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System Expert - IT-OM-SPS-SIC-AM

Date: Mar 1, 2021

Location: Lafayette, IN, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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System Expert - IT-OM-SPS-SIC-AM


Location: United States : Lafayette, IN

Function: IT

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: IT


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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Provide Global Site Infrastructure Services to assist Evonik sites in continued operations of their Site Infrastructure and Communications systems (SIC), in order to support business processes for company IT Operations Management, affiliates, plants, and facilities in such a way as to meet the system requirements of performance, reliability, and project time constraints in the most cost-effective manner. Provide the technical expertise to develop, modify, maintain and support such systems.



  • Delivery of global and local site requests with a focus on Site Related IT services in Site, laboratory and logistic environments.
  • Primary responsible for consulting of projects with an understanding of the business, Site and functional requirements, spanning IT disciplines, including the identification of possible problematic points and the derivation of measures of action, i.e, Infrastructure projects.
  • Recommendation and steering of internal and external providers regarding technological requirements, service quality, and ensuring control for compliance with performance parameters.
  • Observation of the methods, tools and trends available on the market for identifying opportunities for new infrastructure technologies, processes and systems.
  • Project Management skillset required includes, but is not limited to, requirements gathering, scope development, planning, budgeting, oversight, control, reporting, documentation, closure and lessons learned


  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in IT or a related field with 5+ years of experience or 10+ years of professional experience with expertise in the areas of information technology, automation, network infrastructure technology.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated project management skills covering inception to completion.
  • Experience working in a team and in an international environment
  • Ability to make short business trips domestically and abroad.
  • Attentive to timely support of customer incidents and requests.
  • Willing to participate in an on-call system.
  • Network Infrastructure Technical knowledge is required in a broad range of sub-fields (Infrastructure and security) with the ability to translate this knowledge into a persuasive presentation to the customer.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of theory, analysis and application of cabling systems and Network Infrastructure technologies.
  1. Experience and knowledge with the following technologies

            i. Ethernet cabling cat5e, cat6, cat6a.

            ii.Fiber-Optic installations and media (Corning, Ortonics, Bertek,…)

           iii. Data Center and/or Facility Rooms data cabinet support and installations.

           iv. Data Center HVAC and Fire Suppression knowledge.
  • Excellent customer focus and communication skills with the ability to understand, review, and ensure compliance with Service Level Agreements (SLA’s). 
  • Self-learning, intercultural teamwork, with strong conflict management skills will be significant keys to success.
  • This position will be integrated into the FD-IT-OM global organization. Work must be coordinated with other disciplines, and FD-IT-OM worldwide. 
  • Experience working under pressure of project deadlines, keeping up with ever-changing technology, and integrating diverse systems. 
  • Ability to create and maintain Site Network Infrastructure documentation as it relates to locations, rooms, equipment, and configuration.

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.


Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette