IT infrastructure administrator (M/F)

Information and Communication Technology

Job description

SCK•CEN is one of the largest research institutions in Belgium. Every day, more than 700 employees dedicate themselves to developing peaceful applications of radioactivity. Our developments have already resulted in a long list of innovative and forward-looking applications for the medical world, industry and the energy sector. We are renowned for our expertise world-wide.

You will work as an IT infrastructure administrator within the ICT expertise group. Your task package will consist of the following:

  • Managing and optimising important central IT infrastructure:

    • Active directory

    • Exchange Server

    • HyperV

    • System Center (SCCM, SCOM)

    • Central storage systems

    • Database systems

  • You will have basic knowledge of network and firewall concepts and will know how to apply this knowledge to your field to increase cyber security;

  • Providing solutions for legacy technologies or participating in their upgrade;

  • You will work closely with the database administrator and act as a backup;

  • Documenting operational, installation and management procedures of the IT systems;

  • Providing second-line support in one's own knowledge area;

  • You will be eager to learn and open to implementing new technologies;

  • You will contribute to increasing general IT security;

  • Actively participating in improving the service provision and quality of business processes supported by ICT.

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science;

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as an infrastructure or database administrator;

  • Good knowledge of and/or experience with several of the following concepts and products:

    • On premise Active Directory and integration to Azure AD

    • Server management (HyperV, VMware or hardware)

    • MS Exchange and Office365 applications

    • Various scripting languages and system programming (PowerShell, C#)

    • Juniper and Palo Alto network and firewalls

  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL server and T-SQL is an advantage;

  • A sense of initiative, independence, organisation, analytical and project-based work;

  • The ability to interact flexibly and efficiently in new environments;

  • Creative, goal-oriented and assertive;

  • You will be happy participating in an on-call system;

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written;

  • Adapted knowledge of Dutch, French and English.


Should you have any questions, please contact

Rosez Maïté
+32 (0)14 33 22 01