Windows Server Systems Administrator. Home based

Applause IT Limited
South East England
£34k - £38k pa + + Great Benefits
16 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Windows Server Systems Administrator - Managed Services, Citrix

Home based - to suit South East England based candidate. London, Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire, Sussex, Essex - for M25, M3 and M4 Corridor - all ideal

£34,000 - £38,000 pa + Comprehensive Benefits package

Must be available for occasional travel to company offices in Berkshire for line management

Major global provider of SaaS based business solutions for the public and private sector requires a new Windows System Administrator to join their Managed Services Team which supports the business by designing, building, administering and maintaining the infrastructure for the company's web-based / hosted applications

The Role:

You will be a core member of this team, and take responsibility for day to day operations of the production environments and supporting systems (development, test, bug tracking, subversion, configuration management etc), dealing with tickets raised by monitoring software, internal and external users, as well as a significant amount of project work. Joining us as a specialist in the Windows domains, you can also expect professional development to gain experience in a variety of technologies, including Linux, Unix, Oracle etc.

Skills and experience required:

2 years + Commercial experience and knowledge of administering Windows Server 2008 - 2012 : Ideally to MCP level or having equivalent industry experience

Experience and understanding of best practices of Windows Active Directory design, installation and administration (ideally within a distributed, multi-environment infrastructure)

Exposure to working with and ideally administering Citrix (Xenapp and/or Citrix Netscaler)

Knowledge of IIS web server and IIS applications from a configuration perspective

This is a fast paced and environment and the post holder must be eager to learn and steady under pressure as they support mission critical systems

Experience gained in a SaaS/Cloud/ISP environment is preferred

The Desirables:

Any exposure to SQL Server technologies

Any exposure to Powershell scripting and automating

Knowledge of monitoring systems, particularly Zabbix or Nagios

Experience with VMWare ESXi or other virtualisation tools

Solid career progression and highly competitive salary structure on offer, allied to a comprehensive benefits package - including pension, health cover, insurances, discounts, share-save scheme etc.

Please send CV now and call Tim Morris on ************ to find out more

Windows Server Systems Administrator

Home based