System Administrator

Location Manchester
Discipline: Network Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: up to 55k

​A renowned Oil & Energy company located in Manchester is looking for a System Administrator that will be responsible for the configuration and maintenance of the company’s network, software, hardware and applications. This role must resolve IT issues in a timely manner and will also be monitoring the overall system performance to ensure its smooth operation. The ideal candidate is someone who has experience in working in a similar environment and embodies excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.


  • Configure and maintain networked computer system, including hardware, system software, and applications.

  • Diagnose and resolve hardware, software, networking, and system issues when they arise.

  • Ensure data is stored securely and backed up regularly.

  • Monitor system performance to ensure everything runs smoothly and securely.

  • Improve the networked computer system by recommending new approaches.

  • Document processes that employees need to follow in order to successfully work within the company’s computing system.

System Administrator Requirements:

  • Relevant degree or diploma in Information systems or information technology.

  • At Least 3 years of experience working in a similar position or environment

  • Microsoft MCSE certification or similar.

  • Good understanding of IT systems and troubleshooting across platforms

  • Familiarity with SQL and database operations.

  • Ability to prioritise a wide range of workloads with critical deadlines.

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Patient and professional demeanour, with a can-do attitude.