Azure Cloud Operations Engineer

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What about us?

As market leaders, we have high expectations of ourselves and strive for continuous improvement. We work with the best, to be the best. The secret to our success is simple: we keep learning and exploring. We have our eyes set on the world and want to offer our safety software globally, to complex businesses across different industries. We are the market-leading company in Control of Work software, supporting thousands of users from across the globe, at top multinationals. In the lovely city of The Hague, The Netherlands, we represent a mix of many diverse cultures, with over 30 nationalities on our team.

What are your accountabilities?

Job description
As a Cloud Operations Engineer, you support and maintain the fully automated infrastructure that underlies our hosting and managed services offering. This ensures that the day-to-day functionality of the cloud environment is stable and provides high availability to our customers. You will work with a team of seasoned Cloud Operations Engineers and Cloud Architects to build and enhance our managed cloud services in the public cloud (Microsoft Azure). You will be part of our existing Cloud Operations team working in a fast-paced environment on designing solutions that promotes maintainability, scalability and security. 

What are your accountabilities? 
•    Deploy, configure and maintain our products on Microsoft Azure
•    Ensure that all systems are available and performing according to the expected Service Level Agreements (SLA)
•    Continuously improve and maintain third-party cloud-based monitoring (Thousand Eyes, Sumo Logic, VictorOps)
•    Provide support for our production environments running on Azure, along with other key stack components
•    Collaborate with product development teams to align on the next generation software delivery pipelines

What are we looking for in you?

As a successful candidate you will be a skilled individual who has proven track record of system engineering, on Microsoft Azure and takes pride in bringing solutions quickly. Enjoys learning and applying new technologies, values collaboration and thrives in a dynamic engineering/operations-oriented work environment. 

You will have: 
•    A Bachelors' Degree in Computer Science or relevant equivalent.
•    5+ years of experience in systems engineering with strong focus on automation and Microsoft Azure.
•    Strong experience with Production Operations and excellent troubleshooting skills, preferably in large environments.
•    Experience with interacting with various Microsoft Azure services in production environments.
•    Have a good track record of using automation tools like Terraform to build infrastructure that scales.
•    Understanding of concepts such as virtualization, containerization, auto-scaling, experience with GIT, CI/CD integration tool chains, building fault-tolerant solutions and fully automated systems.
•    Good knowledge and are well-versed in Terraform.
•    Experience with hardening of modern operating systems, web and application servers, databases and proxies 

Furthermore, you have:
•    Detail-orientated personality with great interpersonal and communication skills
•    Ability to communicate clearly, professionally, and fluently in English, both spoken and written
•    Security minded and a team player
•    Ability to work to agreed deadlines
•    In possession of a valid European work permit 

Why work with us?

  • Because our product matters to people – it saves lives
  • Because we work with the global leaders in the oil and gas industry – including Shell, BP, and Total
  • Because we are serious and pragmatic about our technology and quality
  • Because the brightest and most professional people, who believe that teams are the key to our continuous success, work with us
  • Because we are fun, multicultural and have a dry, genuine sense of humour

What do we offer you?

  • A competitive salary
  • Free access to our company gym
  • Bi-weekly chair massages
  • Company lunch, free fruit and drinks
  • Friday drinks with colleagues
  • Our headquarters are in the heart of The Hague (5 minutes from The Hague Central Station)
  • Fun and outgoing colleagues

Emma Vos


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