IT Systems Administrator

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Contact:

    Sylvia Lubak

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-3217

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-01

Job in Amsterdam. For our client, we are currently seeking an enthusiastic and positive System and Network Administrator to join their international team in the heart of Amsterdam.

Main responsibilities:

  • Daily management of IT environment and platforms such as Windows, Linux, Azure, Horizon and VMware.
  • Act as first point of contact and manage the relation with our IT Service Provider concerning Network and Security services (MSP).
  • Support the MSP with continuous analysis of the IT Systems and closely work together to make recommendations to improve and advice on security, scalability, performance and availability.
  • Provide Tier 2 support for IT Helpdesk support function assisting users with support issues and act as backup for the IT Helpdesk support function.
  • Support the implementation of the Global technological strategy’s and make recommendations involving: 
  • - Systems management 
  • - Data integrity and continuity - Backup and restore 
  • - Remote access tools 
  • - Software deployment and patch management 
  • - Disaster recovery and contingency planning for mission critical systems 
  • - End-user computing environment 
  • - Security Event Response and Mitigation in Partnership with 3rd party vendors 
  • - IT Security awareness training
  • Document network systems including standard operational procedures, network topology, and hardware inventory.
  • Software/Support license tracking and purchasing.
  • Work with the overall international IT team to plan and execute various project work as needed.
  • Support users in EMEA when required.

Job requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of network administration experience in a multi-platform environment.
  • Industry certifications preferred (i.e. VMware, Horizon, Microsoft, Cloud environments etc.).
  • Direct experience with VMware, Horizon.
  • Direct experience with Microsoft Azure and associated technologies.
  • Direct working experience with server virtualization and associated networking configurations.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in connectivity and configurations required for efficient remote access. Palo Alto, Cisco Meraki, MPLS.
  • Experienced in working directly with business, external partners and service providers.
  • Ability to deal ethically with confidential information and ensure good data transfer management.
  • Fluent English is a must, other languages a plus.
  • Excellent analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work well under pressure and with multiple project deadlines.
  • Ability to switch between projects and specific day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, detail-oriented, good follow-through, and able to meet deadlines.

Company profile:

Dynamic and passionate company in the heart of Amsterdam. Our client is also very active in environmental issues and sustainability. If you love nature and outdoor activities that it would a perfect environment for you!

Company culture:

Dynamic and international, professional yet informal and fun.