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 hosting specialist 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 IT/OT 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?
Will you not rest until you have removed yourself of any unnecessary activity?
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?
Do you have developer skills and designer qualities to be a real sparring partner for our infrastructure consultants and an added value to our projects?
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. The team challenges are to maintain and improve the current installed base of physical and virtual infrastructures across the globe and in the meanwhile further extend our cloud based virtual datacenter solution to deliver new fully automated infrastructure services.
Your job in bullet points:
You will become part of the current transition to a virtual datacenter and taking infrastructure automation to a higher level;
Secure and improve our current infra services and support the further development and implementation of our new cloud based infrastructure;
Take care of lifecycle management and secure environment control;
Further enhance the automation and orchestration of all of our services.
We are looking for:
An energetic hosting specialist who welcomes the challenge of a complex hosting environment with technical challenging global business projects. You also have:
Minimum Bsc educational level in Information Technology or similar;
Minimum of 2 years working experience in virtual or (hybrid) cloud environments;
Excellent verbal and communicative skills in English;
Demonstrable affinity with IoT;
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;
Preferable skill set:
Platform knowledge i.e. Windows Server, Monitoring tooling (e.g. Zabbix), Cloud (preferably AWS)
Preferably knowledge of infra configuration management tools like CloudFormation, Ansible and/or Puppet.
Are you the IT Hosting Specialist we are looking for?
Then start your journey at Vopak and apply via the ‘apply' button below. For questions about the process, please contact the recruitment department via the details below.
An e-assessment may form part of the selection procedure.
Apply now if you're interested in this vacancy! Make sure you have the following documents ready to add to your application.