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Contract IT Systems Administrator, Birmingham, 12 Months

£240 - £260 per day 
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Position: Contract IT Systems Administrator

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Rate: £240 to £260 per day

Duration: 12 Months

We are looking for an immediately available Systems Administrator with a good all round knowledge of Windows Server, Oracle Databases and ideally Linux/Unix based systems to become an integral part of and to support the development team for a FTSE 250 company based over two sites in Birmingham

The Role

You will work as an integral part of the IT Development team, providing support and assistance for business critical operational systems over two Birmingham sites.

You will provide a point of technical contact, resolving issues when required as well as provide day to day management of systems, working with suppliers and in house developers and technical resources to provide essential maintenance and support.

You will perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.

You will be expected to upgrade software systems, tools and utilities and configure and add new services as necessary.

You will arrange for the implementation of software by third parties and technical resources and upgrade administrative tools and utilities as required.

You will work with a wide range of systems and servers including MS Server, Oracle 10g, Linux, Unix and Citrix as well as Webservices, SOAP and JSON.

Key Experience Required

We are looking for a good all-rounder for this role that has experience or knowledge of Windows Server and Oracle 10g, ideally coupled with some knowledge of Linux and Unix.

Any experience of webservices and Citrix would also be welcome.

You don’t need to be an expert in all of these areas but you will need to have a good general knowledge

You will have a can do attitude, and you must be able to take the lead on technical incidents when required.

The company is based within 10 minutes’ walk of New Street Station in Birmingham although you will also spend half of your time in their other Birmingham site in Bordesley Green.

The contract will be for 12 months.

Coburg Banks IT specialise in recruiting in a variety of areas including: Development, IT Support, Programme and Project Management, Business Analysts and Testing as well as mid to senior level IT appointments. We would welcome the opportunity of helping you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV to us

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