Location Zwijnaarde, Belgium
Type Fulltime
Department Systems Management
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What the job is about?

With over 20 production and 300 non-production environments to manage for customers and colleagues worldwide, the Miles Technical Team has a crucial and significant role within the company. Are you interested in joining this important team? Please keep reading and find out what it is all about. 

The role of Application Engineer is truly diverse. Automation is a keyaspect in the release process, for monitoring, server setup, and middleware configuration.   

The most important aspects of your job are:   

  • Offering technical consultancy to customers, advising on architectural matters, hosting, and application needs.   

  • Application management, meaning maintenance, installations, monitoring, and performance investigations.  

  • Solving unforeseen problems as flying MTT. By assigning one specific person, the team is more responsive and agile in dealing with these events.   

  • Deploying of the application.

In the coming years, the idea is to also deploy the monolithic application to a Kubernetes cluster. This means that colleagues working on the traditional setup will grow towards a more container and cloud-focused role. Of course, there will be a lot of guidance in this learning process.

Your Skills and Interests.

Excellent communication skills are needed since you will directly communicate with customers.  

Each team member has an expertise and preference towards technologies. So there is a big focus on teamwork and complimenting each other. Therefore, it is not needed to be proficient in all the technologies mentioned below.

What else is expected:  

  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language, preferably Ansible. 

  • Knowledge of at least one application server, preferably JBoss/ Wildfly. However, Websphere or Weblogic are also interesting. 

  • Knowledge of Linux

  • Basic understanding of Oracle or MS SQL Server 

  • Interest in Kubernetes and Azure is important. Actual knowledge and experience is a plus. 

  • Good knowledge of English, and Dutch is a plus  

What we offer.

We would like to welcome you to an international and multicultural company that has been operating for over 30 years and is doubling in size every 5 years. Growth is our middle name, while we strongly adhere to our horizontal and open company culture.

You're in the driver's seat of your own career, that's our motto. Your personal development is therefore paramount. During an extensive onboarding program of six months, we make you, with the support of your job coach, familiar with our product and the organization. Even after this period, you will continue to get opportunities to learn and develop yourself further. You’re never alone.

At Sofico you will also work in a modern state-of-the-art office that is easily accessible. We have plenty of safe charging points for your electric car or bike, and free shared bicycles available to pick up your lunch.

In return for your efforts, we offer an extensive salary package, including a company car with a fuel card, a bonus system, meal vouchers, and group and hospital insurance. Are you a sporty type? A bike lease is also one of the possibilities! The flexible office hours and opportunities to work from home provide the necessary flexibility within the company.

At Sofico we are strong believers in the power of a good cup of coffee. Water or soft drinks are of course also on the menu. We love our team events. Think afterwork drinks, a BBQ, a family day, a company weekend, or a walking dinner with the whole company.


Come join our team and apply now!

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