Synthon – Senior System Engineer

40 uur
  • Vast dienstverband
  • Nijmegen
  • €47.000 - €67.000
  • Reageer

About the job

Our Information Technology department is looking for a full-time Senior System Engineer with Project Management skills. The department deals with IT systems and technologies used by the Synthon Biopharmaceuticals organization (like Citrix, Cisco, NetApp, VMWare and Microsoft products). Together with a team of engineers, you will be responsible for the security, design, installation and management of our IT infrastructure. Within the team you will be responsible for engineering, implementing and monitoring security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information. We also expect you to support our Service Desk colleagues in analysing and solving complex IT problems.

In addition, you will fulfil the role of Project Manager in the deployment of software installations and upgrades. You maintain contacts with IT suppliers for support in the event of disruptions or the implementation of new services. Experience in working within a regulated environment and experience with validating systems is desirable. You will report to the Head of IT.

What is expected from you

  • You work and think at a Bachelor’s (HBO) level and you have at least 5 years work experience in an IT service and/or consultancy position.
  • You have relevant IT infrastructure certificates and are familiar with ISO27001 or similar security standards.
  • You have knowledge of several operating systems (Windows, VMWare, Citrix) and also a broad knowledge of Microsoft products including their cloud products.
  • You have thorough knowledge of IT related security threads and measures.
  • You are familiar with project management methodologies, such as Prince 2 or equivalent.
  • A team-mindset with excellent communication skills (verbal and written in both Dutch and English).

In interviews you will be able to demonstrate that you are a team player and you have a practical, hands-on attitude. With a pragmatic approach you quickly and adequately solve technical issues. You are clear in your explanation and you are able to communicate at different levels; with colleagues within the department as well as internal and external customers. You are creative in coming up with feasible (technical) solutions. In addition, you have a positive mindset and have a well-developed sense of responsibility which means that your workday is not limited from 9 to 5. Even under high pressure, you show decisiveness without losing sight of details.

What does Synthon offer you

  • A diverse position in which you are responsible for IT issues, project management and contact with IT suppliers of Synthon Biopharmaceuticals.
  • Salary of 47-67K per year (+ variable salary), depending on experience.
  • 30 vacation days.
  • Flexible start times (07.00h – 09.00h).
  • Working with enthusiastic colleagues in an advanced R&D environment.
  • A pleasant workplace at our easily accessible office in Nijmegen.

About Synthon Biopharmaceuticals
Around the world there are still people suffering from diseases for which no adequate medical treatment has been found. For them we search, research and innovate in some of the world’s most advanced research facilities with the most talented people.

Synthon Biopharmaceuticals focuses on development of innovative medicines, including antibody-drug conjugates, in two key therapeutic areas: oncology and autoimmune diseases. We provide a fair, human, open and inspiring working environment, with room for ambition, entrepreneurship and new initiatives - leading to innovative medicines with the potential to transform patients’ lives.

Synthon Biopharmaceuticals is based in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, where close to 350 staff work at our state-of-the art biotech campus. We are interested in result-oriented people with a sharp mind and entrepreneurial spirit, who can contribute to our ambition to provide solutions to the healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow

For further information, you can contact Eva Venhuizen at 06-45116097 or If you are interested in this challenging position, we look forward to your application.

Eva Venhuizen
06 - 45116097

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