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Cloud DevOps Engineer

Leiden, NetherlandsTech

Job description

Hi, we are Samotics!👋 With our unique, AI-driven solution we help many of the world's largest industrial companies to make unplanned downtime history and reduce energy waste. Our mission? To reduce the global energy consumption by 10%! Read more about it.

We are looking for a Cloud DevOps Engineer. Are you interested in building on cutting-edge technology? Do you want to make an impact in a fast-growing company? And are you ready for an acceleration in your career? Then read on!

About the team 👋

We are proud to say all our infrastructures are in the Cloud. Currently, we are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our Platform Engineering Team, which currently consists of ten engineers in three subteams-DevOps, MLops and Data Infrastructure.

"One of the things that sets us apart is that we use truly modern technologies. For instance, we use the cloud in a cutting-edge way, with all of our cloud in code. This is considered the new frontier and, frankly, the future” - Bart Römgens, one of the Lead Software Engineers. Read more.

Your challenge 🎯

Core areas you will work on as a Cloud DevOps engineer:

  • Support and improve the company’s cloud infrastructure—we are heavy users of AWS, using 20+ services

  • Support and improve automation processes, using Terraform and Python—our main tools to manage the AWS cloud infrastructure

  • Propose, design and implement security improvements

  • Support data science pipelines

  • Support and optimize the daily deployment of new software versions

Job requirements

What you'll bring

Hard skills

  • 3 years of experience as a DevOps Engineer, we highly prefer people coming from a more Software Engineering background/heavy coding environment

  • Proficiency in coding in Python or another major programming language

  • Experience building and improving high-quality CI/CD processes using e.g. Jenkins

  • Solid experience with the AWS suite of services or similar (e.g. Azure, GCP)

  • If you are an SRE/Backend Engineer with strong Python skills, who wants to become a DevOps Engineer, we could also discuss the possibilities

Soft skills

  • Demonstrated ability to design excellent solutions, by using available technology in a creative and elegant way

  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment where production deployments take place multiple times a day

  • Keen on experimenting with and implementing new technologies

  • Truly owning the job, and the responsibilities that come with it—taking initiative and demonstrating sound judgment

  • Highly collaborative, with open communication/feedbacks

What we offer 🚀

  • Make an impact by working on cutting-edge technology that has the potential to reduce global energy consumption by 10%.

  • A fun and professional company culture based on the principle of freedom and responsibility

  • Flexibility to work from home, with certain office/team days in our modern office, which is a three-minute walk away from Leiden Central Station, made with 90% recycled materials and with our own bar.

  • Daily fresh lunches and healthy snacks when working in the office

  • A lot of company events such as pub quizzes, chess tournaments and wine tastings.

  • A competitive salary and holiday allowance in May, with a yearly increase

  • 25 vacation days a year, with possibility of buying 10 more vacation days per year

  • A travel allowance (public transport business card) and €65 net connectivity allowance per month

  • 100% employer-funded pension plan and generous parental leave

  • Automatic enrollment in our Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR) scheme, which allows you to benefit from a potential exit event

Applications from freelancers, employment agencies and recruitment agencies are not appreciated.

About us

Globally, 300 million industrial electric motors power the global economy while consuming 30% of all energy produced. These motors face three critical problems: they fail unexpectedly, are often operated inefficiently, and selected inadequately. This leads to high costs of unplanned downtime and massive energy waste. At Samotics, we are passionate about solving these problems with a unique, AI-driven solution. Our technology is used by many of the world's largest and most successful industrial companies. It enables them to significantly reduce energy waste, with our mission to reduce global energy consumption by 10%! Since our launch in 2015 we’ve grown fast—with more than 100% revenue growth per year and currently over 100 people. We are an energetic company where professionalism, a great atmosphere, and cutting-edge technology go hand in hand.