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Microsoft Systems Engineer (Dutch speaking)

Are you a Microsoft specialist with a wide range of experience in business critical IT services? Would you like to support 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 Microsoft systems engineer at Basefarm you will be working on the design, implementation, development and maintenance of the technical platforms of our customers. Together with 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 monitoring, backup, maintenance, optimization and solving problems related to applications and operating systems.

You will work in a dynamic team in close collaboration with Service Managers, Project managers, Sales, Service desk engineers and other technical specialists. In this role you will make use of your experience with Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory, IIS and MS SQL and cloud infrastructures (private and public). There are many opportunities to develop yourself further and to contribute to the growth of Basefarm and development of our services. Stand-by services (outside office hours) are part of this position. During these standby services you are available for 24x7 support of our customers.

Job requirements

  • HBO working- and thinking proficiency;
  • You are customer-oriented and have good communicative skills;
  • You are proficient in advising others and think 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;
  • MCSE certified;
  • Knowledge of and experience with ITIL;
  • Solid knowledge and/or experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012;
  • Solid knowledge and/or experience with IIS, MSSQL, Active Directory and DNS;
  • Solid knowledge and/or experience with hardware, storage and networking;
  • Mission-critical environments with high-availability solutions such as clustering and load balancing;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, both verbal and in writing.

It is an advantage if you have the following:

  • Knowledge and/or experience with virtualization (VMware);
  • Knowledge and/or experience with DevOps and Continuous Integration
  • 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 Linux (LAMP platform);

Do you recognize yourself in the following competencies?

• Teamwork                                                                                                                                  
• Organization sensitive
• Results-oriented
• Planning and organizing
• Quality conscious
• Flexible

Responsible recruiter

Stephanie Westerling


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