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Cloud Engineer Edge Services

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  • Antwerpen, Vlaams Gewest, België


Antwerpen - DPG Media

As an Edge Services Engineer at DPG Media, you'll be an essential member of our innovative Edge Services team. Collaborating closely, we'll explore strategies to efficiently manage our IT infrastructure, extending its reach beyond conventional boundaries. You'll play a pivotal role in optimizing the performance of our web application platforms that primarily operate across the internet. Join us in shaping the future of digital media delivery.

These are the key domains we focus on:

  • Domain names management

  • Public DNS optimization

  • Content Delivery Network enhancement

  • Web Application Firewall fortification


Your responsibilities:

The goal of the Edge Services team is to build and maintain a centralized platform to make the described domains self-serviceable for both our numerous it-teams and business units Concurrently, this platform will establish a digital asset database, serving as a foundation for various auxiliary services, such as security scanning.
As an Edge Services Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

  • master one or more of the Edge domains / services;

  • use existing api’s and create new api’s to open-up services to it-teams and business units: automation;

  • communicate with application teams to learn how they can leverage Edge Services to increase their productivity;

  • take operational responsibilities within your Edge domains: reporting, request and incident response;

  • keep an eye on cost-effectiveness and security measures;

  • with the Edge Services team and other it-teams, make sure all domains within Edge Services are presented as one cohesive platform.

Within the large IT department of DPG Media, Edge Services will be part of the Group IT area. This means Edge Services will span the whole organisation (all countries,NL/BE/DK, and business units) and creates a complexity you will have to deal with as part of your job. Unifying different requirements and toolings to one service platform is the core of Edge Services.

To sum up some of your responsibilities

  • Centralized and Automated Management Domain names (portal + api driven) (7K domains);

  • Centralized and Automated Management Public DNS (api driven);

  • Custodian Content Delivery Network, AKAMAI CDN (45pb served monthly);

  • Operational support Web Application Firewall;

  • Digital Public Asset Management.

Our expectations:
  • Knowledge of Domain Name protocols;

  • Knowledge of DNS from an operational perspective;

  • Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks (preferably Akamai);

  • Knowledge of Web Application Firewall (preferably Akamai);

  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud Infrastructure (most tooling is built on AWS infrastructure);

  • Knowledge of API architecture;

  • Confident with scrum/kanban, Atlassian tooling (Confluence/Jira);

  • Experience in working in large organisations;

  • As a true expert you have an analytical, precise and reliable approach;

  • Ability to work independently with an eye for detail;

  • Sociable and communicative and convincing when needed;

  • Hands-on and always aiming for business value;

  • Very good level in Dutch and English;

Not convinced yet?

  • Your playing field: the largest media company in the Benelux and Denmark HLN.be, deMorgen.be, AD.nl, volkskrant.nl, Tweakers.net, NU.nl, Qmusic, VTM, VTMGO, Streamz and many more …

  • ICT within DPG Media? A large and strong team which considers working together to be the key to success and which is building entirely new media products, editorial systems, video broadcasting platforms and websites. All of this with an Agile mindset.

What do we offer?

  • You will be working at a leading media company bustling with fun colleagues. Like you, they are passionate about digital and offline media and are continuously learning new things from each other and from the best in the trade. You are set out on a journey where every next week will be different from the last, and where you are stimulated on a daily basis to take things to the next level.

  • You will help in shaping the news media of the future and are given the opportunity to keep reinventing yourself in an environment where continuous learning is the benchmark. All of this through training (internal and external), online courses, experiments,... You decide where the journey takes you, with maximum support from us.

  • As a cherry on top we offer you an interesting salary package and corresponding benefits (company car, group and health insurance, 32 days of paid leave, a renowned company restaurant, profit participation and appealing comfort services).

  • Together we are building the future of DPG Media.

Sounds interesting? Then apply today and let's discuss how your career path could look like!