System Administrator / IT-Security Engineer (m/f/d) Career Opportunities

System Administrator / IT-Security Engineer (m/f/d)



Organization

Established by the Financial Stability Board in June 2014, the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation
(GLEIF) is a not-for-profit organization created to support the implementation and use of the Legal Entity
Identifier (LEI). GLEIF manages a network of partners, the LEI issuing organizations, to provide trusted
services and open, reliable data for unique legal entity identification worldwide. GLEIF services ensure
the operational integrity of the Global LEI System and facilitate making the LEI a broad public good
available on our website. As a result, the LEI remains the industry standard best suited to providing open
and reliable data for unique legal entity identification management. Learn more at www.gleif.org.

Position Summary

The System Administrator / IT-Security Engineer will, in a team, operate and support the GLEIF server
environment and network infrastructure in line with GLEIF policies and procedures. The individual
will work closely with the User Administrators and will support the corporate IT in this role. The
individual is responsible for the quality, scope, effort and timeliness of provided services.
We seek an individual with the ambition and skill to work in a highly motivated team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technical Management of software applications and infrastructure
  • Management and performance tuning of databases (MySQL/MariaDB)
  • Design, implementation and continuous improvement of monitoring strategies for new
    vulnerabilities to IT security
  • Evaluation of new software updates and patch management, to ensure and maintain IT
    security of GLEIF systems
  • Investigation and solving of technical issues
  • Create and maintain technical documentation of configurations and procedures
  • Collaborate with Project Managers and Developers
  • Provide direct support to Software Developers and IT staff
  • Work with outsourcing and cloud partners regarding external IT infrastructure and interfaces

Experience and competencies for success

  • At least 3+ years of experience with professional systems operating (e.g. LAMP stack)
  • Excellent Linux command line skills, especially bash and ansible scripting
  • Experience with highly available, distributed and virtualized systems
  • Good understanding of DNS, TCP/IP, HTTP and load balancing
  • Experience in managing MariaDB databases and Galera clusters (including backup, restore,
    replication, ….)
  • Familiarity with CI/CD and utilization of appropriate tools (preferably GitLab CI)
  • Ability to leverage various tools for systems/infrastructure monitoring (e.g. Prometheus,
    Grafana)
  • Knowledge of security principles and best practices
  • Very good analytical thinking and understanding of processes
  • University degree in Computer Science or similar preferred
  • Possessing team spirit and good communication skills
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic work environment
  • Fluent spoken and written English
Department: IT Development & Operations
Reports into: System Administrator Team Lead
Management responsibility: No
Location: Frankfurt
Scope: Full-time

All foreign applicants from outside the EU must have a valid work permit to work in Germany.

What we offer

This is an opportunity to make an impact on the transparency of the financial services and other
industries in a not-for-profit, stable business that is committed to investing in the foundation, its partner
relationships, and its employees. You will join a highly motivated team with the mission to successfully
implement the Global Legal Entity Identifier system. Compensation and benefits will be of course
adequate to the position.

In addition we offer

  • Professional development
  • Join and work with us in a flexible and mobile working environment
  • Multicultural organization with the office directly in the city center of Frankfurt
  • Open office space that facilitates & encourages collaboration; headphones allowed
  • Beverages & fresh fruit in the office
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • iMac workstation with 2 displays; custom keyboard if required
  • Company iPhone & Macbook

We look forward to your application. Please send your résumé alongside a letter of interest to
hr@gleif.org.