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Employer: Cegeka Romania
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 15.11.2017
    Short company description

    With over 4000 employees, Cegeka is one of the most important independent ICT providers in the Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg). We help our customers with the development and implementation of applications, infrastructure, managed services, outsourcing, user support, desktop management, technical on-site support and consultancy. With our own data centers in Belgium and the Netherlands, we are ready for the future and for new business models, and so are our customers.

    In addition to the offices in Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Poland, on the Romanian Market, Cegeka has two offices: one in Bucharest and one in Iasi, with more than 400 employees.
    We have 3 Business Units: SOFAR – Software Factory Romania; CGMS – Cegeka Global Managed Services Center; STAID - Shared Technology and Infrastructure Delivery.

    At SOFAR, our division that deals with software development, the highest number of employees consists of Java, .NET, PHP, Mobile, SharePoint, Computer Vision, Blockchain Developers, reason for which main recruitment focus for this division is also placed on similar profiles.

    At CGMSC, our division that deals with infrastructure management, most of the employees are involved in support activities on various environments and technologies, among which we can identify Windows Servers, Linux/Unix, Citrix, VMware etc.

    Within STAID, we provide technical support and tools’ configuration through multicultural teams (Romanian and Belgian), that work with and on Networking, Python, MSSql or various security platforms.

    Are you authentic, involved, committed and eager to learn? Then you are the best fit to our team of professionals.

    We are eager to meet you and answer your questions. See you soon!


    Job mission:

    The CGMSC (Cegeka Global Managed Services Center) Division is structured on 3 main levels of technical competence: Support Technician, Support Engineer and System Engineer. The 3 levels act as a Team to ensure customer satisfaction.
    You are part of the 3rd Level Team whose aim is to guarantee and maintain the functionality of our customers IT infrastructures. Your mission is to deliver 3rd line support for incidents & problems of internal and external customers, assigned to you by 1st and 2nd level Engineers. You will investigate in depth technical problems assigned to you by the 1st and 2nd line by participating in a shift system that operates on 2 main shifts covering the time frame between 07:00 AM EET and 20:00 EET. In addition to those shifts that require your presence in the office, the Engineers also perform stand-by shifts, which are performed remote and are designed to cover the workload and critical issues outside Business Hours.
    You will collaborate with several teams with different technical skills. You will interact with Customers and third parties in order to provide a timely resolution to our Customers issues.

    Candidates must possess
    - 1.5+ years in a similar position
    - Excellent knowledge and experience of Linux operating systems
    - Very good knowledge of the following Linux distributions: RHEL, CentOS, Debian, SLES
    - Knowledge of enterprise class backup systems
    - Basic knowledge of MySQL and/or PostgreSQL database administration
    - Good knowledge of networking knowledge (ssh, tcp/ip, iptables firewall)
    - Fundamentals of storage technologies
    - Fundamentals of virtualization technologies
    - Very good analytical, technical and diagnostic skills
    - Communication and time management skills with the ability to track and ensure the success of multiple simultaneous projects
    - Demonstrated ability to identify process improvement opportunities, demonstrated knowledge of change management, and experience implementing new process/technology to standardize operations
    - Ability to adapt quickly to constantly changing business priorities
    - Strong desire to work in a collaborative environment

    Nice to have:
    - RHCSA and/or RHCE valid certification/s
    - Scripting skills would be a plus
    - Experience with Configuration Management Tools (is considered an advantage)

    Abilities Required
    - Professionalism is required in all communication with the clients (phone calls, emails)
    - Initiative is required in day to day tasks
    - Passion for IT and strong interest in self-development
    - Strong team spirit and involvement
    - Punctuality and flexibility - schedule adherence is one of the objectives of your activity and it will be taken into account during your performance evaluation
    - Ability to listen, learn and improve
    - Excellent English skills - both written and verbal
    - Willing to travel


    - Offer 3rd line support for our customers
    - Analyze incidents generated by our monitoring systems in order to quickly repair them
    - Analyze the support requests sent by our customers by phone, email or web submit
    - Timely update every support request assigned to your group
    - Accurate ticket documentation of the support request and troubleshooting steps taken
    - Take ownership and responsibility for all tickets assigned to your queue
    - Configuration, fine tuning and follow-up of Management Applications
    - Ensure reports & specific client reports are delivered in time
    - Create trend analysis reports per client
    - Create change & maintenance requests prior to implementations
    - Maintain the operational systems/resources at customer sites
    - Provide technical training for other levels when new projects/tools are integrated within Cegeka
    - Provide management with possible enhancements regarding the clients infrastructures
    - Create and modify the technical procedures, manuals and processes for monitoring projects
    - Create the technical documentation for all new Cegeka integrations (Server documentation, Architecture documents, etc.)
    - Interact with the customer, by positively exposing Cegeka during the direct communication with customers
    - Work in close collaboration with your colleagues to ensure that service delivery to the customer is of the highest standard
    - Work in accordance with the Cegeka quality standards, procedures, processes and internal regulations
    - Maintain a strict adherence to change management procedures before performing any change
    - Attend trainings and team meetings

    Other info


    - Headquarters in the central Bucharest area (Victoriei Square);
    - Flexible working environment, part of a dynamic team;
    - We leave you room to balance your work and private life - 22 days as annual vacation + additional vacation days according to the internal policies;
    - Private medical subscription, you can choose from 2 providers;
    - Meal tickets;
    - Free Gym Subscription - fitness, aerobic, pool (according to internal policies);
    - Massage within the company premises;
    - Team events (team-buildings, team hangouts, Christmas party, etc.);
    - Relaxation room (foosball, darts, board games, X-box, etc.);
    - Access to various training programs (soft and hard skills trainings, according to the internal policies);
    - Continuous learning and improvement activities;
    - Long term career development programs;
    - Being part of a growing organization with Belgian roots.