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Based from our Rotterdam offices you will be responsible for the hands on operation of the existing infrastructure & introduction of new technologies into the VARO IT estate. Reporting to the Benelux Infrastructure Manager the role requires a split of operational activities and project led initiatives to maintain and enhance the IT services consumed by the VARO group.
The position requires a self-motivated individual who can work under their own initiative either alone or as part of a wider group with proven delivery experience. The overall Infrastructure team comprises of members spread across 3 European locations making interaction with colleagues and an ability to travel nationally and across Europe a pivotal requirement. The nature of the role also entails a periodical support rota (providing 24/7 standby support) and an amount of working outside of normal office times so flexibility to working hours is also essential.
Overall responsibilities of the new position will be split with 50% of your time maintaining and supporting the existing office based and industrial IT operations through both assisting the dedicated support teams and working on technical issues directly yourself including being present during scheduled out of office hours’ maintenance times. The remainder of your focus will be to assist with the hands-on delivery of changes and new technologies into the estate including overall ownership of certain technologies through governance, documentation, planning and solution enhancements.
§ Fluent in English and Dutch, both written and verbal
§ Minimum of 8 years’ experience working in a similar role
§ Ability to communicate technical points clearly to different levels within the organisation
§ A full driver’s license and own transportation in order to join the on-call duty rotation scheme
§ Ability to work unsupervised and multitask to meet defined deadlines
§ Bachelor – IT Studies
§ Knowledge of oil or fuel business
TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIRED
§ VDI backend systems and associated solutions (Citrix/VMware Horizon)
§ VMWare and vSphere ESX
§ VEEAM Backup Technologies
§ Microsoft Server Operating Systems
§ Experience and understanding of SAN Storage Technologies (DELL compellent) and FC switching
§ Networking and Security Technologies
§ Active Directory Domain Administration
§ Exchange Server Technologies
§ DELL Hardware Technologies for Datacenters (Enclosures, Blades)
§ Skype for Business
§ Microsoft System Centre (SCCM/SCOM)
§ zScaler and Barracuda mail relay
§ Microsoft SQL
We are looking for a new colleague with the following skills:
§ Strong communication skills; an inquisitive, positive and cooperative team player
§ Flexible and energetic; be able to perform in a constantly evolving environment;
§ Excellent analytical skills; interpreting requirements and suggesting well defined solutions;
§ Hands-on and able to perform & communicate under pressure
In return for your commitment and delivery of a professional standard of services to the wider group we are able to offer ongoing support and development of your career and technical abilities in additional to an excellent remuneration package. Through training, mentoring and involvement in new and emerging technologies we´re able to provide you with the correct tools to help your own personal progression as we continue to expand and drive growth.