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Windows Administrator/System Engineer

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 by Gazelle Global Consulting

Basel, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

For one of the major clients in Europe, I am currently seeking for an 'Windows Administrator' for a permanent position in Basel, Switzerland. German speaking is NOT mandatory.

Job Scope

  • Should have at least 6-8 plus years' experience in Datacentre operations, RAID, File/Print Server, Blade Servers, Windows Clustering, DNS, DHCP, ADDS, WSUS, Virtualization, Citrix etc.

  • Sound knowledge on Microsoft Windows 2000/2003/2008/2012

  • In-Depth knowledge including design and planning of Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, WINS, File and Print, DFS, CIFS

  • Experience with Migration, Installation, Upgrades and Patching

  • Scripting knowledge such as VB Scripts, KIX, Shell, Perl etc will be an added advantage

  • Experience on VARITAS/Microsoft Cluster.

  • Responsibility to build new test environment, creating POC and UAT environment

  • Understanding of Multi-geo support environment

  • Suggests new technologies and design changes

  • Monitoring and maintaining SLA requirements by the team members

  • Planning Backup/Restoration Strategy for 24x7 operation support

  • Testing/Auditing/implementing processes as required from time to time

  • Implement, maintain, configuration and recovery of AD infrastructure

  • Good Exposure to Group Policies creation, Roles, their testing and implementation

  • Should have good working experience on RAID management and Array controller.

  • Should have good knowledge & troubleshooting skills on MS Clusters, Windows Load Balancing

  • Knowledge of Windows Registry, including knowledge of modifying system

  • Knowledge of Citrix Environment is added advantage

  • Good Proficiency in System Fault Tolerance Design, BCP/DR planning

  • Capacity planning and Fine tune system for optimal performance.

  • Deal with OEMs and follow up for hardware & software issues to minimize downtimes.

  • Responsible for Root cause analysis

  • Understanding of SAN and NAS storage.

  • Should have experience with performance management and tuning

    • Use performance monitoring tools, especially TOP, Grafana etc.

    • Analyse output from performance monitoring tools

    • Configure system tunables to support optimal application performance

  • Should have experience in general user and system management techniques:

    • Create, maintain and modify user accounts

    • Manage services and subsystems Configure Electronic Service Agent

    • Use cron and at functions

    • Configuring system dump and core dump attributes, initiating methods for dumps

  • Knowledge of ITIL or equivalent processes (Incident, Change Process and Problem Management) is a must


  • The candidate should be degree educated and needs to have at least 6-8 plus years solid experience of Windows Operating System.

  • Added advantage to German Speaking candidates

  • Certification on MCTS/MCITP/MCSA/MCSE required.

Technology buzzwords:

  • Windows, Veritas Cluster, Apache, DNS, Proxy, DHCP, WINS and LDAP, Citrix

  • Tools: Remedy, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Excel etc.

  • Dell, HP, IBM, VMware, x86 Servers

  • Knowledge of Storage product suits like EMC, NetApp, Hitachi

  • Knowledge of Backup products like TSM, VEEAM.

  • Hardware troubleshooting knowledge of Dell, IBM, HP, Oracle, Lenovo Servers

  • Firmware upgrade knowledge

Please apply now if you are interested and available.

Reference: 907951697

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