DevOps Engineer

  • Development
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

DevOps Engineer

Job description

Want to work on innovative tech while making the world a more honest place? GUTS might be the place for you.

About GUTS Tickets

Our on-site (pandemic restriction notwithstanding) team of 30 people and 3 dogs work together to improve the terrible, dishonest state of the ticketing industry. We have a flexible and positive work environment that encourages independence and out-of-the-box thinking.

We simultaneously serve existing clients and design the future of digital ticketing. That means creating totally new features and services, and actually putting them to work in the wild. In other words, there are plenty of clear cut tasks to do, but there's also plenty of space for those 'what if'-moments. We're located at the top floor of Pakhuis de Zwijger, in Amsterdam with a beautiful view over the water and inner city.

What you can expect

As a DevOps engineer you will work in our development teams to ensure that our infrastructure is stable, reliable, fast and secure. You will design, present, discuss and implement our cloud-driven infrastructure that grows with our continuous (worldwide) expansion and help us serve tens to hundreds of thousands users eagery getting tickets for festivals and shows in minutes

What you will do 

  • Orchestrate, extend, maintain and upgrade our multi-region infrastructure (as code);
  • Ensure and main stability and responsiveness of our systems through monitoring and load testing;
  • Define and implement a robust security strategy;
  • Make sure we can continuously deploy our new apps and features.

Job requirements

What you bring with you

  • Experience with AWS or other cloud providers, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Familiar with tools like Terraform, Pulumi, Ansible
  • Comfortable with instrumenting tools such as ELK, Prometheus, New Relic, Sentry, Grafana
  • Scripting and automation through Python
  • 2+ years of professional experience DevOps, Infrastructure engineer or Site reliability engineer role
  • Experience with working in self-managed agile teams
  • Able to fluently communicate in English
  • Part-time or full-time is negotiable

Nice to have

  • Experience in maintaining and working with CI/CD infrastructures (Gitlab)
  • Experience with EKS
  • Experience with GitOps
  • Experience with CouchDB, PostgreSQL, Elastic Search

What's in it for you

  • Competitive salary based on experience;
  • Part-time or full-time is negotiable;
  • ESOP (SARS) or token plan are negotiable;
  • Employee-based conference, hardware and training budget is available.

Office perks:

PS4 Pro and 4K TV gaming-battles, ping-pong & darts games, Friday-afternoon bbq/drinks on roof terrace (looking over Amsterdam), committed team-members from all over the world, meetups & lightning talks, access to "fill in whatever you want" events & conferences. We also have informal company-wide updates every month, where we check in with every team and have a drink - or three.