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DevOps Engineer

Quicargo /  Amsterdam (NL)

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Job description

Quicargo is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer that will be responsible for all the infrastructure strategies of the company. You are going to be our first DevOps Engineer so that means you are going to be responsible for how we build, ship, deploy, run and monitor our applications, storages and databases. You will be working at the R&D department, where the true magic happens . As a DevOps Engineer you have the skills and knowledge to navigate complex cloud environments, develop and implement cloud strategies, spread the DevOps culture in our team and ensure cloud systems stay up to date and run smoothly. At Quicargo you will be working in an Agile team with daily meetings and weekly sprints. You will be working closely with our CTO, developers and our Product Manager. We ensure high quality of our code and steep learning curves by reviewing each other's work and working in an agile way.

A few of the tasks you'd either own or contribute towards:
* Building and setting up new development tools and infrastructure
* Understanding the needs of stakeholders and conveying this to developers
* Working on ways to automate and improve development and release processes
* Testing and examining code written by others and analyzing results
* Ensuring that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats
* Identifying technical problems and developing software updates and 'fixes'
* Working with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended
* Planning out projects and being involved in project management decisions

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities
* Deploy updates and fixes
* Build tools to reduce occurrences of errors and improve customer experience
* Perform root cause analysis for production errors
* Investigate and resolve technical issues
* Develop scripts to automate visualization
* Design procedures for system troubleshooting and maintenance


* 5+ years experience as DevOps building and deploying services to AWS.
* Experience with NodeJS and Javascript/Typescript ecosystem.
* Experience with a Linux environment Docker/Kubernetes.
* Experience with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, CDK or Cloud formation)
* Experience building, orchestrating, deploying and monitoring microservices and serverless infrastructure.

Nice to have:
* Previous experience with SQL databases, preferably PostgreSQL.
* Gulp, Webpack or other build task tools.

Conditions and benefits

* You know how the startup ecosystem works
* You're extremely well organized and know that sometimes it's all in the details
* You're motivated by challenges and get a kick out of starting something new

What perks can you expect?
* You'll receive a generous monthly allowance for travel and food expenses;
* You'll have access to fresh fruit, good coffee, healthy snacks and a fully stocked beer fridge for Friday celebrations;
* Weekly sports activities at the office and optional company holidays and team building activities;
* International and diverse team all with a passion to make the world a better place;
* A competitive salary, 25 holidays, and 8% holiday allowance;
* Next to your 25 holidays, you get 25 Work From Anywhere days so you can work from the beach, a cabin in the mountains or any other exotic place;
* Office Headquarters in Amsterdam is based in B. Amsterdam, which provides a range; of other benefits which you can make use of eg;
+ In-house gym membership
+ Daily prepared lunch and dinner on site in the local canteen (discounted prices)


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