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Microsoft 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 (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;
  • 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
  • Knowledge of and experience with ITIL;

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.

Responsible recruiter

Stephanie Westerling


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