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Random42 is looking to hire a Junior Systems Administrator to join our small IT department. Reporting to the Head of IT, you will assist in the handling of day-to-day IT operations for the organisation.

We are looking for someone with a genuine interest in IT who can demonstrate that they possess the skills required to make a success of the role. Previous experience or relevant qualifications are advantageous, but not essential.

Main responsibilities

  • First-line support
  • Build, set up, clean, and maintain computers
  • Monitoring cloud back-up
  • Logging of equipment
  • Monitoring and managing the render farm
  • Staff accounts set up and monitoring
  • Packaging of animations for delivery to clients

Essential skills

  • Experience of building computers
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communicator
  • Able to commute daily to our Central London office
  • Occasional weekend availability required (with notice)
  • Knowledge of networking desirable but not essential
  • Diligent, eager and ready to learn

Desirable skills

  • Interest/experience in video editing / post production


  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays per annum
  • Company pension scheme
  • A competitive annual bonus scheme
  • Calm Premium Membership
  • Medicash health benefit
  • WeCare Digital Health & Wellbeing Service – provides online GP appointments, health & fitness advice, and second medical opinions for diagnosed conditions
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 2 days of charity leave per year
  • Life insurance (4x salary)
  • Cycle to work scheme

We pride ourselves on developing our teams and promoting internally, which means excellent scope for career progression. In addition, we also offer the following:

  • Supportive working environment
  • Excellent scope for progression
  • Newly refurbished, centrally located office with roof terrace
  • Bike park & on-site shower
  • Employee referral scheme (£1500 if you refer someone who joins the team – payable after they have been here three months)
  • Breakfast and refreshments in the office


If you feel you have the skills and qualities we are looking for, please apply now by sending your CV to jobs@random42.com. Please include the role you are applying for in your email subject.

We would ideally like to reply to everyone individually; however, this isn’t possible due to the volume of applications we receive. We will, therefore, focus on successful candidates.

If your application is not successful in this instance, but you would like us to retain your CV and contact you if a position more suited to your skills and experience arises, please include this in your covering email.