Senior Systems Administrator

Pimlico Banks Recruitment
From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + on call allowance + overtime
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Award winning international services provider in Bicester is currently looking for a Senior Systems Administrator to join them. A highly successful retail business with a strong high street and online presence, our client is undertaking a number of leading edge and exciting projects that have once again resulted in the need to grow the team . 
The successful Senior Systems Engineer will have strong experience of Microsoft Exchange and associated technologies, along with PowerShell and Cloud technologies. 
Key Responsibilities for the Senior Systems Administrator
  • Work as part of the Systems Team to ensure the business has the infrastructure needed to achieve the strategic objectives.
  • Support infrastructure across multiple data centers – from Co-Lo to fully-managed.
  • Mentor other Systems Administrator to provide cross-training and knowledge-overlap across the team.
  • Provide domain administration on global AD domain.
  • Be a point of 3rd line escalation for the Service Desk system.
  • Work with Development team to provide support and strategy for production and test systems, as well as maintain Dev AD environments.
  • Maintain effective monitoring and capacity planning of key systems.

Key Skills and Experience for the Senior Systems Administrator

  • Windows Server Operating Systems, Active Directory and associated roles.
  • VMware and Hyper-V. Enterprise level storage solutions.
  • Microsoft Exchange.
  • Microsoft System Centre Suite - SCCM
  • All aspects of system security including anti-virus. 
  • Backup and replication technologies.
  • Data Center administration and associated technologies
  • Proven knowledge of Storage Area Networks.
  • Goodn knowledge of server hardware and technologies.
  • Understanding of network design, fundamentals and security.

This is a rare opportunity for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join a company operating in a fast moving industry with a heavy reliance on regulatory change. 
Coupled with a fierce demand for internal projects and global maturity projects, this Senior Infrastructure Engineer role requires a self-starter with process driven experience and able to work in a proactive manner.If you feel you may be suitable please send over your CV in the first instance.

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