Systems Analyst Birmingham Role

As a System Engineer you will work in a NOC team to:


  • Design and develop new infrastructure solutions for a large, growing mission critical business system
  • Design and develop new database solutions for our various production and non-production Oracles databases – including replication, performance optimisation and data warehousing
  • Maintain and develop the Acturis global private network
  • Manage and develop the EMC and Pure storage solutions
  • Provide problem solving and issue resolution support to the production and non-production systems hosted in London and Amsterdam – performance, availability and bottlenecks
  • Be first point of contact for all technical issues relating to Microsoft, Oracle, and Networking technologies (not end customer support which is handled by the dedicated Customer/Application support team)
  • Investigate and research new server infrastructure, database network and storage technologies and solutions
  • Manage the virtual desktop environments


You will be given early responsibility for discrete projects and will receive structured feedback three times a year.


The successful candidates will have following attributes:


  • Graduate with a 2:1 or above (Computer Science, Maths, Physics or Engineering) and strong A-levels
  • Knowledge of current IT Technologies and basic understanding of IT concepts
  • First-rate problem solving ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player

The ideal candidate would have some knowledge of any of the below technologies:


  • Windows Server: MS Server 2008/2012, Virtualisation / Hyper-V, Blade technology, VDIs, MCSA, MCSE
  • Databases: knowledge of SQL DBs: Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL and NOSQL DBs: Couchbase, Mongo
  • Networking: Cisco Firewall / Switches, DHCP, TCP/IP, DNS, Wireless WANs, CCNA
  • Microsoft Technologies: System Centre, SharePoint, Dynamics, MDT