IT Systems Administrator

IT Systems Administrator

Job Title: IT Systems Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896443_1574069917
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 18, 2019 09:38

Job Description

My client is seeking a motivated and customer- focused IT Systems Administrator to join its growing team, based in first-class accommodation at Milton Park in Oxfordshire. Working closely with our Development and IT Operations teams, the successful candidate will be passionate about providing first-class support to our clients and internal stakeholders, as well as driving improvements to our current IT infrastructure, including internal and external facing hosted infrastructures across multiple geographies.

About the Role:
* Responsibility for our hosted service & application infrastructure, supporting our client and internal facing hosted systems across multiple geographies
* Performing IT operations and maintenance in accordance to approved procedures and standards, including security auditing and patching
* Supporting the implementation of programs and procedures that ensure the safety of our data/information and safety in the Information Technology operations
* Executing and supporting local installations of the products
* Identifying operational IT problems and seeking resolutions without impacting the end users
* Keeping abreast of developments in industry regarding IT operations and maintenance
* Work alongside the development and support teams to become an expert in the use and support of the products, working towards becoming the ultimate point of technical escalation.
* Internal Helpdesk support
* External Helpdesk support cover (equivalent to 2nd/3rd line support)
* Flexibility to perform other duties, as and when required, to ensure the smooth running of the organisation and to meet the needs of the business

You will have following experience:
* Experience of running and maintaining MS Windows® environments.
* Experience of hosted services, remote operation and supporting web hosted SAAS
* Experience of Microsoft Office 365 deployment/administration
* Virtualisation experience
* Working knowledge of SQL, Apache, scripting & remote monitoring tools
* Proven track record of administering SAN storage appliances, ideally HP MSA devices
* Experience implementing fixes to CVEs (common vulnerabilities and exposures) across a broad portfolio of products and applications
* Experience with administering Active Directory NPS
* Desire to research and learn new technologies, and implement them where appropriate
* Ability to multi-task, prioritise, learn and teach within a team of mixed skill levels.
* Existing or eligibility for SC clearance
* Ability to travel

Desirable abilities
* Knowledge of ISO 27001, Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essential Plus standards
* Nessus
* Azure/AWS experience
* Cisco Networking, Switches/Firewall up to Layer 3
* Office 365 Mobile Device Management

Applications currently in use:
* Microsoft Office 365
* Windows Server, 2008 - 2016
* MySQL 5 / 5.6
* Apache 2.4
* VMware 6.7

IT Systems Administrator
Milton Park (Oxfordshire)
Competitive salary +package

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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