systems and applications in a LAN/WAN environment (e.g. Server & Desktop Hardware & Operating Systems, Active Directory, Messaging Systems along with knowledge of LAN/WAN/WLAN networking, VPN/Firewall, Virtualisation infrastructure etc..


Technical skills and experience must include some of the following:


Microsoft Active Directory – all key aspects

Microsoft 365 (Azure would be a benefit) – in terms of set up, migrate and manage

Microsoft Exchange – in terms of set up, migrate and manage

Microsoft SQL Server – in terms of installation, DB migration, instance management (not DB development or data management)

Microsoft Operating Systems – Server & Desktop

Backup & Replication technology – experience of implementing, managing, trouble shooting (Veeam, Backup Exec, Datto, other)

Wireless technology – in terms of installation, managing and upgrades

Router and firewall skills – in terms of setup and installation, upgrades and management

Storage - SAN, NAS

Virtualisation - VMware or Hyper-V infrastructures



We would expect this candidate to carry some industry based certifications, i.e Cisco CCNA, Microsoft MCSE/MCSA, VMware VCP, Veeam (e.g. VMCE/VMCA) or similar.


Salary: Approx £30k plus fantastic benefits