Vacature Senior AWS Cloud Engineer Amsterdam | Full Autonomy to Revamp High-Traffic AWS Environment | EKS, Elasticsearch, IaC | €100,000

Your Job: Senior AWS Cloud Engineer Amsterdam

  • Would you like to have a significant impact and end-to-end responsibility to further develop the entire AWS/EKS/Elasticsearch environment of a small, driven, very innovative, super successful online tech company operating throughout Europe that processes hundreds of millions of records per day, where stability, scalability, resilience, and cost optimization are key?
  • Do you enjoy working directly with the founders and development team, with fast decision cycles, and plenty of room to innovate and improve, where you receive direct feedback from a real-time system that operates 24/7?
  • Do you say yes to an amazing Amsterdam-based office, up to 3 days of working from home, a huge innovation and development budget, a year-end bonus, a solid pension, and the best hardware?

Then wait no longer; this is your job!

Your Employer: Processing hundreds of millions of records 24/7 to help clients throughout Europe be successful

This small, very driven online tech company is hyper-focused on enabling their online clients to be successful. To get the job done, they process hundreds of millions of records 24/7 per day, with their AWS/EKS/ElasticSearch environment tailored for speed, stability, resilience, and scalability. You would not imagine such a small group of talented people could have such a big impact all throughout Europe.

Their culture is very international, open, direct, and collaborative. They love to experiment to see how they can further their business and improve their online offerings to their thousands of clients. For you, this translates into an environment where you can really leverage all of your experience around AWS, Cloud Engineering, Automation, Cost Optimization, and Pipeline development and can see implementation very quickly.

Your Role: Senior AWS Cloud Engineer Amsterdam

As the Senior AWS Cloud Engineer in Amsterdam, you will be the technical AWS Cloud Engineering brain, vision, and conscience of the company. That means you work very closely with the founders and the development team to lay the roadmap for the future and re-architect, optimize, refactor, optimize costs, and further automate the entire AWS cloud environment. Guiding them on the pros and cons of decisions, looking at new ways and tech to add to the overall business goals. All the while making sure the bus keeps running stable.

If you have been waiting for a job where you can finally make a very direct impact, work within a modern environment that can still be improved while getting direct feedback from 24/7 heavy load systems, then this job is for you!

Growth Perspective:

If you are a hands-on person that loves technology and innovation, this is a job you will enjoy for many years to come, as the infrastructure continuously needs to be able to deliver with an ever-growing European business. You will be able to delve deep, grow yourself horizontally, and become a principal cloud engineer.

What is required?

  • Senior-level experience with Cloud Engineering within a mission-critical environment
  • Experience with AWS cloud
  • Experience with Kubernetes and/or EKS
  • Experience with IaC
  • Experience with GitHub Actions
  • Open-minded, solid communicator, motivated to innovate
  • Experience with backend development
  • AWS certifications are a plus
  • Experience with Elasticsearch is a plus

What is offered?

  • Between €80,000 and €100,000 gross per year based on knowledge and impact
  • Year-end bonus
  • Regular Dutch holidays
  • 2 weeks you can work abroad without using holidays
  • The best hardware
  • Budget for training, conferences, and certifications

Interested in finally having the impact you want within a very international driven online tech company where everything that you can think of that can drive business value you can directly implement?


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