DV cleared System Administrator

Undisclosed Company
Feltham, Middlesex
£35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
07 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Job Type
Manpower are currently recruiting for an On Site System Administrator to join their Client - an on-site delivery specialist for multi-vendor products and services. The successful candidate will act as lead point of contact between users and operator.
It should be noted that training will be provided during the first two months in Hook, Hampshire with our client's build team for a transfer of knowledge and also course covering application awareness.

Due to the sensitive environment that you will be operating in, DV clearance will be essential for this role.

The system administrator is responsible for effective support and maintenance of system hardware and software and related infrastructure. The individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems and related peripherals are maintained to provide optimum availability and performance for users. The engineer provides the first point of call for all system issues relating to the operating system or hardware related issues.

Other responsibilities will include though are not constrained to:

Maintain operating systems on servers and workstations
Maintain system availability to meet minimum availability requirements stated in the SRD.
Ensure data integrity and business continuity by implementing and managing a robust backup strategy. Also to ensure all servers and databases are appropriately backed up via a regular maintenance schedule.
Ensure system security is maintained in accordance with MOD policy, under the guidance of the site information officer (ISSO). This includes; applying OS patches and security upgrades on a regular basis. Incident Management will be experience which will be useful in this role.
Administer the creation and maintenance of system (servers / workstations) user accounts and privileges, once authorized by the Authorities site personnel.
The implementation and verification of all hardware and software upgrades (system and application) as supplied by the system vendor.
Carrying out system housekeeping duties, which includes performing backups, monitoring disk usage, adding new users and monitoring system performance.
Provide effective responses to all software and hardware problems. Carry out detailed technical investigation and troubleshooting to identify the actions required to resolve the problem within agreed timescales.
Essential skills include:
MS Hyper V 2012
MS SCCM - Orchestrator
MacAfee EPO
It will be desirable to own:
ITIL Foundation
Hardware background - break fix of servers.

Interested? Think you can do it? Please apply for this role with a CV which will highlight your transferable skills and experience.

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