System Engineer Application & Integration Management (AIM)

At customer site
Engineering & Service Desk, Cloud Technology
Professional, Freelancer

The AIM (Application and Integration Management) department at Cegeka is responsible for managing and supporting business-critical applications for clients. As a System Engineer within the AIM team, you will play a pivotal role in leading technical application management projects, ensuring the effective management and support of applications, and guiding a team of professionals. As a System Engineer within Cegeka's AIM department, you will be responsible for leading and managing technical application management projects. Your role will involve overseeing the effective management and support of business-critical applications, mentoring and guiding a team of professionals, and collaborating with clients and stakeholders to drive successful outcomes.

  • Leadership and Team Management:
  • -Lead and mentor a team of technical application management professionals, providing guidance, support, and coaching to ensure their professional growth and development.
  • - Foster a positive team culture, encouraging collaboration, knowledge sharing, and a customer-centric mindset.
  • - Allocate resources effectively.
  • - Conduct regular performance evaluations, provide feedback, and address any performance issues in a timely and constructive manner.  
  • Technical Application Management:
  • - Oversee the effective management and support of business-critical applications, ensuring adherence to established processes, standards, and best practices.
  • - Monitor application performance and proactively identify potential issues, taking appropriate actions to maintain high service quality and customer satisfaction.
  • - Collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • - Participate in project planning and execution, ensuring timely delivery and successful outcomes.
  • - Troubleshoot application issues related to databases, collaborating with DBA experts to develop optimal solutions.
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Documentation and Knowledge Management

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in technical application management, with a focus on leading and managing teams.
  • Strong technical background and understanding of application development, integration, and support processes.
  • In-depth knowledge of scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell, Bash, Python) and their application in automation and scripting tasks.
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g., SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB), operating systems (Windows, Linux), and web technologies.
  • At least 5 years of experience with backend servers running on operating systems such as Windows Server or Red Hat.
  • Broad knowledge of essential IT concepts, including networking, virtualization, storage, monitoring, Active Directory, and others.
  • Azure Fundamentals certification is required, along with additional certifications or at least 2 years of operational experience with MS Azure.
  • Experience troubleshooting application issues related to databases, with proficiency in SQL or Oracle databases.
  • Ability to collaborate with DBA experts to develop optimal database solutions for applications.
  • Automation is second nature to you, and you excel in streamlining processes and tasks through scripting.
  • Familiarity with IT service management concepts and frameworks, with Agile and DevOps way of working.
  • Soft Skills:
  • - Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • - Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to analyze complex issues and develop innovative solutions.
  • - Strong customer orientation and commitment to delivering high-quality services.
  • - Automation is second nature to you, and you excel in streamlining processes and tasks through scripting.
  • - Adaptability and flexibility to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • - You are fluent in English, Dutch and French are optional.

What are we offering:

  • We ask a lot (of talents) of you. Fortunately, you also get a lot in return!
  • You will join a Top Employer! 
  • A competitive salary completed with fringe benefits. An electrical company car with charging card or mobility budget, luncheon vouchers, eco vouchers, interesting group and hospitalisation insurance, a mobile phone subscription,  flat-rate expense allowances, a powerful laptop and the opportunity to give your salary package a personal touch thanks to our Flex Reward Plan. 
  • Flexible working hours and a nice work/life balance. 
  • A top team: in which new fresh ideas and initiatives are always welcome! Team events, monthly happy hours and an always legendary company party are also part of this. 
  • Continuous learning: through innovation centres, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training courses, we focus on knowledge sharing and learning. 
  • Opportunity to grow: depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths. 
  • Hybrid working: you work from a Cegeka office in your area (Hasselt, Leuven, Antwerp, Ghent), are prepared to regularly travel to Brussels, combined with working from home. 
  • We value sustainability by pursuing carbon neutrality with the electrification of our vehicle fleet and an eco-friendly data center. We develop innovative solutions with a positive impact on the environment, people and society, and strive for an inclusive and diverse work environment where everyone is valued and heard. 

Aspire to more: our promise to you!

At Cegeka you get all the opportunities you need to develop further as a professional. Together we discover what you really want to do for our clients and colleagues. We would like to invite you to grow with us. In an unprecedented variety of challenging and meaningful IT projects. Make your mark on projects with interesting customers where we can make the difference. Aspire to more!

We are always working together here. Intensively, with lots of fun and commitment. It is a culture driven by family values: full of trust, people-oriented, open, loyal and respectful. We offer a lot of freedom and responsibility. We want you to be part of the next phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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