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IT Systems Administrator

  • Location: Northampton
  • Sector: IT
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: RMW707/246
  • Salary: Up to £45K

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior IT Systems Administrator, based in Towcester, Northamptonshire to join a well-established global team of IT professionals supporting a multi-million business with a footprint in the UK, USA. India.

As a market leader, this high technology business is growing - and the expansion will continue via organic growth and acquisition. Their strategy places customers at the centre of everything meaning the IT department must support over 150+ software applications including SAP on many hundred servers.

The Senior IT Systems Administrator is responsible for the technical design, systems planning, implementation, and performance tuning and recovery procedures for mission critical enterprise systems.
The individual should be a hands-on expert, capable of managing the day to day IT operation of the businesses servers and complex operating systems. In addition to recommending the redesign and configuration of operating systems and system applications. This will require investigation, analysis and feasibility studies of the global IT system requirements to develop system specifications while identifying methods, solutions, and managing the delivery of a high level of service to the business.

The Senior IT Systems Administrator's job will encompass:
> Managing the day-to-day operations. Ensuring that system downtime is to a minimum.
> Revisions to host system firmware and software are all applied correctly.
> Perform troubleshooting as required. Lead problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and organisations.
> Installing and maintaining systems and utility software on server computer systems. Including server support related to other software.
> Developing and maintaining a comprehensive security and protection environment.

Ideal candidates for the position of Senior IT Systems Administrator will possess the following skills:
> Extensive experience of Microsoft environments, including the cloud (Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS etc) and maintaince of several domains.
> Expert Knowledge of Server Operating Systems including Microsoft and Linux.
> Knowledge of Cisco networking equipment - routing, switching, and Firewalls
> Knowledge of Security compliance and security tools such as: Splunk, Qualys, DLP, McAfee, SCCM, WSUS.
> Working knowledge of network and TCP/ IP Routing/ Subnetting and NAS connectivity
> Good Attention to detail and overall IT skills.
> Ability to meet deadlines and to work on own initiative.

This job is a great opportunity for a Senior IT Systems Administrator, who thrives in a team environment and wishes to work in an interesting, successful, global organisation based in Towcester. If you see yourself being part of a growing organisation and making a real difference then this Senior IT Systems Administrator job is for you.

To apply for the Senior IT Systems Administrator job, or are interested in similar positions please send your CV and covering letter to ARees@redlinegroup.Com, or for more information contact Adam Rees on 01582 878825.
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