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Join the AMS-IX team

Why AMS-IX?

At AMS-IX, we believe our people are the core of our organisation. With over 25 nationalities, we value our diversity and we are always looking for new talents to strengthen our team.

We are a group of dedicated professionals with one common goal: be at the forefront of every innovation and market development to deliver the best interconnection services possible.

With an office located in the centre Amsterdam, we provide excellent benefits and always listen to our employees’ needs.

Current vacancies (2)

There are currently three vacancies:

  • Junior Accountant
  • Network Engineer

Junior Accountant

Profile

The Junior Accountant is responsible for general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance, and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements. We expect someone with 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role who takes responsibility, ownership, and is a reliable professional.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Processing of supplier invoices
  • Invoicing and collection of client invoices
  • Prepare monthly VAT returns
  • Process bank payments and receipts and reconciliations
  • Review and processing of monthly salary journals
  • Prepare monthly cash flow statements
  • Maintain the fixed asset register
  • Assist in month end closing procedures according to the agreed responsibilities
  • Assist in preparing the annual audit file and income tax calculations

What else we like to see

  • He/she takes ownership in his/her own continuous growth and development as well as his/her colleagues. Shares constructive feedback, knowledge, and trains/onboards colleagues.
  • Participates in risk assessment, executes controls to manage and mitigate risks.
  • Supports and, when necessary leads, Finance projects and contributes to process and tool improvement.
  • Provides proper documentation and reporting related to the accounting tasks and procedures.
  • Act as back-up for colleagues, when agreed/necessary

    Competencies
  • 2-3 year proven experience in Accounting.
  • MBO+ level with extended accounting theory.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch (oral and written).
  • Good communication and people skills.
  • Experience in working in an international and multicultural organisation.
  • Accuracy and ability to oversee priorities and understand and control details.
  • Be organised and methodical in approach.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Proven knowledge of accounting tools (preferably Salesforce & Financial Force Accounting).
  • Excel skills up to VLOOKUP & Pivot Tables.
  • Working knowledge of Dutch GAAP, additional knowledge of USGAAP would be an advantage.
  • Experience in Lean/Agile/Scrum working methods and participating in cross-functional project teams is a plus.
  • Knowledge of data base integration and reporting tools is a plus.

Network Engineer

The role

We are looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join our Network Operations Centre (NOC).

Key responsibilities

Ensure proper operation of AMS-IX infrastructure worldwide

  • Implement solutions for new services and features
  • Implement solutions for platform extensions and upgrades
  • Participate in our on-call shift schedule
  • Receive and handle escalations from our FLS

Technical skills

  • A sound IT background, specializing in the area of networking
  • Experience with the management of MPLS/VPLS, Ethernet, and IP networks, and understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects, as well as protocols that are required to build and maintain them
  • Experience with configuring BGP and a good understanding of routing protocols
  • Experience with creating automation scripts, preferably using Bash and Python
  • Solid analytical skills to troubleshoot complex, technical problems
  • Good insight in the structure and relations that make up the internet
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix environment
  • Experience in composing detailed, technical documentation

Nice-to-haves

  • Understanding of the concept of a route server and Bird configuration experience
  • Knowledge of VxLAN/eVPN
  • Scripting experience in Perl
  • Experience with automation tools like Ansible/Salt
  • Ability to understand and speak Dutch

Soft skills

  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • Good communication skills and teamwork mentality
  • Ability to work in a small team of highly skilled professionals
  • Open-mindedness, eagerness to learn, and ability to adapt
  • Ability to perform under pressure

Additional requirements

  • Driving license (and willingness to drive)
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Willingness (and ability) to give subject matter presentations to various audiences

What we offer

  • A friendly, casual, and international environment
  • Competitive Salary
  • A relocation package, as well as assistance with your visa application (if required) to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Top-notch hardware, including the latest MacBook, extra monitor(s), and an iPhone
  • Budget for technical trainings and workshops
  • Healthy lunches and a fridge filled up with beverages
  • Participation in industry events
  • Dutch language lessons
  • Weekly yoga classes
  • Monthly relaxing massage sessions
  • Various tax-free benefits

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