Platform engineer

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Netherlands, Delft Technology Netherlands

The Job

At Exact we’re managing cloud operations where complex applications serve over 400,000 companies. We manage cloud operations in AWS and Azure where infra-as-code (Terraform and Chef) is prevalent. We are expanding the team as we believe that we must be in control of our operations where in the past we partly relied on service providers. Your job is to be at the forefront of improving our operations. Your goal is to continuously improve on the reliability, stability and security of the operation.

You automate anything that occurs more than once whether that be with existing tooling or with new tooling. You have the mindset that anything is possible and all roads should be explored to get to the best results. We want to have independent people that can take on responsibilities and at the same time work together as a team to get things done. In your daily job you also engage with the software development teams helps them to understand the possibilities of using cloud native services. You provide them with the knowledge and expertise and the do’s and don’t for using services.

Are you that engineer that doesn’t want to do things twice but rather automate the actions. Are you always searching for ways to make the parts you’re responsible for more reliable, stable, secure and efficient?

You Offer

  • at least 5 years of experience in designing, implementing, automating and managing mission critical platforms, preferably in a Microsoft environment
  • strong knowledge of Microsoft server products (Windows Server, MS-SQL, IIS)
  • understanding of the concepts behind running a large scale, multi-tenant web application
  • experience with configuration management and infrastructure as code tools and concepts, such as Powershell DSC, Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • experience in writing scripts (for instance in Powershell, Bash, Ruby or Python)
  • understanding of common networking protocols and services including TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, SMTP
  • experience with troubleshooting complex technical problems across an entire web stack
  • good communication skills both within your team and with other stakeholders
  • knowledge in how to prioritize your own work and can remain effective under pressure
  • experience with on-call schedules and understand the responsibilities that come with ‘wearing the pager’
It would help you to excel in this position if you also have:
  • experience with version control systems such as Git
  • recent certifications for Azure or AWS
  • knowledge of deployment tooling such as Xebia XL-deploy or Octopus Deploy
  • experience with log management systems and Splunk in particular
  • understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • previous experience of working in an Agile software development environment
  • experience of working within control frameworks such as ISAE3402 or ISO27001/2

We Offer @ Delft

  • A competitive salary package.
  • All the room your ambition needs.
  • Events such as a global hackathon and Tech Talks to develop and showcase your skills.
  • Useful training sessions via our learning and development center that help you to fulfill your career potential.
  • Healthy food from our restaurant every day.
  • Friday afternoon drinks at our bar “Bits & Bytes”.
  • Our own fitness center with professional trainer.

Our Culture

Exact combines the energy of a startup with the benefits of a multinational. We think actions speak louder than words and continuously strive for innovation; technical as well as personal. Each day again, we challenge ourselves and each other to be better than the day before. There’s never a dull moment at Exact.
Exact has an open and welcoming culture in which anybody can have impact. We value ideas by their merit, not by their source. New opinions, people and principles keep our minds flexible, while we stay committed to our mission of empowering SME’s to be the driving force of the global economy.
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Recruiter Lennaert Buschman
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