System Administrator - Avanade

9000 Gent


Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at

Job description

As a Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for support and implementation of Microsoft-based products and technologies, such as datacenter optimization and virtualization, private cloud, desktop and workplace IT infrastructure solutions, application and server infrastructure. You will be welcomed in a team with a broad skillset and will get the opportunity to work for exciting clients (small – mid – large) from our office in Merelbeke or at our clients.

  • Deliver technical solutions as per specified plans, deliverables, costs and timelines
  • Manage multiple responsibilities and assignments while maintaining a high level of quality
  • Work in team environments that span functional and geographic boundaries
  • Document technical issues, solutions and support information

You are involved with the following:

  • O365/Azure infrastructure projects & managed services
  • Migrate platforms (legacy Microsoft and 3rd-party) to Microsoft Office 365 and Exchange Server 2016
  • Support and maintain Active Directory
  • Server Consolidation & Data Center Migrations implementation and support.
  • Desktop Transformation: Execute desktop transformations


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, or related field
  • Hands on experience with Windows client and server operating systems is desired (2 year experience)
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong customer & service focus
  • Ability to travel
  • You have knowledge and experience with at least one of the following:
    • System Center Products (SCCM / SCOM / SCVMM / SCSM / SCO / SCDPM)
    • Exchange Server
    • Active Directory Services
    • SharePoint Server
    • Virtualization technologies (Server and Application)
    • SQL Server
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Scripting / Powershell