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System Manager Private Cloud

About the job

Visma IT & Communications is looking for a passionate OpenStack specialist with a passion for design, architecture, configuration, rapid deployment, scalability, automation.


You must have a drive to develop high quality processes that will run in an unusually complex technical environment. You will be a member of the Infrastructure Team, where your skills and contributions to manage our Private Cloud will be very visible. Together we will build our green-field Private Cloud based on OpenStack. You must love to help team members and to receive help from them. The team is international so you will use English both written and orally. If the descriptions above fit you, and you can check several of the following bullets, Visma IT & Communications can offer you a very interesting work and competitive terms.


Your skills:

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in related fields, with an overall minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

  • In depth knowledge of processes, research and performance analysis capabilities

  • Negotiation capabilities and problem solving mindset

  • Experience in a multi-tiered, distributed and diverse infrastructure and in large environments

  • Experience working on a large OpenStack deployment is a plus

  • Must be comfortable with the concept of software defined networking and NFV.

  • High level of experience with automation, compute, storage systems, and network systems

  • Ability to work with minimal direction, yet able to work in a team environment

  • Strong Scripting and Orchestration skills

  • Strong Linux Skills

  • Experience in OpenStack Nova, Neutron, Glance, Horizon, Keystone, Cinder, Ceilometer, Heat is a plus

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes

  • Understanding the IT Service industry as well as the relevant marketplace

  • Effectively cope with change; comfortably adjust to alterations in work activities; able to decide and act with limited information; effectively handle risk and uncertainty in ambiguous situations

  • Demonstrated resilience, diplomacy, influence, relationship building, and problem solving skills in a variety of situations

  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and experience dealing effectively with a wide range of people

  • Fluency in Business English is required

  • Customer oriented behaviour

  • Fast learner - research capabilities for obtaining required information.



  • OpenStack design, architecture, installation/deployment, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting.

  • Using DevOps processes, creating and automating methods to scale OpenStack compute, control and storage within and across data centers

  • Automate the backup, failover and disaster recovery procedures of an enterprise OpenStack environment

  • Develop, automate and manage patching procedures for underlying OSes, tools and OpenStack components

  • Manage and optimize workloads across availability zones

  • Collaborate with IT Security to implement cloud-related security and compliance policies

  • Test and install OpenStack infrastructure patches

  • Actively contribute to further develop the Private Cloud Area and of the Infrastructure  in cooperation with the Team manager/Director of IT Development.



Visma offers software and services that simplify and digitise core business processes in the private and public sector. The group operates across the entire Nordic region along with Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe. With over 8,500 employees, more than 900,000 customers and net revenue of NOK 11,389 million in 2018, Visma is one of Europe’s leading software companies. Visit


Visma IT 


IT service delivery in the digital age means rapid growth and major changes as emerging technologies introduce paradigm shifts. Cloud service delivery is the next major driver. Success in changing environments requires the ability to innovate, design and deliver while providing steady and secure IT deliveries.


In addition to providing IT services to our customer portfolio, Visma IT provides all Visma business units with the tools and infrastructure they need to deliver state-of-the-art solutions and services to their customers. By giving employees access to the right technology, we ensure quality at all stages of the customer journey. We also provide data storage in on-premise environments, in hosting environments and in the cloud, both public and private.


Our international teams base their work on an extensive knowledge of IT service delivery in both on-premise environments and the public and private cloud. Security is our number one priority, and to ensure that we comply with all laws and regulations, we are ISO certified in the areas of security, quality, project management and IT service delivery.


What Visma offers

We offer an exciting position in an international working environment where you will be part of a dynamic and highly skilled international team. You will have good opportunities for career development through internal training and diverse work assignments in a prominent international company. We offer competitive terms and conditions.


We conduct background checks on relevant candidates through our partner Semac.


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