Systems Administration - Team Lead – Microsoft & Azure

London, To £75k + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: RC8032

Systems Administration - Team Lead – Microsoft & Azure

City of London

Up to £75k plus strong benefits package & bonus circa 25%+

Established financial services organisation is seeking an experienced Windows Systems Administration Leader to head up, mentor and lead systems administration of, mostly, Microsoft systems / products, helping them progress through an unprecedented & exciting period of technology change. New projects, movement towards the cloud; you will be involved from infancy to execution, playing a pivotal part in largescale modernisation across the business.


Headline responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of system administrators in their day-to-day activities
  • Follow processes within the IT Operations Team for Incident, Change, and Problem
  • Maintain essential IT operations, including operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and hardware
  • Own projects, solutions, and key responsibilities within a larger business initiative
  • Handle business-critical IT tasks and systems that provide commercial advantage in a fast-moving marketplace

Skills and Knowledge

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft operating systems
  • Current hardware technology in Enterprise systems
  • Enterprise backup and recovery systems and processes
  • System monitoring and alerting tools. Creating, maintaining, and responding to alerts
  • Incident Management
  • Expert in creating, analysing and repairing large-scale systems
  • Working in a regulated industry (preferably FCA / PRA controlled)
  • Working with peers to achieve audit status (ISO 27001 and similar)
  • Working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Experience in a DevOps / DevSecOps environment.
  • Previous team leadership experience.


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