IT Infrastructure Engineer (Systems) in Athens at clients' organisations

Date Posted: 12/26/2021

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Job Description

On behalf of our client, ELPEDISON, we are looking to recruit an IT Infrastructure Engineer (Systems).

The company

Having inherited the expertise, know-how and technology from its parent companies, Hellenic Petroleum and Edison, ELPEDISON is the energy company that understands the market in depth, identifies all critical impacting factors and always acts with the end-consumer's benefit in mind. It represents one of the largest private energy producers in the Greek market as well as one of the most reliable and competitive energy suppliers, addressing both residential and business customers. Today, ELPEDISON is a leading company both in electricity production and supply, and gas supply. It aspires to always be one of the most important players in its sector, offering energy services of the highest quality, at competitive prices, with stability and consistency.

The position

The IT Infrastructure Engineer (Systems) will be responsible for the maintenance, configuration and reliable operation of the IT infrastructure (Systems & Cloud services), following high level of security standards. The role will also perform regular backup operations, follow processes regarding data protection, handle disaster recovery and systems’ failover-avoidance, delivering technical solutions for advanced systems-related issues (L2/L3), following technical & security-related IT procedures and providing planning, coordination and implementation for IT Infrastructure Projects.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provides maintenance, configuration and reliable operation of IT infrastructure components, ensuring continuity of IT systems & services (Administration of physical & virtual servers, monitoring status & resources of datacenter components & cloud services)
  • Resolves 2nd and 3rd level IT helpdesk issues submitted by coworkers or users as well as incidents, problems, or service requests that may occur regarding infrastructure or application-level services
  • Provides technical solutions for advanced systems issues and implements changes, that demand specialized knowledge and high expertise for a wide range of technologies, in a timely manner with limited disruptions
  • Monitors preventive controls for malware protection and appropriately identifies, evaluates, addresses and mitigates relevant risks
  • Updates records of physical & virtual asset of IT Systems Infrastructure in the Company's IT asset inventory
  • Provides planning, coordination, overview of task execution and implementation for projects with IT infrastructure dependency
  • Works with & coordinates vendors that provide IT infrastructure-related services to the company, regarding existing and new IT services

Job Requirements

  • BSc in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration or a closely related field
  • Certifications of Cisco Certified Network Associate “CCNA Routing and Switching”, AZ-104T00: Microsoft Azure Administrator and AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate are a prerequisite
  • Certifications of Microsoft 365 Identity & Services (MS-100) and/or Microsoft 365 Mobility & Security (MS-101) will be highly regarded
  • A minimum of 6 years of professional experience in a similar position, out of which at least 2 years in IT Systems Administration and at least 4 in an IT Support, IT Engineering or IT Technician role
  • Solid experience in IT infrastructure (servers, switches, storage units) & virtualization (VMWare, MSFT Azure)
  • Excellent understanding of Backup Software (Veeam)
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and oral 
  • Highly developed communication skills & team spirit
  • Effective planning & time management skills
  • Results orientation & accountability