Chemaxon is an industry-leading cheminformatics software company helping early-stage drug discovery and chemistry research for more than 20 years. Our clients are top pharmaceutical companies, innovative biotech startups, and leading academic institutions.
We are agile, innovative and friendly, offering compelling opportunities for frequent collaboration and cross-training with teammates and stakeholders.
We operate internationally, with regional teams based in Budapest (HQ), Prague, Boston, San Diego and Basel (Switzerland), along with distributors in the Asia Pacific. We are in an exciting time of organizational and business growth, so now is the perfect time to join our team!
About this opportunity
If you are a self-starter and skilled Microsoft Azure System Administrator or IT operations engineer ready to take on a dynamic role in a fast-paced environment and have a passion for delivering exceptional results, we'd love to hear from you. We're seeking a dedicated individual to join our IT team, where you will play a crucial role in maintaining and optimizing our office IT infrastructure while ensuring seamless integration with various company departments' tools and systems. Join us in shaping our technology landscape and making a significant impact on our business.
About your responsibilities
- Azure Cloud Management: Drive the creation of Chemaxon’s Azure cloud infrastructure, ensuring scalability, security, and cost-effectiveness. Implement best practices for resource provisioning, monitoring, and optimization.
- Azure Active Directory (Azure AD): Administer Azure AD, including user management, group policies, single sign-on, and conditional access to ensure secure and efficient access to resources.
- Dynamics 365 Integration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate and manage Dynamics 365 applications (Business Central), ensuring smooth operation and alignment with business needs.
- Linux Server Administration: Manage Linux servers, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
- Network Design and Security: Design and maintain network infrastructure, including firewall and VPN configurations to ensure data security and efficient communication.
- Identity Provider (IDP) Management: Oversee identity and access management using Azure AD and other IDP solutions. Implement and maintain secure authentication and authorization mechanisms.
- Departmental Tooling Integration: Work closely with different company departments to understand their tooling needs and integrate their systems with existing resources. Ensure optimal performance and data flow between tools.
- Scripting and Automation: Develop and maintain scripts for automating routine tasks, configuration management, and deployment processes, enhancing efficiency and reducing manual interventions.
- Version Control: Utilize version control systems to manage configuration files, scripts, and infrastructure-as-code artifacts, ensuring a consistent and auditable approach to changes.
- Business Architecture Alignment: Collaborate with other Foundation teams to align IT solutions with the company's strategic goals, ensuring technology supports and enhances overall business objectives.
- Mentoring Junior Administrators: Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to junior administrators, fostering their professional growth and helping them develop advanced technical skills.
- Office IT Equipment: Oversee office IT equipment, ensuring proper setup, maintenance, and user support.
Experience, skills and knowledge you should bring to us
- Hands-on Linux server administration experience (1+ years).
- Hands-on experience (1+ years) as a Microsoft Azure System Administrator.
- Network design and security expertise, including firewall and VPN management.
- Hands-on experience with Azure cloud services, Azure AD, and Dynamics 365 administration.
- Familiarity with Identity Provider solutions.
- Strong understanding of scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, etc.) for automation.
- Proficiency in version control systems (Git, etc.).
- Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
- Strong communication and collaboration abilities for working with cross-functional teams.
Bonus skills that will help you hit the ground running
- Certifications (Azure, Linux, AWS) are a plus.
What we offer
- Hybrid-way of working (8 days/month home office)
- Private health insurance (Medicover)
- Generous annual training budget supporting your professional development (off-site training, international conferences, e-books)
- We work with global Top500 companies (R&D) and leading academic institutions, giving you a chance to gain insights into these dynamically evolving industries.
- Inspiring working environment - leisure and recreation area, playing corner for children, English lessons, yearly user conference with social programs, innovation days
- You will be a valued member of a creative and supportive agile team
- Everyday use of English in a multicultural environment
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