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Senior System Admin

Package Description

  • Competitive Rates
  • Chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

Job Introduction

Serco is a partner of choice to the European Institutions and other International Organisations. For the past 30 years, we have been providing European and International Organisations a wide range of services including ICT services in support, infrastructure, operations and development as well as managing different contact centres for the key European Institutions, agencies and organisations across Europe.

We are currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Senior System Admin  to join our team in Strasbourg Office. 

Main Responsibilities

  • IT support, design and troubleshooting ranging from large Server, SAN farms to complex platforms; 
  • Configuration/Troubleshooting of Virtual environments: VMware vSphere, vSAN, Horizon; 
  • Server management, Operating System (OS) knowledge (UNIX, Linux, Windows); 
  • Design, implementation and administration of backup and restore on solutions like VEEAM and StoreOnce; 
  • Administration of servers, bladesystems and composable infrastructure; 
  • Administration of Storage systems on traditional SAN, CEPH and VSAN; 
  • Managing OCP platform in DEVOPS mode with related supporting systems like Red Hat Service Mesh, GitHub, Helm, GitOps, Ansible Automation Platform, Kafka; 
  • Development, execution and troubleshooting of Ansible and Powershell scripts; 
  • PKI and certificate administration; 
  • Administration of monitoring systems like Nagios, Splunk; 
  • Administration of Oracle infrastructure, namely EXADATA and ZDRLA; 
  • Administration of mail servers and mail relays (postfix), anti-virus and anti-spam; 
  • Centralized deployment of software and updates 

Successful Candidate


  • Minimum 4 years of relevant education (master or equivalent) after the secondary school 

Minimum experience; 

  • Minimum 9 years of relevant professional experience 

Additional needed knowledge and skills;

  • Knowledge and experience with HW management, racking, cabling, replacement, FW upgrades; 
  • HW/SW inventory and configuration management; 
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with VMWare (vSphere, vSAN, Horizon); 
  • Knowledge and experience with managing Oracle HW; 
  • Knowledge and advanced experience in Redhat, Windows OS administration of large farms; 
  • Active Directory (AD) / LDAP and Keycloak Management; 
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS) and distributed file systems; 
  • Centralized IT security policy management;

About the Company

Serco, the trusted partner of European Institutions and International Organizations with over 30 years of excellence, we offer tailored solutions, from Information System support to dynamic consultancy for EU institutions. 

Why should you join Serco ?

  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

We are diverse and inclusive organisation

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential and we are committed to supporting the needs of all our colleagues. It’s a mix of people from different backgrounds, experiences and opinion that keeps our culture strong and vibrant.

We believe in equity so we strongly encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job are encouraged to apply and demonstrate their abilities in an interview. We also welcome a conversation about any adjustments that would make the interview process more accessible for you. Wherever possible we are open to discussions around flexible working and we operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas.

In the UK we are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader in the government’s scheme and hold the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard; in Belgium we are partner of Diversicom and member of Charter der Vielfalt in Germany.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to The Serco Europe Recruitment Team


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

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