Head of Linux&Unix Department

Vilnius - Telia
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Mes esame

My name is Giedrius Staskunas and I am leading IT service management unit within Telia Lithuania organization. We are 200+ professionals IT Unit providing full stack of IT infrastructure services for Telia Lithuania and our business customers across the Baltics. Currently I am looking for Head of Linux & Unix to join our unit.

Is this your next opportunity?​

Linux & Unix department is 40+ IT professionals who are primarily responsible for providing webhosting, video streaming, Managed OS Linux (Various OS distributions: Red Hat, CentOS, HP-UX, Ubuntu, Debian, Oracle Linux, SLES, Solaris), Managed DB Oracle, Managed SAP Basis services as well as supporting dedicated customers IT infrastructure taking care of server maintenance, daily operations, automation, solution architecture and solutions delivery. In unit’s responsibility we have more than 3000 servers dedicated for Telia internal services as well as for our business customers.

You as a leader will be responsible for

  • Bringing the right people in to drive actions and results. Identifying, coaching and developing people to enable them grow and perform at their best. Creating an engaging team atmosphere and inspiring people. Setting ambitious goals, creating clear accountability for action and removing barriers that prevent people from succeeding.
  • Arrange units work to ensure delivery of IT services to end customers. Operational responsibility of services within units scope, cost management of services in scope , ITIL processes, ISO certification, audits and policies etc.
  • Definition, development, and assurance of SLI, SLO, OLA and service level agreements with other business units and business customers. Reporting on IT service quality.
  • Ensure lifecycle of all technical platforms and solutions within unit’s responsibility including architecture, technical roadmaps, investments, daily operations, resource, and competence, TCO and etc
  • Managing of IT partner and vendor relations. Negotiation of supply and support contracts, tenders, procurement.
  • Managing expectations, objectives and demands of stakeholders, conflicts, recourse needs, follow up KPIs, feedback, cross team collaboration improvements, future needs, way of working, etc.
  • Plan, monitor and follow-up departments investments and Operational expenses

Is this you?

For this position, we are looking for someone with strong IT background and proven leadership experience. As a person you have a passion for customers, technology, and leadership. Technical innovation excites you and you are curious to find the ways how to do things better, faster and with less effort.

Your personal competencies:​

  • Strong capability to build relationships between people and between organizations​
  • Excellent coaching, communication, mentoring and change management skills​
  • Understanding large scale IT operations with high demands on stability and security​
  • Dare to challenge the current “as-is” state, stress to simplify the complexity and constant seek for automation
  • Motivation to care for our employees, stakeholders and customers​

Your experience:

  • In depth knowledge and experience of IT infrastructure including Servers, Unix/Linux platforms, networking, virtualization technologies
  • ITIL knowledge
  • Proven experience of support process automation
  • Good understanding of IT architecture principles
  • Experience with public clouds (AWS, Azure) would be strong advantage
  • Experience building and providing IT services for external business customers would be strong advantage
  • Leadership experience – manager of mangers with business/technology line responsibility
  • Experience in forming high performing teams
  • Relevant University degree​.

What will you find at our home?

We believe that people thrive in a purpose driven and values-oriented culture. You will be part of an exciting journey to “Reinvent better connected living” and we promise to help you grow, both professionally and personally. We believe in self-leadership where you take responsibility for expressing yourself and achieving great results. IT & telecommunications is not just our business, it's our passion. You will join a winning team, to work with talented people and help create ideas and solutions for efficient business and better lives.

We offer a monthly base salary from 5 200 EUR gross depending on your experience. Besides for each employee Telia has additional employee benefit package which includes:

  • Health insurance and pension plans
  • Various Telia and partners discounts and offers
  • Additional vacation days
  • Workcation
  • Flexibility that enables work-life balance
  • Chance to grow both personally and professionally with our internal programs
  • Open, relaxed and fun working environment
  • +19 000 awesome colleagues across Nordic & Baltics.


If you fancy joining our team, don’t hesitate to apply! If you want to know more about the job you are welcome to contact me

We look forward to receiving your application and to make sure that your personal data is kept safely, we kindly ask you to apply through our recruitment system. Last day to apply is 2022-06-20.

Welcome to Telia – Home to your next big opportunity!
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Everything we do is reflected in our purpose: To reinvent better connected living. That’s how we make a difference for our customers in the big and in the small. That’s how we contribute to the lives and livelihoods where we are present. Our skilled people and partners, innovative technologies and powerful networks are there to make daily life smoother and richer for our customers and help societies and business become more efficient and sustainable. Welcome to Telia, the home of your next big opportunity and a place where everyone can be themselves with equal access to opportunities.