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Systems Administrator

Job Title: Systems Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London
Salary: £45,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ASH16146JA_1501596498
Contact Name: Jon Aspinell
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Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen within the internal IT team at a modern, forward thinking organisation who operate on the cusp of scientific advance.

Running a Windows Server environment with some legacy Linux servers the Systems Administrator role is focused on building a class-leading structure with scalability and redundancy built-in. Leading the infrastructure efforts the incumbent will consolidate, plan and transition various systems in liaison with the IT Manager and relevant stakeholders.

Over a ten year period systems organically grew, with limited best-practice or documentation but rapid recent expansion has placed a significant strain, so revisions and improvements are required. This is a rare opportunity to work in an established, well-funded IT environment to reassess and rethink entrenched practice.

Windows Systems Administrator (with Linux) - Shepherd's Bush, west London - up to £45,000

To be successful at interview a candidate will need to demonstrate expert knowledge of Windows servers and the implementation of Active Directory. In addition, the remit calls for infrastructure knowledge that includes virtualisation, storage, security, networking and Linux servers.

Further to any project work this role will require Business As Usual support and maintenance.

We expect a significant and high-quality response to this listing and it will be difficult to secure an interview. At interview be expected to be tested on your general technical knowledge, Linux command line, formal methodology practice and be prepared to give examples of your project work.

This Windows Systems Administrator / Infrastructure Engineer role is paying up to £45,000 plus benefits. The contemporary offices are well located for the Central and Hammersmith & City underground lines and Shepherd's Bush Overground.