Server Administrator

Competitive + fantastic pension
05 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Shane Mayes
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Lutterworth, Leicestershire


JOB TITLE: Server Admin / Server Administrator


SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive + fantastic pension, 20 days (rising to 25) with bank holidays, ongoing training and development + additional benefits


WORKING HOURS: Full time – flexible, core hours are: 09:00 – 16:30 Monday – Thursday. 09:00 – 15:00 Friday.


THE ORGANISATION : Our client has long been recognised as one of the UK's market leader for electronic manufacturing services (EMS) and are one of the largest with a wholly owned offshore manufacturing facility. Since 1983 they have developed 'world class' capabilities in the areas of sourcing, procurement and component inspection along with a broad range of electronics/electro-mechanical manufacturing services.


The company is looking for a motivated Server Administrator to join their small IT team in Lutterworth. You might be a Server Admin with extensive experience, or even a recent graduate. If so our client wants to hear from you!


THE ROLE:  We are seeking a capable Server Administrator to join a small team in Lutterworth. Reporting directly to the IT Director you will be responsible for administering hardware, operating systems and core applications on server infrastructure. This will include performance monitoring, operations planning, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance.

Key Responsibilities to include:- Server Administrator – Lutterworth.

  • Virtualising and consolidating standalone servers.
  • Ensuring availability and performance compliance to SLA’s.
  • Developing server build images and processes including automatic deployment technologies.
  • Installing server based applications and configuring new hardware and software.
  • Performing maintenance tasks such as patch levels, firmware upgrades and backups.
  • Monitoring, investigating and reporting breaches in performance.
  • Identifying, troubleshooting and resolving hardware and software problems
  • Creating SQL queries for use in BI reporting (SQL 2012)


THE CANDIDATE:  The successful candidate will have the ability and willingness to learn and support new systems and applications and will be a proactive, self-motivated team player. You will have a demonstrable attention to detail with a  strong ‘right first every time’ attitude.


Key experience essential for the role:- Server Administrator – Lutterworth

  • Relevant technical qualification (Degree in computing or Microsoft server certification)
  • Knowledge and experience in servers (windows 2008/2012 and Linux) and networks
  • Knowledge and experience on SQL Server specifically BI
  • Excellent communication skills

Are you the Server Administrator we are looking for? If yes then please hit the apply now button.


You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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