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Network System Administrator, Merseyside

Network System Administrator, Merseyside

Network Systems Administrator required for our client a leading Merseyside based maritime specialist communications company. Systems are designed, manufactured, installed and supported by the company. The core components of each system are determined by customers specific requirements and include their own PC based equipment and third party product consisting of navigation sensors and communications equipment (microwave and fibre optic etc.).  We are recruiting for a  Network System Administrator who will be involved from the system design stage through to support of our products and systems. The successful candidate will also manage the company network and peripheral devices, which is an important part of this role.  Attendance at site installations will be necessary where required, some global travel.




  • Provide system design input in key skill areas when necessary.
  • Configure systems post manufacture, including software and networking.
  • Conduct factory acceptance testing (FAT's).
  • Attend installation sites to provide support during installation, commissioning.
  • Solely responsible for managing the company network, and external connections to the internet and remote installation sites. Also backup management and disaster recovery.
  • Set up and manage VPN's to company network for designated staff.
  • Work with the company's ISP.
  • Provide assistance to system support team when necessary
  • Consider ways to improve collaboration between system users on the company network.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of Linux and Windows administration and networking with the emphasis on Linux as most of products are Linux
  • Experience of Cisco networking switching, LAN/WAN build, implementation and
  • Experience with communication systems, including fibre optics and microwave links
  • Intranet and internet security knowledge required.
  • Knowledge of databases, specifically Oracle
  • Experience of working with virtual machines.
  • A flexible approach to working hours, especially when working on site.
  • A high degree of self motivation and very adaptable.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Can work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or individually.
  • The ability to use initiative and take a leading role when necessary.







  • Degree in computing or equivalent.


Location: Commutable from: Liverpool, the Wirral, North Wales, Chester, Cheshire, Merseyside.

Role Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Ref: RT000160620201823

Contact: Richard Thomas 0208 1483769 or [email protected]



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