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European Systems Administrator - Vermilion Energy, Netherlands

08 Oct 2020 12:01 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Vermilion Energy is looking for a Systems Administrator. Based in our Amsterdam office in the Netherlands, this position will report to the Team Lead, IT Infrastructure in Calgary Head Office and will support all of our European offices. The successful candidate will be a key member of the IT Infrastructure team and will be responsible for safely and securely operating, maintaining and evolving the enterprise wide technical infrastructure that provides data, services, and solutions to the European offices. This is a great opportunity for a systems professional who is looking to bring their diverse experience to a fast paced and changing environment. The ideal candidate will thrive when faced with challenge and will bring a proactive approach to managing and supporting Vermilion’s IT infrastructure in our European offices, while working closely with the Calgary infrastructure team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor and support Vermilion’s corporate IT infrastructure to ensure the highest level of system availability by proactively responding to alerts and identifying and remediating performance bottlenecks.

  • Provide senior level technical support to end-users and other members of the IT/IS department as needed.

  • Provide exceptional knowledge and support to resolve incident escalations from the Service Desk

  • Respond to requests from internal customers and external vendors. Assist the team in handling complicated and escalated concerns, providing prompt and accurate responses.

  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiencies within the IT environment, both through technology and support processes.

  • Document configurations as needed to help with the transfer of knowledge and cross-training with other members of the infrastructure team and IT department as a whole.

  • Lead projects and program initiatives as required.

  • Build and maintain relationships with all areas of IT across the organization to have full end-to-end understanding of our global IT infrastructure.

  • Implement relevant IT standards to support our global, Business Unit model.

  • Recommend improvements that positively impact operational effectiveness.

  • Travel within Europe will be required.

First Year Deliverables

  • Assessment of current state infrastructure

  • Optimization of system availability and remediating performance bottlenecks

  • Assessment of system enhancement opportunities

  • Providing senior level technical support across the European offices

Essential Experience & Skills

  • Must be fluent English (both written and verbal)

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience as an IT professional in a technically complex, distributed environment

  • Knowledgeable and experienced supporting Windows Server operating systems

  • Knowledgeable and experienced supporting underlying infrastructure services (AD, DFS, DNS, DHCP etc.)

  • Knowledgeable and experienced supporting VMWare

  • Knowledgeable and experienced supporting LANs and WANs (routers, switches, firewalls)

  • Working knowledge and experience with Cloud Technologies (Azure, AWS, or equivalent)

  • Working knowledge and experience with SAN technologies (NetApp, Dell, IBM or equivalent)

  • Working knowledge and experience with Backup and Recovery Technologies (VEAM, Spectrum, NetBackup or equivalent)

  • Working knowledge and experience with Citrix

  • Working knowledge and experience with Databases (MS SQL, Oracle)

  • Working knowledge and experience with Linux/Unix Operating Systems (Red Hat, AIX)

  • Familiarity with IT security standards and Frameworks (ITIL, SOC, NIST)

Education & Certifications

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or relevant training & experience combination.

  • Industry Certifications would be considered an asset (ITIL, CISSP, CCNA, MCP etc.)

Attributes & Characteristics

·       Pragmatic approach to troubleshooting and problem solving.

·       Strong communication and excellent interpersonal skills.

·       Detail oriented, well organized and able to prioritize complex tasks with critical deadlines.

·       Must be able to work collaboratively in large, multi-disciplinary teams

·       A passion for learning and personal development

·       Open and honest team player

·       Positive and engaging personality

Outstanding People. Outstanding Opportunities.

Apply here.

Netherlands-Canada Chamber of Commerce | Morssingel 13, 2312 AZ Leiden| The Netherlands | +31 (70) 2210 555 | info@nccc.trade 

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