Systems Administrator

Technical Support | Experienced professionals | Normanton, West Yorkshire

Come drive the future with us

SEW-EURODRIVE are pleased to invite applications for the position of Systems Administrator at our Head office in Normanton, West Yorkshire. We are looking for a System Administrator to maintain, upgrade and manage our software, hardware and networks with a variety of administrative tasks.

The Systems Administrator needs to be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. This role requires the ability to communicate technical concerns and solutions to many different people with varying degrees of technical knowledge as well as work with individuals at all levels to help solve their technical issues. You will be supporting users across five sites based in the United Kingdom and may need to communicate with our head office in Germany. The Systems Administrator is also responsible for maintaining our system infrastructure, including testing computer equipment, backing up databases, installing and updating various software/hardware, installing and rebuilding existing servers including reconfiguration.

Your tasks

  • Maintaining the Microsoft active directory and group policy
  • Backup systems and verify that backups have been completed
  • Server and datacentre monitoring / Housekeeping / Helpdesk reporting to HQ
  • Hardware installation for Servers / Desktops / Laptops / Industrial / Peripherals etc…
  • Software installation, configuration and maintenance and keeping systems updated to comply with IT security policies.
  • Installation and replacement of networking equipment and patching
  • Purchasing of Hardware, software licensing and consumables
  • SAP user support – training will be provided where necessary
  • Supporting internal and external users and branches over five sites

Your qualifications

  • 2 Years’ experience as a systems administrator with a formal qualification
  • Experience with Windows for clients and servers (Windows 7 and 2008 server onwards)
  • You must be familiar with Microsoft office
  • SAP experience desirable but not essential as training will be provided
  • Happy to get your hands dirty repairing laptops/desktops etc…
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Works well on their own or as a team in pressurised situations
  • We’re looking for someone with a "can do" attitude and always willing to help

Our offer

  • Wide range of benefits:

    At SEW-EURODRIVE you will receive a comprehensive pension scheme and generous holiday allowance with bonus service days.
  • Personalised training:

    We won't leave you in the lurch – and that starts with our personalised training program.
  • Global reputation:

    You will be part of a team renowned for engineering excellence with a presence in over 51 countries.
  • Stability:

    At SEW-EURODRIVE we have over 85 years of experience and growth.
  • Competitive compensation:

    Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Drive the future. Now.

Make your next move with us and apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please send your application to with your supporting documents (CV and professional certificates).

Apply now!