System Engineer

Company description

Tessenderlo Group is a diversified industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, energy and providing industrial solutions with a focus on water. The group employs approximately 4,800 people, is a leader in most of its markets and recorded a consolidated revenue of 2.1 billion EUR in 2021. Tessenderlo Group is listed on Euronext Brussels and is part of Next 150 and BEL Mid indices.

The philosophy that ‘Every Molecule Counts’ defines the unique attitude to sustainability and continuous practical innovation within each department of Tessenderlo Group. As an international company with Belgian roots, Tessenderlo Group also promotes personal and local entrepreneurship, creating opportunities for all of our employees to take on challenging roles and real responsibilities. On top of this, our people are encouraged to further develop their competencies through regular training initiatives and are rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Job description

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To help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure, we are looking for a System Engineer.

Together with a talented global competence team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security, you:

  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup and redundancy strategies
  • Provide 3rd level support
  • Duty Support (24/7, on call every 7 weeks)

You report to the Hosting Team Lead and work for multiple sites/plants of the Tessenderlo Group


  • Minimum 5 years of experience as System Engineer
  • Experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting of Windows Server and Active Directory:
    • Microsoft Windows Server OS/dB Admin Microsoft SQL/O365/Azure
      • GUI Admin - Domain Controller (AD/GPO/ADFS/..)
      • PowerShell  - Command Line
      • Azure Active Directory – AD Connect
      • Azure Admin virtual machine
  • Experience with Azure Cloud
  • Experience with Linux based environments & System Admin
    • SLE (Suse Linux Enterprise)
  • Experience with virtualization, preferably with hyperconverged infrastructure solutions and/or containerization:
    • Nutanix – HCI AHV (Min. Ver 5.11) – is a good asset
      • Prism Central/AFS
      • Acropolis
    • And/or VMWare – HCI ESXi (Min. Ver 7)
      • Vsphere center
  • Experience with storage and back-up solution, with Rubrik is a good asset
  • And/or Security Layer
    • Trend Deep Security/Apex One/Trend Mail Gateway
  • First experience with monitoring systems, i.e. Nagios, Check MK
  • Scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, …) is a good asset
  • Overview networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP) is a good asset: Layer 1 and 2
  • Customer-oriented team player with good communication skills in Dutch-English or French-English, both written and verbally.
  • With your proactive approach, you keep on spotting opportunities for simplification and automation.
  • Writing procedures & documentation
  • Willing to travel occasionally within Europe.


You wish:

  • A role with responsibilities and a wide variety of activities;
  • Participate in ambitious challenges;
  • Invest in activities that make sense, in building a better world, because every molecule counts.

In a caring environment;This is what Tessenderlo Group can offer you.

Information Communication Technology (ICT)
Experience level
Mid-Senior Level
Tessenderlo Group
Business unit
Tessenderlo Group