IT Application Engineer

Date:  Jun 5, 2023

Mortsel, BE

ECO3 (formerly Agfa Offset Solutions) is a leading global supplier of prepress systems to the printing industry. Commercial, newspaper and packaging printers rely on us for the most extensive range of integrated solutions, from printing plates and computer-to-plate systems over workflow and print management software to pressroom chemicals. Our solutions are designed to deliver higher productivity, lower costs and greener outcomes at every stage of the print process.


We are a company with a positive mindset and a ‘can do’ attitude, continuously striving for excellence. ECO3 is headquartered in Belgium with production and research centers in Germany, Brazil, China, and Israel. We are commercially active worldwide through sales organizations and dealers in more than 30 countries.



As an IT Application Engineer you will be responsible for Cloud and Operations. Within the department you will be working in a dynamic environment supporting applications for the printing industry. You will participate in the development and support of Quality Assurance and Application activities for both on-premise and cloud configurations, business support and software engineering tools.


This position includes two components. A first part consists of maintaining in-house developed automation tools on one hand and automation of MS-Office applications towards business support for platform configurations on the other hand. These business tools help to put together the right product configuration for customers. The second part focuses on contributing to and further developing our cloud environments, where you are jointly responsible for setup, monitoring and third line support.



  • You participate in design and validation of hardware / software (VMware) platform and cloud configurations, including order / quoting process and application support.
  • You support the installed customers and the local Agfa service technicians from a Headquarters application function and form the bridge with central IT services.
  • You automate data exchange between Office applications such as Excel, Access and third-party application (in Python and/or Visual Basic).
  • You take care of the necessary knowledge transfer to and training of the users of these tools.
  • You build up knowledge of the different Agfa products and you can translate this into the tools.




  • You hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, ICT, and can rely on previous work experience.
  • You want to develop further into a broad IT profile. Today you have knowledge in one of the two parts (Hardware/Cloud) and you are open to make the other part your domain of knowledge.
  • Experience with Python and Visual Basic is a plus
  • You have a good knowledge of MS Windows, VMware vSphere and you are able to work with Office applications such as MS-Word and Excel, in order to provide business support for platform configurations.
  • You have knowledge of writing apps and data exchange for the various Office applications (Excel, Access) in Python or Visual Basic. 
  • You are familiar with environments such as PowerBI, PowerAutomate, PowerShell ... Knowledge of AWS, VPN setups, networking is also useful.
  • You communicate fluently in English: understanding, writing, speaking.


What we offer now and in the future

  • A dynamic global organization with a history of innovation and strong product portfolio.
  • A challenging environment combined with a supportive management structure.
  • Career development and growth.
  • A competitive salary and benefit package.
  • A friendly work environment surrounded by dedicated and professional colleagues.



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