Junior Systems Administrator

Location:   Ilkley

Reporting to our Senior Systems Administrator, this role involves supporting the systems team in its day-to-day activities.

The role itself is perfect for someone who considers themselves a good all-rounder, with the opportunity to retain a wide breadth of knowledge within the IT field.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • General day to day internal IT requests and support
  • Hardware maintenance for both internal IT and the larger infrastructure
  • Field and laboratory wireless mesh (60GHz) installation and maintenance
  • Cabling and rack maintenance
  • Assisting with backups
  • User Account Maintenance
Skills Required 
  • Diagnosis of basic hardware issues
  • Day to day computer maintenance skills
  • Basic networking knowledge
  • Understanding of Windows Active Directory and basic administration
Experience Required
As this is an entry level role, experience genuinely takes a back seat to the ability and thirst to learn. Any previous experience you can show will obviously be helpful however.

Salary, Terms & Benefits
  • Salary TBC
  • Full-time, permanent contract of employment
  • Office location Ilkley, West Yorkshire (remote working considered with regular visits to the office)
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays p.a, increasing to 25 across five years 
  • Christmas & New Year shutdown (NB. required to take 3 days from annual holiday entitlement for Christmas shutdown) 
  • Cycle to Work scheme 
  • Annual Christmas party and ad hoc company social events
  • Company pension scheme 
  • A non-work related training grant 
  • Additional days’ holiday for Christmas shopping and birthday (providing it falls on a working day)
  • Up to one week’s unpaid leave 
  • Free parking 
  • Free office snacks and fruit (when we're back in the office!)
  • Company sick pay - basic salary during periods of incapacity to a maximum of 4 weeks, in any rolling 12 month period 
  • An offer of employment subject to satisfactory references and DBS Basic Disclosure check

If you would like to apply for this position please contact: careers@talk-straight.com