IT Systems Engineer - Edinburgh/Midlothian

Technology - IT- Infrastructure
Ref: 4869 Date Posted: Tuesday 18 Jul 2017
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Nine Twenty is delighted to be recruiting an IT Systems Engineer for our client in Edinburgh.

Our client is a household name and renowned business on a global scale who work on some of the most creatively rewarding and challenging projects to be found in any entertainment medium with some of the most talented people in the industry, and can offer a career that is all about passion and commitment.

The Role and Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for the administration and management of a global IT infrastructure alongside a core team of engineers’ throughout the business.

You will be focussed on maintaining and developing key systems with a strong emphasis on automation.

You will be required to become proficient in all aspects of infrastructure where training will be provided.

What we want:

We require an experienced IT Systems Engineer who is confident and capable in Configuration Management and Scripting with Powershell, Bash or Python.

We require a candidate who has worked in an enterprise-scale environment.

We require an outgoing personality who is comfortable working in a dynamic team where you will be required to actively participate and engage with team-mates as well as stakeholders across the business.

Core Skills Required:

The following is required from candidates who will be considered for this role:

  • Windows server installation and administration (Active directory, GPO, DHCP, DNS, DFS/R).
  • SAN/NAS installation and administration – Understanding of replication technologies would be advantageous.
  • Brocade/Cisco networking – Layer2/3 – Exposure to Fabric would be advantageous.
  • Solid understanding of iSCSI storage protocol.
  • VMware, installation and administration.
  • Palo Alto Firewalls and Panorama Administration.
  • WAN acceleration (Silverpeak/Riverbed/Citrix).
  • Open source Infrastructure monitoring (CheckMK/Nagios).
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team or individually as required.
  • Self-motivated & confident.
  • Excellent documentation skills with high attention to detail.
  • Experience with taking projects from planning through to completion.
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations.
  • Ability to sometimes work flexible hours, occasionally rotating shifts, or out of ours as necessary.

Desirable Skills that will help your application:

  • Experience with Linux configuration and administration skills (RHEL/Ubuntu).
  • User and administration experience with Atlassian stack (Confluence, Jira).
  • Experience with configuration management (Puppet/Chef).
  • Application and web service administration (IIS/Apache/Tomcat).
  • Database configuration and administration (MySQL/Percona, NoSQL).
  • Scripting skills (Powershell, Bash, Python).
  • Version control system exposure (Perforce (Helix)/GIT/SVN)).

Who are you joining?

Our client focus intently on quality and content to proudly produce exactly the kind of games they would want to play themselves.

A career at with our client is about passion and commitment, to the projects and to each other, all the while working on some of the most creatively rewarding and challenging projects to be found in any entertainment medium with some of the most talented people in the industry.

What is the culture like?

The team is hard-working and dynamic, made up of 10 people in total and 4 other Systems Engineers who all have great experience and are talented in their profession.

The business is well-known for having a tight-knit team who are responsible for creating and publishing some of the most popular and critically-acclaimed games in the world.

The business will offer successful candidates a highly competitive salary and compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package for all full-time hires.

Interested? To apply follow the link or to discuss making an application please contact Garry Burns at Nine Twenty Technology –

0141 231 1260 | gburns@weareninetwenty.com