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Tomcat, MS IIS and MS SQL Expert - PRO2369

Job Introduction

Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments.

Serco Europe employ’s a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK.

Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe. 

Serco’s space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies - We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, where we are the largest on-site service provider with ca. 300 staff.

What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service – To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here.

Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

If you share our values then join with over 60,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you.

Role Responsibility

Tasks (work description):

  • Provide  3rd level  support  for  operational  MS  IIS,  Tomcat  application  and  MS  SQL  servers. Identify any need for preventive or remedial maintenance throughout the use of diagnostic tools;
  • Investigate,  diagnose  and  resolve  system  problems  using  available  tools  and  referring  to external suppliers if required;
  • Participate in the definition of concepts and design of  the customer MS IIS, Tomcat application and MS SQL infrastructure including high availability and contingency solutions;
  • Development of the customer MS IIS, Tomcat application and MS SQL infrastructure harvesting best practise  and  tailoring  to  the customer  specific  requirements.  Documenting  installation  and  operational
  • procedures for deployment by Data Centre Operations;
  • Contribute to the development of IT solutions in production by advising  IT projects on customer best practise for MS IIS, Tomcat application and MS SQL infrastructures;
  • Contribute to the development of IT solutions in production by advising on the impact of planned changes, assisting Data Centre Operations in roll-out and post implementation;
  • Plan, prepare and document maintenance activities such as software upgrades and patching;
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date technical documentation related to the customer MS IIS, Tomcat application and  MS SQL infrastructure. Transfer knowledge to colleagues and ensure adequate documentation is available.

Additional desirable technical competencies:

  • Expert knowledge in Microsoft Active Directory Infrastructures;
  • Experience  with  Microsoft  development  products  in  general  like  Visual  Studio,  ASP.NET, Powershell, DotNET, VBScript, VBA.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate should have at least  5 years of relevant experience.

General specifications
Position-specific expectations (all mandatory)

  • Master’s degree in information technology, computer science, information system security, or related disciplines;
  • Engineering and design experience;
  • On-call duties possible.

Generic technical competencies (all mandatory)

  • Expertise  in  engineering,  design,  support,  administration  and  maintenance  of  mission  critical production Windows server systems including Windows 2012 R2 server. Substantial experience with system standardisation and deployment automation with Microsoft products (msi packaging and Install Shield, SCCM task sequences, Powershell scripting, Active Directory Group Policy);
  • Experience  with  engineering,  design,  support,  administration  and  maintenance  of  production MS  IIS  servers  including  IIS  8.5.  Expert  knowledge  on  MS  IIS  and  ASP.NET  application troubleshooting, performance analysis and integration with central authentication systems;
  • Experience  with  engineering,  design,  support,  administration  and  maintenance  of  production Tomcat  application  servers  including  Tomcat  8.  Expert  knowledge  on  Tomcat  application troubleshooting, performance analysis and integration with central authentication systems;
  • Experience  with  engineering,  design,  support,  administration  and  maintenance  of  production MS SQL servers including MS SQL 2012 server;
  • A good command of English with proven drafting ability.

Behavioural competencies:

  • Is a strong communicator, both orally and written, good at  developing and visualising concepts, using simple/clear words and images to communicate ideas tailored to the audience;
  • Shows initiative and is able to drive assigned tasks to completion in an independent manner, while  at  the  same  time  aware  when  to  seek  guidance  or  when  it  is  advised  to  involve management;
  • Is excited about information technology in general and proactively expands her/his skillset and keeps her/his knowledge up to date;
  • Stays calm under pressure;
  • Is a team player, ready to step in when needed,  tactful when dealing with colleagues and  shows commitment to the achievement of team and organisational goals;
  • Strives to provide a good service to the customer and is ready to go the extra mile while at the same time managing expectations in view of organisational resources and strategic directives.

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Important

Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

For positions located within the Darmstadt Support Office please note that only applicants with no family affiliation within the Company will be considered.

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You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.

Package Description

Full details on application

Relocation assistance provided,  (if applicable).

About the Company

Serco Services GmbH, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multi-national Service Provider with over 60,000 employees worldwide.

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