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Windows Engineer - Belgium

Posted on Sep 5, 2019 by IT Human Resources

Brussel, Belgium
Immediate Start
€350 - €501 Daily

Windows Application Engineer Required Brussels Freelance!

A leading end customer is looking for a Windows Application Engineer to join their team on a freelance basis!


Task description: Windows Application Engineers
. Build, configure & test application configurations that run on the Windows Server platform
. Document application configuration changes and application operating instructions
. Configure application configurations for operational monitoring, Logging & Log Management
. Configure application monitoring for exception detection and managing alerts
. Train application operators to run, monitor, troubleshoot and optimize business application operations
. Deploy application releases (versions, builds) and provide early-life support to project teams & users
. Report on status of work in progress, documenting events and raising flags when appropriate
. Participate to operational (acceptance) testing of applications & end-to-end integrations
. Perform technical application administration & maintenance activities throughout the application life cycle
. Are part of the 2nd line IT support team for Event- & Incident Management
. Are part of the IT support team for Problem Management and participate to the evaluation of changes
. Keep up with IT standards & innovations on application technology and share knowledge and experience

Essential Skills
. Bachelor degree in Information Technology or Software Engineering
. A minimum 3-5 years of experience in an large AppOps context
. Good professional language skills in French, Dutch and English
. Strong focus on 'design for operations' & Non-Functional Requirements
. Good understanding of Windows 'on premise' and cloud PaaS/SaaS environments (Azure, AWS, GCS)
. Hands-on experience with the Windows Server platform components management and configuration
. Hands-on experience with Web Application platforms management and configuration (IIS, TomCat, JBoss, JRE)
. Hands-on experience with Enterprise Service Bus & Messaging platform management & configuration (BizTalk)
. Hands-on experience with Document & Workflow platform management and configuration (SharePoint)
. Good understanding of Backup/Restore strategies, needs and constraints as well as DRP scenarios
. Good understanding of Project/Task Management skills in an IT Service Management context
. Good understanding of database infrastructure (Oracle & SQL Server)
. Good understanding of application virtualization technology (Citrix)
. Basic understanding of non-windows application platforms (AIX, Linux)

Desirable Skills
. MCSE Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Certification on the applications and platforms mentioned above.
. ITIL v3:2011, Foundation Certification is recommended, Service Operations Management Certification is a plus
. Basic understanding of Agile, Lean, DevOps concepts and the ability to apply these principles in daily work
. Basic understanding of Enterprise Architecture frameworks (TOGAF) and IT Governance frameworks (CoBIT)

Job Context
. You will report to the AppOps Team Manager
. You will be on a long-term, Full time and on-site assignment
. You will perform occasional Out of Business Hours application deployments, maintenance windows are possible every 2nd Thursday evening 17:00-19:00 and 1 WE per month
. You will participate to a 24x7 on-call availability roster in case of 2nd level escalations for high impact & high urgency production incidents


Windows Application Engineer

ITHR Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. ITHR Group is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Reference: 752780385

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