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Join the AMS-IX team


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 two vacancies:

  • Executive Assistant
  • Network Engineer

Executive Assistant

Overall Job Purpose

The Executive Assistant assists the CEO and management team as well as the AMS-IX supervisory board with all administrative, organisational and operational matters. This role requires a highly organised and flexible attitude to switch easily between different tasks and priorities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage Meetings: Preparing the agenda, supporting files and minutes of management team meetings, Board meetings, general meetings, etc. Example: Coordinate logistics of the meeting, compose the agenda in close cooperation with the involved stakeholders, including preparation of presentations and files, and monitor follow up on action points.
  • Assist Management Team: Managing calendars of management team, acting as a point of contact for internal and external parties and independent handling of e-mail and correspondence. Example: plan meetings and make travel arrangements for management team.
  • Assist AMS-IX Supervisory Board: Support the Board chair in planning Board meetings, produce meeting minutes and follow up action items. If needed help coordinate travel and logistics. Example: Plan meetings rooms, prepare Board materials.
  • Coordinate management team communication: Coordinating management team communication in close alignment with Corporate communication specialist. Example: Prepare documents (e.g. presentations, posters, e-mails) for internal communications.
  • Archiving and filing: Ensuring archiving and filing of relevant documents (e.g. presentations, minutes, action points etc.). Example: Publish relevant documents and filter written and oral communicationQualifications and Competencies

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Pre-university degree, secretarial degree or bachelor’s degree
  • Several years of experience in a similar position, preferable within complex organisations
  • Excellent fluency in written and spoken Dutch and English
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Proven experience in taking minutes
  • Has a representative attitude
  • Is stress resistant and flexible
  • Is discrete and sensitive to confidential matters
  • Excellent communicative and organizational skills
  • Proactive and strong personality

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


  • 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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