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Windows Server Administrator

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Gautam Raval

Windows Server Administrator

Windows Server Administrator needed for a software house organisation based in Cheltenham who are looking to employ an experienced Windows Server Administrator to work in a 24x7 environment.

As a Windows Server Administrator you will be well versed with Windows Servers 2012 / 2016 / 2019

As a Windows Server Administrator you will be working on a rota basis 1 in 6 weeks as follows 8am - 4pm / 10am - 6pm with remote support from 6pm -8am and 6am - 8am.

You will receive an additional income for the on call rota.

The successful Windows 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: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum
  • Highly collaborative environment
  • Inclusive culture
  • Work-life balance focus, including o Flexible working schedules
  • 25 days holiday per year with flex
  • Wellness allowance to keep you active
  • Sports and social events
  • Special interest group sessions (with pizza)
  • Open plan, relaxed and focused environment
  • Casual dress
  • Perkbox membership (discounts and freebies)
  • Well stocked kitchen - free soda, tea, coffee, fruit

Some of the main duties of the Windows Server Administrator will include:

  • Timely monitoring of the hardware and software running the clients web/app infrastructure
  • Timely monitoring of dependent infrastructure (e.g. Provider quotes servers) & communications with technical partners to resolve problems
  • Pro-active diagnosis & correction of faults identified plus liaison with the other internal IT teams to achieve fault resolution
  • Responding, managing & active follow-up of any availability-related incidents
  • Managing own work activities to cause minimum outage and maximise the clients service availability
  • Monitor and report on current capacity and performance.
  • Analyse reports and load test results to create action plans to meet future capacity and performance requirements.
  • Complete any upgrades necessary - in a timely manner - to meet all capacity and performance requirements.
  • Implement and operate all security controls as identified through best practice, internal process and security audit.
  • Identify and report on security risks or security incidents and take appropriate steps to mitigate or resolve them.
  • To follow correct security procedures and consider the security implications of any planned changes.
  • Support the development and test teams in planning, implementation and troubleshooting of development releases.
  • Validate development plans for risks and fitness of purpose.
  • Provide supporting resource for development release activity.
  • Provide support for the change configuration and release management process.

In order to be the successful Windows Server Administrator and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Windows server administration
  • Web server administration
  • Implementation & management of virtualised infrastructure
  • Foundation PowerShell
  • Linux administration
  • SAN technologies
  • Load-balancer technologies
  • AWS experience
  • Advanced scripting capabilities

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Windows 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!

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