IT Security and Systems Administrator

Posted 07 June 2024
Salary £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline IT
ContactLewis Goody

Job description

Opus People Solutions are seeking an IT Security and Systems Administrator on a full time, permanent basis in Ipswich.

This organisation works on a hybrid basis, which to them means 3 days per week in the office, giving you a better work life balance.

The reason the role has become available? Growth. This business has grown exponentially and as such, needs a new colleague to work alongside the internal IT team and 3rd Party service providers.

Working within an internal IT team and working alongside 3rd Party IT Service providers you will play a crucial role in defining and implementing the security posture and solutions while also providing 3rd line technical assistance, troubleshooting, and resolving IT issues for colleagues across multiple sites.

This role is 50% Security, 50% Infrastructure.

Day to day:

  • Responsibility for security maintenance (Vulnerability, Patching and Logs)

  • Be responsible for a number new infrastructure and security projects and upgrades across a complex business.

  • Provide third line technical support to end-users via phone, email, or in person. Resolve hardware and software issues promptly and effectively.

  • Provide an escalation point for technically demanding support issues, assist in their resolution if required and support the overall objectives of the IT function.

  • Skill mentoring junior colleagues

  • Assist in the setup, configuration, and maintenance of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, and firewalls.

  • Management of third-party IT suppliers.

  • Working on challenging cloud infrastructure, security solutions and change

Sound good? The benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 26 after a year of service

  • 2 months full sick pay plus an additional 2 months half sick pay

  • Royal London Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme

  • Lifeworks Staff discount scheme.

  • Job related training plus personal development opportunities.

Don't miss out, apply today!

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