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IT-OT System Administrator (m/f/d)

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Guardian Glass is a global leader in glass manufacturing. Our around 17,000 employees worldwide manufacture various glass products for the commercial, residential, interior, automotive and technical applications segments in our state-of-the-art production facilities. The product range includes both flat glass, float glass and value-added products such as Architectural solar control and thermal insulation coated glass.

We are proud of our corporate culture, which is based on the principles of Principle Based Management. Guardian is part of Koch Industries, one of the world's largest privately held industrial companies.

For our production site near Bitterfeld-Wolfen we are now looking for a

IT and OT Systems Adminstrator (m/f/d) glass production

full-time at our Thalheim, Germany plant.

Your tasks:

  • Traditional IT systems knowledge, mostly Process Network oriented (wired and wireless networks, infrastructure security, plant operational devices - printers, scanners, tablets etc., anti-virus and patching)
  • Cybersecurity - compliance with safety rules according to company standards, educating employees about hazards
  • Interface between the different teams such as engineering and global IT/OT teams
  • Propose new solutions based on the local experience, for future improvements
  • Testing, monitoring, and troubleshooting abilities
  • Building sustainable relationships with local vendors
  • Physical assistance for preventive and reactive maintenance related to IT/OT Hardware
  • Be able to take appropriate measures in case of failures, for preventive/predictive maintenance windows and for planned technology changes

Your experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or equivalent work experience
  • First professional experience in the administration of a network infrastructure (wired and wireless network, windows patching/updates, infrastructure security, anti-virus)
  • Working knowledge of current network communications devices and protocols as well as server and desktop technologies (esp. Windows Server)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, activities, and tasks simultaneously.
  • Previous work experience following change management procedures and maintaining a highly available infrastructure
  • Service-mindset
  • Minimum of intermediate level of German and English
  • Working knowledge of Cisco and VMware is very nice to have
  • Willingness to travel for business (10-20%)/ willingness to provide out of office hours support in emergencies

What Will Put You Ahead:

  • Desirable basic knowledge of ICS elements (industrial control systems)
  • Knowledge of production support systems Scada, HMI, data collectors, Historian
  • Industrial communication protocols, OPC, profinet, modbus
  • PLCs

If you are interested in this position or you know someone who we should get to know, please contact me via LinkedIn or apply directly via this link. #LI-SR7

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