Windows System Administrator

City of London, London
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Windows System Administrator

My client, a software house based in the City of London is currently recruiting for a 2nd/3rd line Wintel Engineer to join them on a full-time permanent basis. Working in a team of 7, you will be supporting and maintaining the businesses infrastructure and server estates used by their 300 internal users with your work load split between projects and BAU. They also host their software for their clients as responsibility for the maintenance of those datacentres sits within this team.

To be able to do this role, you will have previous experience working in a Microsoft environment and be well versed with things such as Active Directory management and administration, WSUS and Group policies. Furthermore, you will have had experience working with VMware vSphere clusters.

In return as well as a great working environment, my client is very big on training. You will be given the opportunity and the funding to complete Windows qualifications to further your development.

Essential Experience

  • Good working experience with Microsoft Windows 2003 to 2012 R2 server platforms. In particular, Active Directory management and administration, DNS, Group Policies, WSUS and RDP servers. An MCSE or MCITP would be an advantage.
  • Experience and knowledge of VMWare vSphere. VCP an advantage.


  • Active Directory Maintenance: User Management and Group Policy
  • LAN Management: Knowledge of DNS, DHCP, Sites, Trusts, DFS
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010
  • VMware virtualisation
  • Microsoft Terminal Services (or MS Remote Desktop Services)
  • Support for Client/Server applications
  • Backups: Administering Veeam Backup and Replication software
  • Network Support/Troubleshooting: firewalls, switches, printing and UPSs.
  • LAN/WAN topologies/technologies E.g. DMZ, IPv4, FTP, SNMP, VLANs, VPN Clients, Layer 2 switching.

If interested in this role please apply directly to this advert, alternatively, you can contact Leroy Owusu at