Windows Systems Administrator in Cambridge at Sepura

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

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Job Description

Do you have a strong background in technical administration with experience in deploying Windows and security products? Sepura are hiring a Windows Systems Administrator to provide break/fix and refinements to existing IT systems, contributing to technology road maps and enhance the desktop computer environment

 The role holder should strengthen current IT practices, maintain a culture of sharing and be keen to develop new technical skills. An understanding of emerging technologies and approaches will be essential to enhance the department and deliver value

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Engage with the desktop support team to define the PC standard build and delivery mechanism 
  • Evaluate, implement and support infrastructure which enhances the desktop user experience
  • Coordinate the review and delivery of desktop and server security updates 
  • Provide 3rd line escalation/support for desktop systems
  • Support core Windows infrastructure (Active Directory, DHCP, DNS)
  • Provide business-as-usual / break-fix support for solutions deployed within Sepura
  • Maintain backup infrastructure
  • Research products and service and contribute to the IT enhancement backlog
  • Proactively communicate the status, plan of action(s), and resolution(s) of issues
  • Participate in root cause analysis activities

The candidate filling this position must have, or be able to obtain UK Security Clearance. 

Job Requirements

Skills and experience


  • Minimum 4 years' experience in IT role
  • Strong Windows desktop and server support skills
  • Administration of System Centre Configuration Manager (software packaging/continual lifecycle) / Windows Deployment Services / Windows Software Update Service
  • Experience of deploying and administering antivirus/endpoint security products
  • Significant experience in technical administration roles covering Hardware and Software
  • Practical administration experience of Microsoft Exchange or Office 365
  • Strong technical problem-solving skills and experience 
  • Backup solutions (BackupExec/Veeam/NetVault)


  • ITIL qualification (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) or equivalent IT Service Management certification or experience
  • Dell Server hardware and system management tools
  • Exposure to virtualisation technologies
  • Remote desktop services
  • Linux administration 
  • Understanding of industry trends and emerging threats
  • Experience of scripting/automation languages
  • Administration of desktop and mobile telephony solutions
  • Exposure to CyberEssentials or ISO27001

Personal attributes

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain at different technical levels
  • To work independently and within a team to complete project deliverables in accordance with timelines 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, complex and dynamic environment 
  • Poise under pressure and comfort with ambiguity 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Methodical approach to planning and testing
  • Highly motivated individual with strong initiative and proactive to achieve optimal results
  • Flexible and hardworking 

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