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Junior Platform Specialist

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no experience required


Meet Signpost, the ICT partner for education.

Signpost offers solutions for educational institutions, staff, teachers and students in several European countries and is the market leader in Belgium. We adopt a service-oriented approach that combines connectivity, hardware, software, digital teaching methods and training.

You will be joining Academic Software, the team that specialises in software for schools. Academic Software acts as an intermediary for the purchase of software licences (such as Microsoft and Adobe) and offers an online software portal with more than 900 software titles for secondary and higher education.

What does your day as a Junior Platform Specialist look like?

For the expansion of Academic Software we are looking for a Platform Specialist. You will have an extensive and varied range of tasks. You will be responsible for:

  • Compiling packages within the Academic Software platform.

  • Testing the prepared packages.

  • Assessing whether current instructions are sufficiently clear and complete. Should these prove insufficient, you will make proposals to simplify/improve instructions where necessary.

  • Adding new packages and laying a foundation for accompanying instructions so that the content team can improve/translate them.

  • Updating manuals and existing instructions as and when a software title is updated.

As a Junior Platform Specialist you possess the following skills:

  • You are inspired by our growth path and our vision of digitalisation in education.

  • You have a bachelor's degree and have knowledge of scripting.

  • You are skilled in conducting customer conversations, both in person and through Teams meetings, to identify customers' technical needs to set up the platform.

  • In addition, you are eager to learn, accurate and have a good eye for quality.

  • You manage deadlines with ease.

  • Moreover, you have an excellent knowledge of Dutch. Do you also have a good knowledge of French and English? That's a big plus!

Are you convinced or would you like more information about this vacancy? Do not hesitate to contact us!

What does this job offer you?

As a Platform Specialist, you will play a crucial role in setting up, managing and maintaining our platform. This means you have responsibility for the system and user experience. Being able to make decisions and see the impact of your work can give you great satisfaction.

In addition to an attractive salary, you will receive additional fringe benefits such as:

  • A company car with a fuel card

  • Possibility of working from home

  • Eco vouchers

  • Bonus plan (CAO90)

  • End-of-year bonus and holiday pay as per PC200

  • Fruit and soup at the office

  • Possibility to follow training and courses

  • Group and hospital insurance

  • Net expense allowance

  • A mobile phone with subscription

  • A laptop

  • Meal vouchers: €6/day worked

  • 20 statutory days off + 6 compensatory days of rest (39-hour week)

  • You will join a company that is growing rapidly both locally and internationally

Apply for this position!

Academic Software

The global leader in licensing and deployment solutions for education – providing 100% of an institution's digital tools via one self-service platform. Academic Software, part of the Signpost Group