Senior Server Administrator

IT, Prague / Europe/ Remote, Czech Republic

Job title: Senior Server Administrator
VN: VN2856
Business Unit: MI Group
Location: Prague / Hybrid or Remote

Short description:

As Senior Server Administrator (Linux and Windows) you will support, and lead when appropriate, tasks associated with the design, building, implementation, and administration of the On-Premises and Cloud server environment. This includes analyzing and monitoring server performance, troubleshooting server related issues, performing system maintenance tasks, patch management and vulnerability remediation.

You will work as part of the Global Server Infrastructure team and serve as point of escalation for Regional IT and for less experienced colleagues. You will report to the Senior Infrastructure Manager.

Tasks in detail:
  • Support, and lead when appropriate, tasks associated with the design, building, implementation, and administration of the On-Premises and Cloud server environment.
  • Work with IT management and/or business leaders to deliver server administration tasks.
  • Monitor and analyze server performance across the organization and recommend and remedy current and future performance bottlenecks.
  • Conduct OS hardening to required security level.
  • Support vulnerability remediation activities to server environment as per guidance of the security team and recommend implementation plans when required.
  • Implement IT security policies, standards and practices.
  • Support with incident resolution activities and escalations from Regional IT and other less experienced members of the team.
  • Present complex technical topics related to the infrastructure environment to a variety of internal stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with other IT staff, including networking, security, end point and collaboration tools teams, to facilitate issue resolution.
  • Monitor and support license compliance and renewal activities for related server environment.
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the environment.
  • Optimize tasks via automation and utilization of available tooling.
  • Create, update and maintain technical documentation, including (yet not limited to) Asset Management and Knowledge Base.
  • 4+ years of experience in Linux administration at corporate level.
  • Good understanding of Networking concepts, DNS, DHCP.
  • Ability Install/Upgrade Linux Operating Systems and Servers.
  • Ability to configure physical servers and RAID.
  • Experience with VMware and Hyper-V hypervisor.
  • Knowledge of LVM2.
  • Knowledge of NFS and NIS Client/Server Configuration.
  • Knowledge of User / Group administration in NIS.
  • Knowledge of File Share and NTFS Permissions.
  • Knowledge of syslog/rsyslog.
  • Knowledge of OS Server hardening.
  • Expert PowerShell, perl/python scripting.
  • Expert on Patch Management and Vulnerability Remediation (Process and Tools).
  • Knowledge of Azure IAAS – Virtual machine, Storage accounts, Network Security Groups, VNETs.
  • Availability to travel 25% of the time within Europe
Nice to have:
  • Knowledge of DevOps.
  • Server migration experience.
  • Knowledge of Veritas & Veeam Backup.
  • Knowledge of Administration of NetApp File servers.
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, information security or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience with Windows server administration.
  • Ability Install/Upgrade Windows Operating Systems and Servers.
  • One or more of the following certifications:
    • MCSE/ MCSA Certification (Microsoft).
    • RHCE Certification (Linux).
    • Azure Administrator Associate OR AWS certified.
Personal Attributes:
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks, meet commitments and comply with strict deadlines.
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to present complex technical topics related to the infrastructure environment to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to conduct research into system issues and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas and feedback in a respectful, business-friendly and user-friendly manner.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with the ability to maintain ownership of tasks from inception to completion.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Team player with a strong work ethic.

What we offer:

This is a chance to join an open-minded and innovative team of highly skilled IT professionals from different parts of the world and take part in transformational IT projects. We would prefer you to work hybrid, part of the week from home, part of the week from the office, but we are willing to consider a more remote working arrangement if necessary. 

At Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence you will find the opportunity to build your career, develop professionally, and explore opportunities across a large, diversified company that prides itself on its innovative spirit and commitment to integrity.

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About Hexagon

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides solutions that utilise data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter.

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