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3rd Line Windows Engineer




3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer

McGregor Boyall has an exciting opportunity for an experienced 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer to join a fast-paced finance organization on a permanent basis who have ambitious plans for growth in Scotland. This position is based in their flagship Edinburgh office and is a permanent position.

You will join the team at a crucial point in their business growth and will take on responsibility for 3rd line support for their diverse Windows environment working with technologies including Windows Server, SCCM, Skype for Business (Lync), Endpoint Protection. The role will involve a mix of BAU support and project work as the business continues to grow and embark on more ambitious technical transformation.

Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience in supporting a large-scale, diverse Windows environment
  • 3+ years’ experience as a 3rd Line Engineer
  • Experience of technologies including Windows Server, SCCM, Skype for Business and Endpoint Protection.
  • Experience of working on large-scale Windows infrastructure projects

For more information or to apply please send your CV to or contact Lorna Burrows on 0141 212 2393.

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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For more information or to apply please send your CV to or contact Lorna Burrows on 0141 212 2393

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.