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We're looking for a IT Systems Administrator

Preston, Lancashire + Work From Home
Upto £25k
Full Time
What does the job entail?

Do you love all things IT and enjoy finding solutions to problems? Do you love implementing solutions that increase productivity and allow people to work faster and leaner? If so we need you!

We are looking for someone to work in our award-winning Lancashire HQ and at our data centre in Manchester (so being able to drive is a necessity) You’ll be managing virtual machines using VMware and vSphere as well as our internal tools and hardware. You’ll also be required to be on call on a rota basis out of hours.

Do you have the following skills?

  • Windows Server - You have in depth knowledge of Windows Server (2012+) including Active Directory and IIS.
  • Virtualisation - You're a virtualisation expert and have proven experience with VMware vSphere.
  • Security - You've configured firewalls and understand security and intrusion prevention and detection.
  • Backups - You appreciate the utmost importance of backups and have a working knowledge of Veeam.
  • Support - You love giving your colleagues friendly and personal support on their software and hardware issues.
  • Documentation - You naturally document everything you do and love to share your knowledge with other people.
  • If this sounds like you apply now!

The EKM Culture

Picture working for a tech giant like Google or Apple… relaxed dress code, free tea & coffee, lots of company trips and a real campus feel to your workplace. Silicon Valley might be a few thousand miles away, but ekm.com was born and bred in sunny Lancashire.

With an open approach to managing people and a strong emphasis on knowledge share, ekm.com’s success comes from its staff, the ideas they generate and the amazing results they bring.

Our people are our biggest asset and they deserve the best:

  • Games and console challenges (Playstation, Xbox, Table Tennis, Pool, Basketball, Fussball)
  • Free refreshments (tea, coffee, soft drinks, biscuits, fruit and more)
  • No one likes working on their birthday so you don't have to either, everyone gets it off!
  • Regular FREE trips (fun ones – clubbing in Ibiza, quad bikes and casinos to name a few)
  • Competitive pay - The reason everybody gets out of bed, right?
  • Quarterly Celebrations Work hard, play harder… that’s the ethos!
  • Relaxed Dress Code - Come to work as you choose
  • Relax on your breaks and dinners by going down our amazing 80ft indoor slide or chill out in our 1950’s airstream caravan.
  • We already have some of the best perks in the industry, and they just keep on coming:
  • Free Parking - you’ll never struggle with parking, there’s a free space for everyone.
  • Epic Hardware - fast machines with dual monitors, each loaded with the best software available.
  • Eye tests are essential so why should you pay? At ekm.com they’re always free.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme - there are even more reasons to go ‘green’.
  • Free Gym - Fitness fanatic? Why not work up a sweat in our modern, cutting-edge gym
  • Pensions - we’ve got your back for the future with a pension scheme for all.
  • Free Spotify premium - millions of songs available, anytime, anywhere, on us.

Check out all the main EKM perks and benefits

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