Senior System Administrator

Senior System Administrator

Please note: This is a permanent postion directly with our client. (W&S) 

What will you do?

The Senior System Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure The Sr. System Administrator participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. The Sr. System Administrator ensures that system hardware, operating systems, virtual infrastructure, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values.

In this role you will work in project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and planning phases of our standard Project Management Methodology. Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.

The Sr. System Administrator will be working in a team that is managing the following systems: Windows Server system, Exchange, vmware, Linux (limited). Responsibilities on these systems include provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation. The Sr. System Administrator will also support the End-User support team with his advanced knowledge and experience.

The department

The team is an important section of the ICT department and currently comprises 6 members of staff. Their work encompasses existing and new Internet applications as well as the integration of these with internal and external systems. Together with the Marketing, Operations, Project and Product Management departments, the team devise solutions to enable optimum fulfilment of the targets set.

Your primary duties will be to:

  • Manage the Microsoft Windows Server infrastructure;
  • Manage the Microsoft Active Directory;
  • Manage the Microsoft Exchange environment;
  • Manage the Linux environment;
  • Manage the vmware infrastructure;
  • Manage the storage and backup environment;
  • Support the EUC team


The profile qualifications:

  • Level of education and experience equivalent to higher academic / vocational;
  • A minimum of 4-5 years’ work experience in a similar role;
  • Extensive, demonstrable knowledge and experience of Windows server management;
  • Knowledge of Change Management processes.
  • Knowledge of Red Hat Linux
  • Knowledge and experience of PHP is a bonus
  • Experience as network administrator is a bonus

Personal qualities:

We are looking for a skilled IT professional. If you recognise yourself in the profile of this results-oriented and energetic IT professional don’t hesitate to respond. Your organisational- and planning skills are well developed, so you are able to work on your own as well as in teams. The dynamic atmosphere in the company and the department are a driver for success within the company, you have to be energised by that. In terms of communication skills English is essential.

Our client

Santander Consumer Finance Benelux is a leading consumer finance provider fully owned by Santander Group, one of the largest financial institutions in the world.  Since 1985, they are active in the Benelux market with a team of more than 350 colleagues. Their core businesses are car finance and consumer lending (personal loans and credit cards) distributed through point-of-sale partners and direct-to-consumer channels like internet

Employment: Full Time
Location: Utrecht
Tags: Linux PHP Systemadministrator

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