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Database/Application administrator (3407, L1)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.
We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators,committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

Serco and Proud - Make a difference every day.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Database/Application administrator, based in Italy.

Role Responsibility

Nature of tasks

In addition to the tasks described for the profile in Service Requirements document for

the framework contract, the selected person will need to be able to support both daily

operations for relevant services and contribute to the execution of new projects.

Main activities will be:

· Application Server Administration (installation, configuration, monitor, manage,

upgrade, deploy applications, backup & recovery, failover and tuning).

· Manage users and their security privileges in line with JRC policies.

· Monitor the availability of Application Server infrastructure; measure their

resource utilisation; identify bottlenecks; diagnose faults; and monitor the

performance/throughput of AS facilities.

· Production of technical documentation.

The Ideal Candidate

Knowledge and skills

The following personal skills are required:

· Good communications skills in English and good knowledge of Italian

· Willing to work in a busy team where learning new skills is essential

· Professional attitude and service-oriented attitude

· Availability to work outside working hours and to be part of an on-call schema

· Capacity to share the knowledge with the other members of the team

· Ability to work both in service mode for delivery of daily operations and in

project mode for the introduction of new service elements

Very good experience in the following fields is required:

· Administration of Tomcat

· Administration of Apache

· Administration of MySQL or PostgreSQL DB

The following practical experience is desirable:

· Administration of NoSQL DB

· Administration of Monitoring Tool ( PRTG)

· Administration of Analytics Tool (PIWIK)

· ITIL service management framework



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

Excellent Salary 

Corporate Benefits Package 

Relocation Assistance (if applicable)

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

About the Company

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries In Belgium and Luxembourg we work closely with the European Institutions providing crucial Services with over 220 staff members.

The services we provide are often of critical importance to the communities and nations we serve, Providing public services is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers you can have, you have an ability to make a real positive difference to people’s lives and to your community and country.

As a business which delivers “front-line” public services, employing tens of thousands of people, we are constantly developing and promoting people; our need for skilled professionals is insatiable and few companies can offer as many opportunities for individuals to grow their careers

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 50,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

A career with Serco offers the chance to work with both inspirational people and innovative contracts, in a dynamic and exciting environment.

We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.

Take pride in what you do.

Serco European Agencies

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