Systems Administrator

10 Aug 2017
15 Aug 2017
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Systems Administrator - Security Cleared aap3 are working with a leading global defence sector technology organisation on the recruitment of a number of key IT roles as part of an exciting new Programme within the UK Defence sector. So if you fancy being part of an expanding team that will form the technical backbone of this Programme, have a sense of adventure and want to be part of a new venture please apply. The System Administrator is responsible for providing the overall on-site maintenance and support of the system. The System Administrator serves as the primary point of contact for any questions or concerns raised by users. System Administrator will perform duties to include the following: Backup/Restore/Disaster Recovery, Hardware/System Monitoring, System/Software/User Maintenance. Demonstrated system administration skills, to include: Setting up configuring and troubleshooting all aspects that make up Storage Area Network (SAN), logical unit number (LUN) and host bus adapter (HBA) Hardware Setting up configuring and troubleshooting all aspects that make up Internet Protocol (IP) Switch Fabric architecture (Routing, Fail Over, etc) Working knowledge of Networked Attached Storage (NAS) and supported protocols Engineering skills required for maintaining Enterprise Server Racks Strong Working knowledge of SSL/VPN security architecture with integration into multi-layered Firewall architecture Ability to work with EMC storage configuration tools (Navisphere, Visual SAN, Fabric Manager) Performing System Virtual Volume Imaging and Recovery, Disk to Disk/DR and Disk to Tape Understanding of Network Open System Interconnection (OSI) Model Layers. Backups of Physical servers (Windows 2012 OS), virtual machines, ESX server Disaster recovery/restores Hardware/System Monitoring of physical and virtual servers System Maintenance - scheduled upgrades/maintenance, startup and shutdown of rack components Software Maintenance - applying OS updates, antivirus/antispyware updates, and patch updates User Account Maintenance (Active Directory) Due to the security requirements of the roles applicants will ideally need to hold DV level MOD clearance currently. Candidates with SC level clearance in place and eligibility for DV level clearance may be considered but time constraints for start of the project may be restrictive for the initial roles. For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3, industry news and updates, check out our brand new website, follow our aap3 Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on