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IT System Engineer (Pre-Sales)

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IT System Engineer (Pre-Sales)

Location: Retford

Salary:  25-30k (depending on experience)

Would you like to develop your career as part of a fast-growing IT security specialist?  Fed up of the red tape and restrictions of working for a large corporate firm but relish the challenge of supporting a wide range of IT networks, then this role could be for you.

The role:

You will be working in a pre-sales system engineer capacity to provide technical support services for a variety of security and SAM solutions. The role requires customer site visits and support by telephone/remote.

• Proof of Concept installation and configuration of solutions, either on-site or remotely.

• Logging of any pre-sale’s IT support issues and requests.

• Provide training and knowledge transfer of solutions to partners, customers and sales team.

• Provide technical assistance to the sales team as part of the customer sales cycle.

• Assist other members of the technical team with support issues where required.

• Assist with maintenance of internal systems where required.

Your background:

  • Strong background with supporting operating systems: Windows Server, Windows Desktop and if possible, Mac OS & Linux.
  • Strong troubleshooting experience with PC/server hardware, software and networking.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and be ability to build relationships internally and externally.
  • Be organised, focused and conscientious.
  • A problem solver with a flexible attitude to work.
  • Depending on location, commute to the head office in Retford, Nottinghamshire and visit partner, vendor and end-user sites as required.
  • Full UK driving license and car.

Extra brownie points for:

  • Experience with MS Server, Exchange Server/Office 365, SQL, IIS.
  • Installation and configuration of Routers, Firewall and Switches.
  • Installation and configuration of server-based application solutions.
  • Virtualisation including Hyper-V, VMware and cloud Infrastructure.
  • Experience with scripting.


  • Personal pension contribution.
  • Bonus scheme enrolment.
  • A supportive and friendly working environment,
  • Working for a modern, successful IT company.
  • Depending on location- work from home permitted.

Commutable from:  Nottingham, Derby, Chesterfield, Sheffield, Worksop, Rotherham, Doncaster, Newark, Mansfield.

Keywords:  IT Engineer, IT Technician, Field Engineer, IT Support, IT Systems, Server Engineer, Systems Engineer, Technical Support, Senior Engineer, Support Engineer, Sales Engineer, Pre-Sales Engineer.

Verus Recruitment Partners are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Tags: IT Engineer, IT security, IT Systems Engineer