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Systems Administrator - Permanent - Oxfordshire

Job Title: Systems Administrator - Permanent - Oxfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/P/SYSA/Fc_1504886111
Contact Name: Fred Cope
Contact Email: fred.cope@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Systems Administrator - Permanent - Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator required to support the IT Manager with IT infrastructure projects, monitoring and troubleshooting hardware and software, maintaining existing systems and providing Third line IT support to internal customers.

Microsoft environment, VMware, Citrix, Cisco networking…

Responsibilities:

  • Third line IT support to internal users
  • Back-up second line support to internal users (as required)
  • Testing of hardware and software updates
  • Creation of plans for hardware installations and maintenance
  • Server level support, maintenance and upgrades
  • Virtualisation - Vmware configuration/support
  • Maintenance and upgrade of Anti-Virus systems
  • Hardware & software inventory management and licensing
  • Network security and firewall management
  • Network configuration, maintenance and setup
  • Backup planning and maintenance
  • Networking setup for remote users
  • Other tasks and projects as defined by the IT Infrastructure Team lead or the business

Competencies required:

Essential:

  • Microsoft Server to 2012 Administration and build
  • Microsoft Active Directory and domain Infrastructure
  • Full understanding of disaster recovery principles and best practices
  • Understanding of firewall configuration/security principles
  • Experience with Cisco switching and OS
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience with backup routines and monitoring

Desired:

  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange 2016 Office 365 Administration
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL
  • Understanding of VoIP telephony systems
  • Knowledge of scripting language (VB, PowerShell)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Citrix technologies
  • Knowledge and understanding on VMware
  • Experience with Unitrends backup

Please apply via this site in first instance or send a CV with covering sheet to Fred.Cope@Projectpeople.com

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.