Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people, and creating an environment where our 17,500 employees around the globe can thrive.
We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers’ challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in.
Early 2018, Imerys has launched an ambitious internal transformation program to foster efficiency within the group : MAKE IT #1.
MAKE IT#1 Group wide digital transformation is reshaping Imerys Digital landscape, encompassing 5 pillars : a set of common language and processes, a global ERP Core Model S4 / Hana based, a common collaboration platform (GNOC, GSOC, unified WAN) and a common unified IT organization.
MAKE IT #1 aims at implementing common IT Tools for our business units / divisions. In order to enable seamless development and roll out of these new tools, Imerys IT is also evolving from IT division centric organization to a more integrated IT with strong regional IT platform.
EMEA IT RCC (Regional Competency Center) implements and enforces standards and policies as defined by the Group. EMEA IT RCC designs, deploys and supports regional and division specific solutions and applications.
This position is part of EMEA IT RCC organization in Infrastructure team.
The IT Infrastructure System Administrator participate in the team that designs, configures, and supports physical and cloud based internal and external networks, servers, and storage solutions as well as all corporate applications and systems.
He has a global view over his workloads to ensure capacity management .
JOB SCOPE / DIMENSIONS
User number : 5 000 IT users
Server number : 800 owned
Data Centers : 4 Regional, 8 BU shared, 50 Computer rooms
Applicative map : 20 central applications, 50 local applications
Project number (functional / technical) : 5 projects per year, including 2 major projects per year
Team size : 5 to 10
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Install and manage servers and fix possible issues,
Take care of escalated tickets (Support or services requests) on systems,
Manage backups and restorations.
Assist in server configuration (hardware and software) depending on projects,
Assist in the server virtualization,
Participate in the improvement of the Headquarters computer rooms or Datacenters of the zone,
Assist in sites integration projects in Imerys IT,
Participate in the operation of Asset management tool (computer inventory, software deployment, patch management).
Coordinate and collaborate with network engineering, business application, and IT Support team to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of corporate servers to meet business demands,
Participate in key process improvements as they relate to the client / server environment,
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS
Inside the company
Hierarchically attached to the IT RCC System Admin Leader
Interact with Architects and Experts in each Service Lines
Regional IT Teams or administrators to coordinate actions
Address Group level Infrastructure Manager when necessary
Participate to project steering committee meetings in his perimeter
Outside the company
Infrastructure solution providers
Subcontractors related to infrastructure management
Education and Experience requirements
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering
10 years of professional hands-on experience with infrastructure system management
Experience in project management
Extensive experience implementing, migrating, managing, and operating systems / applications
Fluent or native English speaker
Knowledge of Infrastructure standards and good practice
Infrastructure risk management and security competencies
Knowledge of Imerys internal organization
Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company
Conversant in French or another European language would be advantageous
Soft skills and abilities
Leads self & Leads others
Strong leadership and management skills with the ability to draw and embody a strategic vision
Coaching and mentoring skills combined with adaptability to an evolving and growing IT environment
Flexible working hours to accommodate diverse geographic locations
Safety oriented and driven, leading by example on all matters on safety
Communicates & Collaborates
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal and collaborative skills
Ability to proactively communicate detailed information to management and project team
Project and task oriented with a focus on details
Strong organizational, resource management and planning skills
Superior analytical mindset
Problem solving ability with a rigorous mind-set
Continuous improvement mindset
PHYSICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS
The employee uses computer and telephone equipment. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.
International travels around Europe may require a physical effort associated with luggage and professional computer transportation.
Hours can be extensive as well due to travels.
Job requirements may correspond with reduced mobility situation.