IT Junior System Administrator

Full Time

Competitive Salary


Working hours: Monday – Friday, 35 hours 10.30am-6.30pm, plus outside normal working hours depending on the needs of the business


Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Currently full time working from home, from Q4 2021 hybrid working (up to 3 days per week working from home)


Key Responsibilities:

As an System Administrator you will be part of a dedicated in-house IT team, working alongside the operational teams to deliver the company’s business objectives. You will also: -

  • Support, maintain and evolve the company’s IT and Telephony infrastructure including private and public cloud environments
  • Provide IT support to computer users and act as the first port of call
  • When a high-severity issue occurs, identify a plan of action and fix or chase suppliers until resolution                                                                                         
  • Ensure any high risk endpoint alerts are cleared in a timely manner
  • Ensure high risk security updates are installed across our infrastructure in a timely manner
  • Maintain awareness of current technology, trends and practices of the trade
  • Ensure our call recording system is running and call archiving is up-to-date
  • Ensure backups are running correctly and conduct periodic testing
  • Ensure monthly penetration tests are run on all external network devices
  • Attend meetings and other forums as required to raise awareness and provide updates of system administration tasks


What we can offer you?

In return for your outstanding drive and determination, we offer you an exciting and varied role with real development opportunities, excellent company benefits and a great working environment, where you will be recognised for your achievements and contribution to our success.


Additional Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Discretionary bonus depending on company and individual performances
  • Life cover of four times basic salary
  • Company contributory pension
  • Choice of additional protection insurance cover
  • Company prepaid card with cashback from major retailers
  • Shopping discounts
  • Fantastic work/life balance
  • Sociable working hours
  • Free social event


Key essential skill set and qualifications:

  • A 'customer first' attitude to deal with customers at all times in a friendly and efficient manner
  • Windows desktop support


Desirable skills: 

  • Microsoft Windows servers
  • Active Directory and group policy
  • PowerShell
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Office 365
  • MCSE Certified


Many of our senior managers started in junior roles and have progressed to more senior roles with more responsibilities apply now and send us your CV! Or if you know someone who might be interested then please pass our details on! Itjobs@uibuk.com   


If you are successful, we will call you for a telephone interview, which is the first stage of our recruitment process, successful candidates will then be invited to a face to face interview.


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