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Senior IT Cloud Engineer

From23-08-2021 Locationna Hoursna Educationna

Share our passion:

Ever since our founder, Genichi Kawakami, established Yamaha Motor, it is our mission to give to ALL our customers KANDO. Not only with our products, but also to our employees. KANDO is a Japanese word to express the feeling of deep satisfaction and excitement you get when you encounter something of exceptional value, quality, and performance.

You have the opportunity to be part of the Yamaha family.

For Yamaha Motor Europe N.V., located at Schiphol-Rijk in the Netherlands, we are looking  for a full-time Senior IT Cloud Engineer in the Information Systems Division.


About the role:
The Senior IT Cloud Engineer is responsible for all activities that contribute to ensure the availability of YME’s Cloud and related IT infrastructure within Azure and AWS as per agreed service levels, allowing users of Yamaha Motor Europe, European distributor organizations and, if applicable, users of third parties to use Yamaha’s business applications and office automation tools. Next to that, the Senior IT Cloud Engineer acts as a project manager to contribute towards the execution of IT projects on a European level. Concluding, the Senior IT Cloud Engineer analyses IT issues related to the activities of Yamaha Motor, in consultation with involved parties, and formulates improvement proposals within the framework set by divisional management.


Principle accountabilities:

Accountable for the day-to-day operational activities required to meet the operational service levels as agreed with the user organization. Amongst other activities, this includes the day-to-day monitoring and maintenance of Yamaha’s IT infrastructure (Cloud/WAN/VPN/etc.). 

Ensure continuous service by minimizing the business impact in the event of an IT service interruption. The focus should be on building resilience into automated solutions and on developing, maintaining and testing IT continuity plans.

Ensure systems security by actively minimizing the impact of security vulnerabilities and incidents, in order to maintain the integrity of information and of the IT infrastructure processing this information.

Manage the performance and capacity of the IT infrastructure, resources and capabilities.

Establish and maintain an accurate and complete repository of all Cloud IT infrastructure components (Servers, Services, licenses, etc.) and verify on a regular basis that the repository reflects the actual situation.

Acquire and maintain Cloud IT infrastructure

Manage third-party services

Define a project team and plan the main activities of the project in order to be able to execute it effectively and efficiently.

Communicate in clear and unambiguous terms with (key) users about any relevant issue using any suitable tool for communication (mail, phone, presentations etc.). 

Communicate in clear and unambiguous terms with IS colleagues and external (IT) consultants emphasizing both Yamaha’s IS strategy of centralisation, standardisation and integration and our responsibilities towards users, group companies, YMC and other stakeholders.

About You!

A motivated colleague, happy to support the business and truly devoted to customer success. You are a humble team player, who is willing to learn and is not afraid to face challenges. Quality and professionalism lies close to your heart.

What do you bring?

A Bachelor degree in a related field;

10 years of experience within IT industry;

You are in possession of at least Azure fundamentals and AWS certified cloud practitioner;

3 years of experience within Azure or AWS;

You are able to working individually as in a team.

About Yamaha Motor:
Yamaha Motor Europe is responsible for coordinating the marketing and sales activities of Yamaha Motor products in the European marketplace, mainly: Yamaha motorcycles and scooters, marine outboard engines, Wave runner water vehicles, 4-wheel All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV’s), golf cars, snowmobiles and generators.

What do we offer?

Other than a competitive salary, Yamaha offers you a 13th month payment, commuting allowance, 28 holidays a year and the opportunity to earn a bonus. You will work in an international environment in which you can learn and develop. Your first contract will be a temporary contract, but with the intension to extend or offer an indefinite contract.

We wouldn’t be Yamaha Motor, if we wouldn’t offer you the opportunity to participate in our staff bike program and give you a staff discount on Yamaha products!

Sounds interesting? We are looking forward to receiving your CV and motivation letter.  You can apply by using the Linkedin apply button!

If you have any questions please contact us at Recruitment@YAMAHA-MOTOR.NL or for more information about the recruitment process please contact our recruiter Oscar van Dijk at +316 25547049

Note, an assessment will be part of our procedure.

Agency? In case necessary we know where to find you!

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