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ICT System Engineer - Zurich

 — Glattbrugg/Zurich
09.03.Employee100%

ICT System Engineer - Zurich

We are currently looking for an ICT System Engineer who will be based at our operational HQ in Zurich and will focus on storage, backup and archiving.
In this role, the person will report to the Group Leader Data Center and will be part of the Global IT technology team. The person will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Operate and maintain the global IT infrastructure of Vifor Pharma in collaboration with the established team with a focus on storage, backup and archiving technologies
  • Ensure that the components and systems are standardized, available, stable, secure and ensure compliance with GxP regulations and according to SLAs
  • Manage outsourced services, contract reviews, regular SLA checks, upgrades, maintenance windows, coordinate different resources during projects and manage escalation processes
  • Assess, evaluate and maintain services in-house and outsourced
  • Analyze and understand requirements, work with stakeholders to specify, design and select systems that deliver value to the organization
  • Identify and communicate risks, advise, propose and implement appropriate actions
  • Ensure the continuous improvement, automation, rationalization and management of existing IT platform services, investigate systems and models that might benefit the company
  • Estimate cost and prepare business cases for solutions
  • Support the components and systems at the 2nd and 3rd level following ITIL processes.
  • Collaborate with other IT and business peers on a global level
  • Coordinate the interfaces between the requesters (internal and/or externals), the technology group, IT and/or the business partners
  • Be part of IT «on call» activities and organize or support maintenance windows activities
  • Understand and support the global IT strategy
The ideal candidate is an Information Technology professional with the following essentials skills and experience: 
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a system engineer and in data center operation in a similar context (global presence, multiple data centers, 500+ servers) 
  • Experience with transitioning from internal/on-prem service to SaaS, PaaS, IaaS
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (Microsoft Azure) and automation
  • Excellent knowledge in storage and archiving technologies such as Dell/EMC ISILON, ECS and SourceOne
  • Excellent knowledge in backup solutions such as Rubrik, Veeam and IBM Spectrum protect
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server solutions and surroundings
  • Excellent knowledge of virtualization (VMware, Nutanix AHV)
  • Strong English language skills
  • Strong team player who has previously worked with international and remote teams 
The following skills would be advantageous:
  • Experience with ITIL processes
  • Good knowledge in hyper-converged technologies solutions (Nutanix) is an advantage
  • Certifications according to the role are an advantage
  • Experienced with business requirements gatherings
  • German and French would be advantageous 
  • Previous experience in the pharmaceutical industry and understanding of GxP and other regulations would be of advantage
For this role, we are looking for a proactive candidate who demonstrates entrepreneurial approach and can drive the necessary activities to bring our infrastructure and services to the next level. Being in that role will allow to underline the necessary «can do» attitude, team player spirit and act as a role model for others in line with Vifor Pharma values.

Julia Quentmeier
International Talent Acquisition Specialist
+41 58 851 87 54

Info

Info

09.03.2020
Employee, 100%
Contact
Julia Quentmeier
International Talent Acquisition Specialist
+41 58 851 87 54

Company

Size:1850 employees
Industry:Chemicals/Pharmaceuticals
Job offers:39 jobs
Location:Flughofstrasse 61
8152 Glattbrugg
Website:http://www.viforpharma.com
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