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Senior IT Systems Engineer

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
25 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for a Senior IT Systems Engineer to work within the Digital Transformation Directorate. The Trust has embarked on a significant journey to digitise ways of working that will fundamentally improve patient care and strive towards the Trust's true north objective 'to be the safest Trust in England, outstanding in all we do.' The IT Programme and Development team won the DBTH Star Award 2018 for the development of a Clinical Portal, and the Directorate continues to receive nominations and commendations from all levels across the organisation, including the Trust Board of Directors. We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications.

Main duties of the job

As a key member of a team of skilled staff providing comprehensive services across the organisation, your work will primarily focus on Infrastructure Support as well as planning and implementing upgrades to Windows Servers and associated software. To support this, it is expected that you will have extensive working knowledge of the following systems:

o Windows Server 2012-2022

o VMware vSphere / vCenter

o Active Directory Administration

o Microsoft DNS / DHCP Services

o Scripting Languages (e.g., PowerShell Batch files)

o Data Backup and Recovery tools (e.g., Veeam Enterprise Vault)

o Microsoft SQL Server 2012-2019 Desirable

It is essential that you are flexible, enthusiastic, and can display high levels of initiative, together with the ability to work under reasonable pressure to deliver your duties individually and as part of a team, with minimum supervision. You must also have excellent communication skills and be able to interact and deal with service users and colleagues in a pleasant and efficient manner.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • Technical Network Qualifications (e.g. VMWare, MCSE etc.) or equivalent qualification or relevant experience
  • Degree or equivalent occupational/professional qualification or relevant experience
  • ITIL Foundation
  • European Computer Driving License (ECDL)


  • PRINCE2 Foundation

Knowledge / Experience


  • Servers & Storage Experience
  • VMWare vSphere Experience
  • Microsoft Active Directory Experience
  • Microsoft Server Operating Systems Experience


  • Working with Hospital Information Systems
  • Understanding of NHS Information Governance



  • Analytical and logical approach to problem solving
  • Experience of operating system configuration
  • Demonstrate continuous professional development
  • Ability to motivate and influence others within the organization


  • Experience of writing reports and procedures

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Thorne Road



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