Solaris and Linux System Engineer in Darmstadt

  • On behalf of our client we are looking for an IT Administartor / IT support (m/w) for a data centre. The position is based in Darmstadt and initial contract is one year.

    • installation and configuration of operating system and other software, tuning of operating systems parameters to optimize performance
    • analysis, planning and performance of Hardware (HW) and Software (SW) upgrades or reconfigurations, taking care of compatibility issues between subsystems
    • monitoring of the system performance, investigation into HW and system SW problems and performance of the relevant corrective actions
    • ensuring that in case of HW or system SW failures the operational configuration can be restored, including the definition, maintenance, performance of backup procedures
    • liaison with the external providers of HW and system SW maintenance for the request and follow up of maintenance interventions
    • administration and installation of databases, administration of user accounts
    • support to SW development and maintenance in relation to the utilization of system resources
    • implementation and maintenance of scripts and/or procedures where applicable for the automated and/or controlled execution of the above activities, generation or update of technical documentation in relation to system upgrades
    • provision of stand-by/on-call support, provision of support, as required, to critical operations
    • In the performance of the activities the key person shall apply the relevant change control and maintenance procedures.


    • In addition to having a university degree in computer science (or equivalent), the
    • extensive experience in the administration and troubleshooting of distributed systems. The experience should have been made in an operational or production environment.
    • Solaris, Linux (RedHat or SLES)
    • High Availability software Sun Cluster and Veritas Cluster
    • Sun QFS and SAM-QFS software in HA cluster environments
    • IT System design skills
    • Preparation of technical documentation in English in a complete and clear manner. Experience with the
    • The working language for the position is English and therefore the candidate must be able to work effectively in this language

    Please forward your CV to Tom Sander ( or apply with If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Tom Sander.

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