Junior Cloud Network Engineer

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Junior Cloud Network Engineer

SaaSplaza delivers Managed Cloud Services for Microsoft Dynamics and Microsoft Azure around the world leveraging Microsoft Azure public cloud as well as SaaSplaza private cloud platforms. Our portfolio focusses on Microsoft Azure Services and Microsoft Dynamics product suite (365, AX, NAV, GP, CRM). Our passionate technology experts operate from offices in Singapore, Amsterdam and San Diego, and are always there with 24/7 global “Follow-The-Sun" support.


The fast growth of our business and services offered means we are continually looking to expand our Platform Services team. Therefore, we are looking for a passionate Junior Cloud Network Engineer who is willing to learn every day! We are looking for someone with clear affinity for public cloud-based networking (i.e. Microsoft Azure) and who has experience in one or more of the following technology areas:

- Managing firewall environments (preferred vendors Azure NSG’s, Cisco ASA, Linux Iptables)
- Managing routing configurations (preferred vendors Azure S2S/Express Route gateways, Linux routing and bridging)
- Managing load balancing configurations (preferred vendors Azure load balancers, Citrix Netscaler)
- Managing switch configurations (preferred vendors HP, Cisco)

The cloud platform services team is responsible for the daily operation, innovation and expansion of the infrastructure that is supporting the Managed Cloud Solutions. Daily activities consist of managing, optimizing and improving the platforms to facilitate current growth. Currently the team is managing systems in data centers in the Netherlands, USA and Singapore and Microsoft Azure around the globe.

Your responsibilities include:

• General maintenance of the SaaSplaza platform
• Monitor and resolve tickets
• Provide 1st line support on network related issues
• Perform network configuration verifications in relation to security policies
• Manage and setup backup jobs

Preferred Background & qualifications

• MBO ICT Administrator Level 4 (or equivalent)
• 1 or more years of relevant experience
• Experience with basic administration of a Linux distribution (package installation, (BA)SH scripting, scheduling cron jobs, etc.)
• Any experience with a public cloud solution. (Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS)
• Must work well in a team and have a desire to learn new ideas and technologies
• Can convincingly share the opinion, both verbally and on paper
• Languages: fluent in Dutch and English

The following is an advantage:

• Knowledge of Microsoft Azure
• Working experience with Microsoft Azure ARM templates
• Working experience with Linux (Debian/Ubuntu)
• Working experience with Cisco ASA firewalls
• Working experience with Citrix Netscaler load balancers
• Microsoft PowerShell scripting knowledge

Your personality:

• Independent, accurate and stress-resistant
• No 9-5 mentality
• Analytical skills
• Responsible, service oriented, flexible and enterprising
• Ability to multi-task on several projects at the same time
• You like a challenge
• Eager to learn new things

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What we offer:

• We have a fulltime 40 hour workweek (parttime working is possible)
• Flexible workhours (office is open from 7.30 – 20.00)
• Central located near highways A9/A10
• Only 6km away from the center of Amsterdam
• International environment
• Working with high skilled colleagues
• Possibility working from home
• Excellent remuneration, matching knowledge and experience
• Bonus opportunity

• Broad personal- and career development opportunities
• Every week a vrijmibo (week closing drink/Friday afternoon drink)
• Full Lunch for only €1,75 a day
• Free fruits at the office twice a week
• Travel allowance
• Equipment such as a Mobile phone and laptop
• Driven and ambitious working environment
• Free parking outside our office