System Administrator

Search Consultancy
Edinburgh, Midlothian
03 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Systems Administrator to join a global outsourcing company located in Edinburgh West.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career as a Systems Administrator with a well-established business.

Duties and responsibilities of this role include:

  • Providing Desktop and End User Support to ensure accessibility of client tools and applications
  • Responsible for incident identification and resolution for level I issues. The SSA will escalate to an outside vendor relating to desktops (PCs, Laptops) or the SDC for Level II support. The SSA will work closely with the SDC throughout all incidents
  • Responsible for supporting all facets of server administration (logins, passwords, etc.) patching (anti-virus and OS patches) backups and restores at local site
  • Complete Daily, Weekly and Monthly checklists accurately and in a timely manner
  • Responsible for adds, moves and changes of all users of the local center
  • Key participant in Change Implementation Management (CIM) and submits change control documentation in accordance with Sykes standards
  • Responsible for IT asset management, inventory and disposal in accordance with Sykes standards
  • Responsible for all site software compliance issues
  • Assist and act as remote hands and eyes while troubleshooting issues with remote engineers
  • Act as the facilities back-up for Power Infrastructure (Genset, UPS, HVAC)
  • 24x7x365 availability to support end users on an as needed basis
  • Serve as the primary IT point of contact for the Site Director relative to site IT need, plans, issues, etc.

Skills, experience and attributes of the ideal candidate:

  • 2 to 4 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • MCSE preferred
  • MCP required
  • Cisco, VOIP & Aruba wireless ( CCNA certification a plus )
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills
  • Knowledge of Windows server management applications such as DHCP, DNS, Active Directory Users and Computers, etc.
  • knowledge of VERITAS Backup Exec software
  • knowledge of Microsoft ISA and TMG administration
  • Knowledge and understanding of VMware vSphere and terminal server administration
  • Knowledge and Understanding of Windows and patching requirements
  • Understanding of Windows client operating systems
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Works well with internal and external IT support teams
  • Develops rapport and trust
  • Sets and works to own standards and team standards
  • On call after normal working hours
  • Understands the relevant aspects of the client products/programs supported
  • Strives to maintain a sound knowledge of the client
  • High level of Accuracy
  • Data capture and data quality
  • Time keeping and attendance
  • Flexibility

If this sounds like the perfect role for you and you believe you have the skills and experience required, apply now to be considered.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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