ITS Senior System Engineer - Mechelen,BE

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville), the Netherlands (Leiden), Basel (Switzerland) and in Boston (US).

We are in the business of changing lives. In our quest to discover and develop life-improving medicines we go where no one has ever gone before. In every challenge we face, we see new opportunities. We want to challenge the impossible. We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters. Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class. In other words, we need you.


We are looking for an ITS Senior System Engineer (AZURE) - Mechelen,BE


Scope of the job

You are responsible for design, setting up, supporting, documenting, monitoring and maintaining the complete ITS infrastructure, on premise and in the cloud. You will work in an international team that provides IT-based services to all employees across the company.  

Job requirements

Who are you?

  • You have a Bachelor or Master Degree or equivalent through experience. 
  • You have more than 5 years of relevant experience. 
  • You are able to handle multiple issues concurrently.
  • You can easily adapt to new circumstances and technologies. 
  • You are solution oriented, proactive and client focused. You speak English fluently.

You have the following technical knowledge:

  • Thorough knowledge of support in a Microsoft server environment
  • Cloud services like Microsoft Azure, Azure AD, AWS, Office 365, …
  • VMWare Infrastructure
  • Backup and DR solutions
  • Network design, Routing and Switching, Firewalls, VPN
  • Scripting and automation: Powershell
  • Storage solutions NAS, SAN, Cloud
  • Network and Infrastructure security
  • ITIL

What’s in it for you?
You will be part of a fast growing and amazing company. As ‘make-it-happener’ you will get all the support you need to make your job successful. At Galapagos we aim to recruit the best people, who stand out among their peers, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind Galapagos, a highly motivated team, eager to maintain Galapagos’ leading position and achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment.


We are Galapagos : together we can make it happen…!