Global IT Infrastructure Engineer

  • Keulsekade, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Full-time

Company Description

The exponential growth of technology has made IT one of the critical success factors for every business function within JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS. To enable IT as a competitive advantage, we are transforming our IT department towards a “combined business model”, which consists of one high-end platform for all IT systems and users across JDE worldwide. This transformation is operated by the department of Global Information Services (GIS), which operates in three areas of expertise: Service & Operations, Enterprise Solutions and Strategy & Planning.

Job Description

As Infrastructure Engineer, you will be a part of the IT Services and Operations team. You will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day infrastructure operations for the entire JDE organisation and for continuously improving the provided services.

In this role, you will be responsible for:  

  • Supporting global infrastructure operations (related to datacenter, cloud computing and local hosting)
  • Supporting infrastructure operations in IT and OT (factory operations) environments
  • Participating in global infrastructure projects
  • Carrying out reviews of infrastructure solutions delivered by suppliers
  • Retaining critical infrastructure knowledge within the JDE organisation


To be successful in this role, we are looking for a talented candidate who has the ambition to support the change at JDE. In this job opportunity, we have an exciting career challenge for a creative problem solver, who can help our activities as a seasoned IT engineer and add value to the infrastructure operations within JDE worldwide. 

Our preferred candidate would have: 

  • A bachelor or master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • An MS Azure Administrator/Associate or MCSE certification
  • Comprehensive technical background in IT technologies, including servers, storage, networking, software, data centres, virtualisation, databases and cloud computing
  • Over ten years of experience working with technologies like MS Windows Server, Active Directory, Office 365, Linux, SQL and Oracle DB, Virtualization (VMWare ESX & Hyper-V), SAN storage
  • Ability to design and document key architecture components, interfaces, infrastructure and communications
  • Ability to provide technical direction for the cloud platform roadmap to enable the transition from traditional platforms to cloud-ready architectures including application modernization
  • Practical experience working with an IT Service Management framework like ITIL
  • The ability to speak and write English on a professional level
  • Well-developed people & stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills

Additional Information

Next to an attractive and rewarding salary, we offer a variety of secondary conditions of employment. 

This includes a:

  • Year-end bonus
  • Rewarding pension-plan
  • An additional number of ADV days
  • Remuneration for health, life- and other insurances
  • Fitness allowance
  • Discount on company products
  • Flexible, international work environment
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