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System Administrator

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Recruiter: Frontiers Media
Listed on: 4th May
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Frontiers is an award-winning open science platform and leading open access scholarly publisher.

We are one of the largest and most cited publishers globally. To date, our 200,000 freely available research articles have received more than 1 billion views and downloads and 2 million citations. Our journals span science, health, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and sustainability. And we continue to expand into new academic disciplines so more researchers can publish open access.

Be part of the publishing revolution and help us transform the way research is published, evaluated, and communicated to the world.

The Role:

We are recruiting 2 System Administrators to join our IT Services Infrastructure team following promotion and growth within the team. The System Administrators will have a key role in engineering Systems Admin related solutions for operational needs and progressive projects focused on innovation and continuous improvement. The Systems Administrators will report to the IT Services Infrastructure Manager and requires you to be local to our London office and attend 1/ 2 days per week.


  • Dealing with all Level 3 queries and troubleshooting effectively with a solution focused approach

  • Research and recommend innovative and, where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks

  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis and upgrade administrative tools and utilities

  • Configure / add new services as necessary

  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning

  • Transfer knowledge to raise general competence level of systems administrator group to ensure business continuity for service management

  • Oversee capacity management and infrastructure optimization

  • Assist with administrative and invoicing/cost issues and new service acquisition and growth strategies for all Frontiers offices

  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any intrusions

About you:

  • You will have experience and knowledge of Active Directory, Atlassian product, SharePoint, and other Microsoft 365 products

  • System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields would be an advantage

  • You have experience with scripting and automation tools


With more than 50 nationalities represented in our global team, you will work regularly with teammates in other countries, and with our community of researchers, editors, and authors from around the globe.

Our mission to create solutions for healthy lives also extends to the working environment we provide for our employees. 

This includes:

100% remote working

Employees now have the flexibility to choose where they want to work, with remote working available on a part- or full-time basis.

Learning and development

All employees have access to LinkedIn Learning (and Pluralsight for our technology team), an annual personal learning budget, and dedicated L&D time.


We offer free online yoga classes, an employee assistance plan, access to the Headspace app, and four wellbeing days on top of your annual leave allowance.

Volunteering opportunities

Employees can dedicate three days each year to volunteer for a personal cause or through our volunteering partner platform, Alaya.

Contact Name: Frontiers Media
Reference: TJ/10212/21REQ0314
Job ID: 3084382

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