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System Administrator

Salary:
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Location:
Hale
Company:
Premier Group Recruitment Ltd

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One of my best clients from over the years are growing even further this year and are now on the lookout for a System Administrator to join their team.

Main Responsibilities Required of the System Administrator:

  • Administration of Windows server based service (managing backups, monitoring performance, troubleshooting issues etc)
  • Managing the Azure services (monitoring, securing and maintaining) and working with other internal teams to move other services to Azure hosting (from a hardware solution)
  • Providing the technical escalation point for internal support teams
  • Manage the SSO solutions that are used by clients to connect to many of our services
  • Communicating between internal support teams and operations & development teams
  • Give timely responses to internal queries and ensure that all tasks are scheduled, and deadlines met whilst communicating at regular intervals about the task’s status to all interested parties
  • Plan and manage code releases, ensuring minimal downtime or customer disruption.
  • Be responsible for patching and firmware updates on all managed systems whilst aiming for minimal downtime or customer disruption (may require out-of-hours work).
  • Helping to ensure that knowledge is shared, and that processes, procedures and tasks are documented
  • Be part of the on-call team, providing system cover in the evenings and weekends

Key Skills Required of the System Administrator:

  • Strong experience of Windows servers (extensive knowledge of configuring Group Policy and RDP)
  • Familiarity with network administration of Azure Cloud hosted services (both individual resources and virtual servers in the cloud) and experience on how to secure this architecture
  • Quick and eager to learn
  • A thoughtful and logical approach to problem-solving and troubleshooting

Desirable Skills Required of the System Administrator:

  • Hands-on experience of routers, switches and firewalls and general networking
  • Familiarity with Linux server administration (using command line)
  • Experience of configuring SSO solutions from a variety of identity providers (Azure AD, ADFS, SAML etc). Familiarity with Auth0 is a bonus
  • Knowledge of VMWare
  • Experience of vulnerability scanning and resolving issues discovered by this scanning
  • Use of Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, Nagios, Advantage DB and SQL queries
  • Previous experience of working in Travel related industry

The successful System Administrator will be paid up to £40,000 per annum.If interested, please apply immediately. We also offer up to £500 for successful referrals.

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