For our cloud platform teams we are looking for a skilled Cloud DevOps Engineer who can help us to expand our hybrid cloud environment and thereby help prepare NN’s IT landscape for a scalable and secure future. As part of the NN Cloud Platform teams, you will make sure that the cloud foundation (access management, subscriptions/accounts and cloud networking) and cloud features (PaaS, CaaS and IaaS services) are delivered according to self-service principles at a very large scale and with the right security guardrails applied. In addition, you will advice the DevOps teams within NN in order to support them to deliver qualitative solutions on the NN public clouds.
Your impact as a Cloud DevOps Engineer at NN
Within the cloud platforms AWS, Azure and the Container Platform (K8s) you are working on the foundation, cloud features and consultancy activities. Thereby applying concepts as scalability, security and self-service as principle guidelines to support the cloud journey for NN. Together with your DevOps team you are developing and writing code and pipelines, while working with technology solutions like Azure DevOps, Gitlab CI and Terraform. You are writing scripts in Powershell and Python to automate tasks and to make your own job more easy (and fun). Besides automation and delivering a cloud platform at scale, you also find it essential to ensure the security levels in the public cloud. You understand the “shared responsibility” model for the cloud and apply the right control mechanisms where necessary. Without impeding the flexibility of the public cloud environment. You build the cloud foundation and cloud features together with your engineering colleagues and thereby deliver cloud building blocks to the business development teams for creating their solutions. You also support the business in their cloud adoption by providing then advice on their solutions and sharing your knowledge in the area of cloud technologies and automation. Your team’s goal is to enable the business DevOps teams to create new business value by building innovative solutions in cloud. By doing so, you are contributing to the modernization of IT within NN and helping the company move towards its target hosting platform.
Using your initiative and ambition, you achieve excellent results:
Optimal operation of all applications, thanks to our Cloud platforms. Everyone is able to work quickly and flexibly with IT
A "short time to market" for our Business Units due to the rock-solid building blocks you develop within our infrastructure secure cloud environment for our Business Units
Enabling "hands-off" utilisation of cloud technology due to the high degree of automation which you instigate
Here at NN, care is a core value – care for our customers as well as our employees. You care for our customers’ needs, and as your employer, NN cares for yours. We offer excellent development opportunities and a pleasant working environment. For your career development, we offer you:
You, your DevOps team and the Cloud Services and Hosting department work closely with a Product Owner, Scrum Master and around six Cloud Engineers. We have an Agile method in which pair programming, hackathons and two-week sprints play an essential role. We always help each other wherever we can, greatly appreciating feedback and open communication. Tournaments on the office PlayStation, board game evenings and laser tag matches also feature regularly in our building.
We offer you modern employment conditions and generous employee benefits. For example, you have the option of taking extra vacation days. You will receive your holiday allowance and year-end bonus with your salary every month, without restriction and readily available to you.
As a cloud engineer, you will work from our beautiful office located in The Hague, which offers a secure connection via the A12 or by public transport. You will receive a NS Business Card; this makes public transport very attractive. In this way you can travel throughout The Netherlands, without any restriction. Internally, we have FIT20 sports facilities. Feel like a breath of fresh air? In less than 30 minutes you’re at the beach, by tram or (OV)bike.
Due to the coronavirus, most of the NN colleagues work from home. At the moment it is unclear when we can return to the office. The official location for this position is The Hague.
Critical skills of a Cloud Engineer
Despite your independence, you are also a team-player, working together to achieve excellent results. You bring a lot of energy in to the team and you like to coach your colleagues as well. You love taking ideas and turning them into concrete actions. You also love to learn and naturally grasp fresh opportunities by both hands, inspiring everyone around you. Extensive knowledge on CI/CD is also considered a big plus. And given our international setting, you will both speak and write effortlessly, not only in Dutch but also in English.