Job title: Lead IT Administrator
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Pay interval: Daily
Pay rate: negotiable
Location: London
Job published: 13/04/2023
Job ID: 36134

Job Description

One of our direct client is looking for Lead Administrator on a contract basis in London

Lead Administrator
6+ months contract
London - Hybrid travel

Role Purpose:
The purpose of this role is to provide significant technical expertise in architecture planning and design of the concerned tower(platform, database, middleware, backup etc) as well as managing its day-to-day operations


  • Provide adequate support in architecture planning, migration & installation for new projects in own tower (platform/dbase/middleware/ backup)
  • Lead the structural/ architectural design of a platform/middleware/ database/ back up etc. according to various system requirements to ensure a highly scalable and extensible solution
  • Conduct technology capacity planning by reviewing the current and future requirements
  • Utilize and leverage the new features of all underlying technologies to ensure smooth functioning of the installed databases and applications/ platforms, as applicable
  • Strategize & implement disaster recovery plans and create and implement backup and recovery plans
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the tower
  • Manage day-to-day operations by troubleshooting any issues,conducting root cause analysis (RCA) and developing fixes to avoid similar issues.
  • Plan for and manage upgradations, migration, maintenance,backup, installation and configuration functions for own tower
  • Review the technical performance of own tower and deploy ways to improve efficiency, fine tune performance and reduce performance challenges
  • Develop shift roster for the team to ensure no disruption in the tower
  • Create and update SOPs, Data Responsibility Matrices, operations manuals, daily test plans, data architecture guidance etc.
  • Provide weekly status reports to the client leadership team,internal stakeholders on database activities w.r.t. progress, updates,status, and next steps
  • Leverage technology to develop Service Improvement Plan (SIP)through automation and other initiatives for higher efficiency and effectiveness