System Administrator Linux Solaris - NATO - Germany

Geilenkirchen, Germany
Negotiable daily rate
11 Apr 2017
09 May 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

System Administrator Linux Solaris


LOCATION: Geilenkirchen, Germany


DURATION: 6 months with possible extensions

CONTRACT: Consultant

SALARY: Negotiable daily rate

WORK HOURS: Monday to Friday, occasional weekends / evenings



  • Applying standard operating procedures to ensure efficient operation, administration, maintenance (both in-house and outsourced) of assigned IT/CIS systems
  • Applying standard operating procedures to provide 2nd level user support for assigned NAEW&C networks, Internet, System Software, data safety, support facilities for software and data maintenance, and other assigned special purpose IT/CIS systems
  • Executing essential operational support to all NAEW&C organisations, including, when needed, the provision of support for contingency operations on a 24 hours a day, seven days a week basis, for an extended timeframe
  • Applying skills and techniques required to conduct advanced and in-depth troubleshooting of the back-office IT/CIS infrastructure
  • Executing and/or supporting at the NAEW&C level, IT/CIS trial installations, installation compatibility testing, software conflict identification testing and mitigation, in-house and outsourced technical support and maintenance (repair, replacement, upgrades) for assigned IT/CIS Systems;
  • Applying standard operating procedures for user account administration, system software and data configuration management, quality assurance of the technical system (product) and for the maintenance of (in-house and outsourced) support processes and their technical documentation
  • Executing and/or supporting installation services for IT/CIS system software and data (i.e. operating system software, compilers, database system software etc.) and for IT/CIS service application software and data on servers
  • Executing and/or supporting installation services for IT/CIS system hardware, software and data (i.e. operating system software, compilers, database system software) on server platforms;
  • Applying standard operating procedures to ensure all IT/CIS Systems comply with local and NATO security policies;
  • Applying configuration management policies and procedures (i.e. user and system administration, licence monitoring, product version identification and control, etc.) on both server and related client platforms;
  • Executing routine and contingency support for IT/CIS system installation and maintenance efforts at the MOB, at FOBs/FOL, and at other deployed locations;
  • Taking part in the IT/CIS flight or provides support for Operations and Exercise, Audits, Inspections and Technical Support Visits (TSVs) to the FOBs/FOL and other deployed location;.
  • Ensuring documentation of assigned NAEW&C IT/CIS systems and networks are kept up to date.


  • Solaris 9,10,11 (Administration level)
  • SAN / NAS
  • NFS
  • ZFS
  • Zones
  • LDAP
  • LDOM (Solaris Sparc virtualization)
  • Veritas NetBackup
  • ZFS Storage Appliance