Platform Engineer

Tools to move ideas.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerAmsterdam, NL
  • globeRelocation paid
  • circle-checkVisa Support
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  • routeIntermediate
  • routeRequired language: English
  • DevOps / Sysadmin
  • tagMust Have: Amazon Web Services, GoOther Required: ElasticSearch, Kubernetes, Terraform

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What we do

We aim to build simple, beautiful tools around people’s creative process. We’re interested in the weird and wonderful ways that creative minds work, and how they shape the world around us. This thinking has made our products and brand loved by many—from our moms to your favorite artists. We craft beautifully obvious tools that unlock creativity for millions of people every day.

What you’ll be doing

The platform team is at the core of engineering at WeTransfer. You'll accelerate innovation by providing developers with the tools they need, while ensuring that the platform is reliable, performant, and secure. Together with the product teams you will work on processes and tools to support end-to-end ownership and self-service deployment of applications and infrastructure.

You will: 

  • Build a easy-to-use and high quality platform as a service for all our developers
  • Build services that help developers onboard on said platform, from project configuration to deployment
  • Provide observability tooling to help developers monitor and debug their applications
  • Always be engaging and listening to other teams to make sure we are building the right service

Main requirements

Who we are looking for?

Above all else we value open communication and good teamwork to achieve a shared vision. We are looking for proactivity in spotting problem areas and proposing ideas for improvements. You value good engineering principles and long-term design.

  • You are an experienced engineer with several years of hands-on design and implementation of systems and solutions for high availability and fault tolerance
  • You have used or have experience operating Kubernetes clusters
  • You have experience with AWS and managing infrastructure as code with tools like Terraform
  • You have extensive experience building services with Golang
  • You have production experience with services like Elasticsearch, Prometheus, Grafana
  • You have working understanding of networking principles such as routing, load-balancing, tcp/ip stack
  • You have a good understanding of large-scale distributed systems in practice 
  • You value solving problems the right way with simple and elegant code

Benefits & Perks

We believe a diverse company is a better company. Whatever your story, we want to hear from you. Whatever your background, we’ll help you do your best work. All employees get an annual €1.000 personal development budget to learn new skills, or improve existing ones.

Our Amsterdam office sits right by the river in the east of the city; our LA team are based in Venice. With lunch, snacks and great coffee, we know how to keep our teams properly fueled. Our culture team designs a program of outings, speakers, workshops and fitness classes to get a good work-life balance. And that's not all, because we foster this with annual wellbeing budget of €750 and our weekly Friday drinks. 

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