Senior Systems Engineer

5-Month Contract – Outside IR35 – UN Agency

Employment Type
£450 a day
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Remote Senior Systems Engineer 

We’re looking for a talented Systems Engineer to take on a new contract role at a highly respected UN agency! Think this could be the role for you? Keep reading to find out more and apply today... 

As a Senior Systems Engineer at this organisation, you will be taking on a fully remote five-month contract (outside IR35) where you will be working to ensure all applications are kept up and running smoothly. It is essential that you have some leadership experience as you will be leading the technical team within this role and overall having a large impact on the final product of the project. 

Senior Systems Engineer responsibilities: 

  • Review system telemetry and logs, use existing monitoring systems, log analysers, and more 
  • Process and react to notifications from email, SMS, phone calls 
  • Identify risks through monitoring systems 
  • Plan software deployment and infrastructure changes between environments 
  • Plan and lead testing of the disaster recovery environment 
  • Support, analyse and manage resolution of issues in the software and infrastructure 
  • Monitor and manage cyber security issues 
  • Lead the technical team 

Key requirements for this remote role: 

  • Extensive experience with UNIX troubleshooting and management skills 
  • Sys-admin skills such as VM and container management/deployment in Linux and Windows environment 
  • Experience working on the latest and emerging technologies and trends 
  • Experience managing services from leading cloud providers 
  • Understanding of systems automation 
  • Significant experience in UNIX systems, IBM technologies, HCL Portal and Content Manager, ORACLE Database, Jenkins, ElasticSearch, LogStash and Kibana and OneSpan Authentication Server 
  • Extensive experience of test-driven development 
  • Skilled in creating and validating unit, functional and integration tests on existing code bases 
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills 
  • Management and leadership skills 

If you like the sound of this opportunity and think you could be a good fit, we would love to hear from you! Get in touch with Mark on or apply using the form below now. 

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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