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Ford & Stanley Recruitment

Systems Specialist

Location: Remote working with travel expected to York, Wakefield, or Manchester 1 day per week.

£35k per annum with £2k on call bonus


Ford & Stanley Digital are currently partnered with one of the largest Train operators in the UK, the IT team is set to complete a complex data centre migration project which will see them transition from 2x on-site Data Centres to 2x colocation sites. The IT Systems team plays a pivotal role in this project and is looking to bolster its technical capability and ensure there is sufficient coverage across this, and many other IT projects.

Due to a recent promotion, the Systems team is looking for a technically minded Systems Specialist who can help build effective relationships with their 3rd party suppliers. All IT projects go through the systems team which results in great exposure to senior stakeholders and quickly provides the foundation for career progression. This role will offer a balance between 3rd-line support and IT projects, with the opportunity to work with well-established professionals from varied IT teams across the business. You will have the opportunity to upskill and work across server, storage, application, and networking administration/troubleshooting.

 Essential Criteria

  • Experience working in 1st, 2nd and 3rd line support
  • Exposure to VMware and IT Infrastructure
  • Experience with AD, Office 365, and Windows OS

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity for overtime during planned outages
  • Free Rail Travel for you and your family
  • Market-leading pension scheme

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: York
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£33000 - £35000