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Linux and Windows Systems Engineer

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by Experis AG

Solothurn, Solothurn Switzerland
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Linux and Windows Systems Engineer

For Experis, you are more than just a CV. As part of the ManpowerGroup, we have access to a vast network of opportunities. We connect you with new challenges that will accelerate your career.

Our client, a leading Swiss company in the pharmaceutical industry, is looking for a Linux and Windows Systems Engineer in the Bern area. They are looking for a Self-Starter with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, who effectively evaluates information/data to make decisions, anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve issues; and is eager to learn and work with new technologies in a fast pace environment with multiple networking technology domains.

Your responsibilities:

  • Implement the virtual server environment and storage platforms according to best practices
  • Create and maintain documentation for system installation, configuration and administration
  • Perform maintenance on Windows and Linux Servers, and possess a substantial working knowledge of database systems
  • Provide incident resolution and root cause investigation
  • Act as primary point of contact for network related issues and secondary backup function for systems related issues
  • Monitor performance and troubleshoot the systems that do not function as required - including cross functional coordination
  • Evaluate technical options and suggest optimal path through troubleshooting activities
  • Suggest changes to server and systems infrastructure design to ensure optimal functionality
  • Ensure integrity of Servers, provide server performance statistics and reports according to customer agreements and SLAs
  • Document, partner, and share templates, techniques, and artifacts with other teams
  • Follow SOPs and Work Instructions as directed
  • Travel up to 20% and be flexible for working various shift models to ensure deadlines are met, when necessary
  • Implementing required changes within the allocated time frame and according to procedures
  • Interacts with equivalent level Systems Engineers/IT Architects concerning system and server design issues and future operations
  • Participate in technical and group meetings with customers and key internal representatives
  • Collaborate cross site to leverage the best practices for the other sites

Your profile:

You should have:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience working in a heterogenous server environment
  • Past experience in collaborating across technology silos such as Servers, storage, backup, networking, Active Directory, and security
  • Past experience with pharmaceutical production networks
  • BA/BS in computer science, engineering or related technical disciplines/work experience
  • Experience/knowledge with some of the following:
    • Microsoft Windows server,
    • AD,
    • Linux,
    • VMWare/ESX including VMWare high availability solutions and snapshot backup technologies,
    • Citrix,
    • NetApp storage,
    • load/balancing solutions,
    • Cisco UCS,
    • Nutanix,
    • Thin Manager,
    • Vortex or similar components
  • Demonstrated hands on experience with troubleshooting Windows and Linux server platforms and have an understanding of:
    • Oracle and SQL database functionality/connectivity,
    • layer 2 and 3 technologies and do simple troubleshooting techniques
    • Client side Security Technologies such as Antivirus, VPN and Firewall, DNS, DHCP, CIFS/NFS, SAN/NAS, DBMS, VLANs, and Server Side configurations
    • Designing and implementing virtual server solutions with domain trust
    • Experience working in a GxP environment
    • Knowledge about scripts, and or services for the platform environment, such as PowerShell Perl or similar
    • Basic understanding of backup solutions such as Netbackup, Rubrik, Networker, BackupExec
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skill

Have we piqued your interest? Then I look forward to your CV. If you have any questions, please contact Elisabetta Gianni.

Experis AG, a wholly owned subsidiary of ManpowerGroup, is a leading provider of IT resource services. As a specialist in the IT industry, we provide our customers with our local resource management suitable and technically well-trained professionals for the implementation of IT projects.

Reference: 668153375