IT Manager (Freelance/ Parttime)

  • Operations
  • Enschede, Netherlands

IT Manager (Freelance/ Parttime)

Job description

We are looking for a skilled part-time ICT manager (0.6 fte) who oversees and manages our international IT infrastructure (5 sites). In this position you will also manage the partly outsourced ITIL driven service desk and make sure all requests are resolved to the user’s satisfaction. Together with the team you are responsible for a state-of-the-art infrastructure and multiple offices around the world. The team focuses on the transit from a fully in-house to a hybrid cloud-based IT infrastructure, with core providers such as MS Office/Exchange/Dynamics, Salesforce and a variety of Engineering support tools (Confluence, Jira, Power BI, Cadence).

We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial attitude who wants to carry responsibilities. You think about the optimization of IT processes and structure. With your fresh perspective you come up with innovative ideas to take the service to an even higher level. Every day you ensure that support is at the highest level possible in our high-tech working environment where you get the chance to work on challenging topics. 


  • Manage the ICT infrastructure (for office, supply chain and engineering), together with ICT outsourcing suppliers, application providers and other relevant parties. 
  • Manage the first line support team (3 people, 1.2 FTE)
  • Provide optimal 2nd line service
  • Optimize processes and methods for the IT department
  • Active and Proactive infrastructure maintenance
  • Hardware Life-cycle management
  • Automate recurring tasks
  • Create, update and deploy software packages and OS image


We are looking for an IT professional who has:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Sciences or Management Information Systems.
  • IT outsourcing experience.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience (network, applications, hardware).
  • MCSA Windows 10
  • Experience with Altiris Deployment Solutions is a strong plus
  • Experience with HP and Cisco Networking is a strong plus
  • Good communication skills, also in English
  • Flexibility in working hours, since we work globally
  • Team player skills, but is also capable to work independently


Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company. Our team can be characterized as spontaneous and driven, with a passion for technology and a multicultural and multi-disciplinary environment. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development.

Xsens in Enschede is close to the University of Twente, part of a high-tech hub in Europe.