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Systems Administrator / 3rd Line - Hemel Hempstead - £45,000

Job Title: Systems Administrator / 3rd Line - Hemel Hempstead - £45,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
REF: ASH17499ZB_1546374351
Contact Name: Zuleyma Bennett
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer / Systems Administrator - Hemel Hempstead - £45,000

A Hemel-Hempstead based MSP are seeking a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer to become an integral part of the IT team.

You will be responsible for providing escalation support, implementing projects and services, assisting the 1st and 2nd line Service Desk teams and supporting internal and external IT infrastructure and ensuring all systems are stable and performing well. You will need to have a good level of business awareness with specific knowledge of clients and how IT solutions can best serve their company strategy and goals.

In addition you will be involved in Problem Management and Change Management activities, augmenting the Service Desk Team as required and performing regular checks relating to maintenance, security, health and compliance.

You must have strong knowledge with the below:

- Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012R2
- Windows XP, Windows 7
- Office 2010, 2013, 2016
- Exchange Server 2013 or 2013
- Active Directory (installation, administration, support and replication);
- Group Policy;
- Networking, including DNS, DHCP, VLANs and routing
- SANs and iSCSI
- Scripting, including PowerShell and VB Script;
- Firewalls;
- Security;
- Backup and Disaster Recovery

It is expected that you will hold at least two Microsoft qualifications such as MCP, MCTS as well as one or more of the following: CISCO CCNA, SonicWALL CSSA or Master CSSA, Citrix CCAA, CCEE or CCIA, VMware VCP, HP ProLiant Server, ITIL v3 Foundation etc. The successful candidate will be assisted in continuing their skills development through a combination of self-study, company provided training and external courses.

Excellent interpersonal skills are essential as you will be supporting users via phone, remote control and occasional site visits.

This is a permanent position offering a basic salary of up to £45,000 per annum, dependent on skills and experience.

To apply please send a WORD version of your CV, including reference number ASH17499ZB in the subject line of your email.

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