Senior System Administrator
Geisenheim, - Full Time

Senior System Administrator | Hybrid position in Europe
Are you a System Administrator with a passion for technology and a broad knowledge of IT-infrastructure environments? Do you want to be responsible for the availability of our digital environment? Do you want the ability to keep innovating and assuring a state of the art IT-infrastructure? Welcome to Topcon Positioning Systems. 

This is your challenge
As System Administrator at Topcon, you are responsible for our four datacenters (in Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK). Working closely with your 12 colleagues in the multidisciplinary IT Infrastructure team, you develop and maintain the (on premise) environment, guaranteeing optimal availability for our colleagues in Europe. Your tasks will among others consist of: 

  • Installation and configuration of new software and hardware, including the server, storage, network, devices and firewalls.
  • Monitoring system performance, IT system operations and storage utilization, and taking action accordingly.
  • Developing, documenting, communicating and enforcing a network technology policy.
  • Planning necessary hardware or software upgrades to support system growth, and execution of these upgrades in cooperation with your team.
  • Provide third line support with escalated help desk requests.

Please note that this position will require on site presence at least once per year, per site. This vacancy can be filled by a candidate currently residing in Spain, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands or the United Kingdom (or willing to relocate and eligible to work in any of these countries).

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, or similar level through experience.
  • Several years working experience in a similar position.
  • Broad knowledge of system and network engineering.
  • Experience in using VMware and Linux technologies. 
  • Relevant certifications (i.e. VCP-DCV, MCSE, AZ-100) are considered a plus.
  • Fluency in English (written and verbal).

This is our offer
We offer you a competitive salary package, room for personal and professional growth as well as the autonomy to fill your role as you see fit. Furthermore, we offer you a warm organizational culture, focused on achieving our goals as a team. 

This is our organization
Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA ( We design, manufacture and distribute productivity tools for developing a brighter future. Whether cultivating the earth or building upon it, Topcon brings innovation in workflow automation and seamless connectivity of data to construction, geopositioning and agriculture industries focused on developing a sustainable tomorrow. You are the technical expert in the area of system administration for complex operating systems.

We look forward to receiving your application and will contact you within 3 working days. Please feel free to contact Paul Bertens (RecruiterShare) via +31 6 4329 9305 or if you have any questions regarding this vacancy.