Supports the installation, configuration and maintenance of the organization’s mainframe or mid-frame operating systems. Capita Technology & Software Solutions are looking for a System Administrator to join their growing team. This is a great opportunity to work within a large onshore & offshore team.

You’ll be working on a rota which will include days & nights with plenty of rest in-between as well as shift allowance included.

Mainly, you’ll be the point of contact when it comes to windows issues, as well as dealing with Cloud (Azure) and Virtualization (VMWare).Required for 24x7x365 Support of Onshore Managed IT infrastructure – This is a shift-based role.

What you will be doing:

Required for 24x7x365 Support of Onshore Managed IT infrastructure – This is a shift based role

  • Providing L2/L3 systems support for servers running Windows 2008/2012/2016/2019
  • Carrying out regular Operation system changes
  • Being the point of contact for and troubleshooting Windows and VM Ware issues
  • Experience in working on server management tools for activities like patching, event monitoring, backup etc.
  • Providing 1st line support for applications (web portals, IIS)
  • Reacting to client logged incidents and requests through Remedy
  • Experience with VMWare
  • Ideally, experience with Azure and Unix
  • Server builds and upgrades. Create Templates / Clones, create / delete Snapshots
  • Monitoring of Datacenter which includes timely check and reviews, Alerts, system logs, Disk space etc. and troubleshoot issues
  • 3rd party vendor coordination for visit and troubleshooting
  • Active Directory infrastructure (group policy, DHCP, DNS)
  • Assist team with daily Backup failures, System Recovery with Backups
  • Review Application logs
  • Administrate infrastructure, including firewalls, databases, malware protection software and other processes
  • Administration & support of McAfee and AV security tools to ensure total security coverage across the supported estate.
  • Exchange 2003/2010/2013/Office365 Management and troubleshooting, Knowledge on Archival Solutions,
  • What we’re looking for:

  • Experience with Windows in a 1st and 2nd line role support capacity
  • Experience with VMWare
  • Experience with 24×7 support
  • Ideally, experience with Azure and Unix
  • Solid background in IT support
  • Eligibility for Security Clearance
  • About Capita Technology & Software Solutions (TSS):

    Capita Technology and Software Solutions (TSS) is a newly formed global shared service, responsible for delivering innovation and digital transformation for Capita’s businesses and clients. We work collaboratively with Capita’s divisions to shape the right digital technology solutions to help clients work differently, engage differently, sell differently and to be resilient to whatever next comes their way.

    We create innovative technology and software solutions for Capita’s clients and businesses while ensuring secure, resilient and predictable service delivery. TSS brings together 5000+ colleagues from across Capita into a single function to deliver world-class technology and software solutions for Capita’s businesses and clients.

    What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more.
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.
  • You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita.
  • You’ll be joining a network of 55,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

    What we hope you’ll do next:

    Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

    We’re an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer, which means we recruit and develop people based on their merit and passion. We’re committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and working environment for everyone. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), or if you’d like to discuss other changes or support you might need going forward, please email Iqbal at or call 07784 237318 and we’ll get back to you.  For more information about equal opportunities and process adjustments, please visit the Capita Careers website.

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