System and Cloud Engineer

At the office
five to ten years of experience


Meet Academic Software (Part of the Signpost Group), the global leader in licensing and deployment solutions for education.

Unburdening staff, educators, researchers, and students by providing 100% of your digital tools via one self-service platform.

Signpost offers solutions for educational institutions, staff, teachers and students in several European countries and is the market leader in Belgium. We adopt a service-oriented approach that combines connectivity, hardware, software, digital teaching methods and training.

You will be joining Academic Software, the team that specialises in software for schools. Academic Software acts as an intermediary for the purchase of software licences (such as Microsoft and Adobe) and offers an online software portal with more than 900 software titles for secondary and higher education.

We are currently looking for an System and Cloud Engineer to support our growth and strengthen our entrepreneurial, dynamic team.

What does your day as a system and cloud engineer look like?

As a system and cloud engineer in the Signpost group you will partly work in the Internal IT organization, and you will help with third line issues for the service desk of Academic Software.

Your focus will be on Microsoft products like Azure and the Office 365 suite.

In the internal IT organization, you will mainly focus on systems and platforms that are used by customers.

You work in a pro-active manner and help to think how to make these systems as redundant and reliable as possible.

Together with the team you will discuss how new application requests can be published within the Academic Software platform (virtualization, licensing distribution with native install, Intune package with license included, …) and configure them following predefined procedures and security measures.

You always try to automate as much as possible with scripts written in PowerShell or other scripting languages.

To have a guaranteed uptime of the applications you work together with the first line internal IT colleagues to help solve the more advanced monitoring issues.

What are we offering you?

A versatile position in a company that is writing a strong growth story both locally and internationally. Your personal growth is central to this and you will join an enterprising, dynamic team with enthusiastic colleagues.

In addition to a competitive salary, you will receive additional fringe benefits such as:

  • A company car with fuel card

  • Eco cheques

  • Bonus plan (CAO90)

  • End-of-year bonus and holiday pay in accordance with PC200

  • Opportunity to follow training and courses

  • Group and hospitalisation insurance

  • A mobile phone with subscription

  • A laptop

  • Meal vouchers: € 6/working day

  • Cafeteria plan

  • 20 statutory leave days + 6 ADV days (39-hour week)

Are you convinced or would you like more information about this vacancy? Contact us!

+32472/09.39.59 or apply via the button at the bottom of this website

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As an System & Cloud Engineer you possess the following skills:

  • 5 years' + of relevant professional experience

  • Strong working knowledge of the Office 365 suite, and all required tools and products (Sharepoint, Exchange, Power apps, …)

  • Advanced knowledge designing, supporting, and upgrading Active Director environments (Authentication, Authorization, Group Policy Objects, LDAP, DNS, etc)

  • Secure Hybrid environments (AD Connect and authentication)

  • Azure AD App Registration

  • Authentication Methods (sign-on security, multi-factor authentication (MFA) device sign-on methods, Azure Seamless SSO)

  • Strong knowledge of Azure IaaS and PaaS

  • Powershell or other scripting language

  • Windows server (hyper-v, RDS, Radius, …)

  • Able to work with monitoring tools like Nable, Solarwinds, Nagios, …

  • Understanding of network engineering (Port forwarding, routing, VPN, …)

  • Good communication skills

  • Fluent in English

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Academic Software

The global leader in licensing and deployment solutions for education – providing 100% of an institution's digital tools via one self-service platform. Academic Software, part of the Signpost Group