(Senior) IT Systems Engineer

Job Details

Location: The Netherlands Date Posted: 15-May-2017
Salary: Dependant on Experience Closing Date: 31-Jul-2017
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BMT ARGOSS is expanding its business and is looking for an IT Systems Engineer to strengthen a small multi-disciplinary team of product developers, system administrators and numerical modelers. You will report directly to the head of DevOps. The position is based in our office in Amersfoort in the Netherlands.

BMT ARGOSS is a BMT Group company specializing in metocean consultancy and weather forecasting. We help our clients elevate their operational efficiency and calculate the weather risk on marine operations. Weather and wave information is crucial for people working at sea. ARGOSS facilitates in this need by providing customers with both past conditions (climate) and future conditions (weather & wave forecasting).

The Company Benefits

BMT ARGOSS B.V. offers a generous benefits package including a competitive salary, profit share schemes and a Defined Contribution pension scheme. You will have the opportunity to work on very interesting projects and to develop your knowledge as part of a highly motivated and highly experienced team.

The Role

Key tasks and responsibilities

The job will include, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Providing systems engineering support to maintain and expand a 24/7 high availability Linux based operational environment
  • Designing, maintaining and expanding a network environment that spans multiple sites
  • Installing, supporting, and maintaining server hardware and software infrastructure, including web servers
  • Managing email, anti-spam and virus protection
  • Maintaining a Windows based office environment, including the deployment and maintenance of Windows desktops and laptops
  • Ensuring that all IT equipment complies with industry and Information Assurance standards
  • Suggesting and implementing IT solutions to business and management problems
  • Building, configuring and deploying Virtual Machines
  • Enforcing and expanding IT operational procedures and policies
  • Working closely with other departments and training other IT staff


The Individual

Required skills and experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working as a System Engineer or System Administrator
  • Excellent Linux administration skills
  • Proven network administration experience; this includes interoffice networking (i.e. site to site VPN connections)
  • Detailed knowledge of routing, switching and firewall technologies
  • Knowledge of mail server administration (Postfix, IMAP, Exchange)
  • Knowledge of LDAP server configuration
  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory and Windows domains
  • Good communication skills in Dutch and English, both oral and written
  • Being able to work independently and take initiative, but knowing when to ask for support


Other Requirements

Preferred skills

Not required skills, but would be beneficial to have:

  • Detailed knowledge of Cisco switches and ASA devices
  • Experience with High Performance Computing (HPC) and high availability environments
  • Knowledge of back-up and data replication strategies
  • Practical experience with DevOps practices
  • Experience with virtualization and provisioning techniques (i.e. Vagrant/Ansible/Docker/VMWare)


Who to contact / How to apply:

To apply please send a copy of your CV to jasmijn.manders@bmtglobal.com

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