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Applications and Systems Engineer (Dutch Speaking)

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, networking and hosting? Do you like to apply your technical and communicative experience in a responsible position running and optimizing our customers’ applications and systems? Are you eager to kick-start your career as IT engineer? Then you are the person we are looking for!

About the position
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. You will work in our Dutch office (30 employees). The 4 person team in Amsterdam is part of an international team of 33 engineers. 


  • You have a college degree or an equivalent working and thinking level;
  • You have full Dutch and English language proficiency;
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows server, Red Hat Linux and networking;
  • 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;
  • Experience with Application Management, web services, clustering, automation tools, virtualization, hardware and storage.
  • More than 3 year experience in a (technical) customersupport role. 

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. 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 Best Workpaces 2018. Ranking in the top of our league. 

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.

Responsible recruiter

Stephanie Westerling


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