Senior Systems Administrator

Location Londonderry, County Londonderry
Job type Permanent
Salary £30000 - £45000 per annum
Published 7 months ago
Contact Jamie Donnelly
Job ref JD061_1578066670

Job description

Senior Systems Administrator

Location: Derry/Londonderry

Salary: Excellent Salary/Package

Grafton Specialist Recruitment has been retained to recruit a System Administrator based in Derry/Londonderry.

The Role

  • Provide technical support for both hardware and software issues our users encounter.
  • Manage the configuration and operation of client-based computer operating systems.
  • Monitor the system daily and respond immediately to security or usability concerns.
  • Respond to and resolve help desk requests
  • Upgrade systems and processes as required for enhanced functionality and other processes.
  • Administrate infrastructure, including firewalls, databases, malware protection software and other processes.
  • Review Application logs.
  • Install and test computer-related equipment.
  • Work to understand our current systems architecture.
  • Create documentation such as policies, procedures, workflows and user guides
  • Support research, analysis, and development of new concepts and emerging technologies
  • Support end user requests for new searches, reports, KPI's, and dashboards
  • Develop, test and deploy customizations, custom objects, new functionality based on evolving business needs.
  • Design, code, test, debug and document migration scripts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • To ensure adherence to agreed project time scales and deliverables
  • To provide regular project status updates as and when required
  • To perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours


  • 2+ years' experience in system administration.
  • Associate or higher degree in a related field.
  • Advanced knowledge of system vulnerabilities and security issues.
  • Ability to respond to help desk requests after hours on a limited basis.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, with multiple clients and the pressures of managing to required timelines
  • Thorough understanding of RDBMS and architecture with emphasis preferably on MySQL.
  • Knowledge of the Linux command line and experience using centos or other Linux based Operating Systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter, as well as ability to work autonomously
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills with ability to juggle simultaneous projects and deadlines
  • Must be comfortable working with multiple departments and managers
  • Works well in a collaborative and consensus-oriented team environment
  • Strong sense of customer focus and the importance of the voice of the customer
  • Eligibility to work in the UK on a full time and permanent basis

In return

You will receive a fantastic package, the opportunity to work for a key player in the industry and the opportunity to develop your career in a supportive environment.

Contact Details & Deadline

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Jamie at at Grafton Recruitment OR call him on 02890323333

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Senior Manufacturing, Procurement & Supply Chain & Medical, Health & Social Care.

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