Systems Administrator

Location City of London
Discipline: Infrastructure & Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 60k per annum

​We have an exciting opportunity come up at a Global Publishing Company who are looking for a new Systems Administrator to join a highly technical and motivated operations team in a fast-paced organisation. Reporting directly to the IT Manager, this is a permanent opportunity with hybrid working based in Central London.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for Network and infrastructure. work closely with the in-house software development and data teams to ensure objectives are met.

  • Take ownership of the network and infrastructure, including two data centres and extensive AWS use, some GCP and less Azure.

  • Proactively understand and manage both the hardware and software with a security first mindset.

  • Manage the Change Process of internal and external software/hardware.

  • Manage the infrastructure in the UK and remotely for satellite offices around the world.

  • Provide support dealing with incidents, daily checks, upgrades, changes, backups & monitoring.

  • Understand and improve monitoring all aspects of infrastructure: performance, stability, resilience, and cost.

  • Be available for on-call support.


  • AWS (Amazon Web Services)

  • Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, HAProxy)

  • Cisco Networking (CCNA) and WiFi

  • NetApp FAS

  • Security (Mimecast, Darktrace, ESET Endpoint Security)

  • Monitoring – Solarwinds/PRTG

  • Windows Server 2003 – 2016 (Active Directory, llS, DNS, DHCP, GPO, MDT/WDS, SCC)

  • MS SQL Server 2008-2016

  • Fortinet UTM Firewalls

  • Cert Renewals (Lets Encrypt)

  • Couchbase

  • VMWare ESXi

  • Office 365

  • Veritas BackUp Exec

  • Dell Technologies (Hardware and OpenManager)

  • Powershell