IT Systems Administrator

Recruiter
itecopeople
Location
Exeter
Salary
£20k - £37500 pa + Salary Neg on exp + benefits
Posted
05 Jan 2017
Expires
14 Jan 2017
IT SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR. (Windows Server, AD, Exchange, Network). - Exeter. Location: Exeter. Commutable from Yeovil, Taunton, Launceston, Barnstaple, Plymouth. Duration: Full time, Permanent. Salary: up to £37,500pa DOE Competitive, dependent on experience plus benefits. Start: Client will wait for the right person. Are you looking for a great technical challenge with a company that is expanding supporting by IT systems using the latest technology? Our client is looking for an additional Systems Administrator to join the IT Systems Team, providing IT system administration and IT Services to their growing group of companies. THE CLIENT is part of a group of companies that invest in diverse projects with have positive social, environmental & economic benefits with a strong & diverse portfolio of interests. These include innovative technology, data, data analysis, renewable energy, finance, education, research and property. They operate from a state of the art property with great facilities open to everyone. These include a gym & multiple exercise facilities, games room, a pool table, a café that serves good local organic food. There is a good team spirit & as a whole get involved in a number of events & support local charities. On top of this, they have a series of social & charitable events throughout the year, from days at the races, summer picnics & activities on the nearby Dartmoor, to movie nights & evening events in the city. This is a unique role, involving the management of enterprise level infrastructure and service delivery to a number of separate companies within a multi domain environment. Excellent time management, organisation skills, and a real interest in new trends in technology will be required. It is a truly exciting opportunity for someone looking for their next challenge and who wants to work for a pioneering group of rapidly expanding companies. Key responsibilities will be: Handle incoming support problems, researching/solving where possible & escalating to 3rd line support where appropriate. Diagnose & troubleshoot technical hardware, software, & network related issues. Setup & maintenance of company PCs, Laptops & Printers. Manage & maintain Active Directory & associated services. Monitor & report on established IT systems. Liaising with IT consultants, suppliers, & service providers. ABOUT YOU: Essential Skills: Proven experience as an IT Systems Administrator role (or similar). Experience of providing 2nd-3rd line support. A strong understanding of Microsoft products including Active Directory and Exchange. Experience of providing hardware and software support to Windows desktop and server operating systems. Experience of working within a virtual environment. Desirable skills: some of the following you do not need them all VMWare technologies and storage area networks (SAN). 3rd party software: Anti-Virus/Monitoring/Auditing/Backup. supporting/configuring Linux or Mac OS X operating systems. deploying and supporting Wireless networks. Strong interest in cutting edge IT technologies. Microsoft/Networking/VMWare certification. Personal skills: Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to self-manage on project based work; proactive approach. Excellent team-working and communication skills. Strong time management required, will need to juggle priorities and work on multiple projects simultaneously. The successful candidate must demonstrate good attention to detail, the ability to juggle priorities & be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. A great team-worker, they will build rapport & engage with a wide range of business stakeholders. As a person you will have enthusiasm, be a self-starter, have an inquisitive nature and a passion for IT and Technology, keeping up to date with new products and enjoy thinking of innovative ways to use new technology. Services advertised by itecopeople are those of an Agency.