Solaris Senior Server Administrator

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Karadzicova 8/A, Bratislava, 821 08
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Position is part of the internal IT organization of one of the world’s largest telecommunication companies. The new Center of Excellence is launched in accordance with the company's global strategy to balance operations between US, EMEA, APAC.

Responsible for the administration of over 30000 Unix servers based in the US, performing activities during EMEA working hours in “follow the sun” pattern with other geographies. Occasional weekend support in EMEA hours is to be expected in a pre-scheduled pattern.

The department is a subset of the global IT organization responsible for the internal engineering needs of the corporation, and interfaces mainly with other technical teams (network, storage, application).

The employer provides a possibility for long-term carrier progression, availability to a large selection of self-study materials and courses, access to online and onsite test/lab environment, exposure to a large and diverse server operation, possibility for cross-training on other UNIX based OS, and to work with and become a member of an international team of IT professionals.
Responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system servers, in support of business processing requirements. Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established policies and procedures. Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels. Ensures server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.
Ensures recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups. Supports media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services. Develops and promotes standard operating procedures. Conducts routine hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration library of all supporting documentation.

Main responsibilities:
•Installation, configuration and maintenance of Unix -Solaris operating system
•Incident management, Change implementation (including patch management and upgrade management), problem management, project implementation and performance management for UNIX-Solaris and hardware.

Other benefits

- Extended meal voucher contribution
- Compensation for income loss due to sickness
- Special occasion contribution (marriage, child birth)
- Sports and cultural benefits
- Various discount
- Group Life Insurance

Requirements for the employee

Required education

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

, technical, IT

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Computer skills - user

UNIX/Linux - expert

Computer skills - administrator

UNIX/Linux administration - expert

Required experience

Server Administrator

Personality requirements and skills


• fluent English
• Operating System knowledge (Unix based – Solaris)
• Server & system Administration
• System Support and Trouble analysis
• Technical Documentation /Implementation tools
• Storage – Volume management, file systems
• Basic Clustering concepts
• Strong problem solving skills
• Independent worker, yet able to work as a team where necessary

• Change Management principles
• Configuration/ Back-up / Restoral processes
• Hardware installation
• Network design
• Script and query development
• Storage (SAN, Network Attached)
• Storage Support tools
• Virtualization
• Good communication skills with all levels of management
• Good leadership skills

Desired Background:
• High School education (or equivalent) or higher
• 3 or more years of UNIX-Solaris System Administration
• First level vendor certification desired


Brief description of the company

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Main focus of the company's activities

Information technology, computer programming, web portals

Company address

Einsteinova 24
85101 Bratislava