IT Support Technician

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IT Support Technician

Provide 1st line support to our Windows OS, Linux OS servers and clients users.

Full-time · Rotterdam

Nearfield Instruments brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop a revolutionary high throughput atomic force microscopy (AFM) system, enabling atom-scale resolution 3D metrology at industry-level throughput. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced metrology machines.

What will you be doing?

  • Technical support to Windows OS, Linux OS servers and clients.

  • Evaluating, categorizing, and logging user requests and provide 1st line of support solutions.
  • Follow up requests to ensure timely resolution of problems which cannot be solved in the 1st line and pro-actively look for possible solutions.
  • Installation and maintenance of existing and new servers, workstations, laptops and printers.
  • Assist and advise users with technical incidents or questions.
  • Maintain a continuous streamline of support to users.
  • Contribute to the technical planning for the migration of software packages.

Who are you?

  • An IT professional with a passion for IT and 1-2 years of work experience in a relevant role.

  • A MBO or Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or similar subject is considered an asset.

  • Sys admin experience with 1st and/or 2nd level of support is a pré.

  • Knowledge on and experience with Linux server environments.

  • Previous experience with management of Active Directory.

  • Work experience in an international environment is considered an advantage.

  • You are characterized as pro-active, responsible and reliable.

  • Good English skills, both written and verbal.

What can you expect from us?

Besides a technically challenging role where you can utilize the full extend of your professional knowledge, we value your work-live balance and the time for some relaxation. Boost your energy by playing a match of table tennis or clear your mind during our weekly run with colleagues. 

We rely on each other’s qualities, capabilities and we motivate one another to get the best out of ourselves and each other. We are here to support one another, and colleagues are there to help you. TEAM is very important, Together Everyone Achieves More!

We look forward to hear from you!

If the above mix of technical- and personal challenges excites you, we encourage you to send us your details using the Apply now button. If you have any questions before applying or would like to have a general conversation about Nearfield Instruments, you can contact our Recruiter, Bram Baaij on or +31(0)6 1424 9323.

Please be advised we are looking for people who are already eligible to work in The Netherlands. We are not proving visa sponsorship or relocation support for this role.