IT Systems Engineer


Altaro part of Hornetsecurity Group is looking for a motivated IT Systems Engineer to be responsible for all Internal IT systems and infrastructure and ensure that our systems and services are resilient, secure, and available.

This position is a full-time post for 40 hours / week and is based in Malta, EU.

Your role:

  • You manage all Internal IT systems and infrastructure used by our employees, ranging from physical servers, VM's running on Type 1 hypervisors, storage systems, Active Directory, networks, firewalls, VPN, on-premise applications such as Atlassian products, cloud applications such as Office 365, database technology such as Ms SQL and telephony
  • You are responsible to install, configure, test and maintain all Internal IT systems, including infrastructure, applications and networks according to defined policies and standards
  • You handle 2nd line escalated IT operational issues and troubleshooting remotely or on-site
  • You write and maintain custom powershell scripts to improve systems availability through automated recovery processes
  • You manage the IT inventory and supplier relationships for equipment purchases
  • You mentor and train other systems administrators and engineers on newly deployed or existing systems

Your Profile:

  • You have at least 3 years' experience in IT Systems Administration
  • You have very good written and verbal English communication
  • You have time management, planning and prioritisation skills
  • You can work with minimal supervision and act as a team player
  • You are eager to learn, enjoy keeping abreast with the latest technology trends and share the knowledge with other colleagues
  • You have technical qualifications such as CCNA / Microsoft / VMware certifications to compliment this role
  • A BS / MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related subject would be considered an asset

Technical Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows server / desktop technologies and Microsoft 365 Cloud
  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, DFS, WSUS and IIS
  • Experience with Type 1 hypervisors and storage systems
  • Very good understanding and experience of TCP/IP and OSI stack, networks and security appliances
  • Experience with scripting such as powershell
  • Knowledge of Linux OS and Ms Azure would be preferred

Are you interested in this position? All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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Altaro’s headquarters are located in a state of the art building on the island of Malta, in the ‘heart’ of the Mediterranean. Our culture is driven by open discussion, collaboration and respect. We employ an enthusiastic team who understands that one way to innovate continuous data protection (CDP) technology is by taking a step back from the implementation details to understand the customer's objectives, requirements and resources.

The perks that we offer if you join Altaro

  • Prestigious clients
  • Autonomy and flexibility
  • State of the art offices
  • Work with a talented, enthusiastic team
  • Personal development programme
  • Health Insurance
  • Additional leave entitlements – Paternity/Maternity/Adoption leave

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