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Location: London, England
Industry: IT, Infrastructure, LAN-WAN Skill Sets, Microsoft Systems Administrator
Job Type: Contract (6 Months)
Posting ID: FWSA

Systems Administrator Job Description:

We are looking for a Systems Administrator to help further automate and better our deployments, CI, and general tooling as part of our cloud-based SaaS offering. You'll be responsible for running the fleet of servers, both colo and in the cloud, in the US, UK and Singapore. Our stack includes the automation (via nodejs and Powershell, MSBuild and .Net) of core development life-cycle tools such as Git, Jenkins, AppVeyor, IIS and Windows Server OS, AWS, Azure and SQL Server to make sure that everything is seamless and reliable. Working with our existing team and with lead engineers, once you learn the ropes, you'll be responsible for automation, proactive monitoring and generally making sure everything is as slick as we can make it.

Some of the problems that we might need you to solve include:

  • Scripting to automate and scale web farms

  • Scripting to enable our slack bot application access to automation triggers

  • Deploying across clouds in AWS and Azure

  • Improving on our automation strategy to enable flexible but robust & repeatable creation of new environments

  • Monitoring of microservice applications as part of our distributed architecture

  • Monitoring and maintenance of critical application services using SQL Replication

  • Improvement of disaster recovery strategies and techniques

  • Knowledge of containerised deployment tools and techniques is a bonus

    Ultimately, you will execute and automate operational processes fast, accurately and securely and in a scalable and future proof way.


  • Experience managing servers on the Microsoft stack (Windows Server, IIS, SQL Server)

  • Working in a CI environment, ideally with Jenkins / Appveyor (but Team city or other equivalent)

  • Worked in cloud environments (AWS / Azure)

  • Working with Source Control systems ideally GitHub

  • Automation using nodejs, Powershell, Chocolatey, MSBuild, Groovy, Bash etc (Cloud Formation, Ansible, Azure Scripted Templates, Docker are all a bonus)

  • Application monitoring (Stackify ideal, NewRelic etc are ok too)

  • Working knowledge of .Net Framework and developing in C#

  • Good problem-solving skills and attitude

  • High standards in quality of code and testing

  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company's success

  • Interpersonal and communication skills
Additionally, if you have degree in computer science (or similar) that will be a plus, as will any experience with C#, javascript and QA automation tools (selenium etc) to help make our automated testing even slicker.

Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis group of companies, the fourth largest staffing group in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems, Aston Carter and Aerotek are trading names of Allegis Group Limited. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at Please note when you give us your data, we will share it within Allegis Group and this involves the transfer of such data outside the European Economic Area, subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice.

About TEKsystems:

TEKsystems® provides technology staffing and services, helping businesses deploy high-calibre IT and communications expertise under a range of delivery options including Staffing Services, Team Services, Global Services, and Workforce Management Services. We’ve become a billion-dollar services company by continually building on what we do best – blending superior client service with an unrivalled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Our offerings address various applications, infrastructure, and communications needs including technology deployment services, enterprise software support services, and asset management services. TEKsystems is a division of Allegis Group Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Allegis Group® Inc., the fourth largest staffing company in the world. Allegis Group Ltd is an Employment Business and Agency.

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