Network Administration and Software Support (m/f)




Required Start Date

November 2015



Submission Deadline

9th September 2015 


Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany

Technical Requirements


Network Support:

·        Maintenance of VIS and VDDS in GCC

·        Network Administration

·        Support of different networks in GCC

·        Monitoring and Control of the networks and external communications interfaces

·        Configuration Management of GCC network systems (router, Switch, firewall, VPNs)

·        Adaptation and Maintenance configuration of the network components

·        Execution of the software test on systems incl. Interface tests

·        Support of the preparation of project documentation and proposals

·        Task Description NW Support

·        Maintenance of the SINA Equipment

·        Maintenance and Monitoring of firewalls


Software Support:

·        Implementation of SW and Configuration Change Requests

·        Active support of HW/SW upgrade of GCS systems and elements

·        Monitoring the system utilization

·        Fault investigation of the IT-Services and maintaining operability of the SW system

·        Preparation and validation of the SW support procedures

·        Implementation of regular backups and antivirus checks of operational IT Systems

·        Maintenance of ESA IT provisions with on-call support (1st level Support)

·        Establish and administrate groups and user accounts

·        Implementation of daily checks on operational IT systems

·        Training and instruction of users


Academic Requirements

A University degree in an engineering discipline is required.

Specific Requirements

·        Linux / Linux scripting

·        Windows system administration

·        php programming

·        Database administration

·        Experience with SCOS would be a good thing too (but not a must)

  • System-minded and a team player
  • Very good social skills
  • Able to work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Self-starter, able to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Fluent in English, both in speech and writing
  • Willingness to work on-call service
  • German language skills would be an asset


Background information


A permanent employment contract.

Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Career path.



In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.


You are looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment? Then send your application preferably online not later than 9th September 2015 to:

Andrée Scherschel (


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