Senior Network and Systems Administrator

Location: Newark-On-Trent
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We are a leading supplier of gaming machines and digital content to land based venues, server based gaming networks and online & mobile casinos. As a member of the Gauselmann Group, we are able to draw upon the tremendous resources within the group to offer the highest quality product backed by the financial strength and stability of one of the largest privately owned gaming companies in the world. Key customers include William Hill, Sky, Inspired Gaming, 888, Bet 365 and other leading online gaming operators.

We are currently recruiting a Senior Network and Systems Administrator to join our support team. You will be required to demonstrate a high degree of technical ability in order to deliver 1st class support for a variety of technologies and applications.


Key Responsibilities of the role:

Essential:

  • Windows Desktop & Server support (Windows 10 & Server 2012+)
  • Assisting with technology planning
  • Testing applications for environmental compatibility
  • Maintaining and updating systems and databases
  • Liaise with vendors to resolve equipment issues
  • Network Monitoring
  • Documentation

Implementation, Configuration and Troubleshooting:

  • Watchguard firewalls (XTM/UTM)
  • Active Directory
  • VMware vSphere
  • Load balancers (Kemp, F5)
  • IP routing and switching
  • SNMP and monitoring platform such as Zabbix
  • VPNs (IPSEC client and site-to-site)
  • DNS (A records, CNAMES, MX records, Authority Section, TTL values.)

Requirements:

  • Hands-on technical experience of networking and network security
  • A strong understanding of Microsoft technologies (Windows Server, Active Directory, IIS, SQL)
  • Ability to apply sound troubleshooting methodology to isolate and resolve root cause of reported issues
  • Experience of architecting and managing production environments across Physical, Virtualised and Cloud technologies
  • Experience of implementing and troubleshooting VPN clients and site-to-site VPN connections
  • Experience of implementing and troubleshooting layer7 technologies
  • Experience of implementing and troubleshooting firewall configurations (ASA/XTM)
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP.
  • Advanced understanding of IOS, VLAN, STP, routing and switches technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with great attention to detail.

Desirable:

  • Industry qualifications such as MCSE desirable
  • Technical certification (CCNA / Watchguard another vendor)
  • Experience of Windows and SQL Clustering.
  • Experience of hosting web applications across a wide variety of Webserver and Database technologies.
  • Experience with AWS technologies
  • PowerShell scripting or other versatile scripting language is desirable
  • Advanced Linux knowledge/experience
  • 3+ years in a similar role

  • Due to our 24/7 operation, candidate must be willing to be available for around the hours support.



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