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Senior IT Windows system Engineer

Posted on Apr 22, 2020 by Connect 44 AG

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Duration of the first contract:

6 months. After this time it can be changed into permanent position or be prolonged further as contract, depending on the interest.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the implementation of approved policies and procedures for operating system design, implementation and maintenance
  • Carry out operating systems upgrades and deployment
  • Provide support in the implementation and user acceptance testing of operating systems
  • Assist in the operation of a proactive maintenance cycle for operating systems and automate preventive/routine maintenance on systems
  • Perform daily operating system administration tasks, including hardware & software upgrades, Patch & Security patch management and maintain regulatory controls
  • Ensure optimal performance of all applications running on operating system environment through proactive tuning and preventive maintenance
  • Perform daily systems checks and correct any issues
  • Monitor systems performance and recommend adjustments to system parameters to ensure optimum performance and response time
  • Work with the User Support team to provide second level support to end users and ensure timely resolution of system problems
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports
  • Maintain security and data integrity
  • Implement and support audit and compliance regulations as per requirements

Key Tasks:

  • IT Infrastructure with focus on Microsoft products 2nd level support and Implementation
  • IT Infrastructure Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting
  • IT Infrastructure Monitoring and Reporting
  • Life Cycle coordination Project involvements
  • Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications or Computer Science
  • At least 5 years' experience in IT industry including at least 2 years' experience of system development or operation service delivery
  • 3 years' experience with Windows Enterprise Servers (2008 R2 at a minimum)
  • Previous Cloud experience is not required but exposure to Cloud Platform such Azure would be a plus
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification for Windows 2008 or above products
  • Windows Server Management Tools (SCCM, SCOM, RDS License Server, IIS console) experience
  • Active Directory and group policy management experience
  • DHCP, DNS, DFS, PowerShell experience
  • VDI (VMWare) and Server Cluster administration experience
  • Advanced engineering and operations skills for Microsoft Messaging products and solutions: MS Exchange 2013+, MS Skype for Business, Mobile Device Management solutions, E-Mail Archiving, Collaboration, Office, Messaging, Transport encryption etc., Certificate mgmt. (MS PKI)
  • Solid skills with Citrix products 7.15 and above:
    • Citrix XenApp
    • Citrix XenDesktop
    • Familiar with Citrix Director
    • Familiar with Citrix Studio
    • Familiar with Citrix PVS
    • Citrix Netscaler

Experience: at least 5 years of experience in IT Infrastructure operation, implementation and management

Language: Fluent English, German is considered a plus


  • Excellent communication skill and team player
  • Fluent English(written and spoken) communication skills
  • Provide a 24x7 service supervision through on call
  • Available for international travel for training and knowledge transfer to 1st level suppor
  • Highly analytical and structured
  • Attention to detail
  • Think across boundaries
  • Team player, highly organized and self-managed
  • Motivated to learn & willing to share knowledge

Reference: 882277642

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