Lead DevOps Engineer

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Lead DevOps Engineer

You keep our systems secure, easy to manage and running 24/7


Join us in our mission to turn the growing congestion issues that come with fast paced urbanisation into a sustainable and economic opportunity.

Company and customers

Always wondered if the delivery of packets at home can be improved? As a Planning Service Provider we enable companies and organizations to dynamically plan the distribution of goods in the most efficient way possible.

We do this for customers in the pick-up and delivery sector in the Benelux and are expanding rapidly across the world. To make it very simple, we help them deal with the increasing amount of online orders and demanding customers who want their purchases delivered within a day, at a specific time slot and location…and even change it last minute.

Team and product

Our team of passionate and super smart ex-rocket Scientists, optimization Algorithm Engineers, Data Engineers, Developers, Testers and Designers solve complex mobility challenges by shaping the new standard for planning. At the core of our planning services are our dynamic planning algorithms, predictive models using huge amounts of static planning data and real time routing data. All is delivered via an API, so logistic companies across the world can easily integrate and configure it to meet their planning needs.

Our workplace

We work in an inspiring open office in Delft, nearby the city centre. Our open and ambitious culture is endorsed by several aspects that we have incorporated in our work habits, like:

  • Daily healthy lunch with the team
  • Weekly team meetings
  • Monthly team meeting with input from all teams
  • Quarterly team building activities or outings
  • Regular afterwork drinks and activities
  • Office masseuse
  • Yoga class

Your mission

We are looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer who can supplement our team by making sure our systems are running 24/7, are secured and easy to manage, so he or she can contribute to our ultimate goal: making lives easier by (un)planning the future. You will be joining the OPS team, working closely with the Development team, Deployment team and other related functions to ensure new or upgraded services. You will work in a tech team with 15 enthusiastic people and you are able to manage several junior team members. Together you make sure that all our systems are running smoothly.    

Key responsibilities

What does that mean and what is expected of you? Well, we are looking for someone who:

  • together with our developers coordinates the deployment of new/upgraded services
  • communicates with and/or instructs engineers within our managed hosting/ data centre partner
  • improves the monitoring of running services
  • thinks and architects secure infrastructures (networks and domains)
  • documents the processes involved
  • troubleshoot failures

Experience & knowledge

  • 7+ years of working experience as a Senior DevOps Engineer in a complex environment
  • Experience with Microservices Orchestration (Docker + Kubernetes), Cloud Operations and Saltstack
  • You know Linux systems inside and out

  • Knowing Python based application stacks (in docker) is a bonus

  • You are familiar with the Agile methodology
  • Knowledge of network architectures/topologies and system security
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English (the universal language of C42 is English)

We are only interested in individual applications, recruitment agencies need not contact us concerning this vacancy.