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Systems Administrator – AAA Games - London

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Programmers
Salary DOE
Location UK - London

Job Title – Systems Administrator – AAA Games - London

Job Location –London

Job Type – Permanent

Salary – Highly competitive

Job ID – 17166


OPM are working closely with a major London based Games Developer looking for an experienced Windows Systems Administrator.


You should have confidence in your core skills and a strong sense of personal belief, supported by previous experiences and references.


You will be an integral part of business systems support team covering a number of sites.




Install, configure, and maintain enterprise-class Windows/Active Directory services implementation.

Help maintain Microsoft Exchange / Office 365 messaging system.

Monitor system utilization, capacity, and quality.

Detect, diagnose, and resolve complex problems using best practices.

Participate in infrastructure capacity planning and expansion activities.

Support and manage heterogeneous systems/applications.

Provide peer review to other systems administrators to validate proposed configurations and changes.

Participate in complex team projects.

Maintain security controls and compliance on all hardware and systems.

Occasionally available for late evenings and 24x7 response to critical issues on corporate infrastructure.




Hands on commercial experience working with Microsoft Server 2008 R2+, Active Directory, core infrastructure services including but not limited to; AD, DHCP, DNS, RADIUS, File & Print Services.

MS SQL, PowerShell scripting, and Certificate Services.

Strong Exchange and Office 365 skills are a plus.

Experience supporting OSX clients is a plus.

Strong understanding of networking concepts; DNS, DHCP, sub-netting, load balancing, 802.1q etc.

Strong understanding of enterprise class storage systems. NetApp is a plus.

Strong Linux administration skills are a plus.

Hands on experience with enterprise class HA and DR implementations.

Hands on experience working with virtual infrastructure solution, primarily VMware 5.0+ core technologies: VCenter, VMotion, VM templates, distributed virtual switching, DRS, PowerCLI scripting and automation and bare-metal virtual host build.

Experience with hybrid cloud infrastructure is a plus: AWS, vCloud Air, Azure.

Familiar with enterprise class server hardware (HP, Dell), including building bare-metal servers, RAID configurations, out-of-band management, and break/fix.

Strong technical documentation skills.