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Systems Administrator

Job Title: Systems Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Camberley
Salary: 28000 - 30000
REF: Systems Admin
Contact Name: Indigo Hogg
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Systems Administrator (Maintenance and Monitoring Team) – Office Based

£28-30k + benefits including pension and gym membership

This outstanding, award winning employer (voted best ‘Best Outsourcing Company of the Year’ in the 'National Technology Awards’ - 2017) is now looking for an additional team member to help look after the needs of their impressive and expanding client list. 


This is a "vibrant, fast paced technology company who offer friendly and professional IT Support, Services and Solutions to businesses across Surrey, Berkshire and Hampshire", they bring corporate technology to the SME market – specialising in providing technology solutions from the major global brands (such as Microsoft, HP and Cisco).


Based in modern, bright and stylish offices in Camberley, this is an at times demanding environment to work in, but genuinely satisfying and great fun.


Based within the Maintenance and Monitoring team, the Systems Administrator duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Remotely monitoring and maintaining servers across our client base of around 250 servers
  • Helping our customers maintain uptime, backup, security, performance etc., as well as troubleshoot & fix issues
  • Keep documentation current and up to date, and help feed back information to other teams in the organisation
  • As an experienced part of the team you will also be expected to assist the junior individuals where necessary and knowledge share


Systems Administrator, Experience & Skills:

  • Windows Server OS – (complete understanding of all these areas is not essential)
    • Window Server Configuration
    • Administration
    • Maintenance / Updates
    • Domain
    • Active Directory
    • DHCP
    • RDP
    • Replication
    • Clustering
    • Failover/load balancing
  • Windows Virtualisation with Hyper-V
  • Vmware Virtualisation for Servers
    • Vsphere
    • ESXi
  • Experience with Dell / HPE servers, including updating firmware and manufacturer tools such as iDRAC / iLO
  • Backup & Restore in Windows Environments
  • Storage Solutions
    • NAS
    • SAN (knowledge or exposure to)
  • Some PowerShell & scripting knowledge as we want to continue to develop our level of automation
  • Antivirus, maintaining Cyber security best practice and system hardening
  • Familiar with producing reports, to provide further insight into future requirements, limits being reached on disk space and end of life
  • Creating & updating documentation
  • Networking skills such as routing, LAN/WAN
  • Demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail in work, and a desire to ensure the highest standards are maintained

Desirable but not essential

  • Experience of a monitoring system (cloud based or on-site) such as Solarwinds
  • Database administration (specifically SQL)
  • Linux Server OS (any distro)
  • Azure / AWS (Haas)
  • Network Management
    • Router configurations
    • Patching
    • Cisco / HPE / Zyxel
  • IIS
  • Exchange
  • Citrix
  • CompTIA, Windows, Cisco or similar qualification


Pay and benefits: Salary (negotiable dependent upon experience) £28-30k per annum, pension and gym membership. Free parking local to site and some on site parking (first come first served). Applications to our exclusive and retained executive search consultancy at Dane Partnership ONLY. No agencies please. Shifts:  Three patterns (some variance may be negotiable) as follows:- 8am - 4.30pm, 9am - 5.30pm and 9.30am - 6.00pm. We rotate these hours amongst the team and have a weekly shift rotation where possible. Occasional overtime and out of hours work will be required.