For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.
Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!
End User Services (EUS) of GfK is responsible for managing and administrating the global corporate identity, email, workplace and collaboration services based on a hybrid model leveraging cloud (Office365, AZURE AD, JAMF PRO, Intune, Microsoft Teams etc.) and on-prem technologies (SCCM, Active Directory) to GfK’s global workforce.
We are looking to immediately hire an EUS Infrastructure Engineer for the Identity & Email Services team. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly expanding and successful team. We are looking for someone with a hands-on technical background who has effective communication skills. It's your chance to work with the best in the industry in a solution focused and customer-oriented environment.
The position is project based until the end of 2021.
As a EUS Infrastructure Engineer you will have the following key accountabilities:
The primary role of the Senior engineer will be managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting the on-premise Active Directory and Exchange 2019 environment together with the Azure cloud based Office365 tenant and online hosted services (Exchange Online, Azure AD, Azure AppProxy, Intune etc.) in the current / future operating model in a systematic and structured manner
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, analysis of business requirements, configuration of 3rd party software implementation of infrastructure solutions, creation of documentation, testing and maintenance of directory and messaging services infrastructure
Department is responsible for the design, creation and maintenance of following initiatives for Identity and Email services: design and implementation of concepts based on industry standard practices for the corporate directory, group policies, security groups, GPO, PKI, ADFS, user and computer objects, logon authentication, scripts, replication, forest and domains, release management, production, user/account provisioning, LDAP/application support, Office365/Exchange Online administration in a hybrid environment and third level problem management support.
Participates in architecture reviews to ensure that solutions comply with standards, policies of corporate approved technologies supporting the delivery of global objectives and strategies.
Works and collaborates closely with InfoSec to keep the security level up to date with industry standards and develop strategy for new projects in IT area
Routinely exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and criteria for achieving personal and team objectives
Participate in cross-division, multi-functional teams and be an active contributor to the SAFe Agile practices within the global Infrastructure team
Now that you know what EUS Infrastructure Engineer does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?
Minimum of 3-year related work experience managing an enterprise level Active Directory domain (or multi-domain) and cross-domain management
Good and applicable knowledge and proven experience of Active Directory and related technologies (DFS, DNS, ADFS, Replication, Topology, LDAP, etc.) management, troubleshooting, and design within a large multi-domain environment
Good experience with email hygiene and message transport policies (such as Mimecast etc.)
2-year experience with managing and administrating Microsoft Azure cloud-based services (Azure, Office 365)
Basic experience in Microsoft Exchange 2019 administration
Medium experience with implementing and understanding of IT Security best practices and controls for Active Directory and Identity Management
Good knowledge of Windows Server Operating System, and other Microsoft infrastructure products (on premise and cloud based)
Basic experience & knowledge in at least a few scripting and / or programming languages – PowerShell mandatory
University Degree in IT, Cybersecurity or related subject area
Very good English language skills in both written and spoken
Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:
Exciting work environment that brings people together
Use of the latest digital technologies
Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results
3 additional non-working days annually
Discount program with external vendors
Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
Variety of sport activities such as football and traditional Bulgarian dances
Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city centre and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd
All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.
Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!