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IT Systems Admin - Server Support - Windows Server 2008

  • Salary: £220 - £230 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 14/08/2017
  • Job reference: J338732A
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IT Systems Admin - Server Support - Windows Server 2008 - Installs - Upgrades - AD - VMware - Anti-Virus - Health and Safety - Oil and Gas

My client, a leading multinational Oil and Gas corporation have a fantastic opportunity for an IT Systems Administrator with proven experience in working with and supporting Windows Server 2008 onwards and to join their team on a long term contract basis.

With extensive server support expertise, you will also be highly skilled in managing critical server outages, doing virtualised backups and monitoring switches etc.

The successful candidate will:

  • Perform base IT systems administration including the management of users accounts, monitoring and reporting
  • Provide technical support for the process control IT systems
  • Install, upgrade and monitor software and hardware

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Domain administrator role: User management, system monitoring, troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Providing support to the wider systems team, operations and applications teams to ensure that the IT systems are meeting their key objectives
  • First line support for windows servers, workstations, network and associated application
  • Install and upgrade of software applications and operating systems
  • Assist team members with deployment of hardware and software refresh project
  • Ensuring the key control and monitoring activities within the systems team are undertaken within a timely manner
  • Using own initiative to drive and improve performance, self starter with passion and enthusiasm

Skills Required:

  • Solid experience in working with Windows Server 2008 onwards
  • Good knowledge of Workstation Windows 7 /10 Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Active directory - user account management
  • VMware
  • Enterprise level antivirus management such as Symantec
  • Backup software management and implementation: Backup Exec / Veeam / Acronis
  • A good understanding and appreciation of health and safety

Highly desirable but not essential:

  • DHCP/DNS/Group policy management
  • Network configuration including CISCO products
  • Control system experience
  • Networking - TCP/IP, routers / switches

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