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Systems Administrator

Posted 42 days ago
Il-Mosta, Malta, Europe45000Job Reference: 35012
My client, a leading payment solutions provider is looking for a Systems Administrator to join their team on a hybrid basis in Malta.

The Role:

The Systems Administrator is responsible for expert technical support involving installation, configuration, upgrades, and maintenance of physical premises, private and public cloud infrastructures. 


  • Deliver technical support encompassing installation, configuration, upgrades, maintenance, cabling, connectivity, and hardware/software repairs. 
  • Install, support, and maintain data centers and networks according to PA-DSS/PCI Standards on both Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud infrastructure. 
  • Oversee and manage network security tools, such as firewalls, anti-virus software, and intrusion detection systems. 
  • Diagnose, address, and document network connectivity and performance issues. 
  • Support VOIP telephones and other network-connected telecommunication devices. 
  • Ensure all software is patched, updated, and aligned with the latest releases. 
  • Manage network hardware, including UTMs and switches. 
  • Regulate user access to sensitive files to bolster internal security. 
  • Oversee secure links with public key encryption for VPNs, and monitor IT security incidents and violations. 
  • Update and refine hardware, software, and process documentation. 
  • Offer tiered support (first, second, and third line) to internal users. 
  • Monitor and manage Sysadmin projects using the company’s issue tracking software. 
  • Execute regular backups per the organization’s disaster recovery plans and initiate recovery procedures when required. 
  • Coordinate with software, hardware, and cloud providers to ensure optimal technical service delivery. 
  • Collaborate with the Technical Services Department for system deployment on various cloud platforms. 
  • Engage in research and planning of scalable systems. 
  • Demonstrate interest in databases and software implementation, collaborating with relevant teams. 

Main Requirements: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field is preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in Systems Administration.
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing both Unix/Linux and Microsoft Windows platforms.
  • Understanding of IT infrastructure, Information Systems applications, and the methodologies related to business continuity and disaster recovery.
  • Amazon AWS certification is a bonus.
  • Familiarity with JIRA for issue and project management, as well as Confluence for team 
  • Knowledge of networking concepts, including subnetting, TCP/IP addressing, and VLANs.
  • Solid understanding of IPSEC VPNs.
  • Proficient in Active Directory.