Senior IT System Administrator

 — Chavannes-près-Renens
24.01.Specialist80 – 100%

Job context and purpose

Astrocast, in partnership with Airbus and Thuraya is building a network of leading-edge nanosatellites in Low Earth Orbit to provide cost-effective IoT services to the 90% of the world not covered by cellular systems.

Astrocast low-cost terminals collect and transmit data from sensors or other customer assets and transmit them to our satellite network. The collected data is stored on the satellite and then forwarded to ground stations located around the globe. The ground stations forward the data to the cloud database, which is easily accessible to clients.

Astrocast’s mission is to track assets, monitor the environment, and save lives by building and operating the most advanced and sustainable satellite IoT network.

To strengthen our Information Technology team, we are looking for a Senior IT System Administratorwho will report directly to the Head of Applications & Services. With a strong IT system engineering background, he or she will be responsible for parts of our IT infrastructure, systems and applications, which includes the provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, maintenance, and security of systems and related infrastructure in the cloud and on premise. In addition to technical expertise and good communication skills, this position also requires a pinch of diplomacy and a sprinkle of humility and humor to herd cats effectively.

 

Senior IT System Administrator

Job context and purpose

Astrocast, in partnership with Airbus and Thuraya is building a network of leading-edge nanosatellites in Low Earth Orbit to provide cost-effective IoT services to the 90% of the world not covered by cellular systems.

Astrocast low-cost terminals collect and transmit data from sensors or other customer assets and transmit them to our satellite network. The collected data is stored on the satellite and then forwarded to ground stations located around the globe. The ground stations forward the data to the cloud database, which is easily accessible to clients.

Astrocast’s mission is to track assets, monitor the environment, and save lives by building and operating the most advanced and sustainable satellite IoT network.

To strengthen our Information Technology team, we are looking for a Senior IT System Administratorwho will report directly to the Head of Applications & Services. With a strong IT system engineering background, he or she will be responsible for parts of our IT infrastructure, systems and applications, which includes the provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, maintenance, and security of systems and related infrastructure in the cloud and on premise. In addition to technical expertise and good communication skills, this position also requires a pinch of diplomacy and a sprinkle of humility and humor to herd cats effectively.

 


A day in the life of a
Senior IT System Administrator

  • Understand people and problems. Enjoy working with both people and technology.
  • Assist project teams with technical issues, identify and define needs, evaluate, recommend, and implement secure IT solutions, with proper testing, roll-out, and operational support
  • Install and manage Windows and Linux systems, cloud infrastructure and services (Azure), other IT assets and networks, and for enforcing company IT and security policies
  • Manage and monitor the integrity and availability of hardware, server and cloud resources, services, applications, and environments, both corporate and customer-facing
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures and scripts
  • Participate on our on-call rotation for monitoring critical IT services, outside of business hours, including Saturdays


What will make you successful

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in information technology or computer science
  • 5 years of work experience as IT system administrator
  • In-depth understanding and hands-on experience of IT security / cyber security
  • Certifications in ITIL, Microsoft, Linux, Cisco, and/or IT security are a plus
  • Open-minded, a positive attitude, and a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and within a highly motivated team
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Fluent in French and English

What we offer

Astrocast supports equal opportunities employment.

Our values are important to us as they define Astrocast culture and represent what we believe in:

  • Agile - stay ahead of the game and be ready for the next challenge
  • Smart - be smart enough to set goals you can reach and navigate to get there
  • Team-oriented - share knowledge, trust your colleagues and be committed
  • Respectful - embrace diversity, new ideas and value differences
  • Open-minded - think outside the box, be open to change and learn from failures

Astrocast offers flexible working time, team events, free fruits and great offices, in a dynamic, friendly, innovative and multi-cultural work environment.

  • Start Date: as soon as possible
  • Contract / mission duration: permanent position with 3 months trial period
  • Activity rate: from 80-100%
  • Location : Astrocast, Chavannes-près-Renens, Switzerland

Please provide your complete application including CV, cover letter and work certificates before January 31, 2021.

 

Chemin des Ramiers 20 1022 Chavannes-près-Renens

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24.01.2021
Specialist, 80% – 100%

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Chemin des Ramiers 20 1022 Chavannes-près-Renens

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Industry:Information technology/Telecom.
Job offers:3 jobs
Location:Chemin des Ramiers 20
1022 Chavannes-près-Renens
Website:http://www.astrocast.com
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