System Administrator / Technical Consultant

Job Title System Administrator / Technical Consultant
Sector Government / Defence
Location Lambeth
Type Permanent
Salary Confidential

System Administrator/IT Technical Consultant

Clearance: Must hold an Active SC Clearance

Type: Permanent

Location: Central London, Lambeth (With Occasional visits to Newbury)

Salary: £42,000 - £49,000

This is a great opportunity for a confident and experienced System Administrator, looking to provide technical consultancy on a secure site, in an interesting environment. This role will be largely based in Central London on the secure customer site with occasional travel to the company premises in Newbury.

Key Responsibilities:

  • End-User support to specialist analysts with a mix of IT technologies.

  • User administration: Including setting up and managing user accounts, system access and system resource allocation.

  • Liaison with users, partners, and suppliers to resolve application, database, and network

issues, including configuration and performance problems.

  • Maintaining security and reliability of the system(s) network and data, including access

management, backups, certificate management and system monitoring.

  • Installing and configuring new or replacement hardware (e.g., servers, workstations,

storage and network equipment) and software as needed.

  • Have a good awareness of the cyber-security aspects of projects.

  • Performing and recording daily system checks.

  • Monitoring and reporting on system(s) performance.

  • Contributing to monthly system status reports.

  • Troubleshooting issues and outages.

  • Maintaining system security through access controls, firewalls, and domain policy configuration.

  • Upgrading systems with new firmware/software releases and models.

  • Maintaining network and systems documentation and IT policies as require

Technical Experience:

Proven Experience of administering most or all of the following.

  • Virtualisation Technologies: VMWare, Hyper-V, vSphere (Very Important)
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Patch Management Strategies: WSUS and SCCM
  • Server and Storage Hardware
  • System Security
  • Data Backup & Recovery
  • Databases: SQL Server
  • Network switches, routers, and firewalls
  • Secure VPNs, including IPsec
  • Network Monitoring & Server Management

If you're interested in the above and would like to discuss in more detail, don't hesitate to get in touch! - 0117 457 8903

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