We are currently looking for a System Engineer (40 hours per week) to join our team in Culembog, the Netherlands.

Job Description

As a System engineer you will work on the infrastructure support, deploy, upgrade, and maintain Assai Document Control and Management System in client environments (cloud & on-premises). You also need to have experience with “3-tier application architecture” (web, application, and database servers), Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) and multicloud. To strengthen our current OPS-team and to support the expanding organization, we have created this position in our team in The Netherlands. The ideal candidate will have proven experience of 5-10 years as System Engineer and/or similar role. We are looking for a System Engineer with a hands-on mentality who can work closely with other colleagues and is also capable of working independently.


The main responsibility of the System Engineer is to manage the delivery of ongoing services to clients, such as IT Support or managed services. These include:

  • Design, implement, and manage the cloud infrastructure, predominantly on Azure, while also working with other cloud providers (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud).
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to architect and design solutions that meet business and technical requirements.
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines, automating deployment, and ensuring a smooth and efficient release process.
  • Participating in projects.
  • Active role in knowledge management, such as documenting and updating work instructions, process agreements, procedures, and workarounds.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies, recommending innovative solutions to enhance our cloud infrastructure.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation for critical system support.
  • Working close with other members within the various Assai departments.
  • Ability to learn and willingness to take on more complex tasks.
  • Ensuring that systems, procedures, and methodologies are in place to support service delivery.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) scripts and templates for provisioning and managing cloud resources.
  • Participate in cloud architecture discussions and provide input to optimize system performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Work on the deployment and configuration of virtual machines, containers, and related services in Azure and other cloud platforms.
  • Assist in setting up and managing CI/CD pipelines for automated deployments.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system-related issues, working closely with the support and operations teams.
  • Monitor system performance, resource utilization, and security, making recommendations for improvements.
  • Keep up to date with cloud technologies and best practices to contribute to the continuous improvement of our cloud infrastructure.

Your competencies

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication and customer service skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to create and maintain clear and concise documentation.
  • Ability to accept and follow guidance/mentoring.
  • Self-motivated, able to work from own initiative and also able to work as part of a team.
  • Knowledge in ITIL Disciplines
  • Operational ability in a diverse, large-scale (global) environment
  • Proven experience as a System Engineer or a similar role, with a strong focus on Azure.
  • In-depth knowledge of Azure services, multi-cloud environments, and cloud- native technologies.
  • Expertise in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools such as Terraform, ARM templates, or CloudFormation.
  • Strong programming/scripting skills (e.g., Python, PowerShell, Bash).
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Proficiency in CI/CD tools (e.g., Jenkins, Azure System, GitLab CI/CD).
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Azure certifications (e.g., AZ-400, AZ-900) and certifications from other cloud providers are a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field (Master’s preferred).

Our offer to you

Assai is going through an exciting period of growth, which means that Employees have a unique opportunity to develop and create their own career path, in line with their skills and ambitions, and supported by internal and external training programs.

Besides the possibility of working in a fast-growing, highly dynamic company with great colleagues, lots of fun, and the best coffee in the world, we can offer you the following:

  • An attractive position as an implementation consultant with the opportunity to grow, flourish, and develop yourself;
  • A competitive salary and conditions;
  • 25 vacation days per year (based on a 40-hour work week);
  • Possibility to work from home to some extent (max 40% of the workweek)

About Assai Software Services B.V.

Assai provides complete control, support, and precision for the world’s most important projects and operations.

We are an enthusiastic group of IT professionals dedicated to the development and maintenance of software applications in an Oracle and Java environment. We have developed a successful application, called Assai, a Document Control and Management System which is specialized in supporting complex engineering and construction projects for industries including energy, transportation, infrastructure, and mining. Our application is used by a growing number of customers from around the world, including Europe, North America, the Middle East, West Africa, Southeast Asia, China, and Australia.

Assai has more than 85 people working for the company all over the world, including about 55 at our Headquarters in Culemborg, the Netherlands. We also have growing offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Indore, India and are exploring opportunities in other parts of the world as well.

We are a friendly and diverse group of colleagues, representing more than 22 different nationalities. This is our biggest strength, and together with our enormous drive, positive attitude, and enthusiasm, we make every day a success.

Assai Software is a leading software development company that leverages cutting-edge technology to deliver exceptional services/products to our customers. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced System Engineer to join our dynamic IT team and help drive the success of our cloud infrastructure, multi-cloud strategy, and cost optimization efforts.

Apply for the job!

Are you interested or do you have any further questions? For this position you are required to live in the Netherlands with a valid working permit. Eclectic International Consulting is our exclusive recruiter for this position. You can contact them directly at +31 76 531 66 31 or at [email protected].