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Systems Administrator (m/f/d)

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Date: Jan 6, 2021

Location: Weimar, DE, D-99423 Berlin, DE, D-10963

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.

 

Summary / Role Purpose

A Systems Administrator I will be making a contribution to the business by providing reactive user and system support. They will operate within given policies and procedures (including the relevant ANSYS Quality System procedures) but have a reasonable amount of discretion to take independent action. The focus for roles at this level will be to assist in the effective delivery of IT support and contribute to global teams. This position can be located in Weimar or Berlin (with some travel to our Weimar office - 2d/week)

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Basic Installation, configuration, and maintenance tasks for Windows and Linux systems using standard deployment and management methods. Tracking and documentation as required.
  • Perform standard operations in a Data Room/Data Center (racking, cabling, system maintenance). Coordinate and carry out basic maintenance on Data Centre systems ( replace faulty cabling, hard drives, etc.)
  • Evaluate and respond to tickets by resolving them or collecting data with attention to detail for dispatching to L2/L3 support. Track assigned tickets and escalate issues, as required, to L2 ( and above ) support tiers to ensure timely resolution of requests.
  • Managing desktop configurations and verifying patch management levels across the organization’s workstations.
  • Providing desktop support via telephone, chat, remote session, or in-person for local and remote sites.
  • Routinely monitor the IT infrastructure, report and handle hardware/software issues, escalate issues and outages to corresponding L2/L3 support tiers as required, perform upgrades to the existing infrastructure systems on as needed basis.
  • Collaborate with other IT functions on complex business requirements, including design and integration points.
  • Support the IT Asset Management process including ordering, purchase requisitions, receiving, validating invoices.
  • Coordinates vendor deliveries, visitors and office events.

 

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Associate degree / appropriate technical qualifications with a reasonable amount of relevant experience and training.
  • Ability to demonstrate technical problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and an aptitude for providing customer service.
  • Good organizational skills are required.
  • Familiarity with Ticketing Systems.
  • Should be able to work on the phone and computer for an extended period of time.
  • Physical ability to move and set up various computing environments and access server rooms and technical closets which are not all barrier-free.
  • Core Competencies include: Customer Focus, Ability to Learn, Communications and Teamwork
  • Good German language skills and/or willingness to improve/learn
  • Travel to our Weimar office location (e.g. 2x per week)

 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in computer/technical related studies preferred
  • Knowledge of Linux networking and storage concepts.
  • Experience with backup systems and methodologies.

 

CULTURE AND VALUES
Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

 
WORKING AT ANSYS
At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
 
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
 
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
 
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
 
Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
 
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.