IT System Engineer (focus MS SQL and Windows)

Adjustable Workload
Corporate Services


  • Responsible for ticket handling (2nd/3rd level) within the Compute team.
  • Manage, maintain and improve MS SQL Server infrastructure to ensure availability, optimal performance and security.

  • Maintain and improve the SQL Always-On Cluster, Windows servers, ensuring performance, availability and security.

  • Assist colleagues regarding infrastructure requests and with troubleshooting.

  • Support internal IT projects, offering expertise in SQL server, Windows server, and its automation.

  • Automate standard service requests and infrastructure lifecycle management.

  • Monitor and proactively address potential issues in the SQL and Windows server environment.

  • Document technical processes and configurations to facilitate knowledge sharing.


  • You have at least three years of professional work experience.
  • Precise and meticulous work habits to ensure accuracy in tasks and deliverables.

  • You display independence and initiative, contributing innovative suggestions for improvement.

  • Excellent understanding of MS SQL and Windows servers.

  • Experience in managing virtualization environments and possess good knowledge of VMware infrastructure.

  • Strong skills in creating, expanding, and adjusting scripts using PowerShell.

  • You demonstrate a robust technical understanding of foundational IT concepts enhancing your troubleshooting capabilities.

  • Keen interest in staying ahead of IT trends, demonstrating a passion for understanding and experimenting with emerging technologies.

  • In our international environment you can communicate confidently in English, knowledge of German is an advantage.

What do we offer you? 

 Our benefits include: 

  • Possibility to reduce working hours up to 32.5h/week.
  • Option for condensed working week - you can condense your working hours and spread it across 4 working days.

  • Hybrid workplace - option to work both from home or office in Porto.

  • Time and money allocated for your upskilling.

  • 25 days of Annual Leave.

  • Flexi-time - organize your own working hours according to your daily needs. 

  • Trusted sick leave.

  • Private Health Insurance.

  • Top-notch equipment & working with cutting-edge technologies. 

  • Referral bonuses.

  • Various social Zühlke events.

At Zühlke you will feel included.

  • We welcome people from all backgrounds, regardless of their gender, personality, national origin, race, religion, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status or disability. We communicate openly with each other, assess ourselves honestly and enjoy working a team. We work in a diverse and multicultural environment with people from all over the world.
  • Apply to learn more about this opportunity at Zühlke. Even if you feel you don't meet all the requirements yet, we are still happy to get to know you, learn more about your ambitions and ideas. We look forward to receiving your application.

Adjustable Workload
Ansprechpartner für Portugal

Laurinda Lopes

Recruiting & Talent Relations

Laurinda Lopes joined Zühlke in May of 2021 and is a Global Delivery Center Talent Acquisition Team member. Her background is in Psychology and Recruitment. Fascinated by human behaviour, she is trying to find the most talented people to join Zühlke.