Senior Platform Engineer

Eindhoven HQ

This is what you tell people at parties 👋

I work at one of the fastest growing tech companies in Europe. We have a high performing environment and we get rewarded for all of our wins. We even made it to the list of the Financial Times top 1000 fastest growing companies. Together with Sendcloud, I am on a mission to empower businesses with world-class shipping. With more than 23,000 customers throughout Europe, and soon beyond, Sendcloud is the leading shipping solution in Europe.

What you will do in this role 🧐

As a Shared infrastructure engineer you will be working on the Sendcloud platform within the platform domain. This includes owning, maintaining and improving all building blocks that sit on the top of the AWS infrastructure, such as k8s as a service, monitoring as a service, databases as a service, API related infrastructure and many other managed solutions forming IaaS portfolio. Our platform is used by our software development teams to build, test, deploy and run software themselves. 

As a part of the shared infra team your goal is to connect what cloud enablement delivers as PaaS and DevOps teams that run their services on the top of the infrastructure building blocks you deliver. All of our services are running in 24x7, highly available, highly scalable mode and need to meet production readiness criteria before going live.

Our perfect match💗

  • You have a background in development and/or operations.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a similar Infrastructure or DevOps/SRE related roles.
  • You have experience with Linux, the command line doesn't scare you.
  • You have experience with Amazon Web Services. 
  • You swear by Infrastructure as Code (we use Terraform). 
  • You have previous experience developing software yourself.
  • Knowledge of relational databases.
  • You understand how to manage a release process using CI/CD.
  • You have strong experience with Kubernetes, Helm and running production (micro)services. 
  • You have knowledge of Distributed systems, including containerized (micro)services, highly scalable web applications, and authentication frameworks.
  • You know what it takes to build high quality software on a professional basis
  • You are eager to learn and keep improving yourself. You're up to date about the latest technologies and a passionate Engineer
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English
  • You are a teamplayer and you like to share your opinion and knowledge.

Nice to have 🤩

  • Experience with educating people.
  • Experience with blue/green or canary deployments.
  • Experience with Datadog.
  • Experience with GitOps is a plus.

You share our core values;

  • 💩  No bullshit: we don’t like big egos, we like honesty, transparency & openness. Share your mistakes with us and learn from them!
  • 🎯  Grow & Win: Keep on learning and improving, from each other, mistakes and by actively searching for ways to keep on developing your skills
  • 🎠  Have fun: you are not afraid to be yourself and you love to be surrounded by your awesome colleagues!


  • Working in an internationally oriented, fast-growing, certified Great Place to Work! 📌  
  • A good salary that grows with the company and your accomplishments
  • After 3 years of employment, you get a sabbatical of 4 weeks from us
  • Keep growing with a study budget of €2000,- per year!
  • Stay fit in our Sendcloud gym!
  • Pension scheme
  • Discount on a health insurance 
  • Access to many different discount programs, shop til you drop! 🛍
This position is open to worldwide candidates.  We offer (in-house) relocation assistance, which will make sure that you have a smooth relocation process. 🏠
  • A relocation allowance of €3.000 (net) to help you cover the costs of your move to the Netherlands.
  • A flight ticket to the Netherlands for you (and your partner and children moving with you, if applicable);
  • Transfer from the airport to your first accommodation.
  • We will help you out with your work VISA (and legal fees) and applying for the 30% ruling (if applicable). Read here more about the complete process.
Curious about the application process? Check it here!

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