Senior DevOps Engineer

Job description

From a local team of five people in 2018 to an international team of 120+ in 2021, ChannelEngine is growing rapidly. Our e-commerce SaaS solution is also growing and that’s why we are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our Development Team. We’re scaling into different regions, which brings a variety of interesting challenges and opportunities. We’re looking for someone who has experience in scaling a SaaS solution with large data sets, has been involved in the setting up and building of such a tool, and can bring some extra knowledge to the team.

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What you’ll be doing

  • Helping make our product even more scalable by automating management tasks,

  • Configuring servers and cloud services,

  • Configuring and managing networks and internal (monitoring) tools,

  • Monitoring our systems and resolving alerts.

  • Automating and accelerating the testing, release and deployment of applications,

  • Working on cloud application designs, cloud approval plans, and systems required to manage cloud storage,

  • Developing and coordinating cloud architecture across diverse areas including application development, identity and access management, network and data management, and security,

  • Advising ChannelEngine on leading cloud practices and architectural approaches.


Our tech stack

  • Azure DevOps

  • Terraform IaC (Infrastructure as Code)

  • GitOps

Job requirements

What you’ll need

  • A bachelor’s (HBO) degree in IT, Computer Science, or a related field,

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar position,

  • Project experience in architecting, implementing, and optimising the core infrastructure, networking and cloud-based services of a SaaS solution,

  • Experience in the hosting, monitoring, and network infrastructure of a global platform/product,

  • Experience in automating management tasks, and familiarity with common scripting languages such as Powershell, Bash, or Python,

  • A good understanding of security standards and hardening,

  • Experience in working with Azure DevOps, Terraform, GitOps, and ARM,

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes,

  • Experience in request tracing monitoring tools,

  • Experience in managing both Windows and Linux environments,

  • Some familiarity with .Net would be beneficial but not essential,

  • Good communication skills in English.


What can we offer you?

  • You will be an instrumental part of our global expansion journey, working with motivated people who all have a common goal,

  • You’ll assist us in working through the interesting technical challenges that only arise when a company builds its own product, and there will be plenty of challenges to keep you interested over the coming years,

  • We do lots of things right so we can offer stability alongside the craziness of being a tech scale-up,

  • There’s plenty of room for innovation and personal development. There is literally time set aside during each sprint!

  • We want your creative input and your great ideas so you are welcome to share your thoughts, come up with solutions, and take the reins in making things happen,

  • As this is a new role; you'll make a lot of impact from the moment you start,

  • You can work in our modern office next to Leiden Central Station, with views across the city, or of course, from home,

  • State-of-the-art tech: we work with the latest technologies, business models and tools,

  • Ergonomic workstations, sit-stand desks and super-fast laptops with as many monitors as you need,

  • We have a great working environment with flexible hours, fantastic colleagues, and regular team activities.


About ChannelEngine

ChannelEngine is a fast-growing, e-commerce SaaS solution. We help brands, retailers and wholesalers find millions of new customers by connecting them to the biggest marketplaces around the world.


Our story began in 2013 when it became undeniable that marketplaces were going to be one of the most critical components of the global e-commerce industry. We saw an opportunity to make these powerful platforms available to every business, and now ChannelEngine offers a complete, user-friendly, marketplace management suite with seamless integration, enabling businesses to expand their reach internationally. Our clients include Bugaboo, Hunkemöller, Brabantia, Bosch, JDE, and Reckitt, to name just a few.


ChannelEngine is growing at a rapid pace and currently covers channels in Europe, North- and Central America, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to cover the globe. For this, we need to expand our teams with adventurous and ambitious people who want to shape the world of e-commerce with us.