Esri, Inc.

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Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator

Location 
CH-Zurich
Job Category 
Information Technology
Job ID 
2017-7316

More information about this job

Overview

Are you a highly skilled IT professional looking for a challenging position with a variety of responsibilities? We have an opening that will allow you to utilize your technical expertise in a fast-paced environment.


Responsibilities:

  • Function as a member of the Systems Services Administration team 
  • Provide support and troubleshooting for our Windows, macOS, and Linux environments on physical servers as well as cloud and VMware environments
  • Troubleshoot and repair desktop technologies, printers, handheld devices, and audio/video equipment
  • Procurement of software and hardware from local vendors
  • Support general system administration duties
  • Establish/recommend policies on system use and services 
  • Develop and implement automation solutions for routine and repetitive tasks 
  • Collaborate with IT teams to define and develop documented policies, procedures, and processes such as operational run books and system monitoring
  • Make presentations to executive team, customers, client audiences, and professional peers
  • Support regional events and trainings
  • Regular travel to additional Esri offices in Europe

Requirements

  • 3+ years of systems administration experience
  • Operational level knowledge of Windows, macOS, and Linux administration and engineering

  • Working knowledge and hands-on experience working with VMware
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with platform hardware and OS level support
  • Ability to diagnose hardware/OS problems and to optimize system setups for complex application environments 
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting including PowerShell, Batch, and VBS
  • Understanding of enterprise class SAN, NAS, and backup technologies
  • Understanding of load balancing, clustering, and name lookup (DNS) and troubleshooting skills in these areas
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with management
  • Capable of writing proposals, procedures, policies, and technical documentation
  • Bachelor’s in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Certification in AWS, VMware, MS (MCSE), Linux 
  • Hardware experience: Dell, Cisco, NetApp
  • Experience in vendor product evaluation (hardware, software, service providers)
  • Operational knowledge of Amazon Web Services and its major components (EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, IAM, etc.)
  • Operational level knowledge of Microsoft Azure Cloud

The Company

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

 

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

 

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.