ALK-Abelló A/S

patching, monitoring, SCOM, VMware, SolarWinds

IT System Administrator – IT Operations

To support our new IT strategy, we are looking for new colleagues within system management, SAP, LIMS and IT infrastructure architects, IT operations specialists and IT supporters. If you have any of these skills, come join a Global IT organization in a company on an exciting change journey with a fantastic purpose.

Are you experienced in IT system administration with competences and drive to ensure a smooth running IT infrastructure platform? Do you have a technical background managing Windows servers combined with an adaptive mindset, and a motivation to work across technologies? If so, please come join our great team of IT experts in Krakow.

World leader in allergy

ALK's aspiration is to become the world leader in allergy by helping as many people with allergy to a better life by providing options of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of allergy. In Global IT, we contribute to this aspiration by supporting the organisation with modern IT tools and technologies, and by delivering world-class support to our many colleagues around the world.

Your role as IT System Administrator

Working in close collaboration with application experts, the infrastructure teams and the colleagues in IT Operations, you will ensure a smooth and stable operation of the IT Infrastructure platforms while addressing any issues by troubleshooting and implementing necessary changes.

You will participate in the ongoing monitoring, maintenance, support and troubleshooting of IT infrastructure platforms ranging from the physical datacenter including storage and VM hosts to the application layer on the Windows servers, where your special attention is on the administration and maintenance of Windows servers.

You will also be involved in IT Operation related projects working with the backup & restore setup including disaster recovery testing and performance as well as monitoring processes working with SCOM2019 and other monitoring applications. You can also expect to participate in projects that are anchored in other teams but require participation from IT Operations.

It is therefore important that you are motivated by keeping all our IT platforms in mint condition and that you have a strong drive. GxP Compliance and documentation are a part of our mindset, so experience and demonstrated ability to achieve compliance in an effective and useful way is an advantage.

Travel activity is expected from 15 to 30 days per year.

Fields of responsibility

  • Ensuring the IT infrastructure platforms run smoothly
  • Administration of Windows servers including full life cycle management
  • Participating in IT Operations daily system monitoring and troubleshooting as well relevant projects
  • Handle escalated incidents and service requests
  • Ensure GxP-compliance and technical documentation of own area
  • Participate in weekend phone watch rotation schedule

Your qualifications

As a candidate for the role you have:

  • An education in computer science, engineering or similar
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and administrate Windows servers – certification in this area is an advantage
  • Experience with Microsoft technologies such as SCOM, OM & SCCM/MECM, SQL and Powershell is an advantage
  • Experience with Veeam backup technology is an advantage
  • A proative and analytical mindset and a structured approach
  • Experience with GxP and qualification of computerized systems is an advantage

Global IT at ALK

Global IT at ALK is a global organisation of approximately 140 employees with three main hubs in Hørsholm, Madrid and Krakow and IT staff on our production sites and regional sales hubs in Germany, France and North America. Today, ALK has most IT competences in-house and you will have qualified colleagues across the globe.

We believe that good results and IT services go hand in hand with securing development and learning opportunities. Employees are encouraged to show respect and help each other every day. You will become part of an IT organization where we put competence and substance over format and presentation and prioritize iterative interactions.

Our new IT strategy contains several new IT programmes and projects aimed at revitalising ALK's IT infrastructure and application landscape. You will have the opportunity to work with and impact our:

  • Global monitoring solutions
  • Standardizing and automating server builds and maintenance
  • Analysing and providing proposals for new initiatives


We look forward to hearing from you.

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