Software Systems Consultant

Ref: JC_SSC  ·  Posted on 21 February 2024


My client is a large engineering consultancy who specialise in research and cutting-edge developments in the defence industry.

They are looking for a Software Systems Manager to manage vulnerability and software deployment across business critical services. You will be deploying updates across the estate to meet compliance requirements and creating software packages for distribution.

Working pattern: 2 or 3 days on site per week, the rest can be done remotely.

Key responsibilities
  • Managing vulnerability and software deployment across business-critical services.
  • Understanding vulnerability scan results to determine and prioritise system patching requirements.
  • Using Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager or other appropriate tools to deploy patches.
  • Deploy Linux updates and patches using ManageEngine.
  • Create software packages for deployment to Windows systems using MS Configuration Manager.
  • 3rd line support and troubleshooting of the patching/software deployment process.
  • You will act as the SME and primary point of contact for Patch Management and Vulnerability Management.
Skills & experience
  • Several years of experience in an IT Support environment covering both Windows and Linux environments.
  • Good knowledge of MS Configuration Manager, InTune and ideally ManageEngine.
  • Experience of software and operating system patching and packaging.
  • Diagnostic skills to troubleshoot problems with deployed patches or packages.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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