IT Solutions Engineer

With Open Systems AG in Zürich - CH

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Posted on April 01, 2021

About this job

Compensation: CHF 100k - 120k
Location options: Paid relocation
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Junior, Mid-Level, Senior

Technologies

azure, linux, docker, bash, powershell

Job description

Do you have what it takes to transform business needs into an outstanding IT service and solving business challenges with technology? Are you bored by repetitive tasks and rather want to automate them? Then keep reading, we might just look exactly for you!

Open Systems is a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer that enables organizations to connect to themselves, to the cloud, and to the rest of the world. We combine next-generation technology, enhanced operational processes, and the world’s top engineers to secure operations and availability of business-critical applications and ICT infrastructures for global companies, institutions, and NGOs in more than 180 countries around the clock, 365 days a year. For more information, visit open-systems.com.

Currently, we are looking for an 

IT Solutions Engineer

Your Mission:

As an IT Solutions Engineer, you will collaborate with other teams to develop, plan, and implement new large-scale IT projects. You will be working closely with our operations team to ensure a smooth hand-off of new services to production status, and support them when challenging operational problems arise.

In this position, you will have the chance to use your broad IT knowledge of systems administration and networking to expand, automate and secure our internal IT infrastructure. You will be responsible for IT services in the area of data centers, global interconnects, critical backend components, and a hybrid cloud environment that empowers Open Systems to develop cutting-edge SASE solutions.

Your Qualifications:

You have completed a university or technical school education focusing on IT, Computer Science, or Engineering (or have comparable professional experience), are fluent in English and preferably in German, too. You enjoy solving technical challenges, can roll up your sleeves, and dig into a difficult task when necessary. As an IT Solutions Engineer, you can familiarize yourself with new technology with ease and are eager to learn and share your know-how with your colleagues.

The following skills are required for this role:

  • Several years experience administering Unix or Linux systems in an enterprise environment
  • Solid networking knowledge and understanding of the major internet protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS, SSH, DNS, BGP, OSPF)
  • Proficiency with common scripting and automation tools (e.g. shell, python, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Demonstrable experience with some form of configuration management / automation platform / orchestration
  • Competence to work in a team, as well as individually
  • Understanding of network security concepts and practices

Desired skills

  • A Proven track record in cloud architecture
  • Experience with data center switching and routing infrastructure
  • In-depth knowledge of scripting/programming, service virtualization, container orchestration, packaging, storage/backups, and databases

What we offer:

At Open Systems we embrace the agile mindset and strive to continuously improve the way we do things. We are passionate about what we do and work in an environment where we value innovation, creativity, and open communication. The pursuit of user-centered design and technical advancement is at the center of our attention to create value for our customers. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to participate in coached training programs in areas such as networking and the major internet protocols as well as network security concepts and practices.

You will be based at our EMEA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, and will get the opportunity to work out of our US headquarters in Redwood City, California for a few months once you have passed the internal training.

Come as you are! We're looking for amazing people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. Open Systems welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

We're looking forward to receiving your application! Only direct applications will be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Martin Blecher at +41 58 100 10 10.

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