Systems Administrator / Windows / VMWare / Office 365

Job Ref: 50185180
Sector: Network, Telecoms & Infrastructure
Date Added: 05 September 2017
  • Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
  • £35,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Conor Quinn
  • 0161 888 2518

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Systems Administrator / Windows / VMWare / Office 365

We are currently seeking a Systems Administrator for an IT Services company based in Northampton. The main focus of this role is to operationally support the Windows and Exchange systems and to fulfil the project demands when needed. The role will revolve mainly around BAU support with elements of project work, working within a small team the role will be office based administering the group wide infrastructure alongside satellite engineers across the UK.

The candidate will have the following roles and responsibilities:

  • BAU support of the Windows server environment
  • Build / install new / rebuild existing servers and configuration of hardware, directories, settings and storage
  • Provide guidance and support on advancing legacy infrastructure towards current versions
  • Keeping up to date with cloud service changes and taking action where appropriate
  • Actively perform system monitoring, verifying the availability and integrity of all servers, systems and key processes
  • Liaise with the Architecture function to understand the technical strategy and future roadmap for existing and future IT services.

Essential Skills


  • Commercial experience within an Infrastructure Team
  • Advanced working knowledge of Active Directory/DHCP/DNS/GPO etc
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and logic approach to problems
  • Exceptional communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Organised with high attention to detail
  • Exchange 2010/2013
  • System Administration skills (Operating systems, networking, hardware, virtualization)
  • Project work involvement\implementation\planning
  • System Centre Suite (DPM\VMM\SCOM\SCCM\Orchestrator) exposure and usage
  • MCSE\MSCA or other professional IT qualification

Knowledge of the below would be advantageous

  • Citrix NetScaler, XenApp, XenDesktop
  • Kemp Loadbalancers
  • Server\Exchange 2016
  • Palo Alto Firewalls
  • O365\Azure implementation\administration\trouble shooting
  • Linux experience\skills
  • Cisco\Networking knowledge
  • Infrastructure security (Firewalls\AV - McAfee)
  • Automation experience
  • Powershell scripting
  • SAN Storage Solutions (NetApp, Equalogic)
  • Experience in ISO27001 compliance

Please forward your CV for further details.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age