Systems Administrator - Berkshire basedThe role involves global support, deployment, configuration, maintenance and management of AWS, Microsoft Windows (AD 2016), Office365, LINUX (Redhat and Debian) and Solaris based systems used in the user, development and production environments. This position requires strong organizational and collaboration skills. This role will report to the Global Director of ICT
Essential Global Functions:
Deploying, managing and operating scalable, highly available and fault tolerant systems on AWS.
Migrating existing on-premise applications and VMs to AWS
Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from AWS
Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data or security requirements
Estimating AWS usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms
Install, configure, deploy, maintain, upgrade, patch and administer OS based systems (Windows, Linux, ESXi, etc…) for user, pre-production, production and back-office environments.
Configure, deploy, administer and maintain VMWare virtualization platforms.
Participate in all phases of systems management including performance and availability, monitoring & alerting, data integrity, security and capacity planning.
Perform all system administration tasks in accordance with Agile and ISO project management methodologies, adhere to scheduling, change control, security and applicable operational policies and procedures
Install, manage and maintain OS and software applications and services such as Windows AD, DNS, IIS, Apache, Tomcat, FTP, SQL Server, Exchange and numerous 3rd party applications such as backup, monitoring, patching and other line-of-business applications.
Provide on-call/Email support to resolve and/or escalate user/systems incidents or issues outside normal working hours including support during software deployment/release activities
Collaborate with ICT Director, ICT team, users, developers and other business stakeholders to determine requirements and design systems to meet business and technical objectives, SLAs, availability and capacity requirements including high availability, farms/clusters, disaster recovery, redundant systems and backup
Create and maintain system administration procedure and technical documentation.
Perform other tasks, including administration of other systems and applications, as needed to meet the objectives of the team and business
Bachelors of Science Degree or Diploma in Computer Science or equivalent years of experience
1 year experience in Windows/LINUX/Solaris based system administration OR Desktop SupportSomeone with high interest in Technology and keen to be trained in AWS