IT Support & System Administrator (Belgium-based) @ Keyrock in Brussels, Brussels


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Keyrock is expanding!

Keyrock was founded in 2017 and has quickly grown from 3 to over 100 people today. As an industry recognized liquidity provider and market maker, Keyrock is a leading European creator of algorithmic trading technologies in the digital asset space. With VC backing including Series B investment from Ripple, a constantly expanding global client base, and revenues growth 13x in 2021, Keyrock is one of Belgium’s fastest-growing fintech companies.

We’re currently active on over 80 exchanges and count numerous marketplaces and asset issuers among our clients, including some of the best-known companies in the digital assets space.

Keyrock’s beating heart is its technical team filled with crypto and DeFi natives, software engineers, digital scientists and academics, who themselves are supported by university professors, industry-leading experts and a strong management team. Over the years Keyrock has become a company that is both idealistic and practical.

We are looking for:

A system administrator with a proven track record in ensuring cybersecurity and providing end-user desktop IT support. You will take ownership and oversee IT Risk Management, information security, local area networks, manage our equipment and act as local IT Help-desk but most importantly – you will be building and co-creating Keyrock.

For this particular position we require that the candidate is based in Brussels or close vicinity that enables regular physical presence in our office.

Background and experience:

  • Hands-on experience in ensuring cybersecurity

  • At least 1 year of hands-on experience working in an end-user desktop support role or computer operations environment required (equivalent of Tier 1 and 2 support level)

  • Experience in Linux and bash scripting

  • Experience in network administration

  • Good knowledge of and passion for the entire IT landscape

  • Basic coding skills and willingness to learn

What would be a strong plus:

  • Experience with Atlassian Suite and project management systems (like Shortcut, formerly Clubhouse)

  • Familiarity with ISO27001 and ISO27002 Standards

  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements for IT environment for financial institution

Competences and personality:

  • Disciplined with strong organisational skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, fluent business-level English

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and a fast-paced environment

  • Good adaptability to change

  • Motivated and eager to learn

  • Good analytical skills and ability to effectively draw conclusions and act in accordance with data-based evidence

  • Self-starter willing to take ownership for their work

Job description:

  • Ensuring best in class end-user desktop support

  • Manage local area networks

  • Driving creation and implementation of internal IT policy

  • Ensure bullet-proof IT Security

  • Active directory and access architecture and management

  • Managing IT equipment and software upgrades for all our hybrid workforce

  • Ensuring optimal software and hardware environment for our operations to be performed both physically in the office in Belgium and by our remote workforce

Our recruitment philosophy
We believe the most important aspect of our recruitment process is self-awareness: we are looking for people who have a clear understanding of themselves and what they are looking for in their professional career. That means that we expect to work with people who not only have the right skills, but who have also made the conscious decision to look for a company in our industry and with our characteristics.

Our offer

  • A competitive salary package, including benefits that you choose and manage according to your needs and those of your family (car/bike, meal vouchers, health insurance, 25 days off, etc.)

  • Complete autonomy in your time management thanks to flexible working hours and the opportunity to work remotely

  • The freedom to create your own entrepreneurial experience by being part of a team of people in search of excellence

Keyrock offers you both a career and a large range of benefits that we will gladly discuss in the course of the application process.

As an employer we are committed to build an inclusive, diverse and non-discriminating work environment. We welcome employees of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, creed and sexual orientation. We hire, reward and promote entirely based on merit and performance.

Keyrock only accepts direct applications for this vacancy.