Lead Systems Engineer

Lead Systems Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead Systems Engineer to join our team.


  • Service Transition – Ensure all changes applied via the RFC process have met stringent checks and balances before being applied to production.


  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Server 2012 & 2016, Windows 7 & 10 and MacOS in corporate environments;
  • Operational experience configuring and maintaining secure and highly available web services using Apache & MySQL/MariaDB;
  • Experience in managing perimeter and internal security practices, an excellent awareness of the latest events and best practices in Cybersecurity;
  • Experience in the negotiation and procurement of IT services and solutions;
  • Prior experience in leading or managing a technical team;
  • Operational familiarity with configuration management tools – Ansible (preferred), Puppet;
  • Various network protocols in both Windows & Linux environments. Including but not limited to – NFS, SMB, FTP, BIND DNS, SMTP;
  • VMWare configuration and management – vCenter, vSphere 5.5-6.7, DRS, HA Clusters, DSwitches;
  • LDAP, Kerberos, Active Directory for machine and user authentication;
  • Excellent operational knowledge of the AWS cloud platform – EC2, RDS (Aurora), S3, IAM, Organisations;
  • Track record in provisioning and maintaining physical and logical network routing and switching – 802.3ad, 802.1x;
  • Experience in the provisioning and operation of enterprise storage arrays and fiber channel storage networks;
  • Must have outstanding Linux experience (RHEL/Centos & Ubuntu) in corporate Desktop and Server environments.