Job Vacancy – Junior Systems Engineer

ZanaNET are looking for a new Junior Systems Engineer to join their rapidly expanding team, to be involved in exciting projects and being introduced to the latest and up-coming technologies.

Job Summary:

This position requires a skilled, motivated technical engineer who is customer focused. The role requires someone with a passion both for computer systems engineering and an inquisitive interest in developments within the Telecommunications and IT sectors. Additionally a drive to continually increase their technical experience and knowledge plus provide industry leading service and support to our client base. The position requires the candidate to be able to work effectively both as part of a team and individually and demonstrate the ability to solve problems in a logical and effective manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing quick, accurate and professional responses to client support
  • Queries/ticket support by both telephone/email and online ticket system
  • Implementation of new client solutions
  • Maintenance/upgrades of existing client systems and core internal systems
  • Occasional off-site work, for example data centre installations
  • Out of hours on-call assistance on rota basis (after appropriate training period)

Required Skills:

  • Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Applications knowledge, including: DNS/SQL/SMTP/RADIUS/FTP/HTTP
  • Experience applying software security patches and updates
  • Ability to work and solve problems in a logical and structured way

Desirable Skills:

  • Virtualisation technology, in particular VMware experience
  • Basic networking knowledge (LAN / VLAN / BGP / OSPF / IP Subnetting)
  • Encryption and VPN technologies and SSL
  • Software firewall experience
  • VoIP technologies

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree or comparable industry equivalent experience in systems/applications engineering or systems/applications support

Working Environment:

  • Normal office environment
  • UK Data Center locations
  • Occasional travel required to maintenance or customer locations

Note: As of Nov 2021 the role will mainly involve home working with some office working and maintenance / customer site visits required


  • Company pension scheme – 2% of monthly salary matched by company contribution
  • Access to training materials and industry courses relevant to the role
  • On the job training by ZanaNET’s experienced 3rd line engineers

Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

Base salary in the range: