Systems Administrator

Location: Royal Leamington Spa
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Infrastructure and Support
Reference: IAT30476
Systems Administrator - Linux VMware

Due to an internal promotion this secure and growing technology consultancy are looking for a key person to join the EMEA team. They are a global company who offer amazing services and career development

The role

* Work within IT Operations team covering L2 and L3 support for end-users and infrastructure
* Provide support for EMEA desktop and infrastructure services, escalating where necessary and with emphasis on the UK
* Administration and maintenance of physical and virtual server and storage environments
* Diagnosis & repair of hardware, software and cloud service issues for endpoints and servers
* Purchasing, provisioning and preparation of hardware, software & accounts for users, including asset management and new user inductions
* Administer and support security & risk mitigation technologies (AV/Antimalware, cloud backup, VPN etc.)
* Administer and provision IP telephony services
* Implement and monitor corporate security policies

The ideal person will have solid commercial experience in the following

* Desktop support (hardware and software)
* Windows server support
* General network support
* Linux support in a commercial or academic environment
* HPC support / administration (any software environment)
* Vmware VSphere administration
* Storage and backup administration (NetApp experience desirable)
* Active directory & Office 365 exposure
* Automation experience (PC build, app install etc.)
* Cloud (Azure, AWS, Oracle) provisioning and storage technologies
* Hybrid public/private cloud systems e.g. for replicated storage

What they offer
* Competitive salary
* Competitive organisational bonus scheme
* 25 days annual leave entitlement plus local bank holidays plus 3 day Christmas shutdown
* Competitive benefits package post-probationary period (subject to scheme terms and conditions) including but not limited to:
* Comprehensive pension scheme with enhanced employer contribution – 10%.
* Monthly gym membership/fitness reimbursement programme
* Health Insurance for Family
* Optical/Dental Cashplan for Self
* Life Insurance at 4x salary benefit
* Income protection and long term comprehensive sick pay cover/enhanced statutory schemes

When submitting your application to Colossus Associates, please ensure you have your correct phone number and email address so we can contact you asap regarding your application. For confidentiality purposes, please remove any reference contact phone number's and email address details from your CV.