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IT Architect

Job area Corporate functions Location Veghel, Netherlands. Contract type Full time

Are you passionate about making IT infrastructure solutions happening? If the answer is “yes”, then look no further than at Vanderlande. We’ll give you the opportunity to make a positive difference for our customers in a challenging international environment  – while continually using, sharing and enhancing your skills alongside dedicated and passionate colleagues.

Your department

You will be part of the project engineering department within ICT Projects, that is responsible for the IT infrastructure for our customers worldwide. Within ICT Projects, we are responsible for the conceptional solution of the IT infrastructure and during the project execution for the proper implementation of these. Therefore, you take care about using Vanderlande standards and try to minimums specials as much as possible. At the end of the project, we need to make sure also for a smooth transition of the implemented solution to the service department.

The IT infrastructure is an integral part of the automated material handling systems that we provide to our customers. The ICT projects department is responsible for the IT Infrastructure used for the customer implementations, implements various customer solutions worldwide and helps the support departments with the lifecycle management of the customer thereafter. From a technical scope the ICT projects department implements and maintains the IT infrastructure such as Microsoft/Linux OS standards, VMware, various storage solutions, networking all running on HPE infrastructure hardware. As an IT architect, you will play a vital role in the support of our customer systems during conception and implementation.   

Your role

In this position, you will be part of a dynamic team that concepts and implements the ICT products for our customers. You will work closely with fellow architects that are responsible for the product development and / or the supports and services of the customer systems. As the IT architect you ensure, during sales phase and project execution, that the IT infrastructure met all necessary requirements, they are according to Vanderlande standards. However, your focus will be to ensure that we offer enhancements and changes to the customer environment during project execution will work and are in line with our standard architecture and solution offering. Your strong and solid verbal, nonverbal and visual communication skills, teamplay and flexibility will be crucial for this. You will be designing innovative solution enhancements alongside a large team of enthusiastic colleagues from Veghel and Dortmund and you will also cooperate closely with other project execution disciplines at Vanderlande.  As a talented technician you are able to focus on various activities at the same time and understand technical developments in the market and apply those within Vanderlande.

As a goal oriented, proactive, creative and open minded professional you will need to build up an internal network so that you can work efficiently. You will need to align with but also support, train and advise your colleagues from various Vanderlande teams the ICT projects standards and challenges.

Your qualifications and skills 

As a technically minded, proactive and knowledgeable IT Architect, you will be experienced in: 

  • The field of enterprise and/or solution architecture. 
  • Developing architecture blueprints (incl. Server & Storage solutions, networking, field client devices); 
  • platform virtualisation (VMware); 
  • cloud technology (including Azure); 
  • automation; 
  • container platform technology (Kubernetes); 
  • operating systems (Ubuntu, SUSE Linux and Microsoft Windows). 

To be eligible for this position, you must: 

  • Have a Higher Professional Education ( HBO) qualification or University degree in the area of ICT (infrastructure)  
  • Have several years of experience in the ICT field (such as hardware, security, virtualization, Kubernetes, automation) 
  • Have a sincere interest in technical developments and innovations; 
  • Be familiar with scrum way of working 
  • Have a positive, hands on and can do attitude 
  • Be fluent in English (written and verbal) 
  • Be willing to travel worldwide (at least 20% of the time) 

Our offer 

You get the opportunity to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande. Our organization has been named for several years in a row a ‘Top Employer’ and ‘Best Employer’. We offer a full-time position in an informal and professional working environment with a lot of possibilities for your own personal development. Besides your primary salary, you will receive the following secondary conditions: 

  • 27 days of vacations & 13 ADV days 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Training and coaching to support personal development 
  • Collective pension scheme and insurance facilities for healthcare. 

Our company 
Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. In this world of technology, we believe in people – especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career. This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programs, with over 800 courses conducted every year. The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver, and this is one of the reasons why we received the highest rating of three stars in the Best Employer survey (The Netherlands). 

If you are ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game.  

Contact
If you want to take on this demanding challenge, apply now by filling in the application form and upload your resume and cover letter. For more information contact Annelieke van der Poel, Recruiter on +31413494599 . #LI-AV3

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