Senior Systems Engineer

Netherlands - Technical · Alkmaar, North Holland
Department Netherlands - Technical
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

About the company:

Ekco is an innovator in cloud solutions, working with global customers and partners to deliver a comprehensive suite of end-to-end managed IT services. Formed in 2016, Ekco has teams and offices located across Netherlands, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.


We help companies embrace the cloud revolution, transforming the way IT professionals operate by managing their systems and data securely. By leading their IT resilience, we guarantee peace of mind and the foundations to scale business with a fully managed support system.


Ekco is built on integrity and a personal approach with customers which offers a true partnership. Likewise, our team members enjoy a culture which promotes collaboration in a family friendly working environment, as well as supporting autonomy, self-development, and a commitment to our shared goal of delivering market leading IT services.


We are currently searching for a talented Senior Systems Engineer to join our growing Benelux NetOps team based in either of our Alkmaar or Rotterdam offices.

Role Responsibilities:
The Senior Systems Engineer will work as part of a highly experienced Networks Operations team, to ensure uptime, availability, and performance SLAs are met in an environment that is constantly evolving and expanding. Duties include:


  • Exploring new technologies to improve efficiency and maximize performance
  • Establishing operations policies and procedures for production Installing, configuring, and maintaining production systems
  • Fault detection, isolation, resolution, and root cause analysis
  • Deploying new releases and patches to test and production environments
  • Evaluating commercial and open-source tools to improve efficiency
  • Performance analysis and optimization
  • Capacity planning
  • Scripts and procedure development

Required Skills/ Experience:

  • Expert knowledge of Linux systems administration
  • Working knowledge of Internet Networking
  • Working knowledge of VMware
  • Implementing and supporting management tools
  • Describe, Plan and execute projects


  • Storage administration experience
  • Virtual systems build and management utilizing VMware, Hyper-V, KVM, Xen, etc.
  • Hands on Windows operating systems
  • Software Defined WAN experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with monitoring and analytics tools (e.g. Zabbix, Nagios, Cacti or similar) 

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  • Location
    Alkmaar, North Holland
  • Department
    Netherlands - Technical
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience