Apple & Windows Solutions Engineer

Job Title: Apple & Windows Solutions Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Central London
Salary: To £500 per day - OUTSIDE IR35
Start Date: June/July
Reference: JD/C/17710
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2018 14:49

Job Description

Job Title: Apple & Windows Solutions Engineer
IR35 Scope: Out of Scope
CV Submission Deadline: Thursday 15th May 2018 @ 10.00 AM
Contract Length: 6 Months
Clearance Level Required: BPSS with Basic Disclosure (issued by Disclosure & Barring Service or Disclosure Scotland)

Provide technical expertise on the Apple estate (client and server) and in other areas as required.

This will primarily involve providing technical skills working with the Senior Apple Engineer to assist the design of Apple end user devices and their management and integration into the GDS WLAN and network services.

Alongside the Apple & Windows system admin team member, provide day to day management of the Apple OS X and Windows environment ensuring the server environment and dependent services are optimised. This will include the implementation of new services as and when required by GDS.

Provide second/third line support for the large OS X client estate.


Extensive experience as a solutions engineer with particular specialism in the implementation of Apple and MS Windows technology in the enterprise
Thorough knowledge of the technical security controls required to implement secure digital services
Extensive experience of the system administration of OS X / macOS (server and client) and the delivery of new services on OS X in a corporate environment
Experience of the system administration of MS Windows Server, Active Directory and the delivery of new services on MS Windows in a corporate environment
Advanced experience and knowledge of shell scripting in the Apple environment
Very strong and effective problem solving skills
A very strong understanding of technical security and its impact on the design and operation of end user devices and networked environments
Enthusiasm for sharing knowledge and working in a multi-disciplinary team
A strong understanding of pre-emptive maintenance and monitoring and demonstrable experience of the design and implementation of monitoring and alerting systems
Demonstrable experience of Open source solutions and their implementation and operation.

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