Job: Windows Systems Administrator

Job Title: Windows Systems Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Adam Straker
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Windows Systems Administrator  

We currently have an urgent requirement for a Windows Systems Adminstrator to join market leading company. The successful candidate will be assistant to the CTO. Together they will be responsible for driving technical standards forwards, guiding future system architecture decisions and adding oversight to the development process.

The role may involve international travel on an infrequent basis; the ability to work with large corporate customers at the highest level is essential.

You will liaise with clients’ IT departments to assist in set up and to resolve any queries that they may have.

The ideal candidate will be dynamic and enthusiastic, thorough, precise and intelligent, with the ability to work under their own direction.

Key Responsibilities
  • System monitoring and reporting
  • Code reviewing and problem diagnosis
  • Direct contribution to key architecture decisions
  • Direct support to the CTO
  • General IT infrastructure administration
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders, external stakeholders, clients, management and third parties
  • Contribution to the development and management of key processes and procedures
  • Management of the adherence to internal processes and procedures

Essential Skills / Experience
  • Good understanding of Windows infrastructure and administration
  • Remote administration of Windows Servers
    • Knowledge and ability to configure
      • IIS
      • WSUS Servers
      • Ability to monitor performance
  • Good understanding of networking and security concerns
  • Ability to diagnose issues in the event of crisis and then calmly direct relevant resources
  • Be able to recognise quality code (any language)
  • Basic Powershell
  • Ability to present technical information intelligently in both verbal and written forms, to both technical and non-technical audiences