Infrastructure Consultant

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Saying that IT is important to Vopak would be an understatement. Automation already plays an essential part in all our processes, but with the transition to the Cloud and the rise of the Internet-of-Things it's an interesting time for you to come on board at Vopak! As a Infra Consultant you will seek to enhance the current operation and work with us towards our future infrastructure.

The Vopak Global IT organization is the main supplier of IT services for Vopak business units worldwide and the Dutch headquarters. Vopak Global IT consists of four departments: Network Services, Operational Services, Agile Services and Digital Innovation. All these departments drive the innovation and digitization of Vopak and the maintenance of the current IT landscape. This position is within the Operational Services department with the Infrastructure Services team.

Do you have experience and a strong motivation to take on the following challenges?

  • Do you have the eagerness and agility to quickly adapt and learn new technologies and systems?

  • Do you have a continuous drive to improve the current set-up and have an appetite for discovering and implementing new features which enable the digitization of Vopak?

  • Become the supercharger of infrastructure services and work together with IT architects and the Infrastructure team to move to the next level of automation and global services?

  • Would you like to unfold your Infrastructure as a code, automated deployments and monitoring. Designing templates, proactive decision making and orchestration of process deliveries?

How will you do this?

You will be part of an infrastructure team with an agile way of working. The goal is to deliver global hybrid infrastructure services for a global 24x7 operating company. With your experience and eagerness you will guide and support the team in their challenge to maintain and improve the current installed base of physical and virtual infrastructures across the globe. In the meanwhile being the frontrunner in designing and further extending our cloud based hybrid infrastructure solution to deliver new fully automated infrastructure services.

Your job in bullet points:

  • You will become one of the leads of the current transition to a global hybrid infrastructure and taking infrastructure automation to a higher level;

  • Secure and improve our current infrastructure services and support the development and implementation of our new cloud based infrastructure;

  • Further design, standardise and enhance the automation, orchestration and maintainability of all of our services;

  • Consultancy support for projects and lifecycle management for existing and new infrastructure.

We are looking for:

An experienced and  energetic Infra Consultant who welcomes the challenge of a complex environment with technical challenging global business projects. You also have:

  • Minimum Bsc educational level in Information Technology or similar;

  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in virtual or (hybrid) cloud environments;

  • A strong adviser and value creator in services & team performance;

  • Ability to be a solid counterpart for architectural discussions and decisions;

  • Experience in writing infrastructure designs and defining architectural building blocks;

  • Drive and motivation for continuous improvements and opportunities and a drive to establish preventive controls to minimize disruption;

  • Experience with new technologies and eager to find new solutions and enhancements;

  • Excellent verbal and communicative skills in English;

  • Preferable affinity with IoT;

Preferable Skill set:

Platform knowledge like Windows Server, Monitoring tooling (e.g. Zabbix), Cloud (preferably AWS), SCCM, Veeam, Nutanix. Scripting languages like Python and/or Javascript. Preferably knowledge of infra configuration management tools like CloudFormation, Ansible and/or PowerShell DSC.


Are you the IT Infrastructure Consultant we are looking for?

Then start your journey at Vopak and apply via the ‘apply' button. For questions about the process, please contact the recruitment department via the contact details below.

An e-assessment may form part of the selection procedure.

Application process

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1st interview
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Online assessment
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2nd interview
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