The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Advisory, Solutions, Applications and Infrastructure. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. We are operating on three countries located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France. For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Senior Windows System Engineer.

Your role: 

We are seeking for a Senior Windows Engineer looking for a position combining product lifecycle management activities (+- 40 Products), Project support by designing and integrating applications over the windows and virtualization platform and production 3th level support on resolving complex incidents and problems.

In this role, you will:

  • Own a subset of products by managing the technical expertise, products lifecycle and security patching and compliancy.
  • Assess the security vulnerabilities impacting the Windows & virtualization products and propose / follow the resolution together with the windows infrastructure teams.
  • Support the firm’s projects in integrating applications on the windows and virtualization platform by providing infrastructure expertise, guidelines and standards.
  • Contribute to the 3th level support by troubleshooting complex incident in collaboration with other 3th level support teams if required.
  • Investigate the root cause of production problems by performing deep technical analysis, coordinating the resolution and raising cases with the vendors if required.
  • Contribute to weekend work (average 1 weekend per 5 weeks).
  • Contribute to overnight watch duty (average 1 week every 5 weeks).

This position will permit you to be involved in managing windows server lifecycle in a complex and hybrid environment: multi forest - multi domain, DMZ, SAN, virtualization, links with other platforms such as mainframe, networking elements, covering +- 1600 Windows servers. This role will give you the opportunity to work with recent technologies that will require you to continuously develop your experience and skills.

Your profile: 

Technical Skills & experience:

  • Several years relevant experience in managing large windows server environments.
  • Very good Knowledge on windows operating systems and related management component (Antivirus, Backup, monitoring etc).
  • Very good Knowledge of Active directory , AD LDS and Federation services technologies.
  • Very good Knowledge of overall security principles and techniques with a proven experience in the windows domain.
  • Relevant experience in an engineering position (design)
  • Experience in producing complex authentication designs (ADDS, ADFS, ADLDS but also RSA, SSO, hybrid authentication).
  • Knowledge on one or more areas: SAN, NAS, Networking, RSA, CyberArk, file & print services.

Personal Skills:

  • Client Focused
  • Team player
  • Autonomous, self-learner
  • Structured
  • Can easily adapt to new circumstances/technologies/procedures.
  • Able to handle administrative tasks (as well as interesting technologies).
  • Have a good Communication skills required to cooperate with other team members and people from other teams.
  • Have a Good analytical skills/problem solving skills.
  • accurate: focus on quality rather than on speed.

Essential Languages:

  • Fluently English mandatory
  • French or Dutch


  • Occasionally tasks need to be performed before or after business hours
  • Weekend Work and Watch duty required

We offer: 

  • A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
  • A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
  • A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
  • A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

Interested ?

Please apply now !

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