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IT Systems administrator Moira

Forest Holidays

Forest Holidays Moira Swadlincote United Kingdom

4 weeks ago

Previous applicants need not apply.

We are looking for an IT System Administrator to maintain, upgrade and manage our software, hardware and networks.

Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users.

Your goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure runs smoothly and efficiently.

• Install and configure software and hardware
• Manage network servers and technology tools
• Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
• Troubleshoot issues and outages
• Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls
• Upgrade systems with new releases and models
• Develop expertise to train staff on new technologies
• Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies

As our IT Systems administrator we can offer you:
• 15% annual bonus... available on personal/company performance
• Get paid early with Access Early Pay - a great help for covering the unexpected
• Save on cabin breaks - pre-book a break with up to 20% off or travel last minute for just £50 a cabin. You also get a friends and family discount giving them 15% off all breaks
• Enjoy subsidised meals with our team menu at the Forest Retreat
• Plan for your retirement - join our pension scheme and we’ll pay a 5% contribution
• Save on shopping bills with discounts from hundreds of brands with the Hapi app
• Lifetime membership of the Retail Trust for you and your family

Our ideal IT Systems administrator:
• Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role
• Experience with Networks, (LAN, WAN, VLAN) and patch management
• Good understanding of enterprise wifi solutions
• Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
• Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
• Familiar with cloud platform (Microsoft Azure preferable)
• Familiar with OSI model and network topologies
• Resourcefulness and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication skills
• BSc/Ba in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline; professional certification (e.g. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)) is a plus

At Forest Holidays, our purpose is to help people experience and reconnect with forests, each other and rural communities. Because these connections are good for people and good for nature.

We’re privileged to be situated in beautiful corners of the UK’s forests and employ over 700 local team members in full and part time positions. Our promise, hand in hand with our local partners, Forestry England, Forestry and Land Scotland and Natural Resources Wales is to help the forests thrive, so that they are better than ever for future generations.

We have 11 locations across the UK and we’re growing. We opened our most recent location atGarwnant, Brecon Beacons in Febraury 2023 and are due to open a new location in Glentress, Scotland in 2024. Forest Holidays is a thriving company, whether you want to grow your experience, nurture meaningful connections or allow your wildest aspirations to bloom, here you’ll find jobs where you really CAN see the wood for the trees.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now
Moira Swadlincote UK

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