Systems Administrator

Recruiter
Heat Recruitment
Location
Bristol
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Systems Administrator at a successful Managed Service Provider. The successful candidate will have a background in supporting Microsoft desktop and server products (such as Windows XP/Vista/7, Windows Server 2003/8, - Exchange 2010 and Office 2007/10 with proven hands on and theoretical knowledge of Cisco, LAN and WAN networking along with experience of deputising the running of a Service Desk.

Technical expertise and skill set:

  • Server administration - Server 2008, Server 2008r2, Server 2012, this must be hands on experience.
  • Full awareness and management of Active Directory.
  • Practical hands on experience using VMware.
  • Full awareness and management of DNS / DHCP.
  • Experience with firewall rules and policies, again ideally hands on (Cisco / Fortinet firewalls).
  • Have experience in management of MS Exchange or be familiar with Office 365 deployments.
  • Have experience of managing data backups from Server environments, have experience of the types of backup solutions that can be employed.
  • Practical hands on experience of managing network switches(VLan creation and management, managing stack switches).
  • Practical hands on experience of troubleshooting network LAN and WAN environments and the utilization of appropriate tools such as IPerf and WireShark.
  • Practical hands on experience of utilizing Hyper V.

Soft skills and experience

  • Skills relating to the delivery of IT projects.
  • Aware of best practice standards within the delivery of IT (this could be against a security standard like PCI, CoCo, ISO), (patch management and mechanisms to deploy patches etc..).
  • Willingness to learn new skills and be a self-starter.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced growing business.

Ideally the candidate would hold or be studying for:

  • MCP’s - Microsoft Certified Professional qualifications - ideally a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator MCSA.
  • CCNA or parts of the CCNA of which are ICND1 and or ICND2 (ICND1+ICND2 make up the full CCNA).
  • Qualification in VMware.
  • CompTIA.