Open job positions

01-03-2017

Basefarm is interested in getting into contact with people with high expertise and professional commitment. If you wish to inquire about job possibilities in Basefarm, we invite you to send an open application to jobb@basefarm.no. Should you have questions or desire more information, please contact our Personnel Office at tel. +47 4000 4100.

Senior IT Project Manager

2017-09-27

As a leading provider for mission critical business applications we provide advanced technology solutions, high-end cloud services, application management and ensure the highest level of security. Very likely you already have interactions with some of the platforms we operate for our customers, such as when booking your flight with Norwegian, when buying train tickets to or from OSL, when shopping clothes on the internet, or when delivering your tax returns in Norway.  

Our customer portfolio is wide and a great mix of different industries and sizes, and what they have in common are that they have mission critical business systems that they trust Basefarm to take care of. To provide the best services possibly to our customers we fully depend on having the right people on board. Right now, we are looking to expand our ranks with more people in Norway and Sweden, who want to be part of our technology-driven journey, and who are eager to be a part of driving us and our customers to continued success. People, perhaps, much like you.

About the position
As our Project Manager you will be responsible for delivering the project results in terms of quality, planning and budget. We have a strong focus on customer satisfaction and the business case, both for the customer and Basefarm. You will be the main liaison between Basefarm and the customers, and may also be involved in various internal projects and bid processes.

Project teams vary according to the size and nature of the projects. Our project teams usually include several engineers in addition to a Project Architect, and you can also expect to work in close collaboration with Sales, Operations, and Finance. You will be based in either Oslo or Stockholm and be a part of an international Project management team with team members in Norway/Sweden, the Netherlands, and Germany. You will primarily manage projects in Norway or Sweden - depending on where we find our next talent, but may also be involved in international projects.

Requirements
We are looking for an experienced project manager with relevant background in the IT industry:

  • 7+ years of project management experience, mainly in IT infrastructure projects;
  • Experience in managing customer projects from a supplier perspective;
  • Prince2 Practitioner, PMP or IPMA Level C certification;
  • General knowledge of cloud technologies, hosting, application management, networking, storage, backup and application management;
  • IT Service Management and Service Delivery (ITIL certification preferred);
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in Norwegian and English;
  • Strong leadership skills, able to set direction, prioritize, make decisions and motivate team members;
  • Structured and methodological approach;

Basefarm offers:
Our focus on our customers' mission critical applications makes us a cohesive and technology driven organization that relies heavily on our most valuable asset – our employees. At Basefarm we value work/life balance and have a high degree of trust in our colleagues. We value the results you deliver above when and where you deliver them from. You will be given the opportunity of working in a Great Place to Work - in 2017, Basefarm AS placed in the top 10 for the second year in a row!  You will also be offered working together with highly motivated and skilled professionals in a central and beautiful area in Nydalen, Oslo or in Stockholm, Nortull.

Interested?

Please send your resume and motivation letter to rekrytering-se@basefarm.com 
Position: Fulltime
Location: Basefarm AS, Nydalen Allé 37A, Oslo
Contact: Tommy Pedersen

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Senior Project Manager (Dutch-speaking), Amsterdam

2017-09-01

Are you a Project manager with extensive experience in managing IT infrastructure projects from a supplier perspective? A track record in ensuring that projects meet client’s expectations and that the project results are delivered within the limits of quality, planning and budget? Would you like to work in an international organization, continuously improving yourself and our service towards our customers? Then you might be the person we are looking for.

About the position
As a senior Project Manager you will primarily be responsible for implementation and migration projects for new and existing customers. In the project phase you are the liaison between Basefarm and the customer and make sure that the expectations of all relevant stakeholders are managed. Your project teams will consist of a project architect and several engineers and you will work in close collaboration with Sales, Operations and Finance. Your main areas of responsibility will be to deliver the project results within the limits of quality, planning and budget, while always having a strong focus on customer satisfaction and the business case for both the customer and Basefarm. As a project manager you are responsible for  project estimation, project initiation, planning, scoping, budget, progress- and cost control, managing resources, changes, risks, project governance and expectation management. You may also be involved in various internal projects and bid processes.

You will work in a matrix organization in which you are part of the local Service Delivery team in NL and are also part of an international Project management team with team members in Norway, Sweden and Germany. You will primarily manage projects in the Netherlands, but may also be involved in international projects.

Job requirements
We are looking for an experienced project manager with relevant background in the IT industry:

  • 7+ years of project management experience, mainly  in IT infrastructure projects;
  • Experience in managing customer projects from a supplier perspective;
  • General knowledge of cloud technologies, hosting, application management, networking, storage, backup and application management;
  • Prince2 Practitioner, PMP or IPMA Level C certification;
  • IT Service Management and Service Delivery (ITIL certification preferred);
  • Strong communication skills and fluent in Dutch and English;
  • Strong leadership skills, able to set direction, prioritize, make decisions and motivate team members;
  • Structured and methodological approach;

About Basefarm:

Basefarm is the leading hosting provider for mission critical business applications with offices in Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Germany. We provide advanced technology solutions, high-end cloud services, application management, and colocation from our six datacenters in Europe.

With our 500+ staff, we host more than 35 000 services reaching over 40 million end users in 23 countries. Our thorough design process with system architects working directly with the customer ensures a customized and optimized platform that takes into account: business needs, complexity, high rate of change, and the highest level of security.  

Interested?
Please send your resume and motivation letter to recruitment-nl@basefarm.com   

Position: Fulltime
Location: Basefarm Nederland, Beechavenue 106, Schiphol-Rijk
Contact: Stephanie Westerling

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Senior Developer Team Lead

2017-08-23

Behind Every Successful Business there is a Team. In Basefarm we have several teams that contributes to our success. A prerequisite for them is to have good internal systems and tooling at hand. This is what we provide. A mix of new cloud based standard systems to in-house developed systems that you can’t find anywhere else, to real old heritage. Most of it integrated with proper tooling. This is the landscape you will join. We also offer you a Great Place to Work - awarded on the Top 10 list of best Workplaces in Norway for 2017 for the 2nd time in a row.

As Senior Developer Team Lead you will play an important role in the company and be a key member of the team contributing to the further growth. You will:

  • be part of a fast paced and innovative environment and work together with engaged colleagues with great experience
  • own the development function and have both a strategic and operational responsibility
  • work close with key stakeholders and be able to influence and create results together with the team.

You will lead four highly skilled developers with broad and deep competence in a variety of development tools, databases, integration tools and systems like Salesforce and Visma. They work with vmWare, Azure and Aws to provide reporting and billing information. They collect data to our SQL server based datawarehouse, and are responsible for the technical part of billing. And last but not least, they make frontend systems and web-portals for both internal and external use. You will be a part of our day-to-day development and operational activities and be CIOs right hand in taking care of our complete system/application portfolio.

Who are you?
We are looking for a positive and forward-thinking senior developer with an entrepreneurial mindset. In addition we think that you are a communicative and enthusiastic person with eminent developer skills. You like to obtain results through and with others, creatively searching for good solutions for the problem at hand. You like to be a part of the overall system development process including design, user involvement, security issues, process- and data modelling and project/plan activities in general.

To succeed in this role you either have relevant higher education and documented experience, or you demonstrate exceptional talents without.

We think you are an eager and hardworking person. You can easily formulate oral and written Norwegian and English.

Your workplace will be in our office in Oslo where the development team is located.

Interested?
Apply by sending your CV to arne.sunde@basefarm.com as soon as possible but no later than 10/9. Selection and interviewing will be ongoing.

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Senior System Consultant in Service Delivery, Oslo

2017-06-26

As a Senior System Consultant in the role of Technical Account Manager (TAM) in Basefarm, you will be responsible for a selection of Basefarm customers’ technical solutions.

  • You will be the primary technical point of contact for one or more of Basefarm’s customers and a natural discussion partner on technical matters.
  • You will work with your team and the customer to maintain and improve the solution, handle complex incidents, plan, coordinate and execute changes.
  • You will ensure that Basefarm has the necessary technical solutions in place to deliver on our commitments and effectively support the customers’ business.
  • You will proactively suggest improvements to the customers’ solution and advise the customers on future solutions to meet their business needs.
  • Participate in customer meetings (monthly operational meetings together with Service Manager and ad-hoc meetings) and quality assure the technical part of the monthly reports.

Together with your customers, your innovative ability and your proactivity you find new solutions and opportunities that keep us on the cutting edge of technology, all while keeping the quality and reliability of Basefarm services in focus!

To succeed in the role you have at least:

  • 5 years of experience from similar tasks, preferably from hosting large/complex business critical systems
  • Technical expertise and relevant experience from professional use of RedHat Linux and related technologies, such as Apache, Tomcat, LDAP, Puppet etc
  • Experience with VMware and storage solutions
  • Basic network competence and general technical knowledge
  • Proficiency and fluency in both Norwegian and English, both written and oral
  • Experience from customer facing role
  • Skills to coordinate a range of technical deliveries from Basefarm to customers
  • Knowledge of ITIL

It is an advantage if you also have:

  • Technical knowledge or expertise in any of the areas of services offered by Basefarm, such as Microsoft server products, security products and -services, database products (Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL), OpenShift etc.
  • Experience with use of public cloud solutions like AWS, Azure etc

It is important that you:

  • are proactive and take initiative
  • are structured
  • are motivated by responsibility and deliver also under pressure
  • are flexible, positive and service minded
  • are good at building relationships with clients and colleagues
  • you dare to say no when necessary
  • go the extra mile to make sure that Basefarm delivers to the customers.

Our offer
In Basefarm you will be a part of a positive and highly skilled working environment with co-workers who are genuinely interested in technology and have professional pride and integrity. You get the freedom and an opportunity to form both yourself and the company; something that makes us proud Basefarm employees. We offer good pension and insurance scheme and the possibility to develop yourself further. We are also a social group of people with outside work activity groups and events ranging from: cage ball, indoor hockey, running, cycling, climbing, LAN Party, Darts and Beer to name some.

Interested?
Send your application with updated CV to roar.pettersen@basefarm.com. Selection and interviews (in Norwegian) will be done at our offices in Nydalen, Oslo.

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Senior Network Engineer and Team Lead - Stockholm

2017-06-01

Do you want to work in team leading role in a technology driven company? Are complex Network solutions the thing that makes your heart tick? Then we might have the job for you!

Basefarm offers a fun and stimulating environment among highly skilled colleagues who all share a passion for IT. Our employees are our greatest asset and our culture is characterized by a strong team and interesting customers.

About the position - two roles in one position
You will work in a cross country team with our data-center network solutions. As part of the Network team you will work with and coordinate the other members of the network staff to maintain and improve the network environment. Working with events, incidents, changes and various projects.
Your workplace will be at our office in Stockholm, but the department carries out work on the environments in all three Basefarm countries.

This position includes two different roles, first as senior network engineer and then to fulfill the role as team lead for the Stockholm Network group. As an example, your work will include:

Senior Network Engineer:

  • Prioritize, diagnose and solve incidents according to agreed procedures
  • Take responsibility for problem resolution, recommend options and implement if required.
  • Reviewing and implementation of Customer change requests
  • Planning, assessing and executing maintenance tasks on the production platform
  • Design and build network solutions according to customer needs and BF principle
  • Assist with system designs and specifications, overall architectures, topologies, configuration databases and design documentation of networks
  • Define, document and carry out small projects alone or with a small team, actively participating in all phases.

Team Lead:

  • Plan maintenance activities and participate in CAB
  • Plan use of resources (vacation, dispatch, maintenance work, projects etc.)
  • Be the communication interface towards sales, project and service delivery
  • The point of contact for escalation in the Stockholm office
  • Follow-up on delivery towards external and internal stakeholders
  • Participate in the budget planning process

Who are you?
At Basefarm one of our values is “Close”, meaning working close to our customers internal and external as well as your co-workers. To succeed with this we see that you are a team player who understands the importance of cooperation. As a senior you are expected to mentor and assist more junior members of staff. In addition, setting a good example with regards to reaching out to other teams and to the customers for strengthen partnership and collaboration comes natural to you.

As a person we believe that you are structured, solution oriented and service minded. You understand an outside in approach, how customer needs translate to the everyday work.

For the right person, there are good opportunities to continue to grow with new challenges and having a career at Basefarm.

Requirements the position:

  • 3 years or more experience from working in a data-center network environment
  • Experience from configuring & administering F5 BIG-IP LTM system and load balancing services
  • Experience from configuring & administering Junipers switches and routers
  • Experience from configuring & administering Cisco ASA firewall systems
  • Fluent in Swedish & English (speaking & writing)
  • Experience from working in Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Have worked in a company using the ITIL framework

The following are considered a merit:

  • Juniper JNCIP-ENT or DC track
  • Cisco CCNP routing and switching Certification or Data-center track
  • F5 301b certification
  • Experience from working with VM-ware NSX
  • Linux bash scripting & python programming
  • Setting up and maintaining Ansible playbooks for network automation

There will be some requirements to work evenings and nights. With experience, requirements might include on-call rotation as well.

Interested?
Please send your application to rekrytering-se@basefarm.com as soon as possible but no later than June 30. Interviews and selection will be ongoing.

Position: Fulltime, permanent employment
Location: Basefarm Sweden office, Sveavägen 159 in Stockholm

Contact: rekrytering-se@basefarm.se

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Senior Network Engineer

2017-06-01

Are you motivated by technical challenges? Are complex Network solutions the thing that makes your heart tick? Then the job as Network Engineer at Basefarm is the one for you!

Basefarm is the leading hosting provider for mission critical business applications. We provide advanced technology solutions, high-end cloud services, application management, and colocation from our six datacenters in Europe. Basefarm offers a fun and stimulating environment among highly skilled colleagues who all share a passion for IT. Our employees are our greatest asset and our culture is characterized by a strong team and interesting customers.

About the role
As Senior Network Engineer in Basefarm you will work in a cross country team with our data-center network solutions. As part of the Network team you will work with the other members of the network staff to maintain and improve the network environment. Working with events, incidents, changes and various projects.

As an example, your work will include:

  • Prioritize, diagnose and solve incidents according to agreed procedures
  • Take responsibility for problem resolution, recommend options and implement if required.
  • Review and implementation of Customer change requests
  • Planning, assessing and executing maintenance tasks on the production platform
  • Design and build network solutions according to customer needs and BF principle
  • Assist with system designs and specifications, overall architectures, topologies, configuration databases and design documentation of networks
  • Define, document and carry out small projects alone or with a small team, actively participating in all phases.

Your workplace will be at our office in Stockholm, but the department carries out work on the environments in all three Basefarm countries.

Requirements for the role:

  • 3 years or more experience from working in a data-center network environment
  • Experience from configuring & administering F5 BIG-IP LTM system and load balancing services
  • Experience from configuring & administering Junipers switches and routers
  • Experience from configuring & administering Cisco ASA firewall systems
  • Fluent in Swedish & English (speaking & writing)
  • Experince from working in Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Have worked in a company using the ITIL framework

The following are considered a merit:

  • Juniper JNCIP-ENT or DC track
  • Cisco CCNP routing and switching Certification or Data-center track
  • F5 301b certification
  • Experience from working with VM-ware NSX
  • Linux bash scripting & python programming
  • Setting up and maintaining Ansible playbooks for network automation

There will be some requirements to work evenings and nights. With experience requirements might include on-call rotation as well.

Who you are
At Basefarm one of our values is “Close”, meaning working close to our customers internal and external as well as your co-workers. To succeed with this, we see that you are a team player who understands the importance of cooperation. As a senior, you are expected to mentor and assist more junior members of staff. In addition, setting a good example with regards to reaching out to other teams and to the customers for strengthen partnership and collaboration comes natural to you.

As a person you are structured, solution oriented and service minded. You understand an outside in approach, how customer needs translate to the everyday work.

For the right person, there are good opportunities to continue to grow with new challenges and having a career at Basefarm.


Interested?
Please send your application to rekrytering-se@basefarm.com as soon as possible, but no later than June 30. Interviews and selection will be ongoing.

Position: Fulltime, permanent employment
Location: Basefarm Sweden office, Sveavägen 159 in Stockholm

Contact: rekrytering-se@basefarm.se

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