Systems Administrator - Microsoft

Job ID
Information Technology


Competitive plus Benefits


The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Systems Administrator to join our team. If you are motivated by working in an environment that invests in IT Infrastructure and being responsible for remote and International Networks, this position is a must. You will be working with over 50 technologies and maintaining approx. 160 servers. Reporting to the IT Operations Manager, the role will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Proactively maintaining and monitoring the Mamas & Papas infrastructure, incorporating the administration of 3PAR, VMWare, Active Directory and Microsoft System Center.
  • Acting as a point of escalation for IT Support for hardware and software applications and providing on the job coaching to the IT Support Team.
  • Producing technical and procedural reference documentation.
  • Contributing to the improvement and enhancement of the existing Mamas & Papas systems and ways of working.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be an established Systems Administrator, Network Administrator or IT Infrastructure Engineer with experience of Microsoft Enterprise Server Solutions, VMware Virtualisation, Active Directory, Exchange 2010 and 3PAR. 

  • You will be a strong communicator with the ability to work collaboratively and think differently in the face of adversity.
  • You will be able to demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot complex Windows Server Infrastructure and applications issues alongside a working knowledge of physical and virtual backup and recovery methodology.
  • Experience of following ITIL best practice is desirable.
  • Unix or Linux experience would be advantageous.

About the Brand  

Becoming a parent is a big step, and big steps need good companions. We’ve made it our mission to be here for the next generation of parents. Helping them through pregnancy and beyond with products, advice and experiences they need to grow the lifestyle they want.


From our Head Office in Huddersfield, Mamas & Papas looks after 30 stores and 100 trusted stockists in the UK and Ireland. With stores and partnerships in more than 40 countries around the world, wherever they are, we help our customers to bring baby into their world, their way.


About the Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll be entitled to lots of exciting benefits* including:


Flexible Hours

Fit us round your life with flexible working hours.



Enjoy time off with up to 35 days holiday.



We’ll help secure your future with at least 3% contribution.


Life Assurance

Receive peace of mind with a generous entitlement plan.


Colleague Discount

Take advantage of 35% off Mamas & Papas products.



Take the sting out of childcare with our voucher scheme.



Enjoy free tea and coffee, Wi-Fi and more at our social hub.


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