Senior System Engineer

About Synthon

Synthon Biopharmaceuticals focuses on development of innovative medicines, including antibody-drug conjugates, in two key therapeutic areas: oncology and autoimmune diseases. In the
coming years, we aim to deliver on our promise to introduce new medicines for diseases with high unmet medical need.

We are inquisitive, entrepreneurial and independent. We make creative choices, and are building a promising portfolio of next-generation medicines.

Synthon Biopharmaceuticals is based in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, where over 250 staff work at our state-of-the art biotech campus.

We are interested in result-oriented people with a sharp mind and entrepreneurial spirit, who can contribute to our ambition to provide solutions to the healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.

Job profile

Our Information Technology department is looking for a full-time senior system engineer. The department deals with IT systems and technologies used by the Synthon Biopharmaceuticals organization. Together with another engineer, you will be responsible for the design, installation and management of our ultramodern infrastructure. Within the team you will be responsible for analyzing and solving complex IT problems. We also expect you to support our Service Desk colleagues in solving technical problems.

In addition, you will fulfill the role of project leader in the deployment of software installations and upgrades. You maintain contacts with IT suppliers for support in the event of disruptions or the implementation of new services. Experience in working within a regulated environment and experience with validating systems is desirable. You will report to the IT head.

Your profile

Your motivation letter and CV should show that you have:

  • You work and think at a bachelor’s (hbo) level and you have at least 5 years work experience in an IT service management position
  • You have current MCSE/MCITP and Citrix/Xenapp certificates
  • You have knowledge of several operating systems (VMWare, Citrix, Terminal Server) and also a broad knowledge of Microsoft products 
  • You have thorough knowledge of network infrastructures, preferably based on CISCO
  • You are familiar with project management methodologies, such as Prince 2 or equivalent
  • You have an excellent command of the English language both in writing and speaking.

In interviews you will be able to demonstrate that:
You are a team player and you have a practical, hands-on attitude. With a pragmatic approach you quickly and adequately solve technical issues. You are clear in your explanation and you are able to communicate at different levels; with colleagues within the department as well as internal and external customers. You are creative in coming up with feasible (technical) solutions. In addition, you have a well-developed sense of responsibility which means that your workday is not limited from 9 to 5. Even under high pressure, you show decisiveness without losing sight of details.

Important dates

Please send you application before 9 September.

Information and application

Contract hours: full time, 40 hours per week.
Salary: depending on experience.
Location: Nijmegen.

For further information, please contact Bram de Kruijff, Site Services director at tel. +31 (0)24 - 372 77 00. Are you interested in issues such as Citrix, design, problem solving, coaching, management and customer contact? Are you a team player? Then apply via our website 

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