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IT Systems Analyst

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Basingstoke

An opening for a highly-motivated Systems Administrator has arisen in our Global IT Team – supporting our global infrastructure and working on new projects as we continue to create an IT environment to enable all parts of the business to achieve their best. You’ll be working alongside some of the most talented and skilled Information Security Consultants in the world who, whilst demanding cutting edge infrastructure, are also an incredibly useful resource when it comes to developing and supporting an expanding world class IT infrastructure across multiple offices, around the globe.

In addition to user support for circa 400+ end users, the Global IT Team look after both physical and virtual instances of Windows and Linux servers, running Active Directory, Apache, Exchange, MySQL, Postfix, and JAMF services to name a few – along with all the network infrastructure they sit on. You will be part of the dynamic global team - joining the business at an exciting time of growth around the globe.

What do we want...

As a well-rounded IT professional, you will predominantly be working on our infrastructure, from servers to network devices, to telecommunications.

As is typical in IT some flexibility is required, particularly when working on projects or issues of significance. You may also be required to travel to our offices within the UK and some occasional international travel may be required.

Who are we looking for...

The right candidate is passionate about all things IT, and for providing the highest quality innovation possible to the business. Not afraid to ask questions and keen to take on new knowledge, the right candidate is capable of building up a wide-range of skills enabling them to take on any challenge with the right attitude and troubleshooting approach.

Work with great people

Javier Moreno
Senior Security Consultant
"My passion for security comes from understanding how things work. Once you do, you can control it"
Karolina Malagocka
Senior Service Marketing
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Zuzanna Kunik
Junior Data Scientist
"As a data scientist, I love working closely to data. As an extrovert, I love working with people. In my current role I’m doing both. "
Jonas Lundberg
Global Cyber Security Solution Sales
"I feel confident in selling our services that protect our customers. It's extremely stimulating and gives me a sense of purpose"
Kamil Janowski
Full-Stack developer
"With the use of the cloud and cutting edge technologies, F-secure makes programming great again"
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"
Lead Quality Engineer
"I chose F-Secure because it gives you a great variety of experiences that you can benefit from the security perspective. "
Lead Software Engineer
"You don’t feel like working in a big company, people are open and the atmosphere is very good"
"Every day comes with new challenges and surprises so it is impossible to get bored, especially in my team."
Junior Developer
"In my opinion F-Secure is the best place to work in Poland especially because here you have a lot of freedom at work. "
Senior Systems Engineer
"Best part of my current work is to have a real influence on the direction my team and work is going in."
Tinus Green
Information Security Consultant
"The fact that MWR performs research driven security work is the reason I work here."
Sean Nel
Senior Software Engineer
"If you like working on cool, new stuff with lekker people"
Annike Taljaard
Associate Information Security Consultant
"With the supportive company structure, we are encouraged not just to grow, but to grow in the direction that we want."
Jaco Erasmus
Ruby Developer
"In my two years at MWR, It has been amazing to work for an industry-leading company with a very energetic, positive and engaging culture."
Joanna Tórz
Senior Developer, Team Leader
"Nothing beats friendly but professional atmosphere, interesting daily challenges and the culture of growth as an individual and as a Team!"

Skills & Requirements

We are looking for someone who is a great team player, but can take ownership of individual issues ensuring good communication and traction until completion. You should be able to communicate well with all levels of user throughout the business environment, tailoring technical explanations to match. You will be organised, with a good eye for detail, and keen to work to expected procedures and standards. Required attributes include the following:

  • Experience of all round IT infrastructure support in a business environment
  • Strong Server Operating Systems expertise and troubleshooting skills
  • Good Knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • Good Active Directory, Group Policy and MS Exchange experience
  • Virtualisation software Experience (XenServer preferred)
  • Excellent understanding of networking – TCP/IP, VPN, Firewalls and Routing
  • Ability to maintain and create understandable documentation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive and personable
  • Passionate about IT
  • Security aware
  • Ability to fire a Nerf gun!

Bonus points...

  • SCCM administration and PXE image for kit building
  • Automation scripting – such as Ansible/Puppet
  • Formal IT training such as CCNA, MSCE, etc.
  • Experience of ISO:27001 accreditation
  • Experience of Professional services companies

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,600 amazing colleagues in 25 countries

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 32+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

We're on a mission to find the world's best security talent. The question is, can you hack it?

We need people who are highly intelligent and passionate about our work. It's highly rewarding with great benefits – along with an awesome environment in which to learn from the best.

Don't see the job that sounds right for you? Then think on... We don't pigeonhole people. We recognize talent and believe in shaping roles to people, not the other way around.

So if you think you've got what we need, just explore our vacancies to explore the possibilities.

1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows

1992First public hysteria about a computer virus

2002First Antivirus for mobile phones

2009F-Secure's next step into the cloud

2010The trouble with cyber espionage

2016F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company

2003It begins... MWR InfoSecurity is founded.

2006MWR publishes it's first security advisory, an early step in establishing our research-led culture

2006Our first presentation at DEFCON, the first of many successful security conference appearances

2008We officially launch MWR Labs, the home of our leading security research, resources and testing tools

2008HackFu, our unique themed cyber security experience kicks off, becoming an annual fixture.

2010MWR secures its first of multiple pwn2own wins, this time finding a major vulnerability in Apple’s Safari browser

2015Launch of Countercept, a managed attack detection service leveraging the years of cyber security expertise within MWR.

2018MWR InfoSecurity joins the F-Secure family which leads to a presence in a total of 5 continents

Liana Creak | Hiring Manager

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