Senior Systems Engineer – Windows/VMware

  • Full Time (40 h/w)
  • Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria
  • € 50.000* gross/year

Your Responsibilities

As part of our IT infrastructure team, which provides our on-premises networks & servers, you will work on the server-systems based on Microsoft operating systems. Most of our systems run virtual on a VMware infrastructure, which you will take care of as well. Because of the changing demands of our internal customers, developing and providing new services (e.g. VDI) is also a big part of this position.

  • Participate in design, deployment, and maintenance of IT systems and services – especially for Windows servers and VMware virtualization
  • Provide 2nd level and 3rd Level IT support for our users
  • Respond to software and hardware outages; provide end-user documentation
  • Implement and maintain scripts for automated systems management
  • Document configuration of servers, services, and applications

Your Profile

  • Several years of work experience as a Systems Engineer for Windows/VMware
  • Profound knowledge of Windows Server operating systems and applications (AD, Exchange, etc.) and some experience with Linux systems
  • Expertise as VMware administrator as well as some hands-on knowledge providing VDI
  • Understanding of basic networking principles: TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, DHCP, DNS, Routing, and Switching
  • Experience with automated systems management and scripting languages
  • Some understanding of container technologies and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Used to working with and within common IT service management and/or IT security frameworks (ITIL, IS0 27001, etc.)
  • Good command of the English language

IST is growing. Grow with us!

IST Austria is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, life sciences & physical sciences. We strive to recruit passionate professionals from across the world over all fields who strive to support our goal of excellent research. Located within a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer multiple opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment. Get an insight!

Your benefits

Education & training
Free shuttle bus
Multiple health offers
Pension insurance

*This position comes with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience. For more information on how IST Austria processes your personal data, please refer to

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