Windows System Administrator

Marcus Donald People
September 20, 2022
Liverpool Street, United Kingdom
Job Type
£400 - £500 per day


Marcus Donald are currently looking to hire a Windows Systems Administrator for a large banking client in the City of London. You will be tasked with delivering infrastructure services to the banks platforms globally.

* £400-£500 per day / 6-month contract / 2 days per week in the office *
** Outisde IR35 **

This is an important hire as you will have the joint responsibility (alongside the rest of the team) to deliver a full catalogue of business products and services whilst ensuring a resilient, scalable and continuous business operation 24/7.
Windows System Administrator – Responsibilities:

  • To provide operational support for the Wintel infrastructure stack at third line level providing the ultimate internal technical escalation point for this stack within the bank.
  • Responsible for resolving & fulfilling incident, problem, change, service requests, break-fix, and backups/restores.
  • Responsible for deployment of the Wintel technology stack and component items, including deployment planning, scheduling & control, installations, hardware & software lifecycle management, upgrades (including capacity, modifications & enhancements and end-of-life replacements), as applicable.
  • Wintel technology stack operations, including monitoring (command & control), and technical support & optimisation (to maximize availability); inclusive of systems support, communications, automation, storage, backup, restores, user access control, virus protection & safeguarding, as applicable.
  • Drive change and innovation to the banks platforms and services, ensuring the latest technology standards and adherence with all regulatory and control frameworks.

Windows System Administrator – Technical:

  • Windows Server Platforms 2008 R2 and above (including roles and features)
  • Microsoft Active Directory and supporting services (DNS, DHCP, GPO, DFS, etc.)
  • Office 365 support, off prem email support
  • Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM), baselines, metrics and thresholds
  • VMware vSphere 6.x including Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
  • PowerShell Scripting (platform management and process automation)

This a great position for someone looking to work within the banking industry. There is great changes unfolding and therefore, this contract will be great for your overall growth and offerings as a future SME. If you would like to understand more and discuss projects planned, please apply. You can also contact me through

The team consists of over 100 staff globally with a passion for high performance and collaboration; ensuring customer satisfaction and service excellence is at the heart of everything we do.

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