Infrastructure Analyst
Stadt Zürich
vor 2 Tg.
For our client, a provider of reinsurance, insurance and other related business services in Zürich, we are looking for an individual as

Infrastructure Analyst

(contract for 6 months with option for extension, full-time). The earliest start date is as soon as possible.

  • Respond promptly to user requests for technical assistance Install and maintain desktop and data centre technology/equipment. This includes installing, configuring, diagnosing, repairing, patching and upgrading all IT hardware and equipment while ensuring its best performance
  • Use JIRA issue tracking platform to record, track and manage requests through the support lifecycle
  • Drive issues through to resolution and hand off to relevant 2nd and 3rd line staff members when needed
  • Monitor global systems, network links, virtualized platforms and application health through shared Orion dashboards, resolving operational issues, or escalating to Experts
  • Provide out-of-hours emergency support in response to important infrastructure issues and urgent user requests
  • Creation and deployment of Windows application packages through appropriate packaging tools and Altiris.
  • Manage month patch deployments through RNR's existing automated patching framework.
  • Perform user training and IT system inductions during staff onboarding and at regular intervals as new systems are deployed and added to the support portfolio
  • Ensure data backups and DR arrangements are running up-to-date, and observing corporate data protection and retention policies
  • Manage local data centre operations, coordinating installation and maintenance work with vendors and remote hands support and ensuring appropriate data centre change control processes are followed
  • Work with IT Security staff to ensure all relevant policies are followed, Assist Security team with Vulnerability management and patching
  • Support tactical infrastructure project initiatives, supporting deployments from the through handover from project teams, where needed
  • Always challenge the 'status quo' of RenaisssanceRe infrastructure systems and platforms in both tactical and strategic ways, raising the quality of service of delivered platforms and systems
  • Take advantage of opportunities to further develop subject-matter expertise and or/ professional growth; seeks out new information and work assignments that stretch and challenge
  • Identify innovative solutions and improve work process
  • Share relevant information on issues and incidents, and contribute to dialogue with management and peers
  • Provide support to the Application Development teams on infrastructure issues affecting either vendor provided and proprietary software
  • Manage, maintain and support mechanical and engineering equipment through appropriate support and maintenance vendors (including structured cabling within the office environment, air conditioning maintenance and UPS servicing)
  • Any other responsibilities relevant to the operational support of infrastructure systems


Your qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A college/university degree in a suitable scientific field (Computer Science, Math, Physics etc.)
  • One (or more) VMware, Linux, or Microsoft certification(s) an advantage
  • CCNA or relevant networking experience an advantage
  • 3+ years' experience supporting a multi-vendor environment including Linux /VMWare / Microsoft Products
  • 3+ Years' experience in Server and desktop hardware monitoring and support
  • Experience working with Microsoft Operating Systems, including Windows 10, Servers 2012, 2016 and newer.
  • Experience with Microsoft directory services; Active Directory, Group Policy, AGPM, DNS & DHCP
  • Good experience in one of the following virtualisation platforms: Citrix XenApp/Xen Desktop; VMWare vSphere, ESXi & Horizon View
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge to support the Microsoft suite of applications (Office 365 – Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) Operational and implementational knowledge of software distribution and patch management platforms such as Symantec Altiris or SCCM
  • Solid experience in content and collaboration tools such as Office 364, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and OneDrive
  • Have worked in a change-controlled environment, paying attention to regulatory and audit requirements & controls
  • Excellent Customer Service, Verbal and Written Communication Skills Skill in automation and scripting experience in a suitable systems programming language (Python, PowerShell, Ruby)

    Application process
    Interested? You can find more information here: Infopackage. Please apply via the "Bewerben" button below and answer all questions, otherwise we will be unable to process your application.

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