Systems Administrator

Understanding Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
£35000.00 - £40000.00 pa
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Systems Administrator - Hammersmith, West London

A new vacancy for an experienced Systems Administrator has come up to join a leading technology company, working in an established team that deliver a high-quality service for a number of high profile clients within the IT sector. As the Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for providing infrastructure support to all internal users. This is a highly visible, hands on, user facing role and enables all employees to work effectively by providing the infrastructure they need to perform their jobs.

It requires a strong working knowledge of Linux, as well as Microsoft Windows, Networking, Security and Telephony. Excellent problem-solving skills and an attention to detail are required, along with first-class people facing skills.

A number of key duties in the Systems Administrator role include:

  • Management of Linux for both servers, desktops and virtualisation (CentOS/Ubuntu)
  • Management of Network devices such as switches, routers, firewalls et al from multiple vendors such as Cisco, HP
  • Experience with a range of network and authentication protocols (LDAP, Kerberos, NFS, HTTP, DNS, 802.1x, etc)
  • Support of all Microsoft based services (AD/DHCP/DNS/GPO/NPS/SCCM).
  • Provide out of hours /weekend support as part of an on-call rota.
  • Provide a structured, hands-on approach to issue resolution, infrastructure projects and environment management.

A number of the key attributes needed for the Systems Administrator role include:

  • A sollid background in Linux (will consider all flavours of Linux), and experience of working in a multi-platform environment (Linux/Windows).
  • Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange and Windows.
  • Switches, routers, firewalls, ACL's.
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP networking and troubleshooting.
  • Monitoring software products such as Nagios.
  • A proactive attitude to systems administration is essential.
  • Virtualisation products - Xen/VMWare
  • Knowledge of security products such as Snort, IDS.
  • Checkpoint Firewall knowledge.
  • SharePoint and the ability to maintain/configure the SharePoint web pages/libraries/permissions.

The benefits include season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, chill-out areas (including a pool table and games console) and working in a creative, yet relaxed atmosphere.

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 (depending on experience) + benefits

Location: Hammersmith, West London

Start Date: ASAP

Please apply immediately for consideration!

Understanding Recruitment is acting as an agency on behalf of this vacancy.

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