Infrastructure Administrator

We are looking for a Infrastructure Administrator to join our Information Systems team here at Seafish. This role is based in Grimsby and reports to our Head of Information Systems.

Location Grimsby
Work Programme Information Systems
Reports to Head of Information Systems

1. Job Purpose

  • Design, implement and maintain the IT infrastructure for the business
  • Server administration
  • Ensure the security of company data
  • Provide all support (levels 1 through 3)

2. Dimensions

  • Information Systems ambassador within the Seafish 
  • Information Assets audit and control
  • Development and provision of IS and IT services
  • Manage external contracts which will include software and hardware maintenance
  • Provide 1st, 2nd & 3rd line support to staff

3. Principal Accountabilities 


  • Design, implement and administer systems that will unify Seafish' knowledge.
  • Work with Heads of Teams to bring comprehensive and dynamic development opportunities to further streamline the business
  • Information Asset control and auditing to make sure that all knowledge is safe, secure and catalogued.
  • Design & implement agreed IT and IS policies/strategies to fit current and future requirements of Seafish in conjunction with other members of the IS team
  • Work with ticketing system to ensure all tickets are raised and completed promptly
  • Provide 1st, 2nd & 3rd line support to staff

Project Management

  • Identify, plan, deliver and evaluate projects, ensuring the timely and satisfactory completion of outputs.
  • Participate in and lead project teams

Developing the Service

  • Assist in the development and implementation of Information Systems for the business
  • Championing Information Systems with all members of staff to ensure secure and safe systems meeting Seafish standards before deployment

Ensuring Quality of Service

  • Make recommendations to maintain and improve the quality of training provision

4. Planning and organising 

  • Development and formulation of long term plan/strategy for IT and IS with the Head of Information Systems
  • Day to day planning and organising and prioritise daily tasks, project work, administrative duties
  • Assists in the weekly and monthly planning and implementation of group developments/projects in conjunction with other team members and the Head of Information Systems
  • Plan annual work programme/budget in conjunction with the Head of Information Systems
  • Proactive work in response to short, medium and long-term organisational objectives and business needs
  • Reactive work in response to business needs
  • Need to be aware of, implement and adhere to internal Seafish policies and procedures 

5. Decision making/use of judgement

  • Understand Information Assets and Systems across the entire business to be best suited to advise on future development of Information Systems
  • The effective assessment and evaluation of IT and IS policies and procedures to provide solutions to the numerous requests for support is essential
  • Strategic development of IT infrastructure and Information Systems to be implemented in agreement with Head of Information Systems
  • Distribution of equipment, network amendments and high level problem solving is all done in collaboration with other members of the team

6. Essential internal and external work relationships 

  • Customers - Seafish the business and Seafish colleagues
  • Collaborate with customers to actively promote the benefits of Information Systems
  • Participate in or lead teams to achieve goals
  • Negotiate with consultants and external suppliers of products and services 

7. Knowledge, skills and experience            

  • A HNC/HND in computing
  • Business orientated Information Systems design and implementation. This will include a background in scripting, programming and systems design
  • Project Management
  • First rate understanding of Information Assets and how to apply them in business environments
  • An extensive working knowledge of business networking and server systems to include Microsoft Server products, virtualisation and networking/storage systems. Building, installing, configuration and administration of network resources, server environments, PC's and laptops
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience of business orientated server/network systems and user support
  • Communication, inter-personal, presenting and written 

8. Special features

  • Full clean driving licence is essential

The closing date for this role is Wednesday 6th June 2018.

Interested? Please email your CV and covering letter to

Please don't hesitate to get in touch with us at the email address above if you have any questions about this role.

To find out more about our vision and our Seafish Values, take a look at our Corporate Plan

Thank you for your interest in Seafish - we look forward to hearing from you!