Senior Systems Administrator

GCS Recruitment Specialists Ltd
£45k - £55k pa
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Systems Administrator -Microsoft Systems Center 2016 - all suites and Azure (SCCM, SCOM, Azure)

It is a Permanent role based in Reading and paying 55k.

The Senior Systems Administrator Role is to primarily manage the ICT Corporate Network and Server Infrastructure and key systems along with system upgrades, maintenance tasks such as backup, DR, patching & security. Reporting to the Head of IT.

Must have Microsoft Systems Center 2016 - all suites and Azure (SCCM, SCOM, Azure)

The Senior Systems Administrator should have a minimum of 5 years ICT experience, and possess an excellent understanding of general ICT practices (security, confidentiality, awareness). ITIL trained, they need to be flexible and willing to take on new responsibilities as the business grows. Skills in communicating at all levels with other members of staff in a polite and courteous fashion are essential as is the ability to convey complicated technical issues in a simple and understandable manner.

We are looking for a good all-rounder with exceptional technical skills and broad depth of knowledge around multiple areas of technology.

Person Specification Qualifications & Extensive Experience

Microsoft platforms:

  • Messaging - Exchange Online
  • SharePoint Online
  • Office 365 Suite
  • Microsoft Systems Center 2016 - all suites
  • Active Directory
  • Microsoft SQL
  • Information Rights Management
  • Windows Server 2012/2016
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft PowerShell
  • Group Policy

Must haves:

Microsoft Systems Center 2016 - all suites and Azure (SCCM, SCOM, Azure)


  • Minimum 2 years working on a service desk within an ITIL aligned business
  • Minimum 8 years managing ICT Infrastructure
  • 2 years managing Microsoft Azure
  • Project Business Case Creation
  • Budget Management
  • Business Budget creation and management

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