Cloud Operations Engineer

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Cloud Operations Engineer

Operate the cloud platform: 100% availability

At Talpa Network Technology, we work on things that are brand new, fresh and haven’t been done yet. Combining complex technology with media, all Talpa Network digital innovations run with our Talpa Network Technology Core Platform components, a standardised technology backbone. VoetbalTV is one of these technically complex projects. With AI, smart video, and our highly advanced content platform, we bring amateur soccer games to the next level.
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Your typical day at Talpa Network Technology

  • As a Cloud Operations Engineer your focus is the 100% performance and utilisation of systems/platforms;
  • Your core activity is setting up, improving and maintaining AWS Cloud environments;
  • You don’t have to be a soccer fan to apply. We like to chat about exciting daily technological challenges at the coffee machine (excellent coffee by the way);
  • DevOps Engineers rely on you for enabling DevOps tools;
  • You are keen on improving monitoring- and reporting systems through automation;
  • You diagnose, prioritise, escalate and ensure resolution of service requests and incidents and alerts from the monitoring systems;
  • The VoetbalTV platform is evolving, with new features being added as we speak. We discuss and give feedback on ideas and solutions daily;
  • You have lunch at the IJ harbour with your colleagues;
  • You find new technologies for our current tech-stack: AWS, BitBucket, Splunk, New Relic, Bamboo, PRTG, Linux, Windows, Automation tooling.

A remarkable Technology Team

As a Cloud Operations Engineer, who wants work on new stuff and innovate, you have come to the right place. We, a Solutions Architect, DevOps Engineers, and a Security Engineer, spend 30% of our time on technological advancement. When you walk into our office in Amsterdam next to club Panama, you will find a vibrant work atmosphere and a no-nonsense, make-it-happen culture. Our DevOps Platform Team is part of the Talpa Technology Platform & Data unit, and is based in Amsterdam, near the ‘Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ’. 

This means a lot to you

  • You spend 30% of your time on innovation
  • Freedom to organise your work as you see fit
  • As a driven media/tech company we welcome your ideas and let you make them happen
  • Your responsibility: optimal operation of the DevOps platform deployed in AWS cloud, as millions of people view or utilise the VoetbalTV app
  • Attending and organising conferences, hackathons and tech-talks
  • A relaxed, informal and driven environment
  • Freedom to come in early or late, bringing your work-life balance to the next level
  • Sharing knowledge and growing with our expanding team

Are you our new hands-on go-to Cloud Operations Engineer?

  • Bachelor or Master in Computer Science or Software Engineering

  • 3-5 years of experience with AWS and DevOps
  • Knowledge of development methodologies/tools
  • You are keen on sharing knowledge with other
  • Problem solving, forward-thinking individual with an entrepreneurial mind-set who thrives in a fast paced and dynamic environment;
  • Experience with agile way of working;
  • Hands-on mentality and a pro-active attitude;
  • Work autonomously with a high level of responsibility;
  • Knowledge of the Dutch language (or willingness to learn) is preferred

Relevant? Apply!

We have a straightforward selection process with two or three conversations. First, an informal coffee with Gerard Krom, Lead Architect DevOps. Second, a technical discussion with peers. 

Also, we welcome informal chats and coffee. Feel free to reach out to Linde Jansen (Recruitment), via LinkedIn or