Senior Systems Administrator Senior Systems Administrator …

IHS Markit
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Sep 20
IHS Markit
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Sep 20
Senior Systems Administrator
Position summary:

The Systems Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operational support of a multi-forest Windows Active Directory environment, including DFS, DNS and DHCP services. This includes the provisioning, installation/configuration, maintenance, and monitoring of various Windows Server based systems. The candidate should be experienced in supporting multi-vendor virtualization technologies and server hardware environments. The candidate should also display the ability to work in a large scale, fast paced, and cross-functional team environment

Position Responsibilities:
  • Perform basic Active Directory administration tasks such as ID creation, group management, and folder access administration
  • Troubleshoot Active Directory domain issues including DFS, DNS and DHCP
  • Provide Tier III support for a variety of products and technologies by investigating and troubleshooting incidents and issues to resolution and providing well documented status updates
  • Participate in Change Management, Problem Management, and Incident Management calls

Required Technical Skills
  • Advanced working knowledge of Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016 environments
  • Advanced working knowledge of Active Directory, DFS, DNS, and DHCP technologies
  • Advanced working knowledge of Azure Active Directory architecture and concepts
  • Advanced Active Directory ID and Security Group management experience
  • Basic knowledge of Office 365/2016 and below
  • Basic working knowledge of networking concepts such as subnetting and routing
  • Ability to navigate VMWare vSphere virtual environments
  • Good working knowledge of Service Now or other equivalent incident management tools
  • IT Service Desk experience required, in Windows Desktop and Server environments
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills

Desired Technical Skills
  • Active Directory GPO, DNS, and DHCP management experience
  • Good understanding of Firewall rule implementation & troubleshooting
  • Public Cloud Computing knowledge such as Azure and AWS
  • Administrative scripting experience with PowerShell
  • Experience with Symantec VIP MFA
  • Experience with CyberArk or other password vaulting solutions
  • Basic working knowledge of the implementation of SSL Certificates
  • Experience using diagnostic, monitoring and change management tools

Functional Skills
  • The ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations and gather team consensus to move forward
  • Exhibits a strong desire to learn new technologies and is genuinely interested in growing their technical acumen
  • Able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences at all levels in an organization
  • Service oriented, positive, committed and enthusiastic team player
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities

  • 5 years + of general experience in one or more IT Functions

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience

Working Conditions:
  • Responsibilities may require working evenings/weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice
  • May be required to work on an on-call rotation as required
  • No regular travel

Closing Date: 18 September 2020
Salary: CompetitiveIHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

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