Windows System Administrator (m/f/d) - Job Heidelberg, Frankfurt am Main - Stellenbörse heidelpay Group

Windows System Administrator (m/f/d)

The heidelpay engineering organisation is growing rapidly and is looking for a full-time system administrator for Windows-based IT infrastructure who is interested in helping us to realise and build on the next stage in our product and technology journey. You will need to have a strong understanding of Microsoft infrastructure and client technologies, Microsoft-based systems setup, configuration and administration and know how large-scale Microsoft-based infrastructures and Microsoft client ecosystems are operated.  You will have the ability to administer, construct and support Microsoft-based infrastructure and systems and the ability to provide stellar levels of friendly IT support to our staff that will help enable Heidelpay’s hyperscale growth plans and its unique product innovation roadmap.

What you will do

  • Administer, develop and support our evolving Microsoft Windows-based IT infrastructure
  • Be a key role in IT projects by supporting the introduction of new enabling applications and technologies as well as t the construction of important new systems
  • Provide super-friendly and professional IT support to our staff
  • Robust patch and software management
  • Support and optimise our IT security
  • Install hardware and software and provision physical and virtual IT equipment
  • Nurture good working relationships with teams and colleagues across engineering and product organisations
  • Work closely with our external service providers and partners
  • Provide user, system, network and server administration with an eye to enabling improved reliability and scalability through automation
  • Monitor, maintain and troubleshoot the evolving heidelpay system and infrastructure ecosystem with attention to increasingly intelligent, automated and granular monitoring, smart alerting, speedier resolution and continual improvement of system and infrastructure availability, performance and resilience
  • Re-configure, improve and administer systems of businesses that heidelpay has acquired and wishes to integrate into the heidelpay group
  • Create easy to understand and use documentation including training documents, procedures, work instructions and tool/technology evaluations
  • The technologies you will work with include Active Directory, DNS/DHCP, Microsoft Exchange Server, Office365, Windows tablets/laptops/desktops, AWS, Terraform, Docker and the latest Identify & Access Management, User Endpoint Management and Threat Management tools
  • You will contribute to the identification, understanding, evaluation and selection of new and emerging system administration and management technologies (from Microsoft and other vendors/sources), tools, practices and techniques that are aligned to heidelpay’s group-wide architecture and technology selection principles

Your profile

You should have

  • Sound and practical understanding of modern system administration and infrastructure security principles
  • Several years of professional experience in the maintenance of diverse server environments ideally in large growing geographically distributed organisations
  • Deep knowledge of:
    • Microsoft Server administration / troubleshooting
    • Microsoft Active Directory, policies, DNS, DHCP, CA
    • Microsoft Exchange Server
    • Microsoft Windows
    • PowerShell scripting
    • Microsoft Azure and / or Amazon AWS
    • Citrix
    • MDM e.g. JAMF, Okta, OneLogin
  • Relevant industry accreditations e.g. Microsoft, Citrix
  • Good and practical understanding of routing and switching
  • Experience with modern distributed infrastructures (public, private and mixed cloud environments) and tech stacks
  • Sharp focus on end to end scripting and automation to avoid all repetitive tasks
  • Preference for cloud-native approaches and tooling
  • Sound technical background and experience
  • Passion for structured working, attention to detail and documenting things well
  • Thirst for staying up to date on the latest and emerging Microsoft infrastructure, tools, products, patches and broader industry technologies, tools and techniques
  • Good collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, delivery focused environment
  • Experience in supporting agile working environments that use scrum/lean work practices
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)


Great if you have

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Good experience in administering systems in fintech or an analogous regulated industry
  • Relevant AWS certification
  • Experience in using key cloud infrastructure tools such as Terraform
  • Knowledge of containerisation tools such as Docker

What we offer

  • Personal Development and training opportunities for shaping and realising your career goals
  • Fast-paced work environment with creative freedom to implement your own stack of ideas
  • Opportunity to actively contribute to the future of the heidelpay Group
  • Personalised onboarding experience
  • Flexible working hours and ability to work remotely
  • Excellent working atmosphere in an ambitious, diverse, and agile team
  • Internal knowledge sharing forums, best-practice sharing and continuous learning
  • Fun events and outings such as our Summer party, Christmas party and much more

Apply now!

You want to make a difference? You feel comfortable in a familiar working atmosphere? You like to work in an ambitious, internationally operating team? You are enthusiastic about new technologies and a unique industry? If you answer all questions with "yes", then heidelpay is the right place for you!

We are looking forward to your application!