DevOps engineer

Job description

Amsterdam – Always going for the highest quality? Help us make the flow of our value more efficient and effective by setting up and implementing an efficient and modern infrastructure.


What will you be doing

Migrating 3 major car platforms from (self) hosted solutions to a managed environment in EKS, also helping the team transition to a self-steering approach. The following will be at the core of your responsibilities:

  • designing and delivering cloud infrastructure on AWS, specify (code) environments using Infrastructure as Code techniques, and optimizing cloud assets
  • automating as much as possible of the day-to-day operations and deployments, maintaining a robust and highly-performant CI/CD pipeline, and continuously improve cloud environments
  • optimizing the developers’ environments and processes


About the teams

Our teams are building on our automotive websites with the single purpose of helping millions of people every month to find their next car. We list thousands of dealers and hundreds of thousands of cars on these platforms. The teams are working in a high-performance, high-availability scenario where the emphasis is on quality rather than speed. Our teams are in transition from working top-down to a self-steering approach. 


We work with: Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, CI/CD Tooling, Terraform, JVM environments, Elasticsearch


We offer

  • An experience-based salary.
  • 36-hour workweek.
  • 12% personal choice budget (of which 8% is holiday allowance).
  • Participation in the profit sharing arrangement.
  • Personal development opportunities such as education, training and certificates.
  • Location in Amsterdam (currently we work from home).
  • Working with the latest stack.
  • Knowledge sharing from our tech colleagues.


Even more reasons to work at DPG Media

At DPG Media, we work for more than 90 strong news brands, magazines, television shows, radio stations, and online services such as Qmusic, NU.nl, Tweakers, Libelle, and VTM. Although we look like a media group, we are really a tech company. We get digital transformation done.


We offer a high-performing tech workplace where we treasure freedom, from how you find solutions to choosing your path. Feel free to be an entrepreneur, an apprentice, a team player, and, of course, to be you. We welcome everyone to apply, whatever your background may be. A great bunch of smart colleagues awaits you and are eager for you to join the team, whether that be a project team, a pub quiz team, or a sports team.


Learn what we have to offer you or get to know our tech company! And while you’re at it, you can find us on LinkedIn and Twitter too.

Job requirements

Who you are

You will be the sparring partner for our senior DevOps Engineer which is why we expect you to be an experienced DevOps engineer. We’re looking for a self-starter who has an own opinion on architectural alternatives. Also you:

  • have experience with most of our stack, experience with Kubernetes is important
  • love taking ownership
  • are patient and a strong team player


As the largest media company in the Netherlands, we are open to all talents in our society. We call on candidates with a diverse background - in the broadest sense of the word - to apply for this position. It’s the differences between colleagues that lead to surprising insights and innovative solutions. And that, in turn, fits very well with us as an organization. We are curious about you, your qualities, and your experience.

Will you be our new colleague? Then apply now!

Want to know more first? I would be happy to answer your questions via mark.van.dommelen@dpgmedia.nl. You can also call or send an app to +316 83 80 00 59.


We prefer to do our recruitment ourselves and do not need any help with this.