Senior IT Consultant

£36,000 - £40,000 a year

Location - Cumbria

Senior IT Consultant


Pay - £36,000 - £40,000 a year 
Job Type - Permanent, Full-time 
Hours - Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm


  • Additional leave
  • Car scheme
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay

Full Description

Computeam is a fast growing education technology provider, delivering managed IT services to over 500 school and Multi-academy Trust clients across the UK. With 35% YoY growth over the past two years we are recognised as a world class employer by Best Companies Index.

We are now looking for a Senior IT Consultant to join our world class company. Candidates must have a good understanding of an experienced IT Consultant and be someone who is competent working with clients, customers and colleagues of all levels of seniority.

Computeam is passionate about our mission to improve education outcomes using technology and we’ve been voted one of the Top 25 Small Companies to work for in the UK in the Best Companies Index for 2023 as well as Top 10 in the Technology Sector. We’re therefore looking for a driven individual who is keen to make a difference to hundreds of schools across the UK.

Role fundamentals - What you'll do:

  • Provide extensive support and guidance on a wide range of IT services and technologies, including Microsoft, Google and Apple platforms.
  • Manage field support team in a particular area, providing escalated support for technical colleagues and direct to clients via the relevant service board.
  • Participate in and lead IT project work at client sites.
  • Working with Account Managers as part of a "Client Team", acting as Technical Lead for specific customers, recommending, advising and guiding on their strategic IT plans.

What you'll need to succeed:

  • At least 6 years' demonstrable experience in a relevant field.
  • Certification: Relevant base level certifications in appropriate networking or operating system, e.g. COMPTIA Network+, Microsoft MCP.
  • Current network troubleshooting skills, including excellent 'working knowledge' of LAN & WAN technologies, including: IPv4, VPNs, VLANs, iSCSI, SNMP etc.
  • Administration of Windows Active Directory, including Microsoft Office 365 suite and Azure active directory.
  • Experience of firewalls, SANs & either Cisco or Aruba switch networks.
  • Experience of configuring VMWare and Microsoft Hyper V Clustering.
  • Experience in recent Microsoft Server 2016-2019 builds.
  • Experience of using Microsoft System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM) and/or Microsoft InTune to manage endpoints
  • Experience of solution design in Microsoft and Google platforms would be beneficial but not essential.

Why work with Computeam?

We have been recognised as a World Class Employee by Best Companies in 2023 and we have excellent engagement and wellbeing practices, which in turn drives an excellent service for our clients. We believe in rewarding our staff and sharing in Computeam’s success.    


Our values:  

Passion – truly engage with our aim and use that to provide the best service you can in your role   

Purpose – make your actions purposeful and positive    

People – collaborate with the team to support and develop on a peer to peer basis   

Proud – demonstrate pride in the role you are doing and how this will impact better outcomes in education   

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