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System Administrator

Job Title: System Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: HQ00045457_1560862112
Contact Name: Natalia Iwanowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

We are looking for Senior System Administrator to provide excellent services for one of European Union's Institution.

Description of the tasks:

  • Participate in the 3rd line support, Problem Management and on-call standby service
  • Follow-up of reported problems and escalated incidents
  • Serve as technical lead for designing, planning, assessing, implementing and/or migrating of the production environment for HQ and Delegations
  • Interact with service owners, operations managers and service teams to have a holistic view on the service and advise as needed
  • Management of central monitoring infrastructure
  • Implementation of test environment and "Proof of Concept" (POC)
  • Participation in training seminars for IT officers
  • Improve knowledge and competencies
  • Debugging and analysing of reported problems and escalated incidents
  • Drafting operational guidelines, procedures, installation notices and scripts for the integration, installation and upgrade of aforementioned component services
  • Assistance with roll-out of new ICT infrastructure projects
  • Operate in accordance with the defined ITIL processes and procedures
  • Preparation and test of new reference configurations (CRB) for any supported hardware
  • Integration and testing of new software versions, service packs and configuration changes
  • Intervention on ICT infrastructure (workstations, peripherals, etc)
  • Perform patching and software deployments operations

Knowledge and skills:

  • Secondary school (12 years education) diploma/certificate of completion is required
  • Expertise in Client management and software deployment using LANDesk or similar (installation, upgrading, patching)
  • Proven experience in deploying and managing Windows10 environments
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office products (2K10/13/16/365)
  • Proven experience in managing GPOs, PKI, MDT, Bitlocker
  • Excellent understanding of Windows 7 client environment
  • Internet environnement administration (browsers, IIS, TCP/IP)
  • Windows configuration & troubleshooting (registry, configuration files ...)
  • Understanding of TCP/IP protocol and related services in a Windows Server environment (DNS, DHCP, WINS)
  • Experience working with McAfee ePO server
  • Hardware environment interventions (PC, Server, printers and other peripherals, cabling, etc.)
  • Scripting skills;
  • Capable to communicate with end-users to give support on escalated incidents
  • Experience in automating OS deployments, reinstallations or migrations
  • Experience preparing and maintaining Reference Configuration PC image
  • Strong knowledge of LANDesk or similar for Client management for monitoring, alerting and reporting
  • Experience of App-V administration and maintenance, configuration and packaging
  • Excellent VB and PS skills
  • Experience in automation/industrialisation of installation packages
  • Ability to write technical notes in English
  • Capability of integration in an international/multi-cultural environment, rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working
  • Good communication skills
  • Quick learning ability is required, being organized, versatile and a resultsoriented team player
  • Experience in providing support for enterprise environment
  • Ability to cope with fast changing technologies and environments
  • Experience in knowledge transfer and competencies to the 2nd level support
  • Strong experience in improving operational processes through documentation and automation following ITIL methodology

Language Skills (mandatory):

  • Fluent (C1/C2) in either English or French
  • Independent user (B1/B2) in the other language (English or French)


-ITILv3 certification(s)

-MCSA Windows 10 or Windows 7:

  • Exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices
  • Exam 70-698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10

-LANDESK, Altiris or similar products including the following Microsoft certificates

  • Exam 70-695: Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps
  • Exam 70-696: Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps

+ Minimum 2 technical certifications:

  • MCTS: Administering and Deploying System Centre 2012+ Configuration Manager
  • MCTS: Microsoft System Centre Operations Manager 2007+
  • Any MS Server or Client certification
  • MOUS: Microsoft Office User Specialist

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