IT, Systems Administrator, London (21101)

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Self Employed, Full time
  • Fitch Ratings
  • 19 Feb 19

IT, Systems Administrator, London (21101)

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries.  Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm.  With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst. 


Fitch complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees.  All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.


Department Overview:


Fitch Group is seeking an intermediate level Systems Administrator to join the Infrastructure Operations team within Fitch's IT Infrastructure Group.  The team is responsible for Daily System Operations, Server Patching, Monitoring, Backup systems and our Configuration Management Database (CMDB). The Infrastructure Operations team is expanding to cover security response and monitoring.


Job Description:


The Intermediate Systems Administrator is involved in evaluating and executing scheduling system patches, upgrades and changes.  The Intermediate Systems Administrator determines root cause of complex network and system problems.  Responsibilities include:  resolving escalated trouble tickets; performing server maintenance and updates, replacing hardware as needed;  updating Operating Systems; performing PC imaging as required; assisting in maintenance calls relating to workstations, software and servers; trouble shooting and resolving server event logs and communication systems; participating in the implementation phase for projects; documenting and tracking model and serial numbers for inventory tracking; developing and maintain preventative maintenance checklists.   



Position Requirements:


  • Working knowledge of the Linux Operating System
  • Working knowledge of the Windows Operating System
  • Working knowledge of AWS
  • Experience with VMWare ESXi 5.5
  • Basic scripting/coding skills
  • Effective problem solving skills



The candidate must possess the following skills, experiences and qualities:

  • Experience with monitoring tools such as SolarWinds
  • Solid background in network, storage and DNS services
  • Solid experience of Microsoft Technologies 
  • Experience with Microsoft windows server, enterprise backup, recovery procedures, system performance monitoring tools
  • Understanding of Project Management tools, techniques and methodologies including agile
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well on collaborative, cross-functional teams
  • Solid interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively with people of all levels of information technology expertise
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or relevant work experience preferred





Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.


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