Windows & Azure System Administrator

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced system administrator keen on PowerShell and Windows. We are not technology bound and we like exploring the limits of available products on the market, while driven by client needs.

At Melon, you will be part of a multi-tech team, with your responsibilities focused at:

  • Maintaining an Azure DevOps CI/CD solution deploying highly available hybrid architecture across Azure and multiple on-prem locations.

  • Planning, testing and deploying automation procedures for repetitive tasks using PowerShell.

  • Incident, root cause analysis, capacity planning and availability management for the customer environment.

Key technical skills

Windows system administration, building and operating web solutions infrastructure, focus on automation and CI/CD, cross-realm troubleshooting, monitoring of workloads, Microsoft Azure.

Key personal skills

Strive for innovation, excellent cross-realm (users/management/TLs) communications, good presentation skills.

Keep in mind, we are as interested in your work experience and background as we are in the kind of person you are. At Melon we believe there are three key qualities to being a good teammate, as well as client: being smart, delivering results and being nice. This is why beyond your skills, we value character, reason and sense of humor, and we appreciate potential for growth.

Key benefits

We asked 150+ people in Melon “What you love most here?”. The definite answer was: 

„The people”. 

Alongside with:

  • the Variety of Projects;

  • family Culture;

  • sincere and Open Communication b/w colleagues;

  • Work-from-Home possibility;

  • Flexible Work Time;

  • My Team Lead (no kidding!).

We’ve managed to create – totally out of the cliché – a really calm and accommodating environment here. Sure, we have all the common jazz – co-funded sports card, transportation, parking, additional health insurance, fruits & refreshments at the office, mini-team buildings and events, annual team building that gathers together everyone from Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo and Skopje offices.

You would be our perfect match if you have 2+ years of experience in system administration and you consider yourself as an knowledgeable in at least 3 of these subjects:

  • Managing Windows Server and Windows 10.

  • Implementing and supporting web solutions.

  • PowerShell scripting and ability to create meaningful algorithms for non-standard use cases.

  • Key networking concepts – DNS, Routing, Firewalls, VIPs, Load Balancing.

  • Microsoft Azure with focus at Azure App Service & Virtual Machines.

Any of the following will be considered a strong advantage:

  • Experience with CI/CD various DevOps tools and scripting, especially Azure DevOps.

  • Experience with Designing & Implementing highly available cloud, hybrid cloud or traditional solutions.

  • Experience with Infrastructure as a code and Compliance as a code.

  • Experience with AWS and/or GCP.

  • Microsoft certification.

About us

Melon is one of the leading software companies in Bulgaria. We are a fast-growing business and our success is based entirely on our great team. We are one of the best places to work in Bulgaria.

Our services include software development for web and mobile, graphic design, eLearning systems and content. We work primarily for IT-related companies on the US and EU markets.

Our SysAdmin / DevOps team is taking care for Melon’s local IT needs while delivering cloud solutions to our customers. Our focus is designing and implementing highly available web solution with Infrastructure as a Code and Automation as key foundation in our approach. Currently we support 200+ Windows servers, 150+ workstations and a growing number of Cloud infrastructures in AWS and Azure.

What’s next?

Send us your CV. We will review it under full confidentiality. If you’re shortlisted, we’ll give you a call and invite you to a friendly interview over a nice cup of coffee.