IT Systems Manager

MSC Cruises
November 12, 2018
MSC Cruises
IT Jobs
Systems Manager
not specified


According to MSC Cruises’ procedures, the IT Systems Manager ensures a smooth running of all on board IT systems, as well as any other associated network and computer/peripherals.


  • Works with all on board and ashore departments to ensures a smooth running of operations of all on board systems and networks;
  • Performs maintenance of all IT systems;
  • Ensures smooth running of all on board IT hardware, performing repairs;
  • Ensures data reception / transmission to/from the ships, receives new cruises data, executes electronic surveys, LAN set-up etc.;
  • Manages the IT team, as well as trains and develop their knowledge and competencies;
  • Is on call 24/7. 


  • Fluent English, oral and written. Any additional European language is considered an advantage (Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish and French);
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent;
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of: UNIX, MS Office 2003 and 2007, Win XP Pro, Win 2000 Pro and Server, Win2003, (Standard and Enterprise), Windows Server 2008, MS Office 2007;
  • Experience in troubleshooting, basic hardware and printer repairs;
  • Network management skills;
  • Experience in managing integrated IT networks controlling on-board cashless systems (such as Fidelio Cruise and Micros systems);
  • STCW certification is compulsory (basic fire fighting, personal survival techniques, elementary first aid, personal security and social responsibility);
  • A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work on board.


  • Possess a valid passport and when possible a seaman book copy.

STCW Certificates

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Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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