System Engineer

Amsterdam Full time IT Other

Stage Entertainment is one of the world’s largest musical theatre producers and owners. We have offices and own theatres across Europe and in New York and produce some of the biggest titles in musical theatre. Our international show portfolio ranges from iconic titles such as Mamma Mia!, Chicago, Lazarus, Disney’s The Lion King and Aladdin to originally developed work from within the group such as Anastasia and Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, a wide variety of shows that excite broad audiences from London to New York, from Madrid to Hamburg, and from Amsterdam to Paris.  ‘Touching hearts, creating memories’ is our mission and with 3,000 brilliant, talented, diverse individuals worldwide we deliver a premium experience to those +7 million people who visit a Stage Entertainment production or venue each year.

We live, breathe and dream live entertainment, are connected by a shared passion and put our heart and soul into everything we do. We respect everyone’s talents and embrace our differences and the unique role we each play in the bigger team. Regardless of who you are or where you are from. We bring people together. That is at the heart of everything we do. When we create, produce or perform.

Stage Entertainment is part of Advance Publications, Inc., an American media company. Directly and through various subsidiaries, the group owns amongst others Condé Nast and is the majority shareholder in Reddit.

As a leading company we have the unique combination of sophisticated creative and business capabilities, while we keep pace with change, always explore new directions and look for ways to improve and innovate.  

Are you our Group Systems Engineer  who shares our passion and dares to challenge and likes to be challenged?

Your responsibilities

  • Support our business by maintaining our cloud based IT infrastructure

  • Discuss, design and build improvements to the current systems

  • Further integrate all local IT systems into one global IT system

Overview of the Group IT Team

The Group IT Team is a Centre of Excellence that covers all aspects of the IT domain and reflects the strategic relevance of being data driven, consumer oriented and digital focused.

The way the IT Team operates is based on the 'One Company' philosophy of intensive global/local collaboration, agile way of working, co-creation and synergies.

Overview of the Group Systems Engineer role

The Group Systems Engineer will own, implement and maintain the groups IT appliances and services like Azure and will work closely with the local Country IT teams to ensure the best possible experience for the end users.

The role will be based in HQ Amsterdam the Netherlands (hybrid working (office/remote at home) is part of our employment conditions.
The team currently consists of 2 ServiceDesk engineers, 1 Systems Engineer and an IT team lead. The role will report to the IT team lead.

Day to day tasks

  • Monitoring of running systems and report on their operational status.

  • Act as point for requests from country local IT teams for changes and upgrades

  • Pick up 3rd line support tickets created by the Servicedesk team

  • Continuously improve current IT systems and discuss and design future upgrades

  • Proactively monitor and be alert to possible cyber vulnerabilities, and take appropriate measures to prevent them

  • Participate and support in IT related projects within the organization. Please list relevant projects on your resume.

  • Assist the Servicedesk in ad-hoc questions.


  • Microsoft certification (cloud focused)

  • Experience in working with Microsoft technology such as Azure,  Microsoft Hyper -V, Powershell, Active directory ,SCCM, intune etc

  • Experience in Working with Cisco and Citrix environments, as well as SAAS solutions of 3rd party applications

  • Experience in a IT Systems administrator or Engineer role at an agency or in-house

  • HBO (Computer science) or higher education

  • Good communication skills

  • Pro Active work ethic

  • Fluent in Dutch and English (extra language is a plus)

Do you own your actions and take responsibility for results, dare to challenge and like to be challenged and you do this with by putting your heart and soul in it? Then we are looking for You!

Please note that we are not interested in working with recruitment agencies for this position.