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Solutions Engineer

upto £45,000 DOE
Durham, Glasgow, London

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A bit about us

Our main focus at Waterstons is to help our customers build a better business by blending technology and strategy.  We have offices in the UK and Australia.  Our team also work across the globe to provide unique business solutions that directly adds value to our clients’ businesses.

Our clients tell us our people are our greatest strength, and who are we to disagree? We believe in our colleagues, and we make it a priority to reward their hard work. Unlimited holidays, flexible working, and private medical healthcare.  These are only some of the amazing things we offer.

Did we also mention that we’ve been awarded Gold Investors in People for a fourth consecutive time?

About the role

We are looking for a Solutions Engineer join our Technology Solutions department, predominantly be hands-on, implementing technical solutions for our clients that have been designed by our Solution Architects. You will also be expected to build upon those special relationships we have with our clients. There will also be opportunity for solutions architecture/design within the role and proposal writing is expected.

Day to day responsibilities

Depending on your experience, you could be involved in any of the following types of project work:

  • VMware vSphere deployment/upgrade. SAN storage deployment or configuration. Including onsite physical installation.
  • Veeam Availability Suite implementation/upgrade.
  • Skype to Teams migrations. Call routing changes.
  • Migrations from on-prem Exchange to Exchange Online and associated M365 solutions
  • MS Intune configuration and Autopilot deployment.
  • AV / EDR solution implementation
  • Network device (LAN switches, firewalls, wireless access points) configuration / installation including onsite physical installation.
  • Datacentre migrations / office moves

Some of the skills we are looking for

Must have:

You’ll have an interest in designing and implementing solutions within the key technology areas

  • You’ll have previous experience in an IT delivery or an IT support role
  • You’ll have the ability to work with various departments, cross collaboratively to facilitate the execution of proposed project plans
  • You’ll be a critical thinker and can come up with innovative and creative solutions to problems
  • You’ll be self-sufficient and be able to work independently
  • You’ll be self-motivated and use your initiative
  • You’ll be ambitious and invested in your own self development

Nice to have:

  • Wider academic achievement and industry recognised accreditations, such as Microsoft/VMware and Cisco certifications.
  • Previous experience in a consultancy environment
  • Previous experience working in a project driven environment
  • Solid business and commercial understanding
  • Up to date understanding of best practices regarding system security measures 

The Waterstons Perks

· As well as offering a competitive salary, we also have an attractive benefits package including:

· A healthy work life balance with flexible and agile working being the norm

· Unlimited holiday allowance

· Room to grow with supported development opportunities and sponsored training

· Enhanced family policies

· If you ever need it, company sick pay and life assurance

· Supported wellbeing with regular initiatives, an employee assistance program and private medical insurance

· Company profit share scheme and purchase of shares available

· Flexible benefits such as a dental scheme, eye care support, season ticket loan and cycle to work

We require a security check to be carried out on all colleagues due to the nature of some of our clients’ industries.

Waterstons is committed to creating and an inclusive, understanding, and flexible place to work. We value diversity, equality and inclusion and encourage everyone to 'bring their whole selves' to work. We believe that a company that works to truly embrace and value diversity, create an environment where everyone from any background can do their best work, and feel valued and appreciated is a better company to work for.

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