Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location

    Utrecht, Netherlands

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  • Salary:

    €45000.00 - €75000.00 per annum + extra benefits

  • Contact:

    Dario Mulder

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022019-82694_1550844649

  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Senior System Engineer


We are looking for a Senior System Engineer to help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot the rapidly expanding infrastructure. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission-critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security.


The Senior System Engineer fulfils a key part in ensuring the Technical Services activities run as smooth and effective as possible. This role works independently and as a team member on tasks, developments and projects

  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure.
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of operational systems.
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.


  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant professional certifications
  • MCSA Certification
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows Server-based environments
  • Experience with VMware ESXi & Virtual Center Server
  • Experience with monitoring systems
  • Basic scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, PowerShell, Perl, Ruby, Python)
  • Basic networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • Experience with ITIL processes

Desirable Skills

  • MCSE Certification
  • VMware Certified Professional Certification (6/6.5)
  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, Ansible, Chef)


The Company offers a competitive compensation package which includes pay for performance bonus, continuing education program and personal expense benefit.

Looking for a new challenge as a Senior System Engineer or do you know someone who fits the profile?

Then you can contact Dario Mulder at dario.mulder@darwinrecruitment.com or call to +31(0)20 305 85 59.