System Administrator, Jobs, 6106
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System Administrator - Glasgow

up to £23k - Technology - IT- Support
Ref: 6106 Date Posted: Monday 11 Mar 2019
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Overall role purpose:
Provisioning, installation, configuration, maintenance, and support of systems hardware & software, applications, and related infrastructure.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day administration and support of network, telephony, and all other IT systems and hardware
  • Provide 1st and 2nd line IT support to employees and other internal customers to ensure smooth running of all IT systems
  • Carry out security best practice, systems backups and DR simulations
  • Maintain accurate inventory of IT assets
  • Participate in resolution of emergency situations, which may involve technical hardware or software problems

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Strong organisation and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to learn new technologies and support a wide range of evolving systems
  • Good attention to detail
  • Practical experience of administering Windows AD environments including most recent versions of Windows Server
  • Understanding of network protocols and topologies
  • Experience of working with Office 365 and Exchange Online
  • Experience of Windows desktop support and administration both remote and on site
  • Reasonable understanding of PowerShell scripting for systems administration
  • Switching, routing, firewall administration

Desirable skills:

  • Linux server administration
  • Microsoft Azure administration
  • An understanding of VOIP
  • Powershell DSC and CI/CD (infrastructure as code)

Other Responsibilities:

  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role, attend training when required
  • Maintain regular and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance
  • 40-hour week – flexible working policy in place
  • On-call rota system


  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Up to 10% individual performance related bonus
  • Up to 2.5% company goals bonus (based on financial performance)
  • Up to 5% company matched pension
  • Active People & Culture programme including regular social activities
  • 10% of working hours dedicated to CPD
  • 30 days annual leave inclusive of public holidays
  • Flexible working policy for both hours and location
  • Perks and corporate discounts package
  • Staff canteen on site with free lunch prepared daily by a dedicated cook