Job Title:  IT Systems Specialist


Leicester, LEC, GB, LE49JQ

Business Unit:  Taylor Hobson
Posting Date:  Nov 1, 2023
Job Description: 




AMETEK is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced analytical, test and measurement instrumentation for the energy, aerospace, power, research, medical and industrial markets.


As a leading global provider of differentiated electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, AMETEK are proud to solve some of the world’s most complex challenges. Their strength comes from four key areas: Niche Market Focus, Growth Model, People and Culture, Performance.


  • Annual sales of over $5.5 billion with approximately 50% of sales outside U.S.
  • Distributed operating structure with ~18,500 colleagues in over 30 countries
  • Diverse set of niche markets and applications served
  • Core Values include Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork and Social Responsibility


AMETEK is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AME) and a component of the S&P 500





Business Unit



Established in 1886, Taylor Hobson is the world leader in surface and form metrology and developed the first Roundness and Surface Finish measuring instruments.


We provide contact and non-contact measurement solutions for the most demanding applications on a global basis, with a worldwide infrastructure to support our clients; we are a truly global ultra-precision metrology company.


We are pioneers, continually developing our products to meet the ever-increasing demands of next generation technologies, particularly in Optics, Bearings, Space, Defence, Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and Renewable Energy technologies.


Taylor Hobson's world leading brands include: Talyrond®, Form Talysurf® PGI, Form Talysurf® i-Series, Surtronic®, LUPHOScan, Formalysurf® PGI Optics, Talyvel®, Autocollimators, Micro-Alignment Telescope and AMECare.


Taylor Hobson is part of the Ultra Precision Technologies Division of AMETEK, Inc. which is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5.5 billion.





  • Windows Server environment management and support – mixture of virtual and physical servers.
  • VMware environment support and monitoring.
  • Internal LAN support, monitoring and maintenance – consisting of HPE/Aruba Edge/Cisco Core switches.
  • Support and monitoring of a Veeam Backup Solution.
  • Support and maintenance of a Mitel on-premise telephone system.
  • On-premise Active Directory administration.
  • Support of approximately 150 UK based users – office and home based.
  • Support of approximately 250 UK based computers.
  • Support and maintenance of on-site Multifunction Printers (MFPs).
  • Support and management of a mobile device fleet.
  • Support of software including O365 Apps, SolidWorks and Corporate security tools.
  • Ensure all IT equipment onsite is protected and in compliance with Corporate IT requirements.
  • Ensure Corporate IT policies, procedures and financial SOX requirements are maintained and complied with.
  • Procure new IT equipment from approved suppliers.
  • Liaise with Corporate IT for support with systems under their supervision (Azure/O365/Exchange/Intune).


  • Lead IT infrastructure projects, including the design and deployment of new IT systems within designated timeframes.
  • Ensure security and integrity of data and network access.
  • Identify problematic systems and areas within the business and implement strategic solutions to bring systems intocompliance.
  • Monitor performance of IT systems and make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure and architecture toincrease performance while limiting downtime.
  • Help define internal IT processes and procedures to streamline internal workflows.
  • Analyse business IT infrastructure requirements by partnering with key stakeholders across the organisation to develop solutions for IT needs.


  • A degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience working in IT operations.
  • Experience of successfully leading and/or managing IT infrastructure projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies.
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and phone systems.
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritise.
  • Firm grasp on IT infrastructure and operations best practices.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

What we offer you


  • Taylor Hobson offers a fun, relaxed, supportive working environment along with:
  • 1 pm Friday finish
  • Competitive salary and 28 days holiday including Easter & Christmas
  • Perkbox – Corporate discounts, GP service & 24-hour Employee Assistance Program
  • Active sports and social club including annual Christmas party and social events
  • Continuous training provided using world class manufacturing tools and equipment
  • Mentoring and guidance for accreditation
  • Free onsite parking and easy access to the city centre



AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.