IT Systems Administrator - Felixstowe

  • Location: Felixstowe, United Kingdom
  • Closing Date: 28 February 2019
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time
  • Reference: IT - 005

IT System Administrator - Maritime Transport


Vacancy Description   

Based from our Felixstowe Head Office, we are looking for a System Administrator to maintain, upgrade and manage various aspects of our environment (software, hardware and networks).

About Maritime Transport

This is an excellent opportunity to join Maritime. We are a strong business with a secure future who recognise and rewards hard work in a very modern office environment. 

Maritime operates a range of IT equipment from PC’s, Printers, laptops to mobile devices through to software such as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and custom bespoke applications, all of which are supported by the IT team together with various 3rd parties. We also support and maintain around 30 UK office’s hardware and network setups.

Maritime is fast paced and it can be very busy business which will create challenges at times that have to be solved. The role is best suited to someone organised and who has a keen interest in technology.

Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users.

Your goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure runs smoothly and efficiently and includes;

  • Install, upgrade and configure software and/or hardware

  • Manage network servers and technology tools

  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements

  • Provide support to users and resolve faults with computer equipment and software

  • Manage own workload through the IT support system

  • Provide advice and guidance on good practice for the use of computing equipment

  • Asset management

  • Assist and lead various tasks from a project management stand points

Skills essential to for the role  

  • Full Driving License

  • Excellent communication skills, including Good written and verbal….

  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude

Skills that would be of interest

  • Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role (ideally for at least a two year period)

  • Familiar with Microsoft server OS and the maintenance they require

  • Software knowledge and deployment (Including Traffic Management Systems such as TOPS)

  • Natural aptitude for computing technology and an Interest in the latest computing trends

  • Awareness of SQL server, management and maintenance (Our Core systems rely on SQL databases)

  • Experience with networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management, VLAN etc.

  • Awareness of Information security products such as Anti-Virus, firewalls, anti-Malware etc.

Personal Qualities

  • Able to reason and make fast based decisions

  • Customer and service focused

  • Willingness to learn

  • Organised and self-motivated with the ability to prioritise, work to deadlines and use own initiative

  • Able to identify opportunities to improve        


The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary and remuneration package and excellent benefits.  

 Should you not hear back from us then your application will have been unsuccessful on this occasion.              </</</