IT Systems Specialist

Role: IT Systems Support Technician
Salary: £20,000 – £25,000
Contract: Permanent
Location: Lincoln

Our client, a reputable and established, firm of chartered accountants is currently seeking an IT Systems Support Technician their team in Lincoln.

This role is core to the business and will involve you being a central point of contact for technology queries within the business and delivering consistent timely solutions for day to day challenges. Reporting to the Head of technology & Systems, you will gain exposure to some of the latest technology and have the opportunity to advance your skills.

Key Responsibilities

• Responsibility for the smooth running of the day to day IT operations of the business.
• Ensuring the technology across the business is fully maintained, ensuring optimal performance for our team members. Managing SAN
mirrored storage, replication and our virtual servers to the highest standards
• Proactively seeking improvements to the team’s IT hardware and software, in addition to the business’ core infrastructure.
• Assisting our clients with ad-hoc technical issues.
• Ensuring backups of all company data are consistent and business continuity plans are regularly tested.
• Taking ownership for the ongoing security and privacy of our networks and computer systems.
• Run ad-hoc out of hours work including patching and updating of all systems.
• Provide weekly updates to the Head of Technology and Systems and when required take on extra responsibilities.
• Be part of a proactive IT team with on-going IT strategies & development projects and testing new technology and software.
• Visit our other offices on a regular basis to provide onsite support

Skills and Qualities required

• Windows Server and Active Directory is essential (Azure desirable)
• Office 365
• Citrix XenDesktop
• VMWare or similar virtualisation technology experience is desirable
• Clean driving licence and access to a car for business use

Personal Skills

• Excellent organisational/prioritising skills
• Excellent communication skills, including being an active listener and being able to engage with a range of people.
• Self-motivated & proactive
• An ability to identify new technologies that can support and drive the business forward
• Flexible to changing business needs and priorities
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with an exceptional eye for detail

Benefits

• 23 days holiday per annum
• Annual leave trading scheme (buying and selling)
• Discretionary bonus scheme
• Contributory pension scheme
• Healthplan cashback scheme
• Permanent health insurance scheme
• Death in Service benefit
• Childcare vouchers

We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis so should you be interested please contact Mohammed on 01522533778 as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Job Summary

Job Title IT Systems Specialist
Location Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25k
Last Updated 24/07/2019
Reference SF46238
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