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Systems Administrator

Bristol, England Job ID 00000386150 Category Information Technology Post Date Aug. 01, 2023
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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Defence UK is looking for a System Administrator to support various technical requirements within a busy IT Infrastructure team. This role will involve contributing to the delivery of projects and sustainment within a demanding environment supporting Boeing Defence UK operations.

The role whilst hybrid there will be an expectation to work from our Bristol site a couple of days per week. You will be involved in system integration activities, hardware and software installation, daily support, configuration and disposition of servers and networks to ensure the user experience is exceptional. The role will predominately support our software engineering team with a varied technical stack that incorporates the Atlassian collaboration tools.

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for delivering products and outcomes within a defined project where customer service and IT performance is paramount.  Equally comfortable, confident and professional whether on the end of a phone or ‘hands-on’ at a desk, you will be the sort of individual that takes pride in providing a first-rate service and genuinely enjoys solving IT issues for colleagues at all levels

The role will provide an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to grow their skills and become a vital team member within both BDUK and the global teams we work with.


  • Continuously looking for improvements to ensure services operated are aligned to industry best practice and Boeing enterprise best practices.

  • Responding to events, requests and incidents logged in management systems.

  • Performing analysis of log files, systems, and network traffic.

  • Working to well-defined SLAs & KPIs

  • Support of functional teams such as networking

  • Identify and raise technical challenges and limitations within the networking estate

  • Respresent IT International when the need arises

  • Providing comprehensive and timely communications to key stakeholders

  • Producing and updating comprehensive documentation

Essential experience

  • VMWare

  • Windows Server

  • Active Directory

  • WSUS

  • Windows 10

Desirable experience

  • Private Key Infrastructure / Certificate Authority

  • Dell VXRail (or other converged stack)

  • VMware Horizon (or other VDI solution)

  • VMware HCI

  • Exchange (On-Prem)

  • Skype for Business

  • VMWare Unified Access Gateway (UAG)

  • McAfee EPO/ENS

  • SharePoint 2016

  • Wyse Dell Thin Clients/WMS

  • Microsoft NPS

  • Dell RP4VM

  • Dell Networker

  • Atlassion tools

The Boeing benefits package goes above and beyond, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Competitive salary and annual incentive plans

  • Continuous learning - you’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next

  • Success as defined by you - we’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way

  • Diverse and inclusive culture - you’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs

  • 23 days plus UK public holidays and a Winter Break between Christmas and New Year

  • Pension Plan with up to 10% employer contribution

  • Company paid BUPA Medical Plan

  • Short Term Sickness: 100% pay for the first 26 weeks

  • Long Term Sickness: 66.67% of annual salary from 27th week

  • 6x annual salary life insurance

  • Learning Together Programme to support your on-going personal and career development

  • Access to Boeing’s Well Being Programs, tool and incentives

  • Maternity, paternity, parental and adoption leave options

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.


This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Work Authorization:

This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorization to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Security Clearance: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a UK Security Clearance Process, which will require 5 years uninterrupted residency in the UK prior to applying.

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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Your Benefits

No matter where you are in life, our benefits help prepare you for the present and the future.

  • Competitive base pay and incentive programs.
  • Industry-leading tuition assistance program pays your institution directly.
  • Resources and opportunities to grow your career.
  • Up to $10,000 match when you support your favorite nonprofit organizations.
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