IT Systems Administrator


Paying up to £45,000


IT Networking and Infrastructure

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3rd Line Systems Administrator – City of London – Up to £45,000

About the company

Our client is a global brand design agency with 28 years of experience in creating brand growth through the medium of design. They help brands get noticed and chosen by amplifying and celebrating what makes them unique and charismatic.

We offer design and strategy teams working hand in hand working across our studios to ensure clear and relevant market knowledge as well as a full raft of services from trends to innovation, and from Visual Brand Identity to brand architecture review.

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing, award-winning, global design agency. We are looking for a 3rd line Systems Administrator to maintain, upgrade and manage our London office IT infrastructure and parts of the worldwide infrastructure. You will be working closely with the Head of IT to ensure the smooth running of IT services and carrying out projects to implement new technologies.

We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive individual with excellent time management skills. You will work both autonomously and with the team to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You will be able to self-manage and prioritise your workload. You will be expected to provide recommendations and solutions to improve IT offering. You will communicate system changes and maintenance outages to your team and all levels of the user community.

Being the only Systems Administrator in the London office, the ideal candidate will have a minimum of two to three years of experience in directly managing and being responsible for the upkeep of critical IT systems. Experience in the following areas are essential:

-Windows Server 2008, 2012 & 2016
-VMware ESXi
-Active Directory
-Backup technologies and methodologies
-Good understanding of networking principles including DNS & DHCP
-Firewall, LAN switch and networking technologies
-Office 365 administration, specifical email
-Experience working in an Apple Mac environment
-Bash/Shell scripting

You will contribute to the IT helpdesk by helping to resolve 3rd line support tickets and tickets escalated by the helpdesk team. You will help mentor them through the resolution of tickets and be a source of knowledge to turn to. There may be an occasional requirement to help with 2nd line tickets during busy periods.

There will be a requirement to work the occasional late evening or weekend when out of hours maintenance is needed.

About You
The ideal candidate for this role would be someone who has been in a similar position for three years and has the technical ability to hit the ground running. As they have many projects on the go there, they want someone who isn’t going to shy away from responsibility and is keen and eager to develop themselves further. You find yourself with something that needs work on always, being a hard worker, efficient and an excellent communicator will fit in well here.

To Apply
Opportunities like this do not last forever, if you feel this role is fitting for your next career move then do not hesitate to contact me on 020 3540 9441, or you can drop me an email to