Improbable • Nottingham

IT Systems Administrator

Employment type:  Full time


Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

The Multiplayer Group (MPG) are 300 developers and data scientists, helping our clients and partners build 20+ AAA projects at any one time. We’re probably the most experienced multiplayer dev group in the world and we’re set up to help the games industry make games more easily, to deliver the highest quality, and become long-term partners.
We hire the best people, our talented team is spread across the globe. We’re remote-friendly and big on wellbeing, so if you love the sound of us, we’d love to hear from you!
Your mission:We are looking for an IT Systems Administrator to join our internal IT team, to help deliver the business technical roadmap.
Office location:This is an office based role in Nottingham.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Taking direction and overseeing the requirements to deliver the business technical roadmap
  • Architect, design and implement technology within the organisation
  • Executing SaaS systems (G-Suite & Azure, Anti Virus etc.)
  • Lead security efforts, ensuring patch management, risk and threats are sufficiently managed
  • Higher level of expertise for support & incident escalation
  • Actively seeking & making recommendations to introduce new ideas, products and methods to enhance our IT landscape
  • Producing technical documentation
  • Assist in developing disaster recovery / business continuity / risk management planning
  • Although likely limited - assist in day to day support, deliveries, kit building, onboarding and understand the business support needs and workflows
  • Leading in wider projects and initiatives

What we’ll need from you:

  • Highly experienced IT professional with expansive skills across the IT landscapeStrong networking skills - routers, switches, firewalls, LAN/WAN/VLAN/IPSec with understanding of CCNA/CCNP routing and switching through either experience or qualifications
  • Knowledgeable & competent in cloud services (Azure AD, Intune, GSuite, Atlassian, Anti Virus)
  • Experience in IT Automation / Device Management for config and patch management (Intune, Puppet, SCCM, Jamf, Apple MDM)
  • Ability to lead our security front in all aspects. Ensuring anti virus definitions/versions are maintained and actively monitoring any security threats ensuring sufficient security service is provided to the business
  • Knowledge of deploying & supporting VPN solutions (OpenVPN, L2TP, PPTP etc)
  • Experience with scripting with the likes of PowerShell, Python etc highly desirable
  • Positive can do attitude and approach to working within an existing IT team, in a company that has a strong and friendly culture
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic business, with multiple ongoing initiatives

What would help:

  • Backup solutions experience (Veeam, Commvault, Physical disks/tapes)
  • High knowledge of servers, storage, UPS etc
  • Linux experience highly desirable
  • Plan, coordinate and deliver required objectives
  • Solve and troubleshoot challenging technical scenarios
  • Set the standard for technical expertise & champion quality for the team
  • Assist with levelling up peers, by educating and demonstration of technical insights
  • Technical certification (CompTIA/Microsoft/CCNA etc)

Company benefits

Work from anywhere scheme – Almost every role is available as remote, hybrid or in-office. We have a great office in central London, but are equally happy if you’d prefer to work from home some or all of the time.
Unlimited annual leave
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Dog friendly office
Work from home allowance
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks full pay + 13 weeks statutory maternity pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 4 weeks full pay
Shared parental leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Adoption leave
Enhanced sick pay
Enhanced WFH tools
Teambuilding days
Open to part time work for some roles
Wellbeing allowance
Compassionate leave
Mental health platform access
Women’s health leave
Time off in-lieu
Optional unpaid leave
Carer’s leave
In office massages
In office yoga classes
Commuter loan
Fully stocked snack cupboard
Meditation space
Cycle to work scheme
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Interest free loans
Share options
Equity packages
Volunteer days
Personal development budgets
Relocation packages
L&D budget
Employee discounts
Financial coaching
Employee assistance programme
Skilled worker visas
Charity donation scheme

We asked employees of Improbable how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at Improbable

Office locations

Spitalfields, London (next to Liverpool Street Station)

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom