System Administrator

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Technical and Customer Support
Mainland Europe
Paradox Interactive AB
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Are you an experienced and passionate systems administrator and would you like to work at a successful computer games company? Read on and learn how you can be part of a fun and hardworking team! This is a new role in the department and as such there are strong possibilities to tailor the role with the IT manager.

We are looking for a talented systems administrator to join our small but dedicated IT team, currently consisting of two IT technicians and our IT manager. We believe you have a thorough infrastructure knowledge attained from a few years of experience from server and infrastructure operations, with a focus on setting up and operating virtual environments. You are well versed in the administration and configuration of JIRA, Windows Server and VMware, although experience from Linux and Hyper-V and AWS or Azure is meritable. Main responsibilities include proactively maintaining and updating our core systems and services to live up to our established KPIs, supporting our colleagues in their day-to-day work as well as contributing to the future design of our IT environment. You will be trusted to take ownership of one of our key systems and ensure that it is maintained in an efficient and secure manner as well as keeping yourself and others up-to-date with new features and implementations. The role may also include leading internal projects within the IT department.


  • JIRA Administration
  • Server management, troubleshooting and capacity planning
  • Backup routines and monitoring
  • Plan and deploy OS & application updates and security patches
  • Documentation
  • Fulfillment of service desk requests

Required qualifications

  • JIRA Administration and maintenance (preferably on-premise) 3+ years
  • Windows Server & Client 5+ years
  • SSO solutions 3+ years
  • Hosting environment, both physical and virtual (VMWare/Hyper-V) 5+ years

Meritable qualifications

  • Linux experience
  • Storage solutions
  • Networking & Firewalls
  • Web servers, load balancers and DNS management
  • Infrastructure monitoring software (Nagios/OP5)

As a person we think you are pragmatic, goal-oriented and service-minded. You like helping people and are able to work well both in teams as well as independently. You are thorough and prefer long-term, stable solutions over quick fixes. Furthermore, you are able to take own initiatives and take a proactive approach to ensuring our IT delivery is smooth and efficient. The role is very broad and includes everything from helping out with basic user requests to designing new architecture for our future needs.

Practical information

Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to: IT Manager
Location: Stockholm

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

Since we strive for a more even gender distribution we highly encourage women to apply to this role.

Contact Details:
Paradox Interactive AB
Tel: -
Contact: Martin Kullberg

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