Platform Engineer in Amsterdam

WeTransfer

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Onsite
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Full-Time
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Job Description

Do you think you’re the person we’re looking for? Are you interested in working with us? We would love to hear from you.

About our workflow

Our platform makes heavy use of AWS services such as EC2, S3, CloudFront, and RDS. We use a couple of core tools to manage and scale the platform to our growing needs, we would like you to help us with that. Terraform takes care of setting up the infrastructure across different environments and regions. Ansible allows us to easily configure the machines just the way we like it and provides documentation of our setup at the same time. Consul connects the dots and makes sure that services can be discovered.

The current deployment procedure for new releases is pretty ad-hoc. We could use your help to implement tooling and workflows to enable developers to deploy their own code at any time!


What you’ll be doing

In the platform team you'll be responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of our infrastructure. Together with the product teams you will work on processes and tools to get code into production. You will help make our systems more scalable, more efficient, and easier to manage. You respond to incidents and improve alerting where needed.

Some projects you will be working on are:

  • continuous integration and deployment of Ruby and Elixir applications
  • improving reliability and availability of our MySQL and Redis databases
  • high-volume logging and event solutions using Logstash and Elasticsearch
  • making sure effective Grafana dashboards using InfluxDB metrics are in place

Impact the experience of millions of users around the world.


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. Ideally you have a couple of years hands-on experience with infrastructure-as-code, continuous integration, and the design of systems for high availability and fault tolerance. Don’t worry if your experience is limited, we’re looking for enthusiastic junior platform engineers as well.

Do you have a tendency to automate everything you get your hands on?


A little something about us

We are a technology company rooted in the creative industry. Our founders originally worked in design, media and marketing; today we’re lucky to be working with the most creative minds in branding, sales, design, support and engineering. We’re an ambitious bunch, always looking to push the boundaries where we can. We know how to work hard and have a good time.

Our Amsterdam office is located in a spacious building along the docks in the East. To help you be your best, we provide high-spec tech equipment, and everyone gets a €1,000 personal development budget every year. But we strive for a healthy balance between work and play, from workshops and conference outings to evening Kettlebell workouts and Friday afternoon drinks. We value good food too, from fresh lunches to Thursday breakfasts, fruit baskets and our never-empty cookie jar.

Like the sound of working with us?

Just hit the apply button below, let us know why you fit the job. Go on, give it a go.
 

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