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Senior System Administrator

Company:  Ball Corporation

Luton, GB, LU1 3LG

Date:  Jan 6, 2023
Job Category:  IT Administration
Req. ID:  25502

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminium packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Position overview: 


As part of the Infrastructure Capability team, senior systems administrator role is responsible for delivering both business and IT-for-IT solutions – identifying innovative technical solutions, solving complex problems, and providing new vision to existing solutions.  The role represents a technical expert in the area of systems administration of operating systems and is responsible for technical design, system and application configuration, planning, and implementation of critical solutions with a focus on exceptional customer service.  


Key responsibilities include:


  • Support and partner with project managers for delivering variety of tasks
  • Scope demand and project activities; providing estimates for time to complete tasks your area of responsibility
  • Provide ongoing status of your deliverables 
  • Analyze customer requirements and create detailed solutions that comply with infrastructure and security architecture and solve complex business problems
  • Implement solutions, as designed and once approved, and support customer through post-implementation
  • Create and maintain standard operating procedures and necessary project documentation (includes documentation for use by operations team as needed) as required
  • Tune the operating environment parameters when solutioning for a project to ensure the efficient use of existing resources
  • Conduct project implementation knowledge transfer to operations team for ongoing, day-to-day support after implementation hyper care period
  • Provide Tier 3 infrastructure support when required; following support escalation processes as defined
  • Analyze business requirements and create detailed specifications in compliance with infrastructure and security operations architecture to solve complex business problems.


Experience required:


  • Broad training in a related field acquired through college level education
  • 8+ years administration experience implementing solutions for complex systems supporting business processes
  • Proficient in the technical support of complex environments including core Microsoft (Windows Server, Active Directory, SCCM, Exchange, DHCP, DNS), Unix/Linux Virtualization (VMware, Hyper-V, SRM), hardware infrastructure (Servers, UCS, EMC), and cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Microsoft Certification (MCSE) or equivalent certification in relevant programs
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory in a large corporate environment with multiple domains and 15k+ user base
  • Proven experience with hands-on system administration tasks including installation of software products and/or related databases, configuration of technical environment automation, troubleshooting/post-mortems
  • Capable of operating at a high-level, prioritizing tasks, and ability to quickly pivot based on changing customer needs
  • Stay current with rapidly changing technology and applies it to business needs



Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 22,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminium cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.


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