Job Title: Systems Administrator
Division: EV Cargo
Location:  Alfreton
Salary: Highly Competitive Market Rate
Closing Date: Candidate dependant

What is the opportunity?

We are constantly looking to grow and develop and therefore are recruiting for a System Administrator to join the IT Analytics team at EV Cargo UK.

This System Administrator job is working within the IT Infrastructure team at EV Cargo UK in Alfreton. This is a full-time, permanent job.

Within this growing team, you will report to the IT Director (Infrastructure) and will be responsible for supporting the internal IT infrastructure including server hardware and operating systems, networking, telephony and security across at all EV Cargo divisions. This is a key role for the business and we need someone who has significant experience of working within a similar infrastructure. Working in this System Administrator job, you will come into contact with colleagues on a regular basis and it is vital that you are able to manage these relationships professionally, while ensuring that the objectives and aims of the business are met.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Project resource for both internal IT Projects and Operational Projects that require Infrastructure involvement.
  • Troubleshoot and correct issues relating to server, network, and telephony Infrastructure.
  • Researching, documenting, recommending, and implementing changes to IT infrastructure to improve reliability, security, supportability and performance
  • Providing out of hours on-call support for IT infrastructure issues that significantly impact the operation
  • Development of IT infrastructure recovery plans that would form part of a company business continuity plan

For desktop, laptop and smartphone devices:

  • Define and document configuration standards
  • Automate initial configuration and common maintenance tasks
  • Provide 2nd line support for issues that cannot be resolved by the helpdesk

What will you need to succeed?

We are looking for someone wants to join our business at a key moment in our journey and grow with us and share in our success story.

We will offer you a supportive environment where you will be exposed to new experiences and opportunities, however previous experience in a similar position will ultimately lead to your success. It is essential that you have experience of managing networking devices, knowledge of networking principles including TCP/IP, Ethernet, routing, switches, firewalls and VLAN configuration, knowledge of virtualisation platforms such as Hyper-V and VMWare, experience of administering Microsoft Server and desktop operating systems including concepts such as Active Directory and Group Policy and an interest in bettering existing systems. Due to the nature of the role we are unable to consider applications from anyone who does not have experience of working in an infrastructure function.

As a company we place a strong emphasis on the interactions that take place globally across the business and, as a System Administrator this is especially important as you will be communicating with key stakeholders within the business and externally. Therefore it is essential that you conduct yourself in a professional manner and can ensure that you always ensure that EV Cargo is represented in the best possible way. You will have keen eye for detail and be a quick learner.

What will you get in return?

Working as a System Administrator at EV Cargo UK, you will earn a highly competitive salary, in line with market rates. We are also able to offer you a pension, on-site parking, flexible working, training opportunities, CPD  and more. You will join a business that values the people who work for us, without you, we would not be where we are. This System Administrator is a key position, and we would love you to work for us.

About Us

EV Cargo is one of the UK’s largest providers of transport, logistics and freight forwarding services and logistics technology – created by the consolidation of EV Cargo Logistics, EV Cargo Technology, EV Cargo Solutions, EV Cargo Global Forwarding and Palletforce into a corporate structure under a new single brand.

EV Cargo ensures international delivery of goods at a better value, providing warehousing and distribution solutions that help businesses grow. Global brands benefit from a distribution chain with a global reach and access to EV Cargo’s portfolio of multimodal transport links.

The business was created by specialist investor EmergeVest by consolidating ownership of six of the UK’s leading logistics companies. With £850 million of revenue, EV Cargo is the largest privately-owned logistics business in the UK, providing mission-critical supply chain services to a portfolio of great customers and leading brands.

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