IT/System Administrator

Software Engineering
Athens, Remote, Thessaloniki
Posted 4 weeks ago

We are DEUS EX MACHINA, a technology company specializing in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and analytics. Our client roster includes Fortune 100 organizations and startups. At DEUS EX MACHINA, we strive to develop solutions that make a positive impact. We are passionate about building innovative solutions that empower our clients to succeed and grow. At the core of our successful track record are our people, our commitment to client success, and our desire to make an impact through a creative, focused, and collaborative mentality.

We are currently seeking an IT/System Administrator to join our Software Engineering team at our offices in Thessaloniki. This person will  manage the organization’s IT environment and ensure the smooth operation, security, and optimal performance of our IT systems and Networks.

*Our infrastructure consists of mostly Linux workstations, complemented by a few Windows 10 and macOS systems, and Linux servers running either on bare metal or in virtual machines.

What your daily life will look like:

  • Be responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of internal infrastructure including setting up accounts and workstations for team members as well as performing hardware and software upgrades.
  • Manage, monitor and maintain the organization’s network infrastructure (switches, routers etc.), troubleshoot issues and ensure seamless connectivity. 
  • Perform other server administration tasks, including user/group administration, security permissions, group policies, research event log warnings/errors, and resource monitoring.
  • Provide technical support to team members and troubleshoot both hardware and software issues they might encounter. 
  • Create clear IT policies and ensure that all members understand and follow them. 
  • Manage user accounts, permission, and access rights. 
  • Implement and maintain security protocols and best practices. 
  • Create and maintain proper documentation of network configurations, procedures, user guides etc.
  • Participate in our Agile methodologies and track tasks by using Confluence and Jira. 


What your strengths are:

  • 2+ years of database/network/system administration, or any other relevant experience.
  • Hand-on experience with Linux systems and servers (preferably in Debian-based distros)
  • Knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols.
  • Hardware configuration and troubleshooting (memory/storage upgrades etc)
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools.
  • Experience in implementing IT operations best practices, including security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols.
  • Excellent oral and written skills in Greek and English. 


What is nice to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Working experience with virtualization, preferably Xcp-ng, or equivalent.
  • IT/Linux certifications e.g. CompTIA (A+, Cloud+, Security+) 
  • Experience with backup and recovery procedures, system performance monitoring tools, directory services,  virtualization, HTTP traffic.
  • Experience in supporting/administering Cloud platforms (preferably Azure).
  • Familiarity with Ansible.


What is it like to work with us:

DEUS EX MACHINA will provide you with the resources and advanced tools necessary to deliver best-in-class results for our team, in a workplace that inspires collaboration and creativity. Our people are the most important asset and we always strive to provide them with a good work-life balance. What to expect working at DEUS:

  • Competitive compensation packages based on qualifications.
  • Flexible work schedule 
  • ​Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Private​ life &​ health insurance 
  • Well-being activities
  • Room to experiment, learn, and have fun
  • Peers with big smiles and fascinating ideas
  • A multi-disciplinary​, multinational​ team that values trust and autonomy

If you like the description above, we are looking forward to receiving your application. Please apply with your latest CV in English.

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