System Engineer



At Digitas, our hosting team focusses on any customer’s infrastructure activities such as design, implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting. The Digitas Amsterdam office is recognized as the Centre of Excellence for Microsoft Azure solutions within the Publicis One Group, but apart from that we are also working with various other cloud and on premise infrastructures.

We work on client projects, ad hoc and incident tasks, next to innovation projects. Engineers usually work from the very beginning of the project towards a Continuous Integration cycle. We work for many well-known brands within the industry.

Job description

You will work in the field of monitoring, security, provisioning, deployments and health checks. You solve (potential) incidents effectively and decisively. On your own initiative, you come up with ideas for improvement of the overall infrastructure and your customer environments. Together with the team, you decide on the planning and implementation of improvement paths. You are responsible for successfully designing web environments and installing new applications.


You have a natural urge to automate as much as possible, especially the repetitive tasks.
You like to work in a diverse organization and are open to working with people with different expertise. You are not afraid to look over the edge of your field and think outside of the box. You like to help your customers and colleagues with your in-depth knowledge of Laas and Paas solutions. This means you are able to work well with software engineers and to advise customers and account.

We are looking for generalist cloud engineer, focused on automation and cloud solutions.

Following requirements are desired:


  • Knowledge and ability to manage Azure and AWS solutions;
  • Ability to deploy and maintain Linux and Windows server solutions;
  • MySQL, MSSQL management;
  • PowerShell and bash scripting skills;
  • Proven track record in security awareness;
  • Experience with Docker is a plus;


  • Deployment and maintenance of hosed systems based on various web technologies;
  • Design solutions on Laas and Paas level;
  • Proactive delivery assistance, including continuous integration and delivery release automation;
  • Applying monthly security patches to the hosted systems;
  • DNS management;
  • Assist developers with system/networking questions;
  • Backup management;
  • Maintain documentation;
  • Participate in monthly 24/7 on call shifts.

About Digitas 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.