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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Hours per week
40 hours

Are you our new Senior Infrastructure Engineer who will successfully transfer our data centres into the cloud? Do you love operating in a greenfield environment where you have the chance to make a massive impact on business? We would love to meet you!

We are GrandVision, well-known by our retail banners such as Pearle, Vision Express, Charlie Temple, Apollo, Solaris, and many more! Our global store network are the go-to locations for all the top brands in the eyewear industry, including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Esprit, Carrera, but also popular for our comprehensive selection of exclusive and indie brands.

We work hard – we play hard. Our tech stack is as good as it can be, and we use the most innovative technologies. You have a tremendous opportunity to make an impact in the lives of our customers by providing them amazing experiences throughout their entire customer journey and in the process- you will have fun!

We look to recruit the best candidates in the market and welcome applications from across the world.

Your responsibilities as Senior Infrastructure Engineer

As our Senior Infrastructure Engineer, you will be responsible for the proactive monitoring and performance improvement of our current infrastructure. You will be responsible for transferring the data centers into the cloud (Microsoft Azure) in a global scope. Another focus for you will be the store blueprint project we are supporting as a team; we are changing to a new solution for all retail stores, building new hardware applications (POS). You will also maintain a good working knowledge of our current global infrastructure and future trends. Furthermore, your responsibilities include:

  • Create and maintain systems documentation and infrastructure topology.
  • Provide support and enhancement to existing infrastructure, schedule and perform maintenance on IT systems.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and testing of disaster recovery procedures.
  • Support the department in implementing ITIL best practice procedure in relation to all aspects of change and configuration management.
  • Maintain and monitor all security, and computer systems to meet the organization's current and future requirements.
  • Responsible for management, maintenance and architecture of storage, virtualized environment, servers, network devices, and productivity tools.
  • Monitor systems and identify performance issues proactively. Own escalated problems and escalate to external vendors as required.
  • Monitor service delivery compliance to budget, quality standards and customer and business stakeholder requirements.
  • Cater to doing infrastructure coordination related to design and setup activities at different stages of a project.
  • Professionally represent the infrastructure team as a technical consultant on projects.
  • Maintain the necessary project plans and documentation of all system builds and modifications.
  • Migrate on-prem servers to cloud providers and migration of services to global solutions.
  • Offer support and advice for decentralized IT departments in other countries.
  • Maintain good working relationships with all service providers and vendor to ensure that services received meet expected requirements of contract.

Your profile:

We are looking for a seasoned Infrastructure Engineer. You possess strong analytical skills, are a problem solver and are willing to take the steering wheel. Furthermore, you meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum 7-10 years’ recent experience in Microsoft cloud, like Azure, having physical knowledge & experience in infrastructure.
  • Experience in managing multi domain’s Active Directory infrastructure for the Enterprise, experience with IT infrastructure services and a strong background in Windows Server 2008-2016 technologies.
  • Ability to identify incident trends in order to elevate incidents in accordance with standard protocols.
  • Able to gather relevant information systematically to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Experience with migrations to cloud providers and with enterprise antivirus solutions.
  • Experience with incident ticketing systems, workstation management systems and desktop imaging.
  • Proven track record with hosted desktop and published applications using Remote Desktop Services and Application Virtualization.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills, fluent in English.


Our workplace is hybrid; we offer the flexibility to continue working 2 days at home and 3 days at the office with a working from home bundle incl. chair and screen etc. provided to support this.

We offer a competitive salary in line with the international retail sector. We are looking forward to discussing your salary expectations during the interview. In addition to the above, we offer a scope of great benefits including (but not limited to):

  • Dutch pension plan with employer contribution of 8%
  • Employee net investment scheme
  • Employee Purchase Option for glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses
  • Subsidised lunches and free fruit at the office
  • Commuting expenses reimbursed
  • Discount on various partner insurances
  • The option to work from abroad for a specified time
  • Flexibility on annual leave planning with option to purchase additional days

Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company.

With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. GrandVision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

More about GrandVision

GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high-quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,200 stores and with more than 39,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.

After decades of collaboration and two years of efforts and relentless work to make it a reality, EssilorLuxottica and GrandVision officially became part of the same organization as of 1 July, 2021. Going forward, as part of the EssilorLuxottica family, GrandVision will be able to truly unlock our full potential, and that of the optical industry as a whole, by exploring new paths around product development, digitalization, distribution and innovation.

At the very core have always been our people, who day after day are elevating the importance of vision as a basic human right and to bringing the best eyewear possible to the market. As part of the Group's deeply rooted culture and values, we are committed to taking care of our employees around the globe and helping them thrive and grow.

Some key figures:

  • 7,260 stores in more than 40 countries
  • 434,000 daily store visits
  • 15.1 million Eyeglass & sunglass sold
  • Over 39,000 employees worldwide
  • Revenue EUR 3.5 billion FY
  • EBITA EUR 266 million

Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.

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NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be successful. Due to the number of applications, we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback should you not be selected for an interview.

Recruitment agencies: As we have a dedicated in-house recruitment team, all our positions are strictly no agencies. Please refrain from contacting our staff with prospective candidates as they will not be taken into consideration.

Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & Recruiter call
3. 1st Interview
4. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
5. Offer
6. Hired

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