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Graduate Systems Analyst - Birmingham

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Acturis Limited

16d ago

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  • The candidate must have a strong academic background in a STEM subject, excellent problem-solving and communication skills, be computer literate and able to build relationships with customers, and work well in a collaborative team environment.
  • The Graduate Systems Analyst at Acturis Limited in Birmingham will be responsible for designing and developing infrastructure and database solutions, maintaining the global private network, managing storage solutions, providing problem-solving support, researching new technologies, and managing virtual desktop environments.

Graduate Job



Rolling basis


At Acturis we invest in recruiting, developing and promoting talent. With us you will:

  • Work with a talented, motivated and friendly group of like-minded colleagues
  • Learn how to combine innovation and technology to create new business models from a management team led by two former McKinsey partners
  • Be supported and encouraged to develop your skills and knowledge through structured training and coaching from experienced colleagues
  • Receive written constructive performance feedback and encouragement every third so that you know how to improve – you have no idea how unusual this is!
  • Be given real responsibility for your own projects as soon as you are ready
  • Receive a competitive salary and annual performance-based reviews
  • Be eligible to participate in annual bonus and company share incentive schemes depending on performance and seniority
  • Work from home up to 3 days per week
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  • About You:
  • You will be a self-starter who thrives when collaborating in a team full of brilliant and motivated people, with diverse interests and backgrounds. Everyone at Acturis has an outstanding academic background and we share a common passion for innovation. Successful applicants will also have the following attributes:
  • Graduated with a 2:1 or 1st in a STEM subject
  • Strong A levels, ideally including an A in Maths
  • First-rate problem solving ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Logical, well organised and practical
  • Confident and eager to take responsibility
  • Computer literate (e.g. Word, Outlook, Excel) and able to pick up new IT-related concepts
  • Client focused with an ability to build relationships with customers
  • A team player, who can seamlessly collaborate with others
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Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • As a Graduate IT Systems Analyst you will work in a Network Operations Centre (NOC) where you will:
  • Design and develop new infrastructure solutions for a large, growing mission critical business system
  • Design and develop new database solutions for our various production and non-production Oracles databases – including replication, performance optimisation and data warehousing
  • Maintain and develop the Acturis global private network
  • Manage and develop the EMC and Pure storage solutions
  • Provide problem solving and issue resolution support to the production and non-production systems hosted in London and Amsterdam – performance, availability and bottlenecks
  • Be first point of contact for all technical issues relating to Microsoft, Oracle, and Networking technologies (not end customer support which is handled by the dedicated Customer/Application support team)
  • Investigate and research new server infrastructure, database network and storage technologies and solutions
  • Manage the virtual desktop environments
  • Technologies you will be using, managing and maintaining:
  • Windows Server: MS Server 2008/2012, Virtualisation / Hyper-V, Blade technology, VDIs, MCSA, MCSE
  • Databases: knowledge of SQL DBs: Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL and NOSQL DBs: Couchbase, Mongo
  • Networking: Cisco Firewall / Switches, DHCP, TCP/IP, DNS, Wireless WANs, CCNA
  • Microsoft Technologies: System Centre, SharePoint, Dynamics, MDT
  • Training:
  • Acturis believes that a mix of internal and external training allows colleagues to develop rounded skills:
  • New joiners receive concentrated initial training and close mentoring
  • Colleagues are encouraged to complete industry standard training in relevant topics
  • More senior colleagues can choose courses with time set aside and the course paid for
  • The Acturis management team run training sessions to pass on experience and best practice
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Work type

Full time

Work mode




Rolling basis