Systems Administrator

  • Job ID: 2021-02
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • As part of our expansion plans for 2021, we are looking for a Systems Administrator to join our Technologies and Software Engineering department in Madrid.

    Context and background

    Nommon is a research-intensive technology company that provides information, quantitative analysis and decision support tools for the transportation market and other sectors where geospatial information plays a key role. Nommon’s commercial operations are organised into four business units:

    • Mobility Analytics, which analyses anonymised geolocation data from mobile devices to provide actionable information on people’s activity and mobility patterns.
    • Transport & Mobility, which specialises in data-driven transport modelling and simulation.
    • Aviation, which provides products and services for the planning and management of airports, airlines and air traffic management systems.
    • Analytics Accelerator, which explores and develops opportunities in other verticals such as smart cities & urban planning, retail & geomarketing, and energy & environment.

    Job description

    You will work alongside an international, multidisciplinary team of talented researchers, product engineers, developers and consultants to maintain and develop the technical infrastructure of the company. Responsibilities include:

    • Install and configure software on Windows and Linux platforms.
    • Support and maintain private and public cloud deployments on AWS, GCP, and other IaaS platforms.
    • Manage, deploy and configure hardware upgrades, software updates, security patches and other necessary items on an as-needed basis.
    • Perform daily system monitoring and backup procedures to ensure data security, availability and integrity of required resources.
    • Lead desktop and helpdesk support, making sure incidences are resolved in a timely manner.
    • Contribute to the development of the technological infrastructure roadmap of the company.

    Qualifications and skills


    • Vocational Education and Training in administration of computer systems or equivalent.
    • Solid knowledge of Windows and Linux administration and shell scripting.
    • Knowledge in configuration and monitoring of network devices, switches, routers, firewalls and VPN services.
    • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery.
    • Ability to speak, understand and write Spanish and English.

    Nice to have, but not indispensable:

    • Experience/knowledge in one of the following programming languages: Python, Java, C/C++.
    • Experience/knowledge in PostgreSQL or Mongo database administration.
    • Experience/knowledge in setting up and maintaining cloud computing environments.
    • Experience/knowledge in storage and backup administration.

    Salary and benefits

    • Annual salary: 25.000 – 35.000 €.
    • Long term and stable position.
    • Regular performance and salary reviews.
    • Nice, well-located office in the centre of Madrid.
    • Flexible working hours and possibility for occasional home-office.

    How to apply

    To apply for this position, please email your CV and a copy of your academic transcript along with a covering letter in a single document to with the subject line ‘Job Application 2021-02 Systems Administrator’.

    We always reach out to all applicants, so wait for our call or e-mail over the next few days after your application is submitted.