Microsoft 365 specialist

Hosting & Core IT

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We are seeking a skilled and hands-on Microsoft 365 Engineer to join our IT team. In this role you will be responsible for managing, optimizing, and securing our Microsoft 365 environment to support our business operations. We strive to stay ahead of the curve in IT innovation. Your enthusiasm and expertise will be instrumental in achieving this goal.

Office locationUtrecht
Primary languageEnglish
This position isFull-time

Key about your role

You will be the go-to person for all things Microsoft 365, ensuring optimal performance and reliability. You'll wear many hats, from managing devices with Intune and Autopilot to deploying robust security measures using Microsoft Defender. Your expertise in Active Directory and Azure AD will be crucial for user and access management, while your ability to design and implement Conditional Access policies will be a key asset in strengthening our security posture.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and maintain the Microsoft 365 environment, ensuring optimal performance and reliability;
  • Configure and manage Intune and Autopilot for device management and deployment;
  • Implement and maintain security measures using Microsoft Defender;
  • Administer Active Directory (AD) and Azure Active Directory (AAD) for user and access management;
  • Design, implement, and manage Conditional Access policies to enhance security posture;
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement solutions that meet business and technical requirements;
  • Monitor system performance, identify issues, and implement solutions to enhance system stability;
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts and tools to streamline operations and improve efficiency;
  • Ensure security best practices are followed and participate in security audits and compliance efforts;
  • Provide technical support and guidance to other team members and stakeholders.

Key about your team

As a Microsoft 365 specialist you will be a part of an IT department that consists of 15 colleagues, spread across The Netherlands, Denmark and India. You will be operating and located at our office in Utrecht, but you will also work together with our Danish and Indian colleagues. At the Dutch office you will have six colleagues.

Together with these 15 colleagues, you play a crucial role in building and maintaining our IT environment that accommodates approximately 850 users spread across 4 countries who build and maintain 7 different applications. All with their own unique processes and tooling. 

This results in a broad spectrum of IT resources full of challenges and opportunities. And within this IT melting pot you will have the opportunity to use your knowledge and skills to create robust environments, collaborate across departments or optimize digital workplaces and thus improve user experiences. Your ability to bridge the gap between IT and other teams will be essential to our success. 

We strive to remain at the forefront of IT innovation and need you as an enthusiastic champion.

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Key about you

Your problem-solving skills will be put to the test as you monitor system health with a keen analytical eye, troubleshoot issues, and develop automation scripts to streamline operations. As a security champion, you'll ensure best practices are followed and contribute to security audits and compliance efforts. Additionally, you'll be a process-oriented thinker, constantly seeking ways to improve efficiency. This means you'll be a valuable resource for your colleagues, providing not just technical support but also guidance on how to optimize workflows and achieve continuous improvement.

Furthermore, we think it is important that you have:

  • Proven experience as a Microsoft 365 Engineer or similar role;
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft 365 services, including Intune, Autopilot, Defender, AD, AAD, and Conditional Access;
  • Strong scripting skills (e.g., PowerShell) for automation and process improvement;
  • Familiarity with hybrid environments integrating on-premises and cloud services;
  • Understanding of virtualization technologies and cloud platforms (e.g., Azure);
  • Fluent in Dutch, both spoken and written.

*A Certificate of Conduct (VOG) and reference check are part of the application process.

Keylane offers

  • A monthly gross salary between € 4,000 and € 5,500 based on 40 hours per week;
  • 8% holiday allowance of your total gross salary;
  • A profit share;
  • Travel reimbursement: a NS Business card or mileage allowance (€ 0.23 per km);
  • 24 holiday days (with the option to buy extra) and 7 inclusion days, which can be exchanged with fixed Dutch national holidays, allowing you to take them when you like;
  • A pension scheme, with the option to save extra;
  • A comprehensive vitality offer to help you stay healthy. Read more here;
  • A one-year contract that, subject to satisfactory performance, will be converted into a permanent contract;
  • Flexibility in working environment. As part of a hybrid working team, you will work partly from home and partly from the office. If you work in the office, a free lunch is waiting for you every day. If you work from home, you will receive a working from home allowance (€ 4 net per day) and internet allowance (€ 35 net per month);
  • The opportunity to develop yourself at our Academy through courses and training, both professionally and personally.

About Keylane Property & Casualty

As the leading European supplier of robust, highly configurable and customer-centric SaaS platforms to the insurance industry, Keylane offers solutions that optimise today’s business processes, unburdens our clients and empowers them to be future-fit and agile.

With Axon, we aim to foster trust and empower lasting partnerships by providing an all-in-one SaaS platform that ensures a 24/7 uptime for our customers. We provide and implement continuous upgrades at no additional costs, guaranteeing that our customers are able to comply with the latest rules and regulations. Coupled with our commitment to backwards compatibility, we are a partner our clients can rely on with a platform that always delivers.


We will not consider unsolicited services or offers from recruitment agencies or intermediaries.


Practical information

Invited to an interview with us? Our hiring process is quite standard, so don’t panic and just be yourself. At Keylane, we strongly believe in rewarding talent. Check out the perks and benefits of a career at Keylane, as well as the extensive learning opportunities we offer to help you grow your knowledge and take your Keylane career to the next level. 

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Talent Acquisition Specialist