JOB TITLE: Systems Administrator

Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Crawley
Job Reference : 10676 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 13/05/2014
Salary & Benefits : £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

A leading global Telecommunications company are currently recruiting for a Systems Administrator to work in their Crawley branch. 5 years minimum experience required, must have designed and provisioned VMWare and worked with Linux and SAN. Salary is between £50,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Benefits including 25 days holiday + bank holidays, pension, healthcare and more

Job Description

Systems Administrator
£50,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Benefits including 25 days holiday + bank holidays, pension, healthcare and more
Crawley, West Sussex

The Opportunity
Working for a leading global Telecommunications company as a Systems Administrator you will have at least 5 years experience in the design and provisioning of VMWare infrastructure. You will also have at least 5 years experience working with Redhat, Linux and Storage (SAN) and will be from an ISP, Telecoms, Hosting, Managed Services or Cloud background. Your knowledge within VMWare, SAN and Linux will be in depth and ideally at design/architecture level. The company have experienced significant growth and are offering the suitable candidate the opportunity to work in this fast paced and rapidly growing industry.

The Role
The Systems Administrator will be responsible for deploying, maintaining, monitoring and supporting all Cloud server-related infrastructure activities of the organization. You must have experience in building and configuring of Cloud server technologies and be able to work closely with other departments to identify, recommend, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions in a project oriented environment.

Required skills:
*Significant proven experience of design and administration of cloud based infrastructure and solutions - ideally within a Cloud, ASP, ISP or Telco
*Strong understanding with proven experience in Design and Provisioning of VMWare Infrastructure
*Five years' experience in Server Operating Systems: Redhat, Linux, Windows Server including experience of Scripting
*Proven experience in database administration: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle 11g and MySQL - Administration, Maintenance, Optimization, Clustering, Replication, DR and Backup
*Experience of Web Applications services using Oracle WebLogic 11g Middleware - Administration, Optimization and clustering including JMS and JDBC configuration.
*Very comfortable with Storage Area Network implementation and Administration - NFS,CIFS,iSCSI
*Very comfortable with managing events and logs, and how to collect and parse to network management systems
*Maintain network security; delete terminated users; change access codes; and administer share, folder, and file access permissions.
*Create and maintain clear and easily understandable documentation for the current state and proposed state of infrastructure within the scope of the position
*Comfortable with IP networking and network Load-Balancing.

Key Responsibilities:
* The day-to-day operation of the Cloud Server Infrastructure to provide full life-cycle application support
* Cloud Server Infrastructure capacity planning and forecasting
* Document Cloud Server Infrastructure
* Act as an escalation point for the internal teams

The Company
A leading global Telecommunications company are offering the opportunity for an experienced Systems Administrator to join. With a new product launch happening in June and significant growth of the UK office, this is an exciting time to join this reputable company.

The Package
Salary is between £50,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Benefits including 25 days holiday + bank holiday, pension, healthcare and more

Bluefire Consulting is an employment agency acting on behalf of a client company.

Job Keywords

Cloud, Telecoms, VMWare, Linux, SAN, Storage, SQL Databases, Design, Architect

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Telecommunications recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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