Senior Software & System Engineer – DevOps

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Looking for a job where things change rapidly but without chaos? Do you want to have the ability to work with new and bleeding edge technology in a team that breathes a DevOps mindset and culture? Do you believe DevOps is not a single individual but can only thrive when the organization collaborates strongly? Agile development is your cup of tea?


Stop looking and join Sentia’s dev-ops organization!



So tell me, what is this all about?

  • You will be designing, implementing and coding complex integrations (see a snapshot below)
  • You will enable your Operations and Implementation colleagues by providing them with the tools and interfaces for the respective automation stack
  • Together with the lead developer and or the development manager you might take the technical lead during projects
  • You are considered as “the internal knowledge base” due to your expertise and contextual knowledge of the environments you built here and in your past experience
  • You will be training the team on your expertise, you take pride in letting others grow
  • You will be considered as a core member of the R&D office
  • You will be supporting complex migrations from analysis to execution using your critical and experienced mindset
  • You are expected to regularly decompress and maybe even play some ping pong

What do we want from you?

  • You have strong expertise in at least one of the following open source languages or frameworks: PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby on Rails, Django
  • You are willing to learn and leverage new languages if these are a better fit for the job
  • You are aware there are existing frameworks and libraries, you don’t want to re-invent the wheel
  • You have personal experience in using some of these existing frameworks and libraries
  • You have experience in using and debugging API’s from leading vendors, solutions and suppliers such as VMware, OpenStack, AWS & Azure
  • You know how to write your own set of easy to use but thought through set of web-services API’s
  • You understand how to write scalable and modular code for usage at scale (think micro-services, object oriented & MVC patterns)
  • You understand quality assurance and know how to automate unit testing
  • You are not afraid from Linux shells and Linux based projects
  • You understand system automation tools such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet and know how to integrate with those
  • You have experience in a wide range of database technologies such as traditional RDMS (MySQL, …) over to NoSQL (Redis, Cassandra, …) type of databases
  • Your Git repo shows open source contribution
  • You love continuous integration and continuous deployment as well as the platforms and tools used to accomplish or facilitate this: Containerization, Orchestration, OTAP/DTAP streets
  • You love working agile and understand concepts such as user stories & acceptance criteria
  • You understand a minimal set of documentation is essential for long-term sustainability of your code as well as the ability to self-learn how your interfaces and tools operate


You have at least 4 years of relevant experience in one of the above-mentioned concepts and technologies  

System integration component examples

  • Virtualization and cloud orchestration platforms
  • DNS management
  • Backup and monitoring systems
  • CMDB’s, CRM’s & control panels
  • Firewall & network management tools
  • Invoicing, order management, quoting
  • Ticketing systems and their respective dashboards

Your personality

  • You have a passion for technology and eager to learn
  • You are a team player and can adapt to new situations
  • You have a critical and analytical mindset and are a walking “lessons learned”
  • You are a go-getter and are not afraid to pull in additional people when needed
  • You are concise and result-driven (read: get things done)
  • Operating under pressure give you a “been there, seen that” feeling which reflects itself in tranquility
  • You are flexible; if needed you jump in to help the team
  • You believe creativity, motivation, integrity, and teamwork are important values

We offer

  • A no-nonsense, open culture where we promote new ideas and value your contribution
  • A tailored career path so you can continue to grow your competences and knowledge
  • Multiple teambuilding events during the year and Happy Friday @ the office

Wij helpen u graag

Bij Sentia hebben wij een toegewijd team dat altijd bereid is uw vragen te beantwoorden!

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