Network & Cloud Platform Engineer

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Cloud  System & Network Engineer

SaaSplaza offers the full portfolio of Microsoft applications as software-as-a-service solutions, from a large-scale and virtualized infrastructure. These services are built and maintained by a team of specialized engineers. The fast growth of our business and services offered mean we are continually looking to expand our Infrastructure team. Therefore we are looking immediately for a passionate System & Network Engineer that can make a difference every day!

The platform services || network services team is responsible for the daily operation and innovation and expansion of the platform. The daily activities consist of optimizing and improving the platform to facilitate current growth. Currently the team is working on data centers in the Netherlands, USA and Singapore and Microsoft Azure around the globe. Daily activities include further optimize and improve the platform to facilitate the current growth.

SaaSplaza is looking for a System & Network Engineer within our platform services || network services team. We are looking for someone who has experience in networking, scripting and Linux based systems.



In this role you will improve the SaaSplaza platform in a professional way and provide this with the latest technology in order to facilitate the necessary growth. You will eliminate large projects with a high risk to smaller projects of acceptable risk levels.

To do this, you have the following competences:

• Profound knowledge of network design for private cloud, public cloud and hybrid solutions;

• Proactive discovery of impending bottlenecks;

• Correcting the problem and controlling the solution;

• Communicate this subject clearly and capture;

• Coaching colleagues and area and give feedback correctly;

• Can convince an opinion, both verbally and on paper.

Desired Skills and Experience


• Profound knowledge, experience with and an expert on the territory of Routing and Switching;

• Excellent knowledge of (routing) protocols (TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, BGF, EIGRP, MPLS, etc.);

• Experience with implementation of these protocols on network devices (i.e. Cisco, HP) as well as on Linux based systems;

• You are CCNP (or similar) certified;

• You are interested to work with the TCP/IP protocol stack and all the associated systems;

• You have experience or an open mind towards network related configurations on Microsoft Azure;

• You have knowledge and experience with various Linux distributions;

• You have knowledge and experience in one of the following scripting languages Bash, PowerShell, Python or Ruby;


• Completed Bachelor Informatics study;

• Good knowledge of various Linux distro's with a focus on the networking capabilities;

• Knowledge of TCP / IP networking (IPv4 and IPv6);

• knowledge about High Performance Linux environments;

• Knowledge about network architecture

• Can convince your opinion, both verbally and on paper;

• Prepare to work in shifts;

• Languages: fluent in English and Dutch (both in speaking and writing) is a must!


• Independent, accurate and stress-resistant;

• No 9-5 mentality;

• Analytical skills;

• Responsible, service oriented, flexible and enterprising;

• Don’t evade a considerable challenge.