Senior Network Administrator

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
£40,500 per annum
Salary Description:
£40500 Per Annum
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Senior Network Administrator - £40,500 - Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh

We are Utilita - the 9th biggest energy provider, and we supply gas and electricity, predominantly to the pre-payment market - we want to give our customers a fairer deal. We supply to both the domestic and business markets and have seen impressive growth this past year. Increasing our customer base to over 600,000 and growing to in excess of 1800 staff.

We have recently won a string of awards, including Best Smart Meter Experience and Best App in the uSwitch Awards, also getting 6th place for customer satisfaction, and our impressive growth won us a local Business Award. We have been named as One To Watch in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For and were ranked 5th in the annual Which? customer satisfaction survey for energy suppliers.

About the Senior Network Administrator

You would be working within the IT department, reporting into the IT Infrastructure Manager and IT Support Manager. You will also provide support to the helpdesk as 3rd line escalation.

Main duties and responsibilities of the Senior Network Administrator

- You will be responsible for the security and maintenance of all IT related infrastructure hardware/software as well as the networking, servers and storage.
- You will use technologies such as HP, Microsoft and VMware. Utilita is growing substantially and therefore part of your role will be to manage multiple projects, scoping and designing, implementing upgrades and infrastructure change.
- To ensure a smooth running you will need to liaise with various internal departments to understand their needs and requirements.
- As well as maintaining the performance and availability of the IT infrastructure you will also act as the 3rd line support for any issues raised through the company helpdesk, diagnosing and resolving technical issues and escalating issues to the IT Infrastructure Manager where necessary.
- You will also report faults and ensure all logs are maintained on Firewalls, Switches, Servers, Equipment and Users.

What we're looking for in the Senior Network Administrator

- It is essential that you have experience of supporting CISCO, HP hardware and Microsoft Software, and you must have a strong existing knowledge of server and cloud technologies.
- Experience in Networking, Virtualization, Azure, Storage, Cisco Telephony, Windows and Linux would also be incredibly useful.
- You must have excellent interpersonal, business management and customer service skills.
- It would be helpful but not necessary if you had experience in project integration tests, staging and live environments.
- The necessary qualifications for this role are Networking - Cisco CCENT and Microsoft - Server MCP, ideally you will also have Cisco CCNA and VMware VCP.

If you're interested in applying for the Senior Network Administrator, please apply today by submitting your CV.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01962850058
Contact: Kate Hopgood

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