Senior Systems Administrator

  • Location

    Redhill, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Systems Analyst

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Haslam

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


My client a leading company based in Redhill are searching for a Senior Systems Administrator to be responsible for taking full lifecycle ownership of assigned systems and processes. Providing technical leadership and carrying out resource planning activities and work as part of a small team of subject matter experts ensuring the team adhere to best practices and work effectively and efficiently on a clearly prioritised workload.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert for the Wintel Team.
  • Take ownership of escalated incidents, ensuring root causes are found and resolved.
  • Assist with resource planning and prioritization of assigned team members.
  • Manage and maintain assigned systems or services in production and pre-production environments.
  • Support of Microsoft Windows Servers including:
    • Active Directory, GPOs.
    • HP Proliant hardware.
    • VMWare vSphere.
    • Storage Arrays.
  • Supervision of system backups (Netbackup, BackupExec).

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • Demonstrable experience of designing, building, and supporting a broad range of IT systems, particularly Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere.
  • Substantial experience of providing 3rd line operation support in 24x7 environments.
  • Substantial experience fault finding in complex system and network infrastructures.
  • Knowledge and experience implementing and supporting public cloud hosted solutions (AWS and Azure).
  • Proven track record of customer liaison and fault management with experience in a support and / or NOC environment.
  • Experience of systems automation, configuration management, automated server and environment builds.
  • Experience of working in an ITIL controlled environment.
  • Experience of working under pressure in a dynamic and fast moving technical
  • Appropriate certifications - MCSA/MCSE, VMWare vSphere, ITIL, Cloud (AWS/Azure)

If this sounds something of interest, please apply with your up to date CV for Immediate consideration.