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 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 by 16th of July 2017. Selection and interviews (in Norwegian) will be done in July/August at our offices in Nydalen, Oslo.

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Senior Systems Consultant Linux

2017-06-02

May we have all Linux technicians’ attention? Presently we are looking for a highly skilled Linux Technician with previous experience in operating business critical platforms. As our new Linux Technician you will fulfil a central and important role in a technical driven organization.

Basefarms OS & Support systems team is responsible for operating and developing Linux based infrastructure in all Basefarms datacentres. This includes, among other things, DNS, LDAP, Radius and CA UIM.

The team has 8 members located in Oslo, and we now wish to extend the team into Sweden and are looking for two new team members to join our Stockholm office.

So who are you?
We believe that you are accustomed to operate in business critical platforms and a highly skilled Linux Technician (RedHat is our preferred distro at the moment). Moreover, we are looking for a person who:

  • has good general knowledge of infrastructure components like network, storage and virtualization.
  • is experienced and methodical in scripting and programming
  • understand the business impact of technologies and programming
  • is passionate for technology
  • is selfdriven and takes own initiatives
  • is an individual contributor and team player

Skills and knowledge in some of the following technologies and concepts will be important: 

  • Cassandra
  • Puppet
  • Jenkins
  • Hadoop
  • Apache
  • Python
  • Perl
  • LDAP
  • Distributed file systems, distributed databases
  • Solution architecture
  • Change processes
  • Monitoring

Interested?
Then send us your application to Rekrytering-se@basefarm.com as soon as possible, but no later than on Friday, June 30. Selection and interviewing are ongoing.

Location: Stockholm
Contact: Rekrytering-se@basefarm.com

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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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Team Leader Data Centre operations - Service Manager co-lo Services

2017-04-27

Basefarms Data centre department is responsible for design, build, operation and maintenance of our own Data centres and specification of requirements for, and follow up on deliveries on rented spaces as well as providing staff for Data centre IT operations, both planning and executing

You will have personnel, deliveries and customers in Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands. The team consists of 7 skilled datacenter technicians based in Oslo and Stockholm.You will be a working closely with Basefarms Infrastructure team that consists of our core services; Datacenter, Network, Storage, Virtualization and Microsoft and Linux OS.

In this position, you will report directly to the manager of Datacenters.

The operational deliveries and services in scope is:

  • Service manager Co-location customer;
    • Service Level Management - developing, implementing, monitoring and reporting SLA’s.
    • continuous Service Improvement – improving service quality, operational efficiency and profitability.
    • change management.
    • contract management
    • invoicing according to contract and additional agreements.
    • be the escalation point for severe incidents.
    • act as a sparring partner for our sales team and participate in negotiations when needed.
    • ensure the production and maintenance of documentation.
    • arrange and participate in operational meetings with the customers key contact persons.
  • Team leader Data centre operations:
    • Data centre Site management; in your team, you have the site managers for our Basefarm Data centres; they are responsible for capacity planning and life cycle management of our Data centre facility operations.
    • your staff will work with Implementation and Change of hardware devices as well as handling Incidents; rack, power, cabling, documentation
    • maintain and improve the ITIL process in datacentre operations; optimize the delivery chain.
    • manage on-call rosters and/or shift work resources as required.

We are a global company with well-established tools for virtual management of teams, but physical presence at our different sites on regular basis is a part of this role.

To be successful in this role you need to have:

  • a technical background and experience from managing technical staff
  • a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a personnel manager of teams > 5.
  • the ability and leadership skills to coach-, empower- and motivate your co-workers.
  • a strong interest and will to develop Basefarm customer services for our co-location services.
  • experience from working with technical staff
  • be well experienced in process management and ITIL processes.
  • a high degree of ability to coordinate several simultaneous activities and resources and develop a collaborative relationship with key stakeholders
  • excellent collaboration skills and being skilled in being the marketing officer for your team
  • very good planning skills and be able to support your team with a structured leadership
  • very good communication skills, both verbal and written.

Experience from outsourcing / service providers and especially from Infrastructure operations will be a plus.

Interested?
Please send your application as soon as possible to anders.ellefsrud@basefarm.com, but no later than 2017-05-28. Selection and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Location: Oslo, Nydalen
Contact: Anders Ellefsrud

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Applications and Systems Engineer (Dutch speaking) - Amsterdam

2017-04-12

For our Operations Center team in Amsterdam we are looking for an Applications and Systems Engineer.

Are you a technical enthusiast with experience in Linux, Windows and networking? Do you like to apply your technical and communicative experience in a responsible position running and optimizing our customers’ services? Do you want to help our customers and fellow engineers continue to grow? Are you eager to kick-start your career as IT engineer? Then you are the person we are looking for!

About the role
Operations Center ensures the business critical environments of our customers are up and running. The team of Applications and Systems Engineers solves incidents, performs changes, deploys releases and acts on alarms from monitoring systems. Together we work on some of the most frequently visited websites in the Netherlands utilizing technology spanning from networking to application management. We do most of the work in daytime but some evening and night work is part of the role. The four-person team in Amsterdam is part of an international team of 40 engineers. 

Qualifications

  • You have a college degree or an equivalent working and thinking level;
  • You have full Dutch and English language proficiency;
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Windows server, Red Hat Linux and networking;
  • Knowledge and experience with monitoring systems;
  • You communicate with customers in a professional way.

It is an advantage if you have:

  • Experience in working according to ITIL standards;
  • Experience in working with business critical customer internet environments;
  • Knowledge and experience with Application Management, web services, clustering, automation tools, virtualization, hardware and storage.

Key competencies

  • Customer oriented
  • Team player
  • Self-development
  • Accurate
  • Cool when under pressure
  • Technical skills
  • Cross functional thinking
  • Written communication

Why Basefarm?
Basefarm offers a fun and stimulating environment among highly skilled colleagues who all share a passion for IT. Our culture is characterized by a strong team spirit. Every individual has an important role in creating and delivering stability and solid solutions to our customers. We often call Operations Center the Talent Factory for Basefarm; there is hardly a limit to what you can learn more about! We focus on thorough training and continuous learning in our daily work.

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

Position: Fulltime, permanent employment
Location: Basefarm Netherlands (Amsterdam), Schiphol-Rijk
Contact: Stephanie Westerling

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Senior Project Manager, Oslo

2017-03-30

Would you like to join our team of Project Managers at Basefarm? Do you speak Norwegian on a native level?

This position is truly a central part in our business and you are right in the middle of the action, interacting with many different colleagues and customers, working with different technologies.

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 spirit where every individual has an important role in creating and delivering a solid solution to our customers.

Tasks and responsibilities
As Project Manager in Basefarm you will primarily be responsible for the planning and execution of implementation/migration projects for new and existing customers. You might also be working as project manager at the customers’ side, managing transformation projects.

Your main areas of responsibility will be to ensure project execution according to project goals, including planning, scoping, budget, progress- and cost control, managing resources and stakeholders, changes, risks and project governance.

Qualifications and desirable qualifications
We are looking for an experienced project manager with relevant background from the IT industry:

  • + 5 years of project management experience, mainly in IT related projects
  • Project management certification will be preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both on operational and management level
  • Strong leadership skills, able to set direction, make decisions and motivate team members
  • Structured and methodological approach
  • Fluent in  Norwegian and English

Personal characteristics
In our team we emphasize a positive and constructive attitude.

We appreciate team members with a strong drive for quality and results, who takes action, works independently and are able to inspire and motivate project team members.

Our Offer
Your workplace will be at our office in Oslo in a global, positive, and ambitious team. There might also be projects at customers facilities. We offer a stimulating environment among highly skilled colleagues who share the same passion for IT

How to apply
Please send your application to linda.benterud@basefarm.com  as soon as possible, applications are frequently reviewed and interviews are ongoing.

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Senior Systems Consultant - Microsoft Hyper V, Oslo

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Microsoft Datacenter Services department for a Senior Systems Consultant who is specialized in Microsoft Hyper-V.

The Microsoft Datacenter Services (MDS) department is a cross border Infrastructure department with 11 team members located in Norway and Sweden. We have a strong focus on developing, building and operating NextGen Microsoft infrastructure and Cloud Services.

Our Hyper-V platforms are some of the biggest in Scandinavia, and we are now looking for the next star to our team, so do you have automation, scripting and the strive for change in your blood, then we want to meet you!

To succeed in this role, we believe that you have worked in the IT industry for the last 10 years, and that you have been working with Hyper-V for at least 5 years.

Key Requirements for Senior Systems Consultant – Microsoft Hyper-V:

  • Experienced in architecting, implementing and operating Hyper-V fabric´s
  • Automation experience,  scripting in Powershell
  • Deep diagnostic and performance tuning skills, understanding of entire enterprise-level subsystem
  • Expert skills within Windows Clustering
  • In-depth experience of the following: Windows Server, Hyper-V, SCVMM, SCOM
  • Used to operate in business critical platforms
  • General knowledge of System Center suite
  • Knowledge of ITIL Service Management Framework

Personal traits:

  • Enthusiastic with a passion for new technology
  • Energetic with initiative and real interest to expand skills and knowledge
  • Individual contributor and team player

Interested?
Send your job application to rekrytering-se@basefarm.com as soon as possible. The selection process will be started in mid-March and the first interviews will be held in early April.

Position: Fulltime, permanent employment
Location: Basefarm Norway - Oslo


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