Coherent Senior Systems Engineer IT (m/f) in Dieburg, Germany

Senior Systems Engineer IT (m/f)

Job ID #:6135Location:Germany - Dieburg

Functional Area:Information TechnologyEducation Required:Bachelors Degree

Position Type:Full Time - Temp/InternRelocation Provided:No

Experience Required:5 - 7 YearsTier

Job Description and Responsibilities

Coherent is searching for aSenior System Engineerto manage core highly available Microsoft infrastructure services including Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure. This role will be a critical part of the infrastructure team providing scalable, reliable solutions for the business. This is a temporary position (limited until December 2017).


Manage Microsoft Hybrid Cloud services including Azure, Office 365, Enterprise Mobility Suite (Azure AD Premium, MFA, RMS) with seamless integration with On-premise technologies

  • Manage, maintain, and operationalize core Microsoft security and identity technologies including ADFS 2012 R2, Microsoft PKI, and Identity Manager

  • Manage and maintain EMC storage environments

  • Manage secondary storage solutions and archival/backup solutions (NetBackup)

  • Work with applications teams to develop automation to improve DR for critical services and increase the reliability of existing Business Continuity plans

  • Deliver and maintain Server applications such as IIS, SQL Server, LDAP, and Radius/NPS, including the development of a roadmap for continuous improvement and version upgrades

  • Manage and maintain global Group Policies

  • Provide operations support including log analysis, workflow, troubleshooting, service optimization, account management and installation/maintenance/updates of Microsoft technologies

  • Perform day-to-day operational support of the Windows and VMWare environments including the development of run-time automation and improved ability to reduce the amount of operations overhead required to maintain the environment

  • Design and deploy best practices regarding system monitoring, change control, service level agreements, and lead/assist in the creation of the company‚Äôs infrastructure policies and standards

  • Work with department managers and IT staff to analyze and resolve problems associated with technical issues, and recommend solutions for changing needs

  • Provide after hours on call support on a rotation schedule with other staff members

Education and Work Experience


Minimum of 5+ years of experience engineering Information Technology infrastructure, specifically regarding Microsoft technologies

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple problems and issues with minimal supervision, excellent organizational skills, a teamwork approach to work but also act independently to solve problems when necessary

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, resiliency in the face of continual change, and ability to handle high demands

  • Strong knowledge of Office 365, Azure IaaS/PaaS, PowerShell, SQL, VMware ESX, Hyper-V, PKI, SAML 2.0/ADFS, NetBackup

  • Candidate must have ability to manage projects and understanding of project methodology

  • Demonstrated experience must include senior level Windows systems engineering work

  • Available for occasional international travel

  • Experience supporting global corporate computing environments is required

  • Good oral and written German and English communication skills, strong interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including overtime and after hours work. Must be periodically on call for after-hours support