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DevOps Engineer (Event Streaming)

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsSimtech Netherlands

Job description

What you'll do

Simtech is looking for an DevOps Engineer (Event Streaming)!

Are you that driven and talented DevOps Engineer and are you ready for your next challenge? We are a European IT cloud consultancy and managed services provider based in Amsterdam, looking for a DevOps Engineer. We service our enterprise customers with large scale infrastructure and cloud solutions. Think: Systems, Infra, Ansible, Openshift, Oracle, RedHat, AWS, Azure, Monitoring


We are seeking a DevOps Engineer who likes to focus on event streaming services and is driven by providing the best possible experience to our clients. You will be monitoring and maintaining an Event Streaming platform as DevOps Engineer within our team. You will work with the Kafka Event Streaming Platform running in Kubernetes on Azure. You will be part of a team of experts, and get the opportunity to work with container (K8's and OpenShift) and cloud technologies (AWS/Azure). 


By joining our team, you are part of Simtech Consulting, you'll be working for one of many clients. Our team works flexibly, without strict hierarchies. We see the potential in people and we train and hire T-shaped professionals that complement each other’s skill sets.


You will be involved in customer-facing assignments, therefore it is important that you are able to communicate clearly and concisely, both written and verbally.

Job requirements

What you're good at

  •  2-5 years relevant experience
  • Experience in the following technologies Kubernetes and Helm charts, Strimzi, Docker, Github Actions, and Linux
  • Experience in developing message and streaming processing components for Kafka-based messaging platform
  • Strong knowledge on Kafka ecosystem (Kafka connect, Kafka broker, Kafka Streams, schema registry, KsqlDB, Mirror Maker, …)
  • Configuration, deploy and operations of Kafka broker clusters, Kafka connect clusters and other Confluent/Strimzi components.


What you'll bring

  • You are available 40 hours per week and dynamic when required
  • You are a born technician
  • You have good knowledge about the different infrastructure technologies today and how to apply them most effectively
  • You are aware of best practices of our key partners (Redhat, Oracle, AWS, Azure etc)
  • You are keen to develop your skills further and share your expertise with peers
  • You are fluent in English and a good communicator, verbally and written
  • You are a punctual and hands-on engineer
  • You enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary and international team for a company with offices in The Netherlands, Switzerland and Romania
  • You are fluent in English and able to communicate abstract concepts to both technical and non-technical individuals
  • You enjoy showing initiative in starting projects and taking ownership


What you'll get

Besides demanding all types of requirements, we also have a lot to offer:

  • Input on the development of your role and responsibilities
  • Lots of room to develop yourself
  • A powerful laptop and smartphone are included
  • Approachable management that is engaged with you as a person
  • Remote working flexibility and compensation
  • Working hours can be partially flexible
  • A small, highly engaged team of staff
  • Multicultural and multi-disciplinary colleagues
  • Being part of the adventures of a highly dynamic and rapidly growing company
  • Summer BBQ's and (virtual) company events to connect with the people behind the colleagues


Where you'll work

At Simtech, you will join a company of self-starters and supportive collaborators. Everyone strives to help each other achieve success – personally, for the customer, and the company. Our team of consultants is a mix of young talent and those with 20+ years of experience in IT. We share a “can do” mentality, and we make sure you have everything you need to perform at your best. We encourage and empower your self-development by learning continuously. We are an Oracle Gold Partner, Red Hat Advanced Partner, and AWS Select Business Partner of the Year 2019.

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