Senior Platform Engineer - Kubernetes

Amsterdam, The Netherlands/Remote
Added: April 26, 2024
In Platform Engineering we focus on improving developer productivity and efficiency, increasing resiliency of the systems, offloading product teams from infrastructure and platform activities, and reducing the overhead cost of infrastructure and services. We provide a streamlined internal development platform to give self-service, and automation supported by feedback loops through all steps of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

In the Kubernetes domain, we provide an internal developer platform to streamline the delivery process of Kubernetes workloads and offload product teams from operational load to increase productivity and efficiency. As a Platform Engineer IV, you will work on platforms to enable 2000 engineers to work effectively. You will create a connected experience and platform to support all activities in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

What You’ll Do

  • You will create integrations and tools to connect different components for SDLC.
  • You will keep the tools and services for SDLC process on 99.9% availability and reliability.
  • You will scale systems and increase their reliability in a diverse environment
  • You will work on the architecture, design, and implementation of new and existing systems to enhance their reliability, efficiency and scalability.
  • You will be part of Incident Management and will improve the MTTR.
  • Take ownership and lead changes within the team. Lead and own small initiatives outside of your team.

What You’ll Need

  • Modern coding languages (experienced in infrastructure-related languages such as Golang, Python, TypeScript, Bash; familiarity with product engineering languages such as Java, C++, Scala, Kotlin)
  • Experience in cloud-native infrastructure, including Kubernetes on public cloud platforms (AKS and/or EKS) and related technologies and tooling for cloud runtime platforms and end-to-end delivery (packaging, service mesh, ingress, identity, and access management).
  • Strong hands-on experience with at least one public cloud-based platform, preferably Azure or AWS
  • CI/CD technologies, including source code management (GitHub), pipelines (GitHub Actions, ArgoCD/Flux, secrets, artifacts.
  • SecOps / GitOps practices and infrastructure automation, including infrastructure as code
  • Experience with SRE best practices, observability (Grafana / Prometheus), incident management, and SLIs.
  • Cloud-native architecture, technology, engineering, and operations (CNCF)
  • Security, privacy, and compliance essentials
  • Good understanding of Unix/Linux systems and internal.

General Skills And Experience

  • Experience working in production-grade platform-related teams (Cloud, Infrastructure, SRE)
  • Extensive experience in high-availability solutions (99.9 availability and reliability)
  • Experience in building and operating mission-critical systems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • MSc in computer engineering or equivalent desirable

Nice to have

  • Serverless technologies
  • Software-defined operating models and technologies, including IaaS, CaaS, and PaaS
  • Expertise on software architecture fundamentals
  • Advanced relational database experience with the most common RDBMS (Postgres, MySQL).
  • Experience of operating systems (e.g. Linux, MacOS, Windows).

What We Offer

A competitive compensation package, of course.

Time and resources to grow and develop, including a personal development budget and paid leave for learning days, as well as paid access to e-learning resources such as O’Reilly and LinkedIn Learning.

Time to support life outside of work, with enhanced parental leave plus paid leave to care for loved ones and volunteer in local communities.

Work from home, the office, or even abroad – each team has the flexibility to choose how they work based on business needs.

Improve your home office with a setup budget and get extra support with a monthly allowance.

Enjoy options to work from your home country and abroad for a set number of days each year, to visit family and friends, or to simply explore the world we’re mapping.

Take the holidays you want with a competitive holiday plan, plus an extra day off to celebrate your birthday.

Join annual events like our Hackathon and DevDays to bring your ideas to life with talented teammates from around the world.

Become a part of our inclusive global culture and have the chance to collaborate with a diverse community – we have over 80 nationalities at TomTom!

Find out more about our global benefits and enjoy additional local benefits tailored to your location.

Meet your team

We're the Service Platform Product Unit. We support Product Development and IT Service Management to ensure we get the most out of our tools and services. In our team, you will be an essential part of the entire operation, keeping everything moving so we can continue innovating on a global, real-time scale.

At TomTom...

You’ll help people find their way in the world. In 2004, TomTom revolutionized how the world moves with the introduction of the first portable navigation device. Now, we intend to do it again by engineering the first-ever real-time map, the smartest and most useful map on the planet.

Work with a team of 3,700 unique, curious and passionate problem-solvers. Together, we’ll open up a world of possibilities for car manufacturers, enterprises and developers to help people understand and get closer to the world around them.

After you apply

Our recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience throughout your journey with us, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely and you can rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews all the way through onboarding. To find out more about our application process, check out our hiring FAQs .

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer

TomTom is where you can find your place in the world. Every day we welcome, nurture and celebrate differences. Why? Because your uniqueness is what makes you, you . No matter your culture or background, you’ll find your impact at TomTom. Research also shows that sometimes women and underrepresented communities can be hesitant to apply for positions unless they believe they meet 100% of the criteria. If you can relate to this, please know that we’d love to hear from you.