• Amsterdam

We are looking for permanent Senior Devops Engineer AWS for our client a International Tech company in Amsterdam, specialized in linking scientists with the academic information needed for research.
What you are going to do: 

  • Build and maintain the right cloud infrastructure architecture, balancing performance and resilience with cost.
  • Building and maintaining a set of tools that enable developers to self-serve for most operational tasks
  • Advocate a DevOps approach to product development and demonstrate best practice by example
  • Automate provisioning, deployment, configuration management, monitoring and all other infrastructure and ops activities
  • Set up, configure and monitor all environments including production using cloud computing platforms and local resources
  • Your tasks are in a 50% windows and 50% linux environment
  • Monitor live services and respond quickly and effectively to any problems
  • Establish disaster recovery, service outage, and risk mitigation processes for the production environments

Experience required: 

  • Min 5+ years exp within the Devops field
  • AWS deployment at scale with a good level of architectural understanding of the AWS offering (MUST)
  • Experience with Terraform or Ansible or Pupper or Chef (MUST)
  • Experience in Linux administrating, bash scripting 
  • Some programming or scripting experience (Python, GoLang, Ruby would be preferable)
  • Experience of working in an SCRUM/agile environment
  • A deep understanding of coding practices and of DRY principles – TDD knowledge would be beneficial
  • Continuous Integration systems such as Jenkins or GoCD
  • Git version control systems
  • CDN and internet networking
  • Security and compliance understanding
  • Ability to work on several work streams with excellent time management 
  • Excellent team player
  • Able to formulate and execute solutions to take into consideration the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • A positive, constructive approach with an emphasis on collaboration and good execution


  • Competitive salary based on your experience, up to 85k per year for the right candidate
  • Visa for candidates who live already in The Netherlands, when needed
  • No relocation is provided
  • Growing a team within a new and changing environment 
  • Informal and super-friendly working atmosphere
  • Office near public transportation

How does it sound? In case you're thinking to make a change and grow professionally, we would be happy to receive an updated CV and schedule a conversation with you. Apply on the website or send your email to timothy@wklconsultancy.nl.