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Careers at Alken Maes

System Engineer


At Alken-Maes, part of global player Heineken, we are constantly looking for talent to drive results with our strong brands such as Maes, Cristal, Grimbergen, Desperados, Affligem, (let’s stop there before you get too thirsty to read any further…)

So, are you looking for a job with impact? One in which you can contribute from the core to the growth of Alken-Maes, in partnership with our retail customers? Is a pack of driven, pragmatic, passionate, warm-hearted brandbrewers something you want to be a part of? And can you combine solid analytical skills with a commercial flair?

Stay tuned, we might have something refreshing for your taste… Become our new System Engineer!



What does a System Engineer at Alken-Maes do?


The System Engineer is part of the the Digital & Technology (D&T) department, with a fixed reporting line to the System Delivery Manager/Operations manager. The focus of this role is the responsibility for designing and implementing the company’s network and systems infrastructure, acts as technical advisor/solver for all backbone solutions and supports advanced business critical systems and security.


You’re in your element when doing this


  • You determine problems, provide solutions to issues that arise
  • You design, upgrade systems and maintain systems
  • You brainstorm about possible improvements that can be made to a system in the future.
  • You act as an advisor to various business and product owners.
  • Your precise role and accountability may change from task to task based on the scope and complexity of the assignments and is depending on your experience, education and certifications.
  • You will perform projects and tasks in your field of expertise and are responsible for the systems and networks in your scope.
  • You will perform all your duties with the highest security quality that is necessary and according to Heineken’s standards and regulations for System and network infrastructure.


One look in the mirror tells you

  • An ICT oriented education or similar because of your background.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a relevant position.
  • Broad knowledge of Office 365 configuration and administration, Windows Server, Scripting tools, active directory, public and private cloud technologies, exchange server (general, routing and switching) and virtualization
  • Analytical skills and a problem-solving mindset.
  • Good communication skills and you find it easy to maintain contacts with different stakeholders.
  • You have a critical mind and are creative in looking for improvements.
  • You are eager to learn, with the ambition to grow within the job and within the organization.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English.

What's in it for you? Unbottle it!

You will be joining a dynamic and interesting company where we all work towards one goal: serving consumers wonderfully refreshing beers and ciders. We're local and international. Alken-Maes combines a 100% local product with all the opportunities that Heineken offers as an international group. The best of both worlds, right? An exciting job in which no two days are the same. With what you’ll learn here, you can go in any direction.

Next to that, we of course offer you an attractive salary package with various fringe benefits such as group and hospitalization insurance, eco & meal vouchers and 33 leave days. Did we mention Thirsty Thursdays in our rooftop bar with refreshingly outgoing colleagues eager to meet you?

Interested and want to have a chat? The first round’s on us!



Banensegment: Systems Engineer, System Administrator, Virtualization, Engineer, Engineering, Technology