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Systems Administrator

Affinity apps have quickly become some of the most well respected professional creative apps available, winning multiple awards including an Apple Design Award and App of the Year, as well as thousands of 5-star customer reviews from around the world.

Now, due to increasing business activity, we are looking for a talented Systems Administrator to join our expanding team. Reporting to the Head of IT, you will be working with both existing infrastructure/systems, whilst developing new functionality and dealing with ongoing maintenance.

Please note that as this role requires the successful candidate to be on site, the position of Systems Administrator will commence once lockdown measures for the business have been lifted.


  • Administration, maintenance and upgrades of the corporate network, servers and telephony systems in line with corporate objectives
  • Involvement in the management of IT/Telephony systems within the company, for both hardware and software
  • Administration of the corporate firewalls and security systems
  • Development of regular networking and server maintenance procedures
  • Plan and lead projects to develop new technical platforms for IT services and manage roll out to end users
  • Adherence to all relevant Serif IT-related procedures and policies (for example, acceptable use, data protection, purchasing etc)
  • Mentor colleagues within the department in all aspects of IT support and administration
  • Author documentation as required in support of IT services (for example, procedures or end user documentation)
  • Respond to 2nd/3rd Line faults and service requests with the goal of complete problem resolution


  • At least 3 years in a 2nd/3rd Line IT Support Role

Experience in all / most of the following:

  • Microsoft Windows workstation and server
  • Apple OS X
  • Linux (especially Debian-based)
  • VMware hypervisor virtualisation
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Cisco networking
  • EMC and HP SANs
  • Shoretel Sip telephony Systems
  • Experience in producing accurate work schedules and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to gather requirements and propose, implement/rollout solutions
  • Configuring Switches/Routers
  • Configuring enterprise firewalls
  • Exposure to Cisco Equipment (Switches/Routers etc.)

The good stuff


£30,000 - £32,000


  • Health Insurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Car parking and monthly car wash
  • Showers for cyclists & lunchtime runners
  • Breakout spaces, arcades and pool table
  • Flexible hours
  • Relocation package

Our location

The Software Centre
Wilford Industrial Estate
NG11 7EP

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