Applications and Systems Engineer (Dutch speaking) - Amsterdam

  • BaseFarm
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 11, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

For our Operations Center team in Amsterdam we are looking for an Applications and Systems Engineer.

Are you a technical enthusiast with experience in Linux, Windows and networking? Do you like to apply your technical and communicative experience in a responsible position running and optimizing our customers’ services? Do you want to help our customers and fellow engineers continue to grow? Are you eager to kick-start your career as IT engineer? Then you are the person we are looking for!

About the role
Operations Center ensures the business critical environments of our customers are up and running. The team of Applications and Systems Engineers solves incidents, performs changes, deploys releases and acts on alarms from monitoring systems. Together we work on some of the most frequently visited websites in the Netherlands utilizing technology spanning from networking to application management. We do most of the work in daytime but some evening and night work is part of the role. The four-person team in Amsterdam is part of an international team of 40 engineers. 


  • You have a college degree or an equivalent working and thinking level;
  • You have full Dutch and English language proficiency;
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Windows server, Red Hat Linux and networking;
  • Knowledge and experience with monitoring systems;
  • You communicate with customers in a professional way.

It is an advantage if you have:

  • Experience in working according to ITIL standards;
  • Experience in working with business critical customer internet environments;
  • Knowledge and experience with Application Management, web services, clustering, automation tools, virtualization, hardware and storage.

Key competencies

  • Customer oriented
  • Team player
  • Self-development
  • Accurate
  • Cool when under pressure
  • Technical skills
  • Cross functional thinking
  • Written communication

Why Basefarm?
Basefarm offers a fun and stimulating environment among highly skilled colleagues who all share a passion for IT. Our culture is characterized by a strong team spirit. Every individual has an important role in creating and delivering stability and solid solutions to our customers. We often call Operations Center the Talent Factory for Basefarm; there is hardly a limit to what you can learn more about! We focus on thorough training and continuous learning in our daily work.

Please send your CV and motivation letter