Linux and Windows Server Administrator – Hybrid Working

  • Location:
    Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary:
    c£46,000 / per annum D.O.E
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Tech & IT Jobs
  • Deadline:
    April 13, 2023

Express Recruitment are proud to be representing one of the UK’s leading technology providers, who continue to lead the market within their niche sector. Due to continued financial growth and investment following a recent company merger, our client requires an experienced Server Administrator who can be relied upon to maintain and develop Windows servers and Linux database systems.

You will be contracted to a 37.5-hour week, Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:30pm. Due to the ongoing end user demand, you will be required to be on call once per week between the hours of 5:30pm-9:00am. In return for your availability, you will receive an annual £6,000 bonus.

On offer is an industry leading remuneration package, starting with a £40,000 salary plus an annual bonus of c£6,000. Some of the other great benefits include 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday, staff discounts, pension scheme, paid overtime, healthcare scheme, hybrid working, sick pay, internal training and discounted travel.

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Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assist with ongoing core infrastructure development and integration projects
  • Maintain Linux, and Dell servers
  • Handling 3rd line escalations triaged via the ticket systems from the helpdesk department
  • Collaborate with specialist development team to assist with the implementation and deployment of new systems and the upgrading of existing systems
  • Attend the company site to physically carry out server upgrade, build and patch management tasks within the data centre
  • Take ownership of ensuring documentation is collated into the systems

Skills & Experience

  • Super user of Linux and Windows based servers/operating systems, with the ability to design, build and maintain
  • Demonstrable working knowledge and experience regarding the implementation, maintenance and support of virtualisation technologies – Hyper-V, VMWare, VEAMM Backups
  • Confident user ability of SQL Servers and Oracle databases desirable
  • ITIL Trained
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly when dealing with external stakeholders
  • Proven 3rd line troubleshooting capabilities
  • Flexible with out of hours working when required
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Due to the high number of applications we expect to receive for this role, please apply now to avoid disappointment.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:30pm

Salary: £46,000 per annum D.O.E

Location: Derby, Derbyshire

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.