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Specialist Information Technology
u blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA. (
General Job Goals
  • End-user support (both locally and in remote offices) through a ticketing system, often challenging because of the highly technical R&D activities undertaken on the sites being supported, and the systems they use.
  • Support in the following areas:
    • LAN management and day to day network administration tasks.
    • Set up accounts and workstations on-site and remote locations.
    • Periodic updates of windows and network security updates, Anti-virus updates, etc.
    • Ensuring a safe and secure working environment, taking the necessary measures to keep the networks/workstations free from viruses.
    • Day to day hardware and software troubleshooting, including any necessary hardware servicing as and when required.
    • Setup and installation of software on end-user systems.
    • Ensuring individual user's data is kept secure and confidential.
    • Ensure all hardware and software license agreements are fulfilled.
    • Ensuring reasonable precautions are taken to guard against data loss or corruption, or damage to hardware.
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems, according to the requirements
  • Collaborating with and supporting the other members of the IT Team around the world with the challenges they face day to day.
  • Creation and maintenance of IT-related documentation for all systems.
  • Creating and improving IT processes to more efficiently provide enhanced, but consistent services to the business.
Knowledge of the following technologies is required.
  • A mixed Linux distribution environment
  • Storage systems and networks (SAN)
  • VMWare virtualized environments
  • Network infrastructure (both on-site and inter-site - e.g. VPN, Firewall and Routers)
  • Backups and disaster recovery
  • Monitoring and Alerting.
  • VOIP systems (will be a plus)
  • Data Encryption techniques
  • University Degree in Computer Science or Computer engineering.
  • Experience 5¬†years
  • Strong Linux working experience
  • High level of hardware troubleshooting experience
  • Technical skills to support mixed Linux and VMWare environments.
  • Good team player attitude and necessary inter-personnel skills to provide a good internal customer service
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Good English communication skills and in writing
Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology.

We are looking forward to receiving your application.
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