System Engineer

Job description

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

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
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Provide 3rd level application support for our internal client base
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Duty Support (24/7, on call every 5 weeks)

You report to the Teamlead Hosting and work for multiple sites/plants of the Tessenderlo Group.


  • Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.
  • Solid experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting of Windows Server 2016/2019, Active Directory: 
    • Microsoft OS W2K16/ dB Admin SQL 2K16/ O365
      • GUI Admin - Domain Controller (AD/GPO/ADFS/...)
      • PowerShell  - Command Line
    • UNIX/Linux based environments & System Admin
      • Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat
  • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks.
  • First experience with virtualization, preferably with hyperconverged infrastructure solutions and/or containerization:
    • Nutanix – HCI AHV (Min. Ver 5.11)
      • Prism Central/AFS/Power CLI
      • Knowledge in HW Platform Supermicro
      • Acropolis
    • And/or VMWare – HCI ESXi (Min. Ver 6.7)
      • Vcenter/Power CLI
      • HW – HP G10 – DL360/380
    • And/or Security Layer
      • Trend Deep Security/Apex One
      • HTTPS/IIS/GPO/AD Sec Group
  • Affinity with Production and Industrial Application environment. Knowledge of PLC, Scada, Wonderware/Honeywell/Siemens is a plus.  
  • Experience with monitoring systems, i.e. Nagios, Check MK
  • Scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, …)
  • Overview networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP):
    • Layer 1 and 2
    • SolarWinds Network Monitoring
  • Customer-oriented team player with good communication skills in Dutch-English or French-English, both written and verbally.
  • Excellent communication with vendors and experience in High product Architecture (New IT Technology).
  • With your proactive approach, you keep on spotting opportunities for simplification and automation.
  • Willing to travel occasionally (max. 1-3 weeks/year) within Europe.
Information Technology
Tessenderlo Group
Experience level
Mid-Senior Level