DevOps Engineer

We are looking for pirates, rebels, rock stars. Developers that want to make a real difference.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerAmsterdam, NLMore details
  • EUR50.000 - 60.000
    Gross Anual Salary
  • globeRelocation paid
  • circle-checkVisa Support
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  • routeSenior
  • routeRequired language: English
  • DevOps / Sysadmin
  • tagMust Have: DevOpsOther Required: Amazon Web Services, Node.js, PHP, Terraform

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The Product & Technology Team

Our Technology Team consistent of 50 engineers from all over the world. We work in small teams which we call cells, building features through continuous delivery and continuous testing with our users. Every team is responsible for a specific component or multiple components within our technology landscape. Each engineer is responsible for the whole implementation life cycle starting from requirements gathering and ending with deployment to production and further evaluation..

Each engineer in Emesa is responsible for deploying his or her own code. You will be working with experienced experts who help you develop your knowledge and grow as an engineer.

What you will be doing?

As a DevOps engineer at Emesa you will make sure that our applications are secure, stable, performing well and fulfil our Service Level Objectives. Additionally you'll work to always improve and automate software delivery and to provide self-service tools for our development and automation QA team.

  • Build and maintain our Hybrid Cloud solution comprised of on-prem infrastructure (Puppet, LXC/LXD) and AWS infrastructure (Terraform, EKS/Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery development (Jenkins/AWS tools)
  • Develop tools and services that will allow our Development and QA teams to self-service. Automate operational tasks & support the software development lifecycle
  • Develop Infrastructure as Code for our DTAP environments (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, etc.)
  • Improve our monitoring & alerting tools development & configuration (Grafana, InfluxDB, Zabbix, Sentry, NewRelic, Pingdom).

You are going to be doing this in a fast-changing environment where our landscape is going to scale up from ~20 services in 2018 to >50 services by the end of 2020.

Main requirements

How will you be doing this?

You will be a member of DevOps team, who takes care of the software delivery processes and services. Other members of your team also have a background in software engineering or systems administration or both.

On a daily basis you are going to cooperate with various software development teams of Emesa by supporting people but also challenging them when it comes to security, monitoring and other important aspects of development operations.

You will also be involved in modelling sessions and brainstorms with other stakeholders like product owners, architects and others, by contributing with your knowledge and experience to the decision.

What do you need for this?

You have solid knowledge about CI and CD practices, IaC concepts and technologies, orchestration & containerization, Linux internals, monitoring, versioning systems but you know your way around web development technologies in general. 

  • University/bachelor level degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or Mathematics or equivalent experience; 

  • You are strongly self-motivated, and believe that 'ownership' and 'responsibility' are not just the buzzwords; 

  • Minimum of two years experience in a similar position – or just an impressive track record/portfolio.

  • Strong system administration or software development background;

  • Understanding of Linux internals and concepts;

  • Hands-on experience with Linux containers & orchestration platforms;

  • Solid experience with CI/CD platforms;

  • Deep knowledge of web fundamentals (HTTP protocol, DNS, Web security);

Nice to have

It would be a big plus if you...

  • Have experience with systems design for high-traffic and high-availability (load balancing, caching, database design, deployment etc.);
  • Have experience with public cloud platforms (AWS);

  • Scripting languages knowledge. Experience with Python, PHP or JavaScript/NodeJS is a strong plus;

  • Love and apply 'Infrastructure as Code' and configuration management in your daily work (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Terraform);

  • Are fluent in SQL (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL);

  • Have basic understanding of frontend technologies (HTML, JavaScript & CSS)

  • Found your way with message brokers (RabbitMQ) & data streaming (Apache Kafka);

  • Have experience with tools/products/technologies like Apache Cordova, Flask, Keycloak, Rundeck, Apache Airflow, HAProxy, Apache Solr, Symfony, Socket.IO, Robot Framework, Selenium, InfluxDB, Grafana, Sentry, Newrelic, Zabbix, Prometheus, Pingdom, Odoo.

Benefits & Perks

What can you expect from us?

  • An excellent salary and pension plan;
  • Relocation package for those who live outside the Netherlands;
  • A team of intelligent people that will help you grow & challenge you;
  • An environment that encourages people to reach their professional potential;
  • Bi-monthly hackathon day-long events to bring to life/invent/trial/compete/present your ideas about technology (work related or not)!;
  • Hone your presentation & technology know-how and share it with your colleagues by taking part in the quarterly EmesaTalks presentations;
  • A friendly, open, multicultural team comprised currently of >15 nationalities and many backgrounds;
  • Lots of room for your own creativity, development and growth;
  • An environment that encourages people to reach their professional potential;
  • Company gym program like boot-camp, kickboxing, yoga courses offered on premise;
  • A phenomenal atmosphere, including every-Friday office drinks and great Emesa parties;
  • Compensation of travelling-expenses.

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