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Systems Administrator

Posted 5 months ago

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us achieve 2 million users of the Access Workspace platform.

Are you ready for the challenge?

What are we all about?

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 35,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.


About the role:

Reporting to the Head of Infrastructure, you will play a key role in ensuring the migration and integration of acquired businesses into our global IT landscape.

Working closely with regional and global Cloud Hosting Services M&A leaders and engineers, you will be exposed to managing projects and hands on, platform and hypervisor implementation, management and troubleshooting together associated systems support, to accelerate and smoothly integrate, a vast range of IT services and systems.

You will need to apply your knowledge of compute, hypervisor, storage, backup and replication solutions to ensure best practice configuration, performance and security, and ultimately successful migration and integration of technology and services.

This is an ideal role for someone who has a solid foundation in Information Technology, a thirst for knowledge, a curious mind and a desire to do more with their skills particularly in the mergers and acquisitions space. This role also carries a strong need for service and SLA orientated thinking with a customer first mentality, and cultural sensitivity.

Driven by technology Access is able to offer a remote interview and onboarding process as well as work from home during the current social distancing measures; thereafter you'll be based in the most appropriate office location.



Your day-to-day:

  • Proactively work on various merger and acquisition activities to migrate and integrate technology into the global Access Group systems.
  • Perform transition support to various stakeholders.  The scope includes hardware and software environments related to IT systems such as Office365, datacentre hardware and software, public and private cloud, etc.
  • Assess systems and services from legacy environments, and work with the global M&A team to execute on tasks identified for integration.
  • Identify and improve integration activities related to IT and systematise or automate for ongoing projects.
  • Work closely with the Systems Engineers to ensure the platforms migrated are performant and the necessary foundations are implemented to allow the business to continue to function.
  • Innovate recommendations for operational efficiencies and working practices including automation.
  • Carry out technical and operations standards and procedures, maintain and update technical documentation.

In addition to this you will:

  • Enjoy working autonomously as well as collaboratively on different projects
  • Have the ability to drive issues through to completion, taking personal ownership of the objectives
  • Enjoy learning and embrace the ever-changing technology landscape


Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere 6.5 or higher, and a goal to work towards VCP certification if not already certified
  • Knowledge of enterprise level servers and associated hardware technology (skills in Cisco blade compute technologies is advantageous)
  • Skills and experience in working with merger and acquisitions is highly regarded
  • Good understanding of network and firewall principles
  • Good Windows and/or Linux Server systems administration skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Proven track record in ability to work to agreed targets, timelines and project milestones


What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.


Become part of our amazing Access family!


At Access we're all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life because we believe people can only be at their best when they can be themselves, love what they do and do what they love.

We love the fact that we’re all different. Having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us support our customers, and when you think about it, it's just more fun. So, no matter what makes you individual, as long as you’re qualified, we can’t wait for your application.