ICT Architecture Administrator
Avio is a leading company in space propulsion. The company offers competitive solutions for launching institutional, governmental and commercial payloads in Earth orbit through its Vega rocket family.
About the job
Who are we? Avio is an international group that is a leader in the development and production of space launchers and solid and liquid propulsion systems for space transportation. We operate in Italy, France, and French Guiana with five facilities where over 1,000 highly skilled professionals work, 30% of whom are engaged in research and development activities.
What do we do? The experience and know-how acquired over more than 50 years enable the Avio group to be a leader in the field of space propulsion and launchers. In particular, Avio operates as the prime contractor for the Vega program and as a subcontractor for the Ariane program, both of which are funded by the European Space Agency (ESA), representing Italy among the limited number of countries in the world capable of designing and producing space vehicles.
Who are we looking for? If you are a person who is willing to experiment, curious and ambitious, with a strong focus on innovation and a sense of responsibility, then join our team! We are constantly seeking professionals who want to contribute to the development of technologically innovative projects.
What do we offer? A stimulating, innovative, and international environment focused on the growth and development of highly qualified professional skills. We offer training and career paths with the aim of creating growth opportunities and acquiring new know-how, with the possibility of collaborating on unique international projects.
ICT Architecture Administrator
The ICT Architecture Administrator will work in the Information & Communication Technology department, reporting directly to the Head of the Architecture, Infrastructure & Cybersecurity area, and will be responsible for:
Managing hardware, basic software, and configuration of data center systems (physical servers, virtual servers, NAS, SAN, appliances, etc.) in the company’s three data centers to ensure availability, performance, and security. Managing the hardware and software assets of the data centers. Managing SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS cloud services (e.g., Microsoft O365, Azure, etc.), acting directly as a system administrator (where possible) or referring to the technical structures of the providers according to their engagement processes. Managing and utilizing support contracts with external vendors related to the managed area, monitoring their SLAs and performance. Monitoring the health status of data center systems. Performing periodic operational checks on data center systems (e.g., backup status, anti-malware status, etc.). Performing periodic compliance checks (e.g., administrative account status, license consumption, etc.). Performing capacity management checks to anticipate any potential issues well in advance. Monitoring the End of Support dates for hardware and software products to prepare upgrade plans in agreement with the ICT department responsible for application management. Identifying, defining, and coordinating actions necessary to ensure data center system security, measuring effectiveness through appropriate metrics. Acting as a resolver in case of incidents related to the relevant area. Supporting and collaborating with the entire ICT department for project activities or service requests involving the relevant area. Interfacing with members of other company departments to obtain suitable services for the managed data centers (e.g., electrical continuity, HVAC, etc.). Defining, developing, and documenting operational procedures for the relevant area. Preparing technical specifications necessary to initiate project activities. Performing follow-ups on data center projects throughout their lifecycle (market scouting, budget estimation, design, procurement and delivery process, UAT, operation).
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in technical disciplines in the information sector. At least 10 years of experience in similar roles in medium or large-sized structured companies. In-depth technical knowledge of (in order of priority):
• VM-Ware platform and related advanced functions/configurations;
• Microsoft server architectures and Microsoft domains;
• Administration of Microsoft Office365 and Azure tenants; • Data and application backup systems;
• RedHat and Unix-based operating systems;
• Oracle and SQL database knowledge;
• Techniques and methodologies that enhance system resilience (e.g., High Availability, Disaster Recovery, etc.);
• Client fleet management systems (SCCM and WSUS); Basic knowledge and sensitivity in the field of cybersecurity. ITIL certification or other relevant certifications related to the listed technical areas are desirable. Knowledge of SAP architecture and SAP basis concepts is desirable.
Strong troubleshooting skills in case of system malfunctions. Willingness to expand technical skills. Mental agility and orientation toward innovation. Strong proactivity and sense of autonomy. Strong focus on results and customer satisfaction. Excellent teamwork skills. Good written and spoken English proficiency.