Senior Systems Engineer, Windows Server

Basel, Switzerland
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:

Senior Systems Engineer, Windows Server

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The BIS is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join its Windows server service delivery team. As a solution-oriented standout colleague, you will support us by managing a wide variety of business-critical applications used across the Bank.

Key responsibilities:

Your focus will be on maintaining, monitoring and enhancing the core Windows server operating system to ensure a secure, supportable and highly available environment. You will be part of the team managing services including: Windows server deployment, hardening and management within a virtualisation platform; Active Directory and Group Policy; messaging service platforms; and SQL Infrastructure services. You will also be responsible for a small team of contractors.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

You will have a university degree or equivalent work experience, Microsoft certifications and ITIL qualifications.

You will also have at least five years’ experience in a Windows server engineering role. We look forward to meeting candidates who also have in-depth knowledge of System Centre, VMWare, Active Directory infrastructure design and implementation, Group Policy, PowerShell, certificate authorities and Kerberos delegation. In addition, you should have a good understanding of networking principles, segmentation, firewalls and other associated infrastructure.

What you can expect in return

Simply put, we want your time at the BIS to be a career-enriching and rewarding experience. We offer a genuinely unique international working environment with colleagues from more than 60 countries, which will give you a broad exposure to a range of state-of-the-art technologies and business areas. You will also receive a competitive compensation package net of tax, including health insurance, and comprehensive support to help you relocate smoothly. And because of our status as an international organisation, we are able to hire globally and welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities.

All new staff members are recruited on a fixed-term basis without expectation either of any contract renewal or conversion. The contract may however be extended or converted to an open-ended one at the end of the term, subject to organisational needs and individual performance. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff.

Application closing date: 4 August 2019

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Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an international financial institution owned by central banks which "fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks". The BIS carries out its work through its meetings, programmes and through the Basel Process – hosting international groups pursuing global financial stability and facilitating their interaction.

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