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IT Systems Administrator

IT Systems Administrator

Posted 22 April by Sopra Steria Ended

Job Title: IT Systems Administrator/ Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Blandford

Salary: To £42K + Flex Benefits

Role Overview

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Systems Administrator to be part of a vital and experienced team where you are responsible for the provision of systems administration and configuration management for IT networks, equipment, infrastructure and test tools to support the day to day functioning, tasking and upgrades to a large IT facility. You will have experience using military systems such as DII LD(S). Please note that it is essential you are SC Cleared for this role and eligible for and prepared to go through DV.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the RSM in achieving their responsibilities in the support of IT networks and test tools.

  • IT Systems Support, including the use of VM Ware (ESXi or VSphere)

  • Integrity and configuration management of all server, workstation and laptop builds.

  • Management and integrity of software licences.

  • Building servers and specified disk builds.

  • Rebuilding servers from a backup or image.

  • Building workstations and laptops and specified disk builds.

  • Rebuilding workstations and laptops from a backup or image.

  • Specification and evaluation of all proposed upgrades to IT networks, equipment and software.

  • Database administration.

  • Task Support

  • Building test environments that may include Servers, workstations, test tools and IT infrastructure

  • Provide support, advice and guidance to other staff when planning and building test environments.

  • Creation of the documentation to support task baselines.

  • Returning servers, workstations and infrastructure to a known build standard post task

Essential Experience:

IT systems administrator with specialist knowledge of military Command and Control Information Systems


Experience of Microsoft Windows server and Exchange.

Experience of CISCO network products.

Experience of configuring VMWare and using virtual machine technologies.

SC Cleared eligible for DV

Desirable Experience:

Microsoft, Cisco or Military systems certified.

Ability to hold DV clearance.

About us

Sopra Steria, European leader in digital transformation, provides one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end to end service offerings in the market: Consulting, Systems Integration, Software Development and Business Process Services. Sopra Steria is trusted by leading private and public organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that address their most complex and critical business challenges.

Sopra Steria has been a key provider of specialist systems and services to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for over 30 years. Independence, broad capability and knowledgeable people with a reputation for operational and commercial flexibility have secured our position as one of the MOD’s top ten ICT suppliers

Sopra Steria is committed to establishing and maintaining a working environment which is free from discrimination and which values all employees as individuals. All employees and prospective employees are selected, recruited, trained and promoted solely on the basis of their skills and behaviour.

Find out more

Visit the Sopra Steria website and Sopra Steria LinkedIn company page.

Required skills

  • VMware
  • Windows Server
  • Windows Exchange
  • CCIS

Reference: 34835863

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