PEOPLE IN OUR HEARTS -

IT IN OUR MINDS

Nerd? Let's find out!

At Basefarm you will become part of a positive, pleasant, and stimulating working environment. Your colleagues are genuinely interested in technology and its application to business; colleagues who have plenty of professional pride and integrity. We have a slogan, "nerds, systemized", and this says a lot about our internal culture. We continually strive to make each other better.

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Senior Cloud Architect

Basefarm is a European managed service provider for mission critical it with services ranging from colocation in our own data centers to fully managed solutions, Big Data and Information Security. We are a truly hybrid cloud provider combining our local cloud platforms and public clouds to help our customers achieve their digital ambitions. Founded in 2000 in the Nordics we are today 500 employees in Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

Why Basefarm?

Basefarm is in exciting times as we are growing our areas of competencies and across Europe.  Many of our clients are already in the Cloud or on the runway to their cloud adoption journey. They will want to connect their infrastructure in the public cloud such as AWS or Azure to their existing environment, which may or may not reside in Basefarm data centers. Basefarm supports the full lifecycle of Cloud adoption as we’re working on all levels of the cloud maturity ladder. We are now looking to expand our Norwegian Consultancy team to ensure our clients receive the best possible technical consultative advice and guidance possible.

Position description

Our teams are setting industry-level standards around AWS and Azure solution management and delivery, and we’re looking for consultative tech savvies to join us. We are expanding our Norwegian team with talented and passionate Cloud Consultants who have the opportunity to shape and deliver a wide range of Azure and AWS services.

The Cloud Architect role is a critical part of the Basefarm practice. Our goal is to be a leader in the hybrid cloud market. To do this, we help clients with the “Analyze, Plan and Build”- phase when they want the benefits from a hybrid cloud offering. This could include technology from a shared platform, private clouds, public clouds, SaaS and all the emerging solutions in this market space.

Main deliverables

  • Acting as the Azure and/or AWS technical expert sharing best practices among clients and colleagues
  • Being a professional and objective advisor to clients
  • Grow Basefarm’s consulting area and contribute to the business development within hybrid/public clouds by implementing new market leading concepts
  • Deliver consultancy capacity to clients wanting to migrate to a Hybrid Cloud solution, either Azure and/or AWS services
  • Conducting an Analyze, Plan and Build phase that ensures a successful implementation of Basefarm’s services and/or Public Cloud offerings

Qualifications

It’s expected that you will spend considerable time with clients, hence great technical hands-on skills and communication skills are essential. We believe that you are a person that is modest yet still focused with your advice, curious and not hardwired. Additionally, you are expected to contribute to the business development and pave the way for new services and technology.

Moreover, we believe that you have the below skills and knowledges:

  • Successfully completed relevant IT education
  • 5+ years of IT industry experience
  • 5+ knowledge in Azure and/or AWS
  • Great adaptability skills, a diplomatic approach and the credibility of an Advisor
  • Experience in consultancy work (ability and attitude can compensate for lack of experience)
  • Broad experience in Operations
  • Documented knowledge in:
    • Cloud
    • Scripting and automation
    • Windows Server or Linux
  • Good communications skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Good communications skills in Norwegian, both verbal and written

 Preferred qualifications

  • It’s an advantage if you can relate or already have expertise within one or more of:
    • Big Data
    • IoT
    • AI
  • Understanding of IT standards such as ITIL
  • Knowledge and experience with agile methods
  • Experience with DevOps
  • Programming experience
  • Experience with operation of customer solutions
  • Application development and automated deployment

 People in our hearts, IT in our minds

IT is in our DNA. At Basefarm you will be offered a work environment where you are in the front of innovation. The people within are technically driven and genuinely passionate about what they do. As an employee in Basefarm you’re offered a lot of freedom, and we can guarantee a high paced environment with many challenges that you will help us overcome. In addition to our trainings and certification offerings you will, in this position, be at the forefront of the IT industry in a digital transformation.

We are a people’s company with a high ambition of becoming the leader in the hybrid cloud market. Our highly skilled people will take us there, and we welcome you to join our journey. There will be challenges and fun along the way!

Interested?

We are looking forward to reading your job application as soon as possible.

Cloud
Norway, Oslo
Final application date: 2018-10-21
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Nerd?

Operations Center er hjertet i det meste som skjer i Basefarm. Hos oss vil du jobbe med noen av de mest besøkte Internett tjenestene i Norge.

IT Operations
Norway, Oslo
Final application date: 2018-11-02
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Redovisningschef

Har du några års erfarenhet av controlling eller redovisning och är redo för ditt nästa steg? Vill du vara med och påverka ekonomiorganisationens fortsatta struktur, arbete och utveckling?

Other
Sweden, Stockholm
Final application date: 2018-09-23
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Microsoft and Azure Consultant (Dutch speaking)

Are you a senior Microsoft/Azure consultant with strong advisory skills as well as hands-on skills? Would you like to support our customers with your technical, innovative and communicative experience? Do you want to help our customers to take the next steps in their digital journey and help them to continuously improve? Then you might be the person we are looking for.

In this customer-facing role, you are an important part of our successful customer teams that make the difference for our customers and their businesses.  You will work in a dynamic and international team in close collaboration with other Consultants, Service Managers, Project managers, Sales, Service Desk Engineers and other technical specialists.

You will be advising our customers how their business applications are best supported with private, public or hybrid cloud solutions. Together with colleague’s you will work on the design, implementation, development and maintenance of the technical platforms of our customers.

You will primarily serve customers in the Netherlands, but possibly also international customers (e.g. Nordics or Germany). In this role you will make use of your experience with Azure, hosting and cloud infrastructures, Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory, IIS and MS SQL. There are many opportunities to develop yourself further and to contribute to the growth of Basefarm and development of our services.

You are the subject matter expert on Public Cloud with a strong focus on Azure, to customers but also internally.

Job requirements

  • HBO working- and thinking proficiency;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, both verbal and in writing;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent advisory skills and thinking in terms of solutions.
  • You have at least five years relevant work experience in a similar position
  • You are experienced in planning, coordinating, directing and performing activities;
  • Knowledge of and experience with ITIL;
  • Solid Knowledge and/or experience with:
    • Design of Microsoft (cloud) services
    • Managed services on Azure;
    • DevOps and Continuous Integration;
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016;
    • IIS, MSSQL, Active Directory and DNS;
    • Mission-critical environments with high-availability solutions such as clustering and load balancing;
    • Virtualization and networking
    • Microservices architecture

It is an advantage if you have the following:

  • Experience with other public cloud services such as AWS or Google.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Linux (LAMP platform).
  • MCSA certification;

Do you recognize yourself in the following competencies?

  • Fast learner
  • Self-starter
  • Trusted advisor
  • Teamwork
  • Organization sensitive
  • Analytical
  • Result-oriented
  • Planning and organizing
  • Quality conscious
  • Flexible

About Basefarm:

Basefarm is a leading managed services provider for mission critical IT with offices in Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Germany and Austria. We provide advanced technology solutions, high-end cloud services, application management, and colocation from our eight datacenters in Europe and mainstream (e.g. Azure and AWS) public cloud platforms.

Basefarm offers a fun and stimulating environment among highly skilled colleagues who all share a passion for IT. We offer good remuneration and secondary benefits, such as a training budget, a pension plan, commuting expenses, and above all a great atmosphere. We are proud of our Scandinavian roots and find a healthy work/life balance important and have a high degree of trust in our colleagues. You will be given the opportunity of working in a Great Place to Work - in 2018, Basefarm Netherlands was awarded title Best Workplaces 2018.

Cloud
The Netherlands, Amsterdam
Final application date: 2018-10-01
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Linux Systems Engineer (Dutch speaking)

Are you a technical specialist with a wide range of experience in business critical IT services? Would you like to add value to our customers with your technical, innovative and communicative experience? In this customer-facing role, you are an important part of our successful customer teams that make the difference for our customers and their businesses. Do you also like to help our customers and colleagues to continuously improve? Then you might be the person we are looking for. 

About the position:

As a Linux Systems Engineer at Basefarm you will be working on the design, implementation, development and maintenance of the technical platforms of our customers. Together with other Engineers and the Service Manager you strive to continuously improve our services to match our customers’ needs in the best way. Next to this you are responsible for changes, maintenance, optimization and solving problems related to applications and operating systems.

You will work in a dynamic team in close collaboration with other technical specialists (e.g. Linux, Microsoft, DBA, Infra) Operations center engineers, Service/Project Managers and Sales.There are many opportunities to develop yourself further. With this role you will make use of your experience with hosting and cloud infrastructures, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Puppet, Apache, Nginx, MySQL, Tomcat, Continuous Integration/Deployment tools (e.g. Jenkins), Docker, ELK stack and more. Your primary position will be System Engineer, but you may have additional roles such as:

  • Project Technical Coordinator– Together with the project manager you will lead implementation and migration projects for new and existing customers.
  • Technical Account Manager – for a selection of our customers you will be the primary technical contact person and coordinator. Together with the Service Manager and other technical engineers you will manage and further improve our services.
  • Stand-by Engineer (outside office hours) - During standby service you are available for 2nd line 24x7 support of our customers.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor working- and thinking proficiency;
  • You have at least five years relevant work experience in a similar position;
  • You are customer-oriented and have good communicative skills;
  • You are proficient in advising others and think in terms of solutions;
  • You are experienced in designing, implementing, testing and troubleshooting technical solutions
  • You are experienced in planning and coordination of technical activities.
  • Knowledge of and experience with ITIL;
  • Solid knowledge of and experience with RHEL based Linux
  • Solid knowledge of and experience with Puppet, Apache, Nginx, MySQL, Tomcat
  • Knowledge of and experience with Continuous Integration / Deployment tools (e.g. Jenkins), Docker and ELK stack
  • Solid knowledge and/or experience with networking and DNS;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, both verbal and in writing.

 

It is an advantage if you have the following:

  • RHCA, RHCE, LPIC 1/2 or other Linux certification
  • Knowledge and/or experience with virtualization (VMware), storage and backup.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with public cloud (Azure/Amazon)
  • Knowledge and/or experience in mission-critical environments with high-availability solutions such as clustering and load balancing;
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Microsoft Windows Server, IIS, MSSQL, Exchange, Remote Desktop, Active Directory.

Do you recognize yourself in the following competencies?

  • Team player
  • Customer focused
  • Continuously looking for improvements
  • Environmental and organization sensitive
  • Analytical
  • Result-oriented
  • Structured and organized
  • Quality conscious
  • Flexible

Why Basefarm?

Basefarm offers a fun and stimulating environment among highly skilled colleagues who all share a passion for IT. We offer good remuneration and secondary benefits, such as a training budget, a pension plan, commuting expenses, and above all a great atmosphere. We are proud of our Scandinavian roots and find a healthy work/life balance important and have a high degree of trust in our colleagues. You will be given the opportunity of working in a Great Place to Work - in 2018, Basefarm Netherlands was awarded title Best Workplaces 2018.

 

IT Operations
The Netherlands, Amsterdam
Final application date: 2018-10-01
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Senior Technical Engineer Linux

Do you want to be a part of hosting some of Europe’s most successful internet services? Are you motivated by technical challenges? Then the job as Senior Technical Engineer Linux at Basefarm might be the job for you!

IT Operations
Sweden, Stockholm
Final application date: 2018-09-30
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Applications and Systems Engineer (Dutch Speaking)

Are you eager to kick-start your career as IT engineer? Then you are the person we are looking for!

IT Operations
The Netherlands, Amsterdam
Final application date: 2018-10-01
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WORK LIFE BALANCE


At Basefarm we’re pretty flexible when it comes to managing workload and time. We believe work-life balance is an essential piece of your wellbeing and well-needed to be successful.

TECHNOLOGY & PEOPLE DRIVEN

Our second corporate language is technical. We encourage Basefarmers to be creative, by supporting initatives such as Creative Fridays and power lunches 

"SCANDINAVIAN" CULTURE


We're a people company with flat hierarchies and trustworthy colleagues. Basefarm encourages its employees to take initiative and cultivate new ideas. Together we make a difference.

INTERNATIONAL TEAM


We're one great family working in diversed teams and cross border countries. This way, we create a space for international learning, which improves each individual and Basefarm as a whole.

Meet our basefarmers

The best picture of an organization is created by its own employees. Get insight in their daily work and experience with Basefarm as an employer!

"I love my job because I am allowed to grow and encouraged to be the best I can be. It also gives me a great sense of achievement to see our customers advance after implementing big projects with them and working together as a team"
- Rikwin de Vos
,
Network Engineer, The Netherlands
"Operations center is the perfect place if you enjoy vast responsiblity, personal growth and endless opportunities. This is what appeals to me"
- Kim Weckström
,
Operations Technician, Sweden
"What I like the most about my work is great people to work with and the great opportunities. After 2 years as an Operation Technician I was given new challenges as System Consultant and Change manager"
- Helene Vaagland Svendsen
,
Systems Consultant, Norway
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OUR STORY

We are a European Managed Service Provider. We create market leaders by integrating the key competencies for digital transformation Big Data, cloud computing and information security into one service offering. Our delivery model covers everything from idea to cable: we provide strategic advice, implementation projects and infrastructure operations under one management and on any cloud. Founded in 2000 in the Nordics we are today a team of Europe’s top 500 engineers and advisors, working in Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

Come join us on our journey!

2000

Basefarm founded in Oslo, Norway

2000
2003

Opened office in Stockholm

2003
2004

Acquired TDC’s Norwegian Outsourcing operation

2004
2005

Schibsted ASA Became the majority shareholder

2005
2006

Acquired Infostream

2006
2007

- Became a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner

- Opened new Datacenter in Oslo
2007
2009

Acquired by Reiten & Co

2009
2011

Acquired BlueDome BV and WebDeal AS

2011
2012

- Became the first hosting provider in Norway and Sweden to be PCI DSS certified

- Acquired by ABRY Partners
2012
2013

- ISO 27001 certified Members of First.org

- ISO 14001 Certified
2013
2014

Awarded VMware Partner Of the year

2014
2015

Awarded Gartner Cool Vendor

2015
2016

- Top ranked (#4) in Whitelane Research IT outsourcing study

- Awarded by Great Place to Work - Top 10 workplaces in Norway 2016
2016
2017

- Aquired The Unbelievable Machine Company

- Awarded by Great Place to Work - Top 10 workplaces in Norway 2017
2017

Meet the CEO of Basefarm

" Basefarm has an amazing team with an incredible commitment to its customers. This is also confirmed by its top ranking as No. 2 in the Service Delivery category in Whitelanes 2016 survey. The industry for managed services as a whole is undergoing an exciting development, with growing demand for Basefarm’s hybrid cloud services which includes both public and private cloud, and the complexity of security and compliance around the same. This goes hand in hand with Basefarm’s ambition of becoming the leading European hybrid cloud vendor.  

Fredrik Ohlsen, CEO Basefarm Group

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