DevOps Engineer for Emesa (relocation to the Netherlands)


Daxx is looking for a DevOps engineer to work at Emesa, a Dutch e-commerce company. You will be working and living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Project description: 

The company is located in Amsterdam. It is tackling the challenging high-volume world of real-time auctions. We are looking for a talented, passionate, and experienced engineer to join the Dev Ops team and help bring their platforms to the next level. With APIs totaling hundreds of millions of calls/month, websites handling tenths of millions of page views, mobile applications installed on millions of devices and desire to expand, we need your help to improve, develop and achieve our ambitions.

The IT & Development department consists of 50 engineers from all over the world. They work in small teams which they call cells. Each team contains 3-4 people and is led by a Cell Captain (Scrum Master). Every team is responsible for a specific component or multiple components
within their IT landscape.
Each engineer in Emesa is responsible for deploying his or her own code. You will be working with experienced experts who help you develop your knowledge and grow as an engineer


  • As a DevOps engineer at Emesa you will make sure that our applications are secure, stable, performing well and fulfil our Service Level Objectives
  • Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery development (Jenkins)
  • Develop tools and services that will allow our Development and QA teams to self-service. Automate operational tasks & support the software development lifecycle
  • You will help us build new infrastructure and move our existing infrastructure to AWS
  • Together with our SRE team, implement Infrastructure as Code for our DTAP environments(Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, etc) Monitoring & alerting tools development & configuration (Grafana, InfluxDB, Zabbix, Sentry, NewRelic, Pingdom)
  • You are going to be doing this in a fast-changing environment where our landscape is going to scale up from ~20 services in 2018 to >50 services by the end of 2020.


  • You have solid knowledge about CI and CD practices, IaC concepts and technologies, monitoring, versioning systems but you know your way around web development technologies in general.
    University/bachelor level degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or Mathematics or equivalent experience
  • You are strongly self-motivated and believe that ’ownership’ and ’responsibility’ are not just the buzzwords
  • Minimum of two years experience in a similar position — or just an impressive track record/portfolio
  • Solid experience with CI/CD platforms
  • Deep knowledge of web fundamentals (HTTP, DNS, Web security)
  • You have solid experience of PHP and/or Python(including debugging, profiling, testing) and desire to explore others
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies — HTML, CSS, JS
  • Experience with Linux.
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Liliia Sahbani

Liliia Sahbani

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Job Overview

  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Job Title: DevOps Engineer for Emesa (relocation to the Netherlands)