Senior Cloud Engineer AWS

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  • Fulltime
  • Bachelor
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We're all over the Netherlands. At the moment, we're looking for new Coolbluers in these locations. Check which one is closest to you.

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  • Language courses
  • Housing
  • Visa and work permit

Become a Developer at Coolblue and we’ll take care of your relocation from A to Z, including a language course for the whole family and a warm welcome. You’ll be part of our friend group with more than 40 nationalities from day 1. In addition to improving the systems we built ourselves, you also think about challenges that have a major impact on Coolblue and our customers.

You will provide support for and build out our Coolblue cloud infrastructure.

What is Coolblue?
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Coolblue. It once started as a student company. Now, we're the most customer-centric company in The Netherlands and Belgium, with our own stores, customer service, delivery service, installation service, and repair service. Since our founding in 1999, we've had only one goal: to make customers happy. We give advice and we have an obsessive focus on customer satisfaction. With over 6.000 Coolbluers, we work hard to amaze our customers.

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Senior Cloud Engineer AWS

  • Fulltime
  • Rotterdam
  • Bachelor

What does a Senior Cloud Engineer AWS at Coolblue do?

Together with the team you will provide support for and build out our cloud infrastructure. You believe in automating the cloud via Infrastructure as Code (IaC) as much as with custom automation. With the automation you introduce, as well as your knowledge of deployment pipelines, our developers can rest assured that their applications will deploy without any troubles. Would you also like to become a Senior Cloud Engineer AWS at Coolblue? Read below if the job suits you.

 
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You enjoy doing this

  • Writing a serverless application in Python that creates a backup everyday to S3.
  • Helping a fellow developer troubleshoot a bug in one of our backend systems.
  • Suggesting an architectural optimization for a fellow developer that can increase their application performance and save us some money at the same time.
  • Automation of continuous delivery pipelines in Python and writing unit tests for your beautiful code.
  • Being a superhero once a week focusing on helping everyone to solve their problems.
 
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Week 44

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  5. FriFriday
    1. Daily stand-up Cloud Engineers

      Daily stand-up Cloud Engineers
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      Start with team. Short update about your tasks and progress.

    2. Code review

      Code review
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      Reviewing Pull Requests on Terraform Modules

    3. Teamlunch

      Teamlunch
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      Having lunch together

    4. Pitch new idea

      Pitch new idea
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      Pitch about a CI/CD using Cloud Build

    5. Deployment Pipeline

      Deployment Pipeline
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      Standardize a deployment pipeline

    1. Daily stand-up Cloud Engineers

      Daily stand-up Cloud Engineers
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      Start with team. Short update about your tasks and progress

    2. Sharing knowlegde with the team

      Sharing knowlegde with the team
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      Share all kinds of ideas with each other, so that you get a little better every day.

    3. Refinement

      Refinement
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      Discussing with our Data Teams what features they need on GCP

    4. Check Monitoring- en logging tools

      Check Monitoring- en logging tools
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      Checking platform status using monitoring and loggingtools

    5. (Digital) Coffee with Cindy

      (Digital) Coffee with Cindy
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      Review BigQuery Query Costs

    1. Daily Stand-up Cloud Engineers

      Daily Stand-up Cloud Engineers
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      Start with team. Short update about your tasks and progress

    2. Sprint planning

      Sprint planning
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      Setting up a plan with our PO for the next 2 weeks.

    3. Pair Programming

      Pair Programming
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      Discuss access patterns with Rafael

    4. To catch up with Jeroen

      To catch up with Jeroen
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      Check the challenges we have on AWS

    5. Sync with Aarti

      Sync with Aarti
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      Discuss your self development plan

    1. Daily stand-up Cloud Engineers

      Daily stand-up Cloud Engineers
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      Start with team. Short update about your tasks and progress

    2. Last-minute meeting

      Last-minute meeting
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      Review SLA's and SLO's with David

    3. Retrospective

      Retrospective
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      What went well last sprint? What could be better next sprint?

    4. Coaching session with Gytha

      Coaching session with Gytha
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      Knowledge sharing about Cloud Logging

    5. Singing together for the birthday of Rafael (Team Lead)

      Singing together for the birthday of Rafael (Team Lead)
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      Online Surprise party for our Team Lead Rafael #whoop-whoop

    1. Daily Stand-up Cloud Engineers

      Daily Stand-up Cloud Engineers
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      Start with team. Short update about your tasks and progress

    2. Meeting with Team Lead

      Meeting with Team Lead
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      Discussing your personal development

    3. Deployment Pipeline

      Deployment Pipeline
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      Standardize a deployment pipeline

    4. Watch Pieter update

      Watch Pieter update
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      Video-update from our CEO Pieter

    5. Team drinks

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      Cheers to the weekend!

You recognize yourself in the following

  • You are solution oriented.
  • You have experience working with any cloud environment, preferably AWS (Solutions Architect Associate certificate a plus).
  • You enjoy building solutions and sometimes guiding others doing so.
  • You have development experience in Python.
  • You 'automate all the things', from bootstrap to backup.
  • You have experience with configuration management tools like Puppet or Ansible.
  • You have experience with observability solutions like DataDog or Splunk.
 
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This is what you’re looking for in a job

  • Money.
  • 25 leave days. As long as you promise to come back.
  • Travel allowance and a retirement plan.
  • With over 30 training courses in our own Coolblue University, you can become a little better every day.
  • A discount on all our products.
  • An extraordinarily good work environment with colleagues who make you happy, epic (digital) Coolblue parties, pub quizzes and other activities.
  • At this moment, we all work from home. Of course, we’ll help you create the best home-office possible. Including desk chair, laptop, and blue garlands.
  • A picture-perfect office at a great location. You could crawl to work from Rotterdam Central Station. We recommend just walking for 2 minutes, though.
  • A flexible workplace. Work in the Netherlands where you like and meet your team a few times a month in our office in Rotterdam. (Depending on the Covid-guidelines)
  • Working together in an international environment with colleagues from the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Italy, and many more. 
  • Relocation assistance: from A to Z 
  • Working together in an international environment with colleagues from the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, and Italy, among others. 
  • A job at one of the fastest-growing companies in the Benelux.
 
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  • How does Coolblue adhere to the 1.5-meter rule at work?

    We adhere to the recommendations and guidelines of RIVM and the government, of course. This means that all colleagues from the main office work from home as much as possible. The interviews for your application will also take place via video calls.

    We’d be happy to have you at the office on your first day. So we can drink a cup of coffee and get to know each other a little better. At an appropriate distance, of course.

  • Can I live outside the Netherlands and still work in the Tech department of Coolblue?

    No, it’s not possible to work from abroad as a Tech colleague. We like collaborating in a digital way, but over this last year we’ve seen that doing a retrospective, a pair-programming session, or grabbing a drink in real life is much more fun. That’s why we like everybody to be in the Rotterdam office at least 3-6 days a month on average. Together with your manager, you decide how often you and your team really meet in the office.

    Besides that it’s much more fun to see each other in real life, there are also some tax regulations that make it hard to work from abroad.

    For a lot of vacancies, we have the possibility to help you (and your family) to relocate to the Netherlands. Visit our relocation page for more information about moving to the Netherlands.

  • How often do I go to the office?

    Together with your manager, you decide how many days you and your team will be in the office. On average, this will be at least 3-6 times a month, but more often is possible.

  • Do you help new colleagues relocate?

    Yes, we do this for most vacancies. If the vacancy you’re interested in has a relocation sign on top, it means we’ll help you (and your direct family) to relocate. You can find more information on our relocation page.


    Do I need to start living in Rotterdam when I move to the Netherlands?

    No, that’s not necessary. The Netherlands is a small country, so if you want to live in Amsterdam, Utrecht, or Tilburg, that’s okay. As long as you are able to meet your team in the Rotterdam office around 3-6 times a month, you can live wherever you want.

  • Can I keep developing myself?

    Coolblue University: learning at Coolblue, in a different way.

    With over 30 training courses in our own Coolblue University, you can get a little bit better every day. At Coolblue, we go back to school sometimes. But not by sitting there quietly and just listening. The training courses aren't boring, but interactive. You have to do exercises and have discussions with others. At the Coolblue University, we choose what we want to learn, so we can continue to develop en become real experts. For example, a Delivery Driver needs different training courses than a Customer Service Employe and a starter needs different courses than a manager.

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Like what you see? You can become a Coolbluer, apply now!
  • 1

    APPLY

    Go for it

  • 2

    PHONE CALL

    It's for you

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    CASE

    Open and shut

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    2ND ROUND

    Go for the fridge

  • 5

    CONTRACT

    I do

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