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Avantia is a fast-paced, private equity owned business. We provide home insurance directly to online consumers and are the number one brand in complex home insurance in the UK. Our vision is to deliver the world's most intelligent property insurance. We are making great strides in achieving this by developing a rating engine and machine learning platform that rapidly adapts to new data sources, enabling risk and retail price optimization. We have the richest collection of home insurance claim and quote data in the market and combined with our machine learning algorithms, our performance improves daily, enabling us to put even more blue sky between us and the competition.As the saying goes, we're small but perfectly formed, in that we're a diverse group of industry professionals, technologists, data scientists and customer champions. We each bring our individual expertise, an appetite for innovation and a shared ambition to do something extraordinary. And, although each week brings new challenges, every week we work as a team to meet them. Our newly re-fitted office in South West London aids this, with plenty of break out space to enable teams from across the business to work together and genuinely make a difference to the overall business.Our values should give you a sense of our culture, these are not just words on walls, they are a genuine reflection of how we strive to operateAdventurous We think big. We try new things. We are always curious.Agile We change. We innovate. We find a way through.Empowered We trust each other. We work together. We are a small team doing big things.Working in a fast-paced environment where change happens regularly is part and parcel of the business. But there is also lots of opportunity to enjoy your time outside of work and helping to achieve the right balance for you, is really important to us.Interested? Read on to find out more about joining our team…RequirementsWe're looking for a high performing Systems Administrator to join a small but effective team to provide a significant contribution to the company IT Infrastructure. Assisting the Technology Operations Manager, you'll be responsible for monitoring, maintaining and developing internal Infrastructure, both on-prem and in the cloud. You’ll be expected to drive change and provide suggestions for continuous improvements in all aspects of our Infrastructure.The majority of your day will be spent being the guardian of our Production environments as well as dealing with 3rd line incidents and requests. There may be times where you'll be required to provide support to users, but this will be on a need-only basis.You'll be responsible for ensuring all work is conducted in a manner consistent with our Information Security and governance processes.You'll also have access and exposure to some DevOps technologies, should this be something you wish to gain experience in.Given the nature of the role, there will be times when travel to our local datacenter will be required.Knowledge, Skills & Experience Experience building and maintaining Infrastructure systems at medium - enterprise scale level Strong Windows Server experience (Domain Controllers, Active Directory, Exchange, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP etc) Strong virtualisation experience (VMware vSphere/ESXi) Some Linux infrastructure experience (Ubuntu/CentOS) Networking administration experience and management (Cisco Switches, Firewalls, VPN, WiFi etc). Practical experience of PowerShell or Shell Scripting Experienced in Azure and/or other cloud providers Excellent time management skills with the ability to work autonomously Excellent communication skills BenefitsSalary £50,000We think we have a great company culture and welcome new team members with open arms. We also offer an attractive range of benefits, including Flexible approach to work through our Flexi + benefit. Once you're established in your role, we are really supportive of you flexing your hours and location, to help keep everything in your life in balance. Opportunities to focus on your professional growth, we want you to develop and build your long-term career with us. The opportunity to work alongside brilliant people, because this isn't something that every organisation can offer! On top of that, we also offer all the standard stuff, like 25 days' holiday Life insurance Annual discretionary bonus scheme Discounted home insurance for you, your friends and your family Pension contribution Retail discounts Free fruit and really good coffee In-house wellbeing programme and portal Have we captured your imagination? If so, we'd love to hear from you!Avantia Group does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, colour, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits. Therefore applications are welcome from anyone who meets the above knowledge, skills and experience criteria and has the right to work in the UK.

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