IT Administrator – Cambridge

Are you an ambitious and proactive individual looking for an exciting opportunity to gain professional growth and skill development within the Information Security and Compliance area? If yes, then look no further and keep reading…

This IT Administrator role is best suited to an individual in their early IT career who is self-motivated and enthusiastic, can bring a genuine passion for IT, and possesses a strong desire to learn and develop their skills. Your responsibilities will include general IT and user administration, system maintenance, as well as IT policy writing, auditing, and ensuring compliance with information security standards.

In return you will receive:  Discretionary profit share bonuses, hybrid working options, generous holiday allowance, flexible working hours, employer pension contributions, comprehensive travel insurance, private medical insurance, critical illness cover, income protection, full funding for external training, interest-free travel loan scheme, discounted gym memberships, and more…


Duties & Responsibilities of the IT Administrator:

  • General administration of on-premises and cloud technologies, including user account management and identity/access management.
  • Setting up and issuing hardware (e.g., laptops and peripherals), as well as managing equipment lifecycles such as retirement and disposal, and maintaining an accurate asset database
  • Responding to user requests, discussing solutions, and providing equipment.
  • Co-ordinating the delivery of IT services in satellite offices by working closely with non-technical representatives.
  • Supporting the delivery of audits across systems (e.g., checking access rights and reporting on inactivity).
  • Collaborating with the remote managed service provider (MSP) to provide deskside support and incident response.
  • Contributing towards a wide range of internally delivered and outsourced IT projects (e.g., implementing new systems, software, and hardware).
  • Being a champion of IT, risk management and data management best practices across the global business by raising awareness, helping colleagues to understand their responsibilities and engaging with feedback.
  • Contributing to the delivery of various security and governance programmes.
  • Reviewing IT security and data management clauses in client or supplier contracts and completing client risk assessments performed on the business.
  • Supporting the company to reach globally recognised standards, such as CyberEssentials+ and ISO27001

What you will need to succeed as IT Administrator:


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A collaborative mindset, including the ability to connect with others, building robust and sustainable working relationships both internally and externally.
  • A proactive mindset, where you can take the initiative to problem-solve and drive your tasks forward with a sense of ownership.
  • Exceptional organisational skills with high levels of attention to detail.
  • Experience administrating enterprise IT solutions, particularly in the areas of identity and access management and file system administration.
  • An interest in, and aptitude for, mastering unfamiliar systems and company processes.
  • Experience with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications.


  • Either 1 year of experience in an IT/information security/compliance-related role, a relevant bachelor’s degree, or an entry level industry standard qualification (e.g., CompTIA, Microsoft, ITIL)
  • Experience with Microsoft 365: Azure Active Directory, Exchange Online, Admin Center, Endpoint Manager, Intune, Defender for Endpoint
  • Experience with cloud storage solutions
  • Experience in administrating IT hardware (procurement, configuration, returns, disposal, etc.) and maintaining an asset database
  • Familiarity with IT policies and experience of developing and writing IT processes
  • An aptitude for MacOS
  • Experience in managing highly sensitive and confidential data, including commercially confidential, intellectual property, and special-category personal data
  • A basic understanding of data privacy regulations, such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018


If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please contact Kyran for a chat on 01223 607670 or apply now.

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Kameo Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this permanent vacancy.

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