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West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston
£26,766.00 - £30,088.00 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week


Fixed Term for 1 year

The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 25 July 2021.  West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels


We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

West Lothian Council is one of Scotland's most successful local authorities and has an enviable reputation for the innovative and extensive use of ICT in delivering and supporting services.
West Lothian is located in the central belt, within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow and is supported by excellent road and rail links.

Reporting to the IT Service Centre Manager, this is a post within the new IT Services structure and is critical in the delivery of effective and efficient IT Services. As an IT Engineer your challenge is to build, deploy and maintain West Lothian Councils IT Infrastructure using the latest technologies. This infrastructure extends to Unix Server applications, Networking technologies, Internet Connections, Windows Desktop, Mobile Devices and Application Packaging and Deployment.

The post will work closely with the IT Service Desk and other IT Engineer posts within the team covering areas including providing an excellent IT service provision to all of our customers.

This permanent role provides an exciting opportunity to play a key role in shaping the new IT structure within West Lothian Council IT Services.

IT Services structure is based on ITlLv3 and you must have a solid understanding, knowledge and experience of good practice.

Applicants will have proven experience implementing and supporting client and server management technologies in a multi-site, multi-security profile compliance organisation, including a minimum of three years working within a Microsoft SCCM environment.

Our benefits package includes flexible working hours, up to 30 days paid holidays and 7 public holidays a year, average salary pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resources and access to a range of discounted staff benefits.

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