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Junior Technical Platform Administrator

Employee - Full Time

Leicester, United Kingdom

Career Advancement

Highly Motivated Team

Global Customers

Job Description

We are part of a multi-national group of companies and right now we're recruiting a Junior Technical Platform Administrator on a permanent basis in Leicester.

We produce market leading, large-scale, distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide and we aim for further substantial growth over the next 5 years. This is a great opportunity to play a key role within a demanding, fun and growing environment. naturally, there are opportunities for career advancement within our thriving, award-winning professional organisation.

You will be based within our support service team, reporting to a team leader, working on both internal systems and those of our customers. Responsibilities will cover all aspects of hardware and software platforms, that are used to develop, operate and maintain our software products, support office staff, and run mission critical 24/7 operations.

There will be occasions where you may need to visit and work at customer and other TBA company locations, both within the UK and internationally.

If you are excited about this opportunity, please send your CV along with a covering letter outlining why your experience makes you a good fit for this role.

Right now we are recruiting a Junior Technical Platform Administrator to join our team.

What are we looking for?

You will hold a good set of A levels, or equivalent, and have at least 12 months’ practical hands on administration and support experience with IT hardware, networking, operating systems and software.

We are a multi-national group of companies producing market leading, large-scale, distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide with substantial growth plans over the next 5 years.

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave + BHs
  • Central East Midlands location, easily accessible from M1 and A46
  • Fast growing and market leading organisation
  • "I enjoy the type of work and the environment that I work in"

    Stephen Barker

    Electrical Control System Design Engineer

    Job Description

    TBA Group was established over 30 years ago; we’re award-winning and one of Europe’s leading software development companies for the intermodal and logistics companies. Through our innovative software, we produce market leading, large-scale, distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide.
    The work we do is complex, challenging and rewarding and together with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and a close-knit team, we believe we offer a unique working environment; our enviable staff retention rate speaks volumes about our ethos. It’s our aim for further substantial growth over the next 5 years and with our sights set on our ambition and there are opportunities for career advancement within our thriving, award-winning professional organisation.

    If you are excited about this opportunity, please send your CV along with a covering letter outlining why your experience makes you a good fit for this role after viewing our Candidate Privacy Notice here.

    Skills & Experience:

  • You will hold a good set of A levels, or equivalent, and have at least 12 months’ practical hands on administration and support experience with IT hardware, networking, operating systems and software.

  • Hold an appropriate licence for and have your own vehicle for business travel.
  • Be highly proficient in spoken and written English.

  • Microsoft Windows Server and Linux operating system installation, configuration and support.
  • Network administration – LAN and WAN (HP Procurve)
  • Hardware fault analysis and maintenance, including firmware/BIOS updates (HP ProLiant DL380 & HP MSA; HPe Simiplivity).
  • Security solutions – Firewalls, Endpoint protection etc.
  • Microsoft Windows client deployment using imaging technologies.
  • Active Directory/LDAP/MDM.
  • Microsoft Office 365.
  • Any of the following would also be beneficial:
  • Project Management.
  • Database administration (Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL Server).
  • Support and administration of cloud-based telephony solutions.
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Support, develop, optimise and maintain IT systems including hardware, software and networking.
  • Ensure that backups are performed, and that security and DR systems are maintained.
  • Troubleshoot and prioritise assignment to server, network and system issues.
  • Generate high quality documentation as required.
  • Assist with the investigation, planning, deployment and migration to new and replacement systems.
  • Support employees with resolving issues relating to internal hardware and software systems.
  • Stay on track with professional development and develop own technical knowledge, aligned to Company objectives.

  • Typical projects include:

  • Procurement, implementation, support, monitoring and maintenance of internal hardware - servers, pc’s, printers, network etc. – and software systems.
  • Hardware implementation and support on customer sites, requiring travel and close liaison with customers in a professional manner.
  • Deployment and support of software to servers and client workstations.
  • Being reactive to urgent service desk and project tasks.
  • 1. Submit your application

    Simply click on the vacancy you wish to apply for and follow the instructions.

    2. Shortlisting

    Shortlisting normally takes around five working days. If you are selected after the initial assessment, you will be invited for a face-to-face interview or an interview via MS Teams.

    3. The Interview Stage

    We always give applicants adequate time to prepare and we strongly advise to do as much research as possible. Your interview process will be communicated ahead of time.

    4. Offer Stage

    If you have been successful, congratulations! Our interview stage is meticulous and by no means easy. So, if you’ve been offered a place with us, we wholeheartedly welcome you to the team and look forward to exciting times ahead.

    Interested in this position?

    Become a part of the TBA Group team as a Junior Technical Platform Administrator

    We'd love to hear from you.

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