Platform Support Engineer for a company in the Netherlands

  • Henck Arronstraat, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our partner is a Digital Agency in the Netherlands, focussed on using new technologies to solve complex business challenges. The team is young, ambitious and innovative.

Job Description

What does a Platform Support Engineer do?

 

  • Intake, follow up or coordinate inquiries from our customers that come in through our service channels (email, phone, monitoring);

  • Be part of a team that ensures compliance with our Service Level Agreements;

  • Advice, installation and configuration of VPS systems or cloud infrastructures; 

  • Setting up and controlling firewalls, monitoring, backups, SSL certificates, etc;

  • Testing and releasing OS/Application extensions, upgrades and updates;

  • Suggesting improvements to improve the quality and performance of platforms;

  • Collaborating on improvements for internal office automation.

Qualifications

What profile are we looking for?

 

  • You have the right background and experience.
    A completed MBO/HBO education in the field of computer science. Minimum of 3 years work experience as a support or software engineer with good commandline skills and server knowledge (Ubuntu and Debian).

  • You are available 32-40 hours/week.

  • You are customer-, colleague- and service-oriented.
    You communicate pleasantly and are an accessible conversation and sparring partner for customers and colleagues. You have a good command of the Dutch and English languages, both verbally and in writing.

  • You are analytically strong and sharp.
    You keep a close eye on the platforms for uptime and performance. You are able to find the root cause of complex problems and solve them;

  • You are stress resistant.
    You keep a cool head even in complex situations and are still able to prioritize well under time pressure;

  • You are independent and proactive.
    You are a team player, but can also work well independently. You actively seek contact with customers and colleagues to achieve your and our goals.

  • You are curious, eager to learn and positively critical.
    We discover, learn and work with new technologies that succeed each other at lightning speed. You can do that too, but you also understand the importance of maintaining the choices we make for years to come.

  • You work from our office in Paramaribo or from home.
    We expect you to be available and accessible (planned) outside office hours to solve breakdowns and incidents. (You will alternate this with other colleagues).

Additional Information

These certifications are a big plus, but if you don't have them we will help you get them

  • Commandline Skills for Linux (Ubuntu/CoreOS);

  • (Certification for) Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP);

  • Atlassian products such as Jira and ServiceDesk;

  • Docker;

  • Zabbix;

  • GIT and CI/CD;

  • PHP, Ruby on Rails, NodeJS and JavaScript frameworks like VueJS or React;

  • Slack (and lots of other tools);

  • Agile SCRUM/KanBan;

  • Office365, MS Teams, MS Sharepoint.

Carreer

Once you excel in your role, this company has a lot of opportunity for growth. 

What do we offer?

You get everything you need to perform well: ​

  • A good salary depending on education and experience;

  • Reimbursement of health insurance (usual rate) and pension;

  • Fun colleagues;

  • Professional equipment and software, or an allowance if you use your own equipment;

  • Training opportunities;

  • Working from home or from our office on the Henck Arronstraat.

 

How does the recruitment process work?


This job is open for applications until the 10th of March. After that date, we will select 3 or more candidates who will be interviewed by our founder. We will then go through these steps:

  • First round: Interview by our team in Paramaribo

  • Second round: We will share a fictional case with you to know how you would go about it

  • Third round: Interview with our client in the Netherlands

  • Offer: After the third interview, the best fitting profile will receive an offer