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Title:  IMS Engineer


Ghent, BE, 9050

About Descartes: 

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes has over 147,000 parties using its cloud based services. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at


Descartes is looking for IMS Engineer in the Ghent office to manage Windows Server environments. In that role, you will be able to:

  • Work in a skilled team with members in different locations in Europe.
  • Manage and support large server environments in the cloud and on premise.
  • Provide strategic technical advice.
  • Participate in incident and change management


Your responsibilities are situated in the following domains:

  • Operational management of our windows domains and server environments.
  • Work on projects (both internal and customer projects) that run on our Windows Server environments or in Azure, or, are related to Microsoft 365.
  • Stay up to date on the latest technologies and best practices.
  • Participate in incident and change management (troubleshoot problems and execute production changes).
  • Share your knowledge with colleagues located around the globe and take initiative to articulate your vision on technical aspects.
  • Provide strategic advice on using specific technology to achieve the goals.
  • Engage in IT initiatives and collaborate with in-house technical staff and vendors.
  • Manage complex Microsoft Windows Server environments, both on premise and in the public cloud



  • You have an analytical mind with problem-solving capabilities
  • You are a team player with excellent communication and presentation skills
  • You can deal with several projects and maintain overview
  • You are keen on creating documentation and designs



  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English (speaking, reading and writing)



  • Descartes office in Ghent, Belgium.
  • You are able to work from home as mandated through the COVID-19 regulations.


We offer a flexible and casual work environment, as well as on-the-job training to support your personal growth. You will work in an international organisation and get the chance to work with international customers.  We offer an attractive compensation package including company car, group insurance, medical insurance and lunch vouchers.


We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. 

For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our EEO is the Law , Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Statement, EEO/AA Statement

Descartes participates in the E-Verify program. Please click below to learn more about the E-Verify program. Notice of E-Verify Participation Right to Work (English and Spanish)

Descartes is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. Applicants in North America with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can email us at Provide your name and contact information along with the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process. Your request will be responded to as soon as possible. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.


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