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Senior Systems Engineer, Spain & Europe

Closing Date:
25 Jul 2018
Competitive base salary plus company bonus & benefits
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Hours Per Week:
Job Description
We are seeking an organized, results-driven Senior Systems Engineer to join our team.
Working within the Enterprise IT Infrastructure platforms, the Senior Systems Engineer position will help provide system designs, product assessments, and customer consulting to ensure the highest quality solutions are delivered by the IT Organisation. Providing technical recommendations and options to management is a key responsibility. The position must also focus on keeping current on technologies important to our infrastructure and be able to provide technical leadership.
  • Participates in and lead technical implementation, upgrade, production support, and maintenance activities that support mission critical business operations.
  • Leads the technical design and implementation of systems or solutions for the organization.
  • Defines, supports and adheres to infrastructure standards.
  • Participate in requirements gathering of internal or external business needs and translate into solutions
  • Works with the IT team to design HW / network / storage / telephony / Cloud solutions.
  • Supports supplier evaluation and selection activities from the technical operations and ongoing support perspective.
  • Collates findings and supports recommendations for Senior IT leadership and business customer sign-off.
  • Provides technical leadership as required, including knowledge transfer.
  • Provides technical escalation point.
  • Works with direct management on technology recommendations and roadmaps.
  • Leads in architecture design and implementation of virtualization and cloud environments.
  • Provides on-call support as needed.
This role will be based in Madrid with regular travel expected within the Region. 
As our ideal candidate, you’ll be:
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience in a related business or analytical subject; such as, economics, mathematics, statistics; computer science
  • Qualification or knowledge of project management disciplines and service
  • Detailed knowledge of infrastructure development including emerging cloud technologies
  • Certification or working on Certification in Networking Design, Storage, Virtualization, or cloud
  • A proven track record in managing and optimising IT infrastructure within property, hospitality, retail or leisure sector including budget accountability. Fast growth, acquisition and multi-site experience would be advantageous.
  • Experience of current in-use infrastructure technologies including cloud, virtualization, and automation and working knowledge of servers, storage, and network design is essential
  • Experience in Data Center Migrations
  • Experience of hardware, communications and telephony developments and products.
  • Adept at problem-solving taking a broad perspective to identify or participate in defining solutions
  • Significant experience in managing contracts, services and external resource providers.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to engage and effectively communicate highly-technical ideas to a non-technical audience.
Greystar is a market leading fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment, development, and property management of multifamily residential rental properties globally. The European business is rapidly growing, providing exceptional student accommodation as well as an expanding portfolio of Multifamily rental apartments in some of Europe’s most iconic cities. Our residents don’t just pay for accommodation they’re paying for a lifestyle and that means exceptional quality housing and services.
Building our people’s careers, recognising their efforts and celebrating their achievements is part of our DNA. Ours is a fast paced and inspiring environment where you’ll work alongside industry experts from day one – and as a growing business -  we offer competitive incentive and benefits schemes and exceptional learning opportunities to help you to reach your potential. 
If you are as passionate as we are about redefining excellence in Apartment Living, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Greystar.
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All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening, which will include verification of your employment history and right to work in Spain, as well as checks against the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) and PEP (Politically Exposed Person) databases and a Criminal History check.