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Systems Administrator

Req ID:  52870
Location: 

Cardiff, GB

Sapiens UK (Cardiff site) is seeking a talented individual to join our global IT team as a Systems Administrator.  If you have a proven track record in managing enterprise-level IT systems or possess at least 5 years of relevant experience in a small to medium Enterprise (SME) environment, we want to hear from you!

 

Working model: Hybrid (flexible days) working in our Cardiff Bay office during training period, then Remote working model can apply.

Please note that we are not offering Visa/Relocation support for this role, and you need to be able to easily commute to the Cardiff Bay office.

 

Reporting to: IT Cloud & Infrastructure (C&I) Team Lead/ C&I Manager
 

About the role …

 

As a vital member of our dynamic team, you'll be at the forefront of managing and optimizing our intricate system infrastructure. Working in the Cloud & Infrastructure team, you will:

 

  • Support and maintain the Sapiens global IT infrastructure.
  • Provide a high level of customer service.
  • Ensure that tasks assigned to you are prioritised and completed in a timely manner. Proactively manage tasks.
  • Work on IT C&I projects and any other tasks deemed necessary and reasonable.

 

Skills/knowledge required …

 

Essential:

 

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience working in an Enterprise Level IT environment of a global multi-site organisation or at least 5 years of suitable experience in a SME environment.
  • Operating Systems : Linux and Windows Server OS
  • Windows: Deploy, configure, and administer a Window Server(2012 to 2022) environment.
  • Linux: Deploy, configure, and administer a Linux server (at least CentOS, RedHat and Oracle Linux) environment.
  • Experience of the following technologies: Active Directory (AD DS and Azure AD), DNS, DHCP, AD CS, WSUS, IIS, File and print server setup and administration, Microsoft System Centre Suite, Group Policy administration, Windows Server HA options such as clustering. RDS and WVD.
  • Cloud Technologies: Azure knowledge and experience to at least AZ 104 level.
  • Virtualisation Technologies: VMware vSphere ESXi and Hyper-V
  • Management and monitoring tools: VMware vCenter, SCVMM, SCCM, SCOM, Azure Monitor, Azure log analytics etc.
  • Experience of using: PowerShell, Azure PowerShell, Azure CLI, Azure Cloud Shell. IaC tools such as JSON, Bicep, PowerShell, and GitHub for automation.
  • Networking: Knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol suite, switches, routers, firewalls, SDN etc.
  • Standards: ITIL – Knowledge and experience of the ITIL framework and practices.

 

Desirable:

 

  • Management and monitoring tools: Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt Stack
  • Experience and knowledge of Hyperconverged Infrastructure – Cisco UCS, etc.
  • Cloud Technology: AWS knowledge advantageous.
  • Storage: SAN, VSAN and direct attached storage management experience would be advantageous. Experience setting up and configuring storage devices would be advantageous.

 

Education/Certification Requirements …

 

  • Degree in Information Technology or related subject, or equivalent qualification/experience.
  • Certifications such as: RHCSA, RHCE, Oracle Linux Certified Associate, CompTIA Linux+ are desirable.
  • Cloud Technology: Microsoft Azure – AZ-104 certification, desirable.

 

About us …

 

Sapiens International Corporation (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS) empowers the financial sector, with a focus on insurance, to transform and become digital, innovative, and agile. Backed by 40 years of industry expertise, Sapiens offers a complete insurance platform, with pre-integrated, low-code solutions and a cloud-first approach that accelerates customers’ digital transformation. Serving more than 600 customers in 30 countries, Sapiens offers insurers across Property & Casualty, Workers’ Compensation and Life markets the most comprehensive set of solutions, from core to complementary, including Reinsurance, Financial & Compliance, Data & Analytics, Digital, and Decision Management. Sapiens’ team of more than 5,000 employees operates through our offices in North America, the UK, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

 

Sapiens is E- Verified & an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.

 

Lisa.smith@sapiens.com is the contact person for this opportunity.

 

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