Senior IT Systems Administrator


Leidschendam, Netherlands


Experienced Level


Full time





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Job Description

For our Leidschendam office we are looking for a Senior IT Systems Administrator. Within this position, you are the public face of Operational Technology (OT) Services. You provide end users with IT support to facilitate Fugro’s vessels, field operations, remote operations and processing of data collected during those operations. You actively promote standards for IT infrastructure and services and best practices used for support. You have a good understanding of the needs of the Fugro business stakeholders and the challenges faced by end users in the field, and you proactively identify areas of improvement regarding the support process and tools and proposes solutions to management.

Are you energized by helping people and solving problems? Are you a team player and want to be part of a proactive team that communicates with a smile? Then you may be the perfect fit for our fast growing and developing team!

Your role

  • You act as 2nd line escalation point for Support Assistants and Administrators;

  • You liaise with OT Services Deployment Teams to support deployment of standard infrastructure and systems and ensure sufficient information is provided to ensure ease of support once systems are in operation. You also liaise with the OT Services Architecture Team to support implementation of infrastructure, systems updates and roll out of new standards and policies;

  • You monitor systems and handle alerts according to procedures. You also monitor the status of open tickets and provide weekly reporting on outstanding tickets to the responsible parties;

  • You implement standard solutions and complete standard tasks according to the instructions;

  • You complete periodic system maintenance tasks and report on these while including system patching, backup and standard restore tasks;

  • You coordinate purchasing and logistics in support of hardware maintenance and in response to monitoring alerts. You also coordinate the roll out of systems updates and of new standards when required;

  • You support cyber security initiatives, directly respond to cyber issues reported by field personnel and escalate where necessary in accordance with defined procedures;

  • You co-ordinate support activities with external vendors where necessary;

  • You create IT infrastructure and systems support related work instruction documentation when required.

Your track record

  • You have a secondary vocational education (MBO level 4) degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field;

  • You have at least 5 years of experience with good understanding of IT service management process (ITIL) and ITSM tools. You also have broad technical knowledge on both desktop and server infrastructure and Enterprise applications. Technical knowledge across multiple platforms (Windows, Linux);

  • You have the ability to observe , think critically and solve problems using appropriate data analysis, interpretation and reasoning skills;

  • You communicate well and can collaborate across functions;

  • You are able to generate written instructions and support documentation;

  • You have excellent English language skills, both written and oral.

What Fugro offers

  • A competitive salary;

  • 29 holidays per year based on a fulltime employment (of which 4 are appointed by Fugro management) and the possibility to purchase 12 additional days;

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally;

  • Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home in accordance with your manager and corporate policies;

  • Commuting allowance;

  • Modern pension scheme;

  • Collective health insurance;

  • Possibility to register with our corporate fitness plan;

  • Coaching options through our EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Fugro is the world’s leading Geo-data specialist. At Fugro we are passionate about our purpose to create a safer and more liveable world together. Part of our strategy is to differentiate ourselves on the market by using integrated digital solutions. These highly innovative and often inhouse developed geo-data acquisition and analysis solutions are strongly dependent on IT.

The Operational Technology (OT) Services team is part of Fugro’s global IT Infrastructure and Security team. At OT Services we provide IT support to facilitate Fugro’s vessels and field operations, remote operations and processing of Geo-data collected during those operations. The OT Services Support team is globally distributed with members in each of the four Fugro regions and provides 1st and 2nd line IT support through our 24/7 OT Services Support Desk. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Senior IT Systems Administrator to expand our team in the Netherlands.

Are you interested?

Please visit our Company Page to find out more on what it is like to work at Fugro.

If you have any further questions, please contact Umit Nesar, Corporate Recruiter, tel. +31 (0)6 – 81 41 07 68.

After you have applied

  • You will receive an automated confirmation-email of the receipt of your application;

  • When we see a match, we will invite you for the first interview within a couple of days. Of course, you will also receive a message if we will not invite you;

  • After a successful first round, you will be invited for the second round;

  • If we are both still positive after the second interview, we will make you an offer and with that we hope to welcome you at Fugro!

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated**.**

For more information

Umit Nesar