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Junior IT System Administrator

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

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

• System installation, configuration, operation and management
• Linux cluster operations and management
• Scriptiing and small development for automation
• Procedures automation
•  VCENTER management and configuration
•  Virtuam machine set-up, management and configuration
•  Resource allocation
•  Capacity analysis and management
• Operations
• Application operation and anomaly analysis
• System monitoring and allarm analisys
• System inventoring
• SAN/Disk array management
• Tape library operation and management
• Interface with third party suppliers
• Backup management, monitoring and execution
• Technical notes  editing support
• User/Administration manual editing support
• Procedure/Work Instaraction editing support

The Ideal Candidate

Techincal skills:
• Good  knowledge of Linux administration (RedHat/CentOS/Ubuntu)
• Good  knowledge of Windows administration
• knowledge of VMWare VCenter administration
• knowledge of Disk/Array management and administration
• Knowledge of SAN management and administration
• knowledge of data backups solution
• knowledge of High Availability environment
• Knowledge of Blade technology
• knowledge of network management on Linux/Windows
• Knowledge of DBA (Oracle/Mysql/Postgres)
• Knowledge of OpenStack
• Capacity of Linux/Windows shell programming

Personal Skill:
• Fluent in English Language (both written and spoken)
• Good communications skills
• Capacity of working in team
• Capacity of achieving schedule and milestones
• Capacity of working under pressure

• Good English Language knowledge (both written and spoken)
• Good communications skills
• Capacity of working in team
• Capacity of achieving schedule and milestones
• Capacity of working under pressure
• At least 3 years of experience in IT infrastructure as Linux/Windows System Administrator
• Experience in setting up Virtual environment
• Strong experience in moving from Physical to Virtual

This role is intended for candidates beloning "Categoria Protetta (Law 68/99)".

Please note that the closing date for applications is on 15/01/2019.



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.

Data Protection:

When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request.

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

Package Description

Full details on application

The position is a permanent contract.


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