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Junior Sys & Net Admin

  • £23000 - £25000 per annum
  • Maidstone
  • Posted: 19/06/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 176102361

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Junior Systems and Network Administrator
Maidstone, Kent
Salary: £25,000 + £6,000 on call (after training) plus benefits
Working within the payment processing sector.

WANTED! A Junior Systems and Network Administrator this role would suite someone looking to expand and enhance their career in IT. The candidate will work closely with existing Network Operations and Systems Analyst teams and support all areas of the business from a ticketing system and be required to adhere to a strict change management process.


  • Responsible for the maintenance and high availability of the Production datacentres, network infrastructure, servers, and services
  • Ensure integrity and security of data in accordance with best practices and business requirements for regulatory, security and privacy compliance
  • Mitigate and resolve any issues that occur quickly
  • Proactively monitor real-time dashboards, logs and metrics to ensure uptime, highlight performance improvements and future capacity planning
  • Quickly and efficiently identify, mitigate and resolve any system issues that occur to ensure full-service availability for our customers at all times, escalating to 2nd and 3rd line on-call engineers when required
  • Maintain servers and services through software updates, security patching and service pack installation
  • Thoroughly investigate any incidents after the fact to determine root cause and identify methods of preventing any future recurrence.

On the job training and exposure to a wide array of different technologies, as well as specialist training in many aspects of the payments industry, will be provided. Once up to speed, on a day to day basis you will be responsible for monitoring the production environments and be able to quickly diagnose and resolve issues as they arise. An interest in database technologies and any experience with

  • IT experience
  • A-level Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of PowerShell or JavaScript
  • Microsoft certification, MCP, MCSE, MCSA, MCSD
  • SQL knowledge

  • Excellent team player
  • Great Communication
  • Proactive
  • Adaptable
  • Resilient
  • Positive
  • Ambitious
  • Quick learner

Joining an existing team, the working hours are a twelve-hour shift per day, currently 1000hrs - 2200hrs, including breaks with a rotation of four days on, four days off allowing for 24/7 coverage