Junior Cloud Platform Engineer

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Junior Cloud Platform 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 mean we are continually looking to expand our Platform Services team. Therefore, we are looking for a passionate Junior Cloud Platform Engineer who is willing to learn every day! We are looking for someone with Microsoft affinity, and who has experience in at least one of the following technology areas:

- Microsoft Azure public cloud setup and management
- Microsoft System Center and Hyper-V management
- Automation using PowerShell and ARM templates

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 Windows OS
• Provide daily Hyper-V management support
• Manage and setup backup jobs

Background & qualifications required:

• Completed Bachelor Computer Science study
• 1 or 2 years of relevant experience
• MCSA 2012/2016 or Azure, or willing to achieve this
• Experience with some form of virtualization (Hyper-V or Azure)
• 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: Dutch and English (written and spoken fluently)

The following is an advantage:

• Knowledge of Azure
• Knowledge of System Center products (e.g. SCCM, SCOM)
• Working experience with blades infrastructure (preferably HP)
• Working experience with fiber channel storage (preferably HP 3PAR)
• Working experience with fiber channel switches (preferably HP)
• Experience with backup technologies such as VEEAM and DPM
• 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