We are looking for a Senior System Administrator for our client that is the European Food and Safety Authority’s Service Manager Provider. The candidate needs to work onsite in Parma for a period of 6 months, where 2/3 days a week onsite and the rest can be done remotely.

  • Skills and main duties

Perform and coordinate effective installation of one or more of the technologies and products on client’s enviornment: Windows Server, VMware, Oracle DB, MS Exchage, MS Skype for Business and Microsoft Azure mainly.
Administer the product operations, install new software releases, perform upgrades, evaluate and install patches and resolve software/hardware related problems.
Plan and perform appropriate procedures, documentation, inventory assessment, and other procedures related to the management of the product life cycle.
Maintain, monitor, analyze system components and make recommendations regarding the security of the product(s), system performance, disk and other components utilization (as applicable). Monitors product operations to track operating efficiency.
Test and implement technical solutions and provide strong operational. support on the product(s).
Work with a team to automate management tasks, streamline processes and perform standard administration functions as needed.
Conduct software and hardware evaluations, provide technical analysis and implement systems to meet EFSA’s IT goals. Report status and flag issues to the project manager and to EFSA

  • Minimum experience

10+ years proven experience to implement, administer and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches, controllers
Able to apply security best practices, platform hardening, vulnerability analysis and remediation
Solid competences in CyberSecurity & cloud base security
Solid knowledge on network architectures, Directory systems, TCP/IP, DNS, Firewalls.
Strong ability in problem solving and proven leadership approach.

  • Nice to have skills

Hands on experience on security solutions (Firewall Load, Balacing) of Juniper/Checkpoint/F5
Skill on Cisco Advanced Data Center Architecture (DCA) / Nexus Design
Experience to implement, administer and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches, controllers
Capability of integration in a multicultural environment, rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working are mandatory.


1) Technologies
Microsoft Windows Server operating systems and related technologies (Active Directory, DHCP, DNS)
Microsoft Azure
Management of platform Vmware/Vsphere
Linux operating systems
Netapp Backup and restore

2) Security
Best practices for security on premise and on cloud

3) Network
Management of networking devices (firewall, switches)

4) Key Skills and Knowledge
Cloud and hybrid integration architectures
Configure routers, switches, VPN concentrators, firewalls
English (fluent: verbal & written)
Italian Fluent

5) Studies
University degree is a definite plus

Luogo: Parma
Tipo di collaborazione: full-time, onsite
Data di inizio: ASAP
Durata: 6 mesi
Lingue: Italiano, Inglese


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