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Backend IT Infrastructure System Administrator

Job Number:  64983
Group:  Magna Steyr
Division:  Magna Complete Vehicles Mesa
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Mesa, ARIZONA, US, 85212

Work Style:  Hybrid

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

As an engineering and manufacturing partner, Magna’s Complete Vehicle group helps traditional OEMs and new entrants to bring their automotive visions to life. At Magna, you will work in an innovative, international and dynamic team, always pursuing the goal of delivering high-quality products. We work in a diverse environment with global development opportunities. Together with our employees we constantly strive to create a better world of mobility. 


About the Role


As Backend IT Infrastructure System Administrator you will be responsible for planning, developing, operating and securing of the IT environment of our production plant and for supporting the local IT team with regards to all IT topics. Furthermore, you will make sure that the operation process follows defined ITIL processes and tasks to ensure an effective IT-service management. 

Your Responsibilities


  • Plan, develop and operate the local IT infrastructure in corporation with the Magna IT organization, consisting of
    • network infrastructure (WAN, LAN, WLAN)
    • security infrastructure (firewall)
    • server infrastructure (Windows Server, Microsoft SQL, NAS Storage, VMWare)
    • monitoring IT infrastructure
  • Provide 1st and 2nd level support (on-call duty may be required)
  • Administrate Microsoft exchange and teams environment
  • Secure IT operation and infrastructure (deputy IT security officer)
  • Support company-owned applications

Who we are looking for


  • At least 5 years of experience in IT backend operations, especially in network and server operation (Windows Server OS, Microsoft SQL, Cisco, VMWare,…)
  • At least 5 years of experience in IT security operations (firewall know-how of beneficial)
  • Knowledge of client management (PC, notebook, printers, mobile devices)
  • Knowledge of collaboration solutions (Microsoft Teams)
  • Willingness to participate in an on-call rotation
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to Austria for training
  • Fluent in English

Your preferred qualifications


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with a focus on continuous improvement 
  • Communication and project management skills
  • Resilience and adaptability in the face of challenges and changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to self-care daily business


You are driven by your passion for mobility, you learn continuously and make sure you never settle. We highly value collaborative, dedicated personalities who enjoy taking responsibility and share their profound technical knowledge proactively. We are convinced that together is the best way to achieve goals. Dream big. With us.

What we offer


At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits


  • Details on our benefits package will be provided during the recruitment process.


And now: It´s Your turn! We are looking forward to receiving your online application.
Please include your CV. As we are excited to learn more about you, please also submit a motivational letter including your salary expectation.


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us:
Tamara Kern

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.


At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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