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Company: New Sia Greece S.A

Posted on: February 04, 2020

Ref. Code: Sr. Systems Engineer

IT, Banking/Financial Institutions, Business Services, IT, Staff, Attica - Athens, Permanent

Description / Requirements

SIA Group is a European leader in the design, creation and management of technology infrastructures and services for Financial Institutions, Central Banks, Corporates and the Public Sector, in the areas of payments, cards, network services and capital markets, providing services to over 50 countries. SIA currently processes 7.2 billion issuing and acquiring card transactions and handles over 84 million payment cards in 23 European countries.
SIA plans to create a “Competence Centre” in Athens aiming to address the card business development activities for the SIA Group, to provide “best in class” card processing services in Greece and other European countries via the usage of the HPS PowerCARD suite.
For our new dedicated PowerCARD Competence Centre in Athens we are currently are looking for a Sr. Systems Engineer in order to strengthen our IT Infrastructures Department.
The jobholder will be responsible for:
  • Carrying out corrective and maintenance actions in case of errors and malfunctions in order to ensure the functionality of the components in the production environment
  • Providing specialist assistance for second level problem determination and problem solving needs 
  • Developing programs, new architectures, functionalities and tools for development and management users
  • Contributing to the optimization of the operating system, the SW and the HW, the tuning of the base software, and the sizing of the managed archives
  • Performing training and skill transfer activities
  • Developing, optimizing and organizing training for the systems within his/her competence 
  • Designing and executing technical tests on the systems within his/her competence 
  • Optimizing the base HW and SW operating system and installed database resources, ensuring the correct functioning and optimal architecture in relation to technological evolution and company objectives
  • Performing tuning of base SW, subsystems and programs and capacity planning studies 
  • Optimizing the sizing of managed archives
  • Carrying out research and development activities for new HW and SW solutions 
  • Providing specialized assistance for particularly complex problem determination and problem solving needs 
  • Performing functionality analysis and provides application consulting
  • Coordinating with vendor for tickets, responsive to user community
  • Application Management
  • Administering, configuring, tuning, and troubleshooting JBoss in a clustered environment
  • Implementing application security in JBoss EAP

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related subject
  • 6+ more years of related technical experience in application management
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science and / or relevant Certifications will be considered additional assets
  • Middleware experience in a Linux environment
  • Experience working with JBoss, Apache, Tomcat, RedHat Linux as related to JBoss engineering design, development, and implementation
  • Good understanding of security configuration and experience in security management and SSL certificate implementation would be considered as a plus
  • Good understanding of Java policy configuration would be appreciated
  • Tools the Elastic, Kibana and Grafana or similar tools would be considered as a plus 
  • Understanding of install, diagnostics, automation, and support would be an asset
Other Skills:
  • Working effectively with others in a team environment while enhancing a positive atmosphere
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in a team
  • Customer service orientation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills both in Greek and English
  • Ability to learn quickly and understand internal business processes / functions
  • Ability to participate in 24/7 on-call support rotation with ticket support and escalation procedures


Our company offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus based on performance
  • Private medical program
  • Training and Development opportunities 
  • Continuous opportunities for career development in a dynamic, international environment


Please send your CV by quoting the job title "Sr. Systems Engineer" in the subject.

More details about the company can be found here; https://www.sia.eu/en