System administrator (m/f/x) – IT job in Netherlands

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Municipality of Tilburg

System administrator (m/f/x)

Apply no later than Wednesday, April 17, 2024

  • Tilburg
  • 36 hours

  • 2878 – 4752
  • HBO · MBO

Job offer

Innovative and ambitious, that is Tilburg. As an innovative city, we are working hard on a progressive digital landscape. Also when it comes to further designing and optimizing systems. With more than 227,000 inhabitants, Tilburg is the 7th largest city in the Netherlands and with approximately 2,500 employees we work hard to create a city where everyone feels at home, where there are opportunities for everyone and where we together ensure a livable and sustainable environment. As a System Administrator at the Municipality of Tilburg you get the opportunity to work on challenging projects that directly impact the lives of our residents. Your role is crucial in ensuring the optimal functioning of both the IT systems and digital services offered by the Municipality of Tilburg, and the systems used by your colleagues in their daily work.

You will become part of a team of enthusiastic IT professionals who are committed to improving digital services and optimizing the IT infrastructure. Do you enjoy working in a complex and dynamic environment? Do you have experience and passion for IT and are you looking for a new challenge? Then you are the System Administrator we are looking for!

What are you going to do
As a System Administrator at the Municipality of Tilburg you are responsible for managing, maintaining and optimizing our IT systems. You ensure that all systems run smoothly and that any malfunctions are resolved quickly and efficiently. In addition, you work closely with other IT professionals to implement new systems and applications and integrate them into the existing infrastructure. You provide support to users, solve technical issues and contribute to the continuous improvement of our IT processes.

Your specific tasks include:

  • Managing and maintaining the hybrid data center including VMware vSphere, VMware NSX and Microsoft Azure;
  • Implementing and managing backup solutions, storage systems and/or operating systems;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to optimize and scale the IT infrastructure to the needs of the Municipality of Tilburg;
  • Ensure a safe and reliable IT environment, including implementing security measures and conducting risk analyses;
  • Provide technical support to users and colleagues, solving complex problems quickly and effectively;
  • Documenting procedures, guidelines and system configurations to ensure a structured and well-documented IT environment.

Where will you work?
Our Technical IT Management team, within the Data, Information & Technology department, consists of 26 enthusiastic specialists with different expertise. We like to share our knowledge with each other and regularly organize quarterly drinks where we can relax together. Our organization is characterized by a pleasant working atmosphere with many possibilities, short lines of communication and an open culture where colleagues are always ready to help each other. Collaboration is of paramount importance to us. We work closely with various internal teams, such as application management, facilities and the sports company. But we also maintain pleasant cooperation with external partners, such as suppliers and Tilburg University.

We think it is important that you feel comfortable in your working environment. That’s why we offer you the flexibility to work from home, at the office or on location, depending on what the work requires at that time. On Monday we organize an optional office day in the renovated and modern Stadswinkel, where you can collaborate with colleagues and share knowledge.

What are you bringing?
As a System Administrator at the Municipality of Tilburg, it is important that you enjoy sharing knowledge with colleagues and colleagues. You are proactive and take initiative to make improvements to the IT infrastructure and processes. As a team player, you work closely with other IT professionals to achieve common goals and solve challenges. In addition, you have strong communication skills and are able to convey complex technical concepts in a clear and understandable way to different stakeholders. With your positive attitude and enthusiasm you contribute to an inspiring and collaborative working environment within the Municipality of Tilburg. We further ask:

  • MBO+ working and thinking level, with, for example, a background in Computer Science, Network and System Management, Computer and Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Technical Computer Science or IT management;
  • You have experience with various VMware products such as VMware vSphere and NSX-T;
  • You have knowledge of storage architecture, protocols and technologies, such as NFS, CIFS, iSCSI, deduplication, thin provisioning and snapshotting;
  • You have experience with backup and operating systems;
  • You are available 36 hours per week.

What do you get in return
The Municipality of Tilburg offers an inspiring working environment where diversity is valued and authenticity is encouraged. As part of a leading government organization, you get the opportunity to contribute not only to Tilburg, but also to your own growth thanks to our extensive range of training courses through the Tilburgs Leerhuis.

We also offer you:

  • The position is classified in salary scale 9 with starting scale 8. Based on full-time employment, this is a minimum of €2,878 and a maximum of €4,752 gross per month. Depending on your experience and current situation, we will make you the best possible proposal within this bandwidth.
  • 194 hours of leave and the option to purchase a maximum of 187 additional hours of leave (based on full-time employment);
  • An individual choice budget of 17.05% on top of your salary. That you can use it throughout the year for, for example, extra leave, an extra payment, study, holiday pay or the purchase of an (electric) bicycle;
  • An employer contribution to the costs of health insurance;
  • A good pension scheme with ABP and a discount on disability insurance through Loyalis;
  • If you perform well, you will in principle receive a permanent contract after one year;
  • A good work-life balance with a working week of max. 36 hours, partial working from home and flexibility in terms of working hours;
  • A standing/sitting desk, office chair and accessories to fully and properly set up your home workplace;
  • A laptop and mobile phone;
  • Do you travel by public transport? Your travel costs will then be fully reimbursed (2nd class).

Do you want to play an important role in managing, maintaining and optimizing IT systems at the Municipality of Tilburg? Then apply via the button below!

To ask?
The vacancy is open until Wednesday April 17. Would you like more information about the position first? Please contact Jolanda Polkamp, ​​Team Manager Technical IT Management, via tel. +31653813725. If you have any questions about the application procedure, please contact Lieke van Laarhoven, Recruiter, on tel no. 06-31144021, stating vacancy number DIT24-01.

In the event of an internal transfer to a new (vulnerable) position, a new Certificate of Good Conduct will be requested based on the nature of the work and working environment.

Sharing the vacancy is welcome, even please! Acquisition is not appreciated.
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More information about this vacancy?

Contact Jolanda Polkamp from the Municipality of Tilburg (

+31 6 53813725)

About the organization

In Tilburg we work demand-oriented. The customer’s question is central. We are constantly working on that. This means that we want to continually adapt the organization to changes in society and to the wishes of the citizen. Our ambitions are high: a municipality that stands for openness and results, where you work with pleasure and pride. It is not always known, but Tilburg is at the forefront of many developments. There is always room for improvement and that is what we strive for.

Working at the municipality of Tilburg means a good balance between work and private life and an excellent package of employment conditions. You can expect that from a large and modern employer. You get a lot of space. For example, to plan your hours at your own discretion. Even if it is necessary and convenient to work from home. In addition, no less than 30% of all employees work part-time. Excellent employment conditions tailored to your needs.

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Spoorlaan 181

5038 CB Tilburg

14 013

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