IT System Administrator

  • Bury
  • Full Time
  • Digital Innovation

Open until: June 30, 2024


About Us

Exyte Hargreaves is a mechanical HVAC contractor, specialising in Ventilation and Smoke & Fire Safety. We offer a comprehensive service spanning Design, Engineering (including Digital & BIM), Procurement & Manufacture, Installation and Testing & Commissioning). Our business operates across many core market sectors, including Energy & Decommissioning, Defence, Transport, Residential and Commercial.

For over 150 years we’ve delivered some of the most complex, challenging, iconic projects in the world.

 

The Role

The IT System Administrator is responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing the impact of issues.
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure.
  • Implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
  • Lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions.

 

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent experience required.
  • Experience of database, network administration, or system administration experience.
  • System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network-related fields are a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols.
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools.
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans.
  • Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing helpdesk and IT operations best practices, including expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols.

 

Our Core Competencies

Our five Core Competencies set the foundation for collaboration, learning and development. They will help turn our Vision and Values into action; provide a common language to talk about our skills; and offer a common basis to drive success across our business.

 

  • Grow Talent. Our goal as an organisation is to attract competent people, retain dedicated employees and develop talented colleagues within each operational level to build a future-ready company.
  • Drive Results. To keep and grow our strong market position, we must transform our corporate strategy directly into measurable and sustainable results.
  • Take Ownership. We strive to establish an appreciative culture in which all employees feel empowered and take responsibility.
  • Embrace Change. To develop products and services that go beyond what is imaginable today.  We, as an organisation, must be agile.  As individuals we must remain curious.
  • Inspire Customers. Creating value for our clients is a key component of our growth strategy.  Therefore, client satisfaction should be an important motivator for us individually and collectively.

 

Exyte Hargreaves is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, religion, race, ethnic origin, disability, marital status or parental status. We base all our employment decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.

 

To apply please get in touch by emailing careers@exyte-hargreaves.net or use the application form on this page to submit your application directly.

Open until: June 30, 2024