System Administrator with a focus on Windows [m/f]: Location Hamburg (Germany)

Company overview:

Ever since 1994, our client has provided businesses and public organisations with managed network, hosting solutions, enterprise cloud services and video conferencing to enable them to achieve their company goals. Globally, our client employs 900 Employees, has over 3,000 customers and presents itself as an international service provider for individual business solutions.

In order to expand the German Team our client is looking for a Systems Administrator at its Hamburg location.

Job title:    System Administrator with a focus on Windows (m/w)

Supported territory:    Hamburg

Language skills:    Good verbal and written German and English skills.

Professional skills:  
  Work experience in configuration, operation and fault-clearing of Windows operating systems, applications and services, in particular Exchange and SharePoint.

Location:    Hamburg

Education [minimum]:
    Studies in computer science and/or at least two years of work experience at an ISP, at a data centre or at a hosting service provider in a similar environment.

Reports to:    Head of Customer Hosting Operations.

Reference:    14721746

Sector:    IT & Global Technology

Contract:    Permanent


  • Installation, maintenance and patching of the used operating systems with a focus on Windows (current version, at the moment 2008 R2) incl. IIS 7.0.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of the following software components in their current version (for example Exchange 2010, SharePoint 2010, MS Lync Server 2010, MS SQL Server 2008, R2).
  • Configuration and maintenance of Exchange, SharePoint, IITs etc.
  •  Installation, care, maintenance, and adaptation of VMware ESX Cluster environments.
  •  On-call duty for the used hardware as well as the operating systems, applications and services mentioned above.
  • Documentation, development and maintenance of used technologies, tools and quality assurance systems.
  • Technical expertise in planning and implementation of client projects in the fields of managed hosting with regards to the topics architecture and dimensioning (sizing).


  • Studies in computer science and/or at least two years of work experience at an ISP, at a data centre or at a hosting service provider in a similar environment
  • At least 2 years of work experience.
  • Experience and knowledge in planning, architecture, dimensioning, configuration, the use of high-available server environments and the fault-clearing of MS Windows 2008 R2 server operating systems, Exchange 2010, MS SQL Server 2008 and SharePoint 2010.
  • Experience with platforms of at least 150-200 computers.
  • These experiences also extent to the following software components in  their current version ( for example Exchange 2010, SharePoint 2010, MS Lync Server 2010, MS SQL Server 2008 R2).
  • Meaningful portfolio.
  • Good scripting knowledge within Windows.
  • Knowledge of Linux operating systems are desirable.
  • A service mentality is mandatory.
  • Independent and goal-oriented way of working.
  • Willingness to participate in the on-call service.
  • Essential security awareness.
  • Good verbal and writer German and English language skills

Professional Expectation:

To our client, high social competence, besides professional qualifications, loyalty and trust, is indispensable.

Competences of the appropriate candidate:

Distinct team and communication skills, independent way of working and good assertiveness.

The candidate is able to familiarize themselves quickly into new and challenging projects and integrate themselves into them.


The candidate endeavours to achieve measurable results together with the team.

Strategic orientation:

The candidate is exceedingly willing to back our client’s strategic orientation.

Open-minded and success-oriented:

He/She is able to quickly translate ideas into sustainable solutions and to communicate them to the team in a timely manner.


Success in this position will depend to a high extent on willingness to co-operate with colleagues and to regularly exchange ideas within the team.

Personal characteristics:

Overall, our client is looking for a person who has got a strongly result-oriented approach and who has got excellent team and communication skills and a solid assertiveness.

Are you interested and would you like to apply?

We are looking forward to your full application documents, preferably as an MS Word file. Please follow the link:

Reference:     14721746
Subject: System Administrator with a focus on Windows (m/w)