System Administrator

  • Backbase
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 11, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

The Systems Administrator will be focused on managing and maintaining various technologies and systems within Backbase’s IT landscape. This includes, but is not limited to, operating systems, network infrastructure and server/storage systems. You will be working within the ICT department on implementation of new technologies within the company, and will provide end-user support and troubleshooting for office-based and remote-based personnel (as required).

This position reports to the Head of ICT. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, detail-oriented and enjoys working within a team environment.

Your Responsibilities

  • Support of the server estate with a focus on Linux systems administration

  • Manage the LAN & WAN environments, including firewalls, routers & switches

  • Ensuring backup & restore operations are implemented and tested

  • Service availability using monitoring & alerting tools

  • Knowledge of security best practices including auditing, penetration testing & intrusion detection

  • Experience with high availability and disaster recovery scenarios.

Preferred experience with:

Understand core technologies, such as:

  • Operating systems: Deep understanding of Centos 6/7, RedHat. Experience with Windows servers an advantage.

  • Services: Tomcat, Apache, Nginx

  • Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL

  • Management & automation tooling: Ansible (preferred), Puppet, Chef

  • Monitoring technologies; Zabbix, Nagios

  • Virtualisation: VMware vSphere 5 & 6, VDP, vMotion, HA, Replication

  • Storage technologies such as SAN/NAS, iSCSI, Fiber Channel, RAID, LUN management

  • Cisco routing and switching technologies including ASA/ISR devices

  • Networking: Site-to-site VPN technologies, static/dynamic routing, ACLs, NAT, firewalls

  • Knowledge of AWS cloud infrastructure or similar

Why Backbase?

Whether or not you’ve heard of us, you and your friends have probably used some of the products we’ve created. Backbase accelerates the transformation of digital banking. From being a Dutch startup company five years ago, we are now an international market leader. Despite having a leading market position, we haven’t lost our startup mentality and we’re not done innovating just yet. Working in teams with highly talented and skilled professionals from all over the world, we share a drive to make things better, nicer, and more advanced. More than 400 specialists dedicate themselves to what we do best, which is transforming global financial services with inspiring, innovative solutions. At Backbase, we love to create outstanding experiences, not just for our customers and users, but for ourselves, and this is what motivates us to transform our industry by delivering our best work.