For our client we are looking for System Administration Engineers to perform day-to-day System Administration tasks of Linux, VMware, Clearcase and Atlassian environments as well as to provide support to different projects. Given that as the service runs 24/7, the job entails the service for selected technical systems at Maastricht UAC also during night shifts or weekends, by 24/7 coverage reserve duty (R-Duty) services. Work performed during night or weekends has a special remuneration scheme and will be performed only after the mandatory training has been completed. More information is provided in the job description below.
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Tasks & Responsibilities
In context of day-to-day system administration, specific tasks in the following domains need to be performed:
System administration, configuration and patching and user support of the Linux based systems within the Non-Operational environment at Maastricht UAC (approx. 450 systems, with growing trend);
Administration and user support for the Clearcase environment at Maastricht UAC;
Administration and user support for the Atlassian Toolsuite implemented at Maastricht UAC (main tools are jira, confluence, Bitbucket and git);
Administration and user support for the DevOps related tools and pipelines implemented at Maastricht UAC;
Systematic health check of these environments and the related backup systems;
Technical support to projects and activities;
User Administration, supporting user intake and outflow;
Coordination and support of interventions and technical activities with external service providers;
Development of scripts and tools for the automation of system administration tasks;
Creation and maintenance of a system inventory and report;
Maintenance and updates of documentation related to the tasks performed.
Perform a weekly check of the following Backup status, and VM snaps;
Clearcase status and health;
Manage the creation of new and removal of obsolete users in our User Databases.
Handle day-to-day tasks like password resets or assignment.
Restoring infrastructure services in case of service interruption and updating of related documentation and procedures while on R-Duty.
Mandatory educational requirements:
Bachelor Degree in computer science or a related subject, or 5 years of relevant professional experience Mandatory requirements:
Good understanding of VMware and/or KVM;
Proficiency in English (oral and written) and ability to provide clear technical analysis and correct reports;
Ability to work in a multicultural environment and in a team;
Quality and Customer minded approach;
Attitude towards timely delivery;
Relevant certifications like an LPI certification or similar are considered an advantage;
Proven experience in applying DevOps and/or Agile tools and methods and technologies are considered an advantage.