Graduate Web Systems Administration Analyst

Job Reference : NRD-MAN-ITX-01180
Closing Date : 17/03/2017
Salary : Up to £20,000 plus excellent benefits
Department : IT
Hours Per week : 36.17 hrs per week

We have an excellent opportunity for those interested in starting a career in IT!

We have a junior/graduate role available in our Web Systems Administration team based at our Head Office in the centre of Manchester - the hub of the digital craze. We don’t expect you to be an IT expert yet, but a fundamental understanding of how things work is really important, as well as an inquisitive attitude and clear motivation to build on your technical knowledge and develop your skills. 

You’ll receive training for UNIX administration as well as a great deal of support and training internally within the existing team.  At N Brown Group we offer regular opportunities to develop your professional and team working skills whilst gaining commercial understanding of the wider business.

You’ll be rewarded both professionally and financially as you hit key milestones in your development.

What will you be building?

Our teams use a variety of tech including UNIX, Oracle DB, scripting languages e.g. Perl, Apache/Tomcat, Hybris, WebSphere, DB2, IBM z/OS.

The team support, maintain and deploy Java code builds for our 20 fashion and homeware high traffic websites. We also assist in key business projects, innovation of digital solutions and development of the new US contact centre application. The team also support the internal web systems used to load new content onto the websites along with aiding other areas of the business so your work will not only impact and improve the experience of our customers, but our colleagues too.

You’ll work within a digital centre of excellence, sharing ideas with teams of Web administration specialists, Java developers and Testers. Our in-house Development team is small but growing fast, so you’ll be contributing to a variety of projects and your ideas will be genuinely valued.

Key responsibilities:

- Supporting our customer facing websites ensuring that they are running efficiently and constantly seeking to improve performance wherever possible.

- Assisting in deploying new code releases into the test and production environments.

 -Attending training which will enable you to contribute in development and maintenance of our wide mix of web servers.

-Working closely with the Java developers, analysts, other support teams and business users to support in dealing with production issues and project work.

You’ll need to have:

These roles will suit recent graduates in Computer Science or any other IT related discipline but we are also open to applications from Junior Unix administrators with equivalent experience. Candidates who have completed a software administration apprenticeship and/or individuals with excellent A ‘Level results with a real passion to work in a technical IT environment could succeed in this role.

You should be able to display a good understanding of the basics of operating systems.  Any experience gained from personal software related development projects outside of your University degree or current job is also advantageous.

We are looking for candidates with a real enthusiasm for computer based problem solving as well as the desire to improve the user experiences of our customers and colleagues. You should be curious to learn, and thrive within a team. You should also be able to pick up new systems and technology quickly, have the confidence to ask questions and the capacity to learn from your colleagues.

In return, you’ll receive great training, IT career development opportunities within N Brown along with a competitive salary and benefits package including 24 days holiday and a fantastic colleague discount.

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown Group.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.