Systems Administrator / IT Manager

West End, London , £60k – 70k plus bonus and benefits
Reference: RC6727

Systems Administrator / IT Manager 
West End, London 
£60k – 70k plus bonus and benefits

Systems Administrator IT Manager is required by a small, well-established and fast-growing financial technology company in Covent Garden. This is an exciting opportunity to bring your experience to bear and help them sustain their focus on best practice in our IT infrastructure. 
The position involves overall responsibility for the continued health and compliance of the environments supporting our high availability web-based solutions. This is a blended Linux / Web / Mac environment. You will be responsible for the resilient infrastructure which includes redundant external hosting, DNS level failover, a local area office network and a disaster recovery location. You will be formally in charge of maintaining best practice in terms of security and business continuity.

This is a very “hands-on” role in a small firm, with crucial responsibilities and an opportunity to provide strategic input. 

Key Requirements:

  • Computer Science related degree
  • The ability to produce high quality formal documentation, for example in the context of RFPs and due diligence questionnaires
  • Familiarity with due diligence and compliance matters in the areas of data protection, security and business continuity, and the ability to develop operating procedures allied to best practices
  • Network infrastructure design, administration and management
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of Linux/Windows and ideally Mac
  • Virtualisation - Hypervisors / Docking
  • Patch, log monitoring and backup strategies
  • Cyber security bread containment and recovery
  • Web - HTTP/S, DNS, request/response round trip cycle
  • Relational and NoSQL databases (PostgreSQL, Redis)
  • Programming/scripting - proficient in Python (2/3), Bash
  • E-mails and other messaging protocols
  • Development process - stages and methodologies

This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant and upbeat fintech firm who are on an upward spiral.

For a full consultation please email your CV to Arc IT Recruitment.

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