application Engineer

Full-Time | Zwijnaarde, BE | Systems Management

What the job is about?

With 20 production and over 300 non-production environments to manage for customers worldwide, the Miles Technical Team has a crucial and significant role within the company. Are you interested in joining this important team? Keep reading and find out what it is all about. 

The role of Application Engineer is truly diverse. The most important aspect of your job is to manage the build, release management, and deployment of the application. Automation is a key aspect in the release process, for monitoring, testing, server setup and middleware configuration.  

Besides that, you will also:  

  • Offer technical consultancy to customers, giving advice on architectural matters, hosting and application needs.  

  • Be responsible for the full application management, this means maintenance, installations, monitoring, and performance investigations. 

  • Solve unforeseen problems as flying MTT. By assigning one specific person, the team is more responsive and agile in dealing with these events.  

These are the technologies you will be working with: Oracle; MS SQL Server; IBM WebSphere, Red Hat JBoss, Wildfly, Unix/Linux/Windows, Ant scripting, Ansible, Bamboo, Kubernetes, Azure cloud. 

Your Skills and Interests.

Excellent communication skills are needed since you will be in direct contact with customers.  

With different expertise in the team, you understand the importance of teamwork. 

What else is expected:  

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in IT or equivalent experience.  

  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language is necessary  

  • Knowledge of at least one application server is necessary 

  • Good knowledge of English, and Dutch is a plus 

  • Interest in Kubernetes and Azure 

What we offer.

We would like to welcome you to an international and multicultural company that has been operating for over 30 years and is doubling in size every 5 years. Growth is our middle name, while we strongly adhere to our horizontal and open company culture.

You're in the driver's seat of your own career, that's our motto. Your personal development is therefore paramount. During an extensive onboarding program of six months, we make you, with the support of your job coach, familiar with our product and the organization. Even after this period, you will continue to get opportunities to learn and develop yourself further. You’re never alone.

At Sofico you will also work in a modern state-of-the-art office that is easily accessible. We have plenty of safe charging points for your electric car or bike, and free shared bicycles available to pick up your lunch.

In return for your efforts, we offer an extensive salary package, including a company car with a fuel card, a bonus system, meal vouchers, and group and hospital insurance. Are you a sporty type? A bike lease is also one of the possibilities! The flexible office hours and opportunities to work from home provide the necessary flexibility within the company.

At Sofico we are strong believers in the power of a good cup of coffee. Water or soft drinks are of course also on the menu. We love our team events. Think afterwork drinks, a BBQ, a family day, a company weekend, or a walking dinner with the whole company.

Ready to apply?

Step 1: Click the orange 'apply now' button below to get your CV in front of our HR team:

Meet the HR team!

+32 92108040

Questions about joining Sofico? Learn more about our interview process on our frequently asked questions page.

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