Senior DevOps Engineer - Start-up environment

Senior DevOps Engineer - Start-up environment

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    DevOps, AWS

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    Gerry Darley

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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  • Startdate:

    April/May 2020

My Amsterdam based client is seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer to implement and manage their new Cloud Infrastructure. This is a chance to work on and support the AWS/Kubernetes platform.

This company has substantial financial backing are expanding from the USA to Amsterdam in order to grow its European operations.

Project Duties

  • Lead the design and implementation of our cloud infrastructure including AWS EC2 instances, Kubernetes, CI/CD, provisioning, sizing, infrastructure as code, etc.
  • Provide thought-leadership on various engineering topics.
  • Adhere to budgets and consider cost tradeoffs when implementing changes.
  • Manage and secure the application networks.
  • Implement and manage monitoring platforms across infrastructure, applications and networks.
  • Manage Kubernetes clusters and containers using tools such as Ansible, Terraform, etc.
  • Support the engineering teams across multiple products in an Agile environment.
  • Agile/Scrum


  • Great communication skills.
  • End-to-end understanding of modern application architectures is required
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field is required.
  • Big picture orientation with strong attention to detail is required.
  • AWS, Kubernetes, Docker experience is required.
  • Git experience is required.
  • Sentry, Kibana, Datadog or equivalent monitoring tools experience is required.
  • Python, bash, other scripting language experience is required.
  • Ansible, Terraform, or equivalent tooling experience is required.

If you’re interested in this role then please contact me as soon as possible.