Systems Manager

GLM Recruitment
£25,000 - £30,000pa Doe + Benefits & Perks.
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client is a market-leading technology solutions provider based in Oldham. The services that they provided include support, systems, cutting edge products and bespoke developments to integrate systems and drive businesses. Our client specialise in Travel Sector software and are a Microsoft Gold Partner and Cisco Select Partner. They are looking for a passionate, intelligent, self-motivated individual to join their internal Systems team as a Systems Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Systems Engineer to step up into a more strategic role. Responsibilities will include; Driving forward a number of business-critical infrastructure projects, such as server upgrades and cloud services. The maintenance of the company LAN / WAN infrastructure. Business-critical applications, including Microsoft Exchange and Skype for Business. Monitoring and managing daily checks, business-critical systems and backups. Working with our existing clients to advise on infrastructure requirements to meet their business needs. Implementation of corporate DR strategy. Management of client and server hardware and software, including installations, maintenance, troubleshooting and upgrades. Monitoring of the help desk case list and ensuring that the team are responding effectively to our internal users and clients Ensuring compliance with software licensing Asset management Training other colleagues and clients through both formal and informal training programs This is an opportunity to join an established team in a highly technical environment, working with the latest versions of Microsoft software, including Windows 10, Windows Server and MS Exchange. Technical Skills; A huge passion for IT, ability to learn, and a ‘can do’ attitude are critical attributes. However, the successful applicant should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the following: LAN/WAN infrastructure principles Virtualisation technologies Firewalls and network security principles Storage management Strong knowledge of Windows installation / configuration and Microsoft Office Microsoft Exchange administration Wireless technology Windows Server, Active Directory configuration. Demonstrable documentation skills Knowledge and/or experience of any of the following would be advantageous; Skype for Business Exchange Online / Office 365 Microsoft SQL Server and/or database principles. Wireless & VoIP for end-user Telephony devices & PCs highly desirable. Personality Fit; You will be proactively seeking opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies, as well as a confident, outgoing person, who enjoys working as part of a team as well as on their own incentive. With a Tenacious personality, with a ‘can do’ attitude, and a full Driving License This is a great opportunity for the right applicant to join a thriving business, with a vibrant company culture that has something for everyone. Our client 5 in 7 Rota means that the successful candidate must be willing to occasionally work a short day on Saturdays and Sundays, though will be compensated with days off during the week to ensure only 5 days are worked during a 7-day week. To find out more about this exciting yet challenging role please submit you CV ASAP. And GLM Recruitment will be in contact with all suitable applicants within 48 hours. Please note only people with the right to work and live within the European Union will be considered for this role. This job was originally posted as

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