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IT Systems Administrator

  • Location

    Southsea, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22.12 - £27.54 per hour

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

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We have an exciting opportunity for an IT Systems Administrator to join our client's offices based in Portsmouth on a temporary contract basis for months with the possibility of an extension. The client is looking for someone to start ASAP, working full time, 37 hours per week at £22.12 p/h PAYE.

As the IT Systems Administrator, your main duties will include:

Systems Administration

  • To administrate Windows 2008/12/16 Server infrastructure:- DNS, DHCP, group policy, active directory, file and print service and backup routines
  • To administrate Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop (VDI), APPV, AppSense services for security, users, file and print
  • Administrate and support Backup as a service (BaaS) and Disaster Recovery (DRaaS) services
  • Virtualisation Infrastructure - VMWare
  • Storage area Network (SAN) - Nimble Technology
  • Cisco/Meraki on-premise switch and cloud solutions, Wi-Fi and physical
  • Understanding of Firewall administration - WatchGuard
  • Thin client - iGel and iGel UMS
  • Mobile Device Management.

E-mail Administration

  • Ability to administrate Microsoft O365 facilities including e-mail systems and policies
  • Email Spam filtering - Mimecast

IT Security

  • Familiarity with ISO27001, ISO9001 and security technologies (anti-virus, web content management, e-mail filtering and system hardening)
  • Cyber Security, GDPR principles

Networking Technologies

  • Fundamentals of firewalls, routers, switches, VPNs and a thorough understanding of TCPIP

Desktop Service and Support

  • Windows versions 7 and 10+
  • Office 365 E3 package suite of programs
  • Bespoke systems:
    • COPAS
    • Access Control System
    • Time and Attendance
    • Microsoft Dynamics Navision
    • VoIP Telephone System
    • CCTV System
    • Document Management system
    • Various ad-hoc in-house Database Systems

Intranet Administration

  • Manage, administrate and update SharePoint 2007 & O365

Project Management

  • Develop, deliver and manage IT projects within agreed time scales and budget as agreed by the SM

Administration of the following systems and resources

  • Delegation of tasks to / supervision of, third party contractors
  • Active awareness of IT-related industry developments and submit advice/recommendations to the SM
  • Attend departmental meetings and working parties in a project management role or as otherwise directed by the SM
  • Required to be proficient in all skills and competencies needed to carry out the duties of the post - eg. network technologies, IT security, e-mail administration, server infrastructure etc
  • Provide proactive liaison with all users as required.
  • Required to comply with all policies, procedures and quality standards.
  • Undertake any other tasks that may be required by the IT Systems Manager.

To be successful for this IT Systems Administrator post you will need to have:

  • Microsoft: MCP, MCSA. MCSE)
  • Citrix: CCA-V, CCP-V, CCE-V
  • Cisco: CCT, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE
  • VMware: VCA, VCP, VCAP, VCDX

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