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Job spec No. PL-1435 IT administrator/DB

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic IT admnistrator based in Milton Keynes.

We are looking for an IT administrator to join a busy IT deparetement, the sucessfull candidate shoud have a methodical approach and good communication skills be able to work under self supervision, have an eye for detail as they will be reading/checking IT procedures/logs, have good organisation skills to plan incoming requests and prioritise, willing to learn new untested procedures.

Education required:

·       Business/Computer studies degree, Documentation work-flow, basic understanding of quality control, have a good fundamentals about networking, ideally have at least 2 years experience in similar role.

Required technical background:

Product knowledge or understanding of:

·       Backup Exec
·       Veeam
·       Cisco/Sonicwall firewall
·       vSphere – VM management
·       MS Active Directory management
·       MS SQL
·       Amazon AWS
·       MS Azure
·       Linux admin
·       Web servers; IIS, Apache and nginX
·       Datastores; storage backbends and NAS/DAS
·       CRM
·       NAV
·       Helpdesk support
·       SLA and KPI’s (performance metrics)

Preferred technical background:                               

·       CRM systems (Microsoft Dynamics) & marketing automation
·       AWS DDB, S3, etc.
·       Browsers (Firefox, Chrome, IE, Edge, etc.)
·       Less important, but useful (SIP, WebRTC, PHP, Joomla)

Personal qualities required:

·       Software literate. Technically enthusiastic and ambitious
·       Innovative and creative with an imaginative approach to solving problems
·       Clarity and conciseness in written and verbal communication
·       Good English language skills (spelling, grammar)
·       Self motivated, versatile and a willingness to learn.

Responsibilities will include:                               

The role will be bias slightly towards Database/MS NAV and CRM management, general network management/admin including backups/restores.ISO 9001/27001/documentation and managing ACR’s(Access Control Requests), test backup/restore, log checks and monitor, updating IT process/manuals, stock control, auditing software/hardware/network.

The candidate:                               

·       The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team worker with a creative and imaginative approach to solving problems and good inter-personal skills
·       Two or more years work experience is desirable.

The company

Established in 1978 Aculab has grown into a multinational company, selling into over 40 countries. Aculab's mission statement includes the phrase “to maintain a work environment of satisfaction, pride and fun”. A flat management structure and empowered staff add to the enjoyment and personal satisfaction of working at Aculab.