IT Engineer

Excellent Benefits! Interesting Projects, working with friendly, fun teammates for a World leader in Marketing and Advertising. Central London, Soho.
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M&C Saatchi seeks an IT Engineer to provide expert assistance with hardware and software problems. With a significant focus on project work. 


  • Hardware evaluation and testing
  • Proactive problem resolution to streamline operational support and remove bugs
  • Application packaging and deployment
  • Systems administration operations including responsibility
  • Active Directory maintenance and support
  • Telephony maintenance and support
  • Cloud Service administration
  • Installing, maintaining and configuring the server element of client/server systems
  • Installing, maintaining and configuring server software on the required hardware platforms
  • Helping to maintain the security of M&C Saatchi’s digital systems
  • Responding to assigned calls on the call logging system
  • To arrange for external technical support where problems cannot be resolved in house
  • Analysing incidents and identifying underlying root causes with the objective of reducing/preventing future recurrences
  • Any other duties as directed by the line manager

Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required

·       Solid Networking Experience

·       Sound understanding of the principles of systems administration

·       Good scripting skills

·       Good diagnostic capabilities

·       Good understanding of core Microsoft systems

·       Good understanding of core Mac systems

·       Knowledge of common IT infrastructure systems and networks

·       Hands-on experience of Cloud Services example MS Azure

·       Familiar with Network Switches

·       Administering Fortinet Firewalls (or similar Firewalls)

·       Demonstrate understanding of CISCO Meraki wireless

·       Understanding of security principles and best practices

·       Comms room maintenance knowledge (hardware, UPS, power, cabling, aircon)

Core Technologies

• Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 roles and features (including AD DS, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, AD Sites and Services, Network Policy Service, Certificate Services, MDT and WSUS)

• MS Powershell
• MS SQL Server 2014
• MS Exchange 2010
• MS Office 365
• MS Azure Cloud Services
• vSphere
• Egnyte 
• Nagios
• Lanrev
• SAN and NAS technologies
• Mac OSX Workstation/Server
• Deployment and packaging methods
• Avaya IP Office v8.x
• HP Procurve switches
• HP Servers
• Equitrac
• Citrix
• Sophos Antivirus
• Commvault Backup
• Fiber Channel Networking
• Information/Network/Desktop Security

Personal Attributes

• Ability to make sound and logical judgments
• Able to conduct research into issues and products as required
• Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations
• Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language
• Highly self-motivated and directed
• Strong customer service orientation
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


Founded in 1995, we are an independent global network of best-in-class brand and marketing specialists dedicated to helping brands and businesses turn change into advantage.

The M&C Saatchi Group UK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The M&C Saatchi Group does not and shall not discriminate, celebrates diversity and employment is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees, volunteers, subcontractors, freelancers, and clients. Your information will be kept confidential according to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability you may contact us ‘here’.

Due to the high volume of applicants, it is not possible to reply to all applicants personally. All applicants are considered, however. If you have not been contacted within ten working days, please assume your application unsuccessful on this occasion and thank you for your interest in us!

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

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Soho, London

36 Golden Square
W1F 9JX London Directions 020 7543 4500 View page

Perks & Benefits

  • Generous Holiday Allowance

  • Private Healthcare

  • Dental Scheme

  • On-site Subsidised Restaurant

  • Gym Discount

  • Pension

  • Extensive Mental Health & Wellness Offerings

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

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