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IT Manager

Microbe&Lab is a preventative and diagnostics company that develops and commercializes innovative tests for consumer and professional use. Microbe&Lab has three business units: Diagnostics & Services, Suresy and Cornalab.EU. With the first BU we offer various laboratory and diagnostics services and with the other two (Coronalab.EU and Suresy)  we drive our ambition to become a European leader in at home testing.

Over the last year, Microbe&Lab has grown exponentially towards a strong team of over 100 professionals with complementary backgrounds. Our high-end tests are being developed, market and manufactured in our laboratories in Amsterdam. Get more insights on our organization, products and services via our website

We are now looking or an IT Manager who is ambitious and eager to learn, with a focus on the IT infrastructure, Generic IT applications, IT management at a scale-up / mid-size company (100 + employees). You will report to the CIO.

Do you see yourself working in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment? And do you feel energized in our mission to make the world healthier because ‘we see what you should know’, than join Microbe & Lab.

How will you make impact?
As the IT Manager you will be responsible for the IT design for Microbe & Lab organization. An important aspect of our growth strategy. Furthermore you will be responsible for the planning, implementations and delivery of improvement projects.

Your goal is to create an environment to support the company and its employees in their daily activities and you are responsible to define and implement strategies to safeguard system stability and predictability while supporting a changing Life Science community. Beside content you will build an high performance IT team to support the growth of our organization.


What will you do?

In this position you will focus on:

  • network topology design, equipment, configuration
  • storage equipment, disk space management
  • compute server hardware and virtualization
  • compute server configuration, both Linux and Windows (AD)
  • configure and maintain public services, like website, MS exchange (Hybrid), Office 365, SharePoint online, etc.
  • data backup facilities and operation
  • a High-Performance Computing environment hosting different tooling
  • reliability, failure analysis and mitigation
  • hardware and software configuration of desktop and laptops
  • end-user support and regular system monitoring
  • contract, license and service management
  • design, planning, implementation, and delivery of improvement projects.


How will you get There?

An ideal candidate will possess:

  • A degree in information technology, computer science or a comparable technical study
  • You know how to build and manage a small team highly educated IT professionals
  • you have hands-on experience in network management, setup and maintenance of virtualization environments, setup and maintenance of Linux and Windows,  securing public compute services, setup and maintenance of end-user services, setup and maintenance of a pool of end-user notebooks and PCs.
  • you have experience in configuring web services and applying/adapting plugins
  • you are eager to learn, a team player with a problem-solving mentality. You are creative,
  • combining good analytical skills, a structured way of working and a hands-on attitude
  • you have a drive for quality and robustness and service is your second name
  • you are fluently in English and Dutch, both verbally and in writing.


What we offer

  • An innovative, fast-paced working environment
  • New office at the IQuarters Campus (Rosalyn) in the midst of the health and life science hotspot in Amsterdam
  • Competitive salary with a 13th month.
  • Solid pension plan (ABP)
  • Flexible work hours with work-from-home options
  • Growth opportunities (personal development, internationalization)
  • Commuter benefit, laptop and phone

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    Microbe&Lab BV
    Rosalyn building / Floor 0B (Laboratory) -1B (Office)
    Paalbergweg 2-4
    1105 AG Amsterdam

    Microbe&Lab is ISO9001 certified.
    All our products are IVD compliant and CE marked.