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Network & Systems Administrator (UNIX + Network)

Do you have knowledge and experience in UNIX infrastructure, WiFi, LAN and firewalls? Sepura are extending the Infrastructure Support team, hiring a Network & Systems Administrator to provide refinements to existing solutions, whilst also contributing to technology roadmaps and systems enhancement

You will:

  • Provide business-as-usual / break-fix support for solutions deployed within Sepura
  • Ensure requests logged via the Service Desk are completed based on impact and priority
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to the UNIX infrastructure, WiFi, LAN and firewalls
  • Proactively communicate the status, plan of action(s), and resolution(s) of issues
  • Report on the health of IT services
  • Contribute towards/participate in root cause analysis activities
  • Research products and service to help define service roadmaps and contribute to the IT enhancement backlog

The candidate filling this position will have, or be able to obtain, UK Security Clearance



  • Minimal five years' experience in IT Networking role



  • Significant experience in technical administration roles covering Hardware and Software
  • Administration of Cisco IP Telephony
  • Network design and implementation (LAN & WAN)
  • Administration of Cisco Nexus switch infrastructure
  • Management for CheckPoint firewall technologies
  • Access control and threat mitigation
  • Wireless infrastructure (preferably Aruba)
  • Strong technical problem solving skills and experience


  • UNIX server administration (NIS, DHCP, DNS, Email, X Windows)
  • Supporting NetApp storage (NAS/SAN)
  • Experience of scripting/automation languages
  • Backup solutions BackupExec/Veeam/NetVault
  • Dell Server hardware and system management tools
  • Understanding of industry trends and emerging threats
  • Practical experience of Cyber Essentials and/or ISO27001
  • Experience of interpreting information from security analysis tools
  • Experience of deploying and managing cloud services
  • Two-factor authentication
  • Proxy servers and web filtering
  • Windows server administration
  • Practical experience of VMware



  • A-Level/HND Qualification


  • ITIL qualification (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) or equivalent IT Service Management certification or experience

Personal attributes


  • Articulate and capable communicator with team-working skills
  • Strong logical and analytical thinker
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to explain at different technical levels
  • To work independently and within a team to complete project deliverables in accordance with timelines
  • Able to work in a fast-paced complex and dynamic environment
  • Poise under pressure and comfort with ambiguity
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated individual with strong initiative and proactive to achieve optimal results
  • Flexible and hardworking
  • Must be able to work to deadlines and have a willingness to respond positively to all aspects of the work