Systems Administrator/IT Manager

An international creative and digital agency are seeking a Systems Administrator/IT Manager to join their London based team. Reporting into the Head of Development, this role will involve managing the build and maintenance of an entirely new infrastructure estate. We require candidates with proven experience in a Systems Administrator role in a small-medium sized organisation, excellent communication skills and a 'can do' attitude.

Role Responsibilities:
- Maintaining the existing infrastructure
- Expanding and upgrading systems where necessary
- Offering technical input on staff and client needs
- Managing platform security, including regular patching

Technical Understanding:
- Working knowledge of MacOS
- Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory (AD)
- VMWare ESXi
- Knowledge of networking, ideally Cisco CCNA qualified
- Expert with setting up code repos (Git), Jenkins and automation using Chef, Puppet, Ansible etc.
- Hands-on experience with Red Hat/ SuSE HA Cluster
- Backup Tool experience
- Familiarity with application architectures
- Understanding SAN/NAS storage architecture
- Ideally skills in 5 of the following; MySQL and MongoDB; PHP, Python and Powershell; HAProxy; IPSec; Ansible; Jenkins

About you:
- Strong ability to work independently and manage time well
- Self-motivated, constantly striving for improvement and technology advancement
- Possess a security-first mindset
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

If you are interested in this role, please apply in the first instance with an up-to-date copy of your CV.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.