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Senior Systems Engineer

Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Paola, Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 3916
Contact Name: Veronica Saavedra
Job Published: June 19, 2018 09:24

Job Description

A business in the Technology field is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer (Windows) who will be responsible for the design, implementation and support of Microsoft Active Directory and Windows-based systems.

On offer:

  • Opportunity to join a well-established business and work with a variety of cutting-edge technologies.
  • Attractive salary package and company benefits: flexi-time, health insurance, gym allowance, social events, easy parking and more!
  • Room for growth and professional development


  • Leading the redesign, implementation, maintenance and support of a highly available Active Directory infrastructure platform
  • Providing capacity planning and performance monitoring for the systems
  • Responsibility for daily technical operations and service request resolution
  • Identifying and mitigate issues that impede application service delivery
  • Researching improvements or shortfalls of existing applications and make suggestions
  • Investigating and reporting on new technologies and systems as requested
  • Developing strategies to implement systems into the infrastructure
  • Gathering or relating technical requirements to/from non-technical people
  • Being accountable for success of projects and duties assigned
  • Documenting all designs, systems and procedures
  • Designing, proposing and building reliable business systems.
  • Performing monitoring and preventive maintenance on application servers
  • Troubleshooting advanced multi-application process issues
  • Serving as escalation point for complex support issues
  • Ensuring that production support issues are initially responded to in 15 minutes or less or are escalated to management
  • Form part of a 24/7 on-call roster


  • Degree in IT or approximately 8-10 years’ experience in an IT infrastructure environment
  • Strong knowledge of Active Directory, including design, migration and administrative experience in a multi-site, multi-national environment including multiple domains
  • Experience with Windows 2012 R2, PowerShell, Dell Active Roles (ARS), DNS, PKI and Certificate Authorities, Windows Clustering and HA, VMware ESXi, and NetApp Storage
  • PowerShell scripting experience
  • MCSE Certification or significant progress towards certification is required
  • Strong grasp of network design and security
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of employees/management. Excellent communication skills
  • Desire to continue developing your skills and knowledge as an engineer and continue to improve your abilities, broadening your knowledge on different technologies and providing ideas and solutions for long-term platform improvements