Server Administrator

Location: West Malling, Kent Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Sector: Technology Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Simon Kiely

Server administrator needed for our rapidly expanding client based in West malling, Kent who are looking to employ an experienced Server Administrator to be responsible for installation, configuration and support of all Windows and ESX servers and operating systems.

The successful Server Administrator will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:
* Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
* 22 day's holiday
* Pension Plan
* Private mediacal Insurance
* Career Progression
* Free Flu Jab
* Cycle scheme

What the role entails:
Some of the main duties of the Server Administrator will include:
* Assume the primary contact and escalation point for Server based support and developments
* Installation, configuration and on-going management of Windows-based server network, with a combination of physical and VMware based virtual servers
* Ensures server performance and maintains applications on servers
* Problem solving and documentation of current and new servers in both physical and virtual environments
* Provides business continuity through thorough back-up and restore procedures
* Installs, configures, and troubleshoots group policy and administrative templates
* Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains server-based applications running on the network including MS Exchange, MS SQL, MS IIS; and Active Directory Services 2008 and 2012, VMWare

What you need to be the successful Server Administrator:
In order to be the successful Systems Aministrator and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:
* A minimum of 4 -5 years' specialized experience in Windows Server architecture
* Skilled in Microsoft Windows Server 2008, and 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 in a clustered environment, Microsoft Exchange 2010, Microsoft IIS, VMWare
* MCSA/MCSE Certification desirable
* Demonstrated knowledge with TCP/IP, DNS, and DHCP protocols
* Demonstrated knowledge with Windows and Linux Servers (desirable)
* Strong demonstrated knowledge of virtualized servers, specifically VMWare/ESX;
* Skilled in Server hardware troubleshooting and configuration
* Demonstrated competencies with Networked Attached Storage, such as QNAP and HP SAN/MSA
* Previous experience of O365 migration
* Previous experience of large scale virtual server platform migration

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Server Administrator to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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