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DevOps Engineer


Our client is a young, hip, fun and vibrant business with an expanding global footprint and an international personality. They are currently setting up a world-class team engineering team to ensure their ambitious growth plans can be achieved.

How are we going to achieve that?

By constantly growing their world-class engineering team and continuing to invest on building and maintaining a world-class Big Data stack. Want to be a key member of their Amsterdam engineering hub and work in close collaboration with their Data Science and Big Data teams on building the next generation of a Big Data stack, serving both their analytics and product teams.

Sounds exciting? Find out more about this role below and let's transform the future together.

About the role

Our client is seeking a DevOps Engineer to join their highly skilled development team and to help them manage, develop and extend their robust cloud-based infrastructure. They have numerous custom, complex systems running in their data centers to provide traffic and routing information. They are looking for someone who loves Linux, who is intimately familiar with cloud infrastructure, and with a strong understanding of scaling and load management.

The successful candidate will be a team player, capable of collaborating in a fast paced, DevOps oriented environment.

Job Description
  • Help them build their future container-based deployment strategies
  • Write automation tools for system and application maintenance
  • Help solve business needs with technology by evaluating different technology options and vendor products
  • System troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and application domains - will be expected to participate in on-call escalations to troubleshoot customer facing issues
  • Experience managing Amazon Web Services (they are heavily integrated into AWS)
  • Experience with container orchestration tools like Swarm or Kubernetes (this would be a major plus)
  • Expertise in troubleshooting Linux servers, databases and web servers
  • Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

What it's nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible
  • Expertise in continuous integration tools like Jenkins
  • Experience with monitoring tools like Prometheus, Grafana, ELK, New Relic.

A great salary and benefits package and tremendous technical and career scope within a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

As part of their dedication to the diversity of our workforce, our client is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, colour, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion.

Contact Information

Please send your CV plus motivation to Danyel Zisman at Madison Parker International - or call on +31 (0) 70 387 5911

Job details

  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Salary: Competitive package
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 25 Feb 2018
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