3rd line Network & Systems Admin

Huntingdon, UK
15 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Main Duties
  • To provide the lead technical role for specific system changes, resolving service incidents and problems, applying diagnostic, maintenance and configuration control attributes to bring about a resolution
  • Act as a subject matter expert for specified Systems and Services
  • System monitoring and performance reporting
  • Maintenance of storage subsystems
  • Maintenance of system configuration files
  • Installation of OS and COTS software patches/upgrades
  • Implement routine archive, backup and recovery policies, as well carrying out optimisation of these policies
  • Maintenance and deployment of system image profiles
  • Technical problem investigation, rectification, data collection and problem resolution (4th Line Supt)
  • Generation and resolution of Discrepancy Reports
  • Providing technical assistance to project teams
  • Vendor liaison, bug fix, technical reporting, technical risk mitigation
  • Installation and deployment of Rapid Delivery updates. Using bespoke ASG deployment technologies
  • Maintain links to 1st , 2nd , and 4th line, transition and change teams to enable service improvement
  • Perform On-Call duties as required to maintain service availability levels
  • Network/System monitoring and performance reporting, and where appropriate optimise these services
  • Investigate and resolve problems relating to networking, storage access and software services
  • Scheduling downtime coordination
  • Attend site briefings and Technical Engineering Meetings (TEMs)

Candidate RequirementsEssential
  • Current holder of or eligibility to obtain MoD DV Security Clearance
  • Application Software support: Application upgrades / updates; Application troubleshooting; Data management; Security patching; Site-driven configuration changes; CONOPS changes; Troubleshooting across system boundaries; SME (with expertise on exploitation systems)
  • Experience with site operations
  • SME on existing architecture/interfaces/data flows
  • Be able to maintain a strong working relationship with key stakeholders
  • Experience in all phases of system design life cycle
  • Providing product documentation / CONOPS and other technical documentation as required
  • Troubleshooting product problems and generating fixes &/or workarounds
  • Supporting design, testing, and delivery activities
  • In-depth knowledge of Enterprise architecture, systems and associated support processes
  • Proven and comprehensive track record in systems administration and database management
  • Detailed understanding of software and systems engineering principles
  • Certified Windows and/or UNIX system administrator or engineer
  • System administration experience
  • In depth knowledge of Powershell scripting, especially in automating administrative tasks
  • Good understating of RDBMS and SQL
  • Willingness to be part of an On-call rota to provide support upon request outside of normal working hours
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends upon request outside of the On-call requirements
  • Experience of leading Service Delivery in complex environments
  • Familiarity with secure networks and environments and MoD & Government security standards
  • Familiarity with secure system environments
  • A solid understanding of IP networking, switches, routers and firewalls
  • Familiarity of all major vendors network hardware and software management tools

  • Extensive knowledge of GIS systems and software
  • Familiarity with ASG secure system environments and MoD & Government security standards
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA
  • Experience of managing multi-disciplined teams and of dealing with UK MoD and other Government departments would be an advantage
  • Network administration experience
  • Providing technical support to IT projects
  • Knowledge of MOD Practices and Procedures
  • Experience administering Network Attached Storage - NetApp
  • Extensive knowledge of GIS systems and software
  • Experience of working in "clamped" environments
  • Experience in the updating and maintaining of the HLD, LLD and associated engineering documents

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