Continent 8 Technologies (Malta) Limited

Senior Systems Administrator

  • Basis:  Full-Time (Remote)
  • Closing Date:  15 May, 2021
  • Job Ref:  KMP-59364

Job Description

As part of our continued expansion, we are on the lookout for a Senior Systems Administrator to join our growing Technical Operations team. Based in Malta, the successful individual will join the global team currently spread across Europe and North America in the delivery of quality services and support to both internal and external customers.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Individuals must have acquired a Bachelor’s degree level qualification in computer science or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role with customer-facing experience
  • Proven record of working in a team environment and have demonstrated the ability to work in a collaborative manner between groups on an international basis as well as showing strong individual initiative
  • Proven experience researching, scoping and implementing IT solutions and infrastructure
  • Microsoft Windows Client and Server Admin (Windows Server, Active Directory and Domain Services)
  • Ideally, you will have either: Microsoft Training and Certification / VMware Training and Certification / Cisco Training and Certification / ITIL or project management qualifications
  • Great organisational skills with the ability to multi-task are essential
  • You need to be able to plans and prioritise work effectively to ensure we work as a team
  • So you can succeed, you need to be able to take responsibility for your own work, ensuring it is accurate, meets quality standards, and performed on a timely basis
  • We are a global team of highly technical people, so you should be able to build good productive relationships to learn from others and develop yourself

Be recognised as a subject matter expert in all or the majority of:

  • Microsoft server environments (Windows Server, Active Directory and Domain Services)
  • Microsoft server applications (M365, SQL, Sharepoint)
  • VMware Virtualisation, management of private and public clouds (vSphere, vCloud Director, NSX)
  • Networking and firewalls (Cisco Datacenter Networking, ASA Firewalls, HPE Networking, Mikrotik router)
  • Linux fundamentals (Red Hat, Ubuntu, CentOS or SUSE)
  • SAN and storage systems (Nutanix, Nimble, HP MSA)
  • Backup and recovery solutions (Veeam, Asigra, Storage)
  • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)

As a Senior Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain, develop and support the Continent 8 Technologies corporate environment globally
  • Maintaining a computing environment by identifying system requirements, installing upgrades while monitoring ongoing system performance
  • Daily maintenance, monitoring and support the IT infrastructure
  • Research, procure, install, configure and maintain new and existing systems, on an assigned project basis
  • Contribute to the IT strategy through the completion of assigned projects
  • Scope, research, implement and support multiple technologies
  • Onboarding and on-going management of cloud IaaS customers
  • Onboarding and on-going management of managed service customers
  • Delivery of value-add services to external customers
  • Act as an escalation point for other internal technical teams
  • Develop and implement IT standards, procedures and documentation while participating in audits and remediation works
  • Troubleshooting of complex problems, taking corrective action in a timely manner with the assistance of vendors when required