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Infrastructure Engineer

LeaseWeb, Amsterdam

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Infrastructure Engineer

The CloudStack team builds and operates a state of the art cloud hosting platform based on Apache CloudStack.

It's your job to design, implement and monitor our worldwide infrastructure together with your colleagues. Technologies you'll work with include Apache CloudStack, KVM, Prometheus, Chef, Docker, Kubernetes. 

The Department 

Our international team at Leaseweb Product Engineering is in charge of our scalability and automation challenges. The department consists of several small scrum teams and you will be working with 12 other colleagues directly in your team. Each team is responsible for a different area of our software and infrastructure landscape, covering data center automation, product research & development (CDN, Cloud, Object Storage) and front-end implementations for our websites and customer portal. 

The atmosphere is informal and multicultural. There is a clear focus on innovation. Our organizational structure is quite flat and we value independence and entrepreneurship.  

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Automate, maintain and support the Apache CloudStack infrastructure 
  • Ensure the availability of Linux-based virtualization platforms 
  • Identify and propose solutions for improvements or structural problems before they become incidents
  • Regular on-call duty  

Your skillset? 

  • Proven background in setting up infrastructure architectures 
  • Experience building a cloud platform is a must 
  • Knowledge of Open-source virtualization management frameworks (CloudStack, OpenStack, onApp, SolusVM)
  • Demonstrable Linux knowledge 
  • Shell, Python or Ruby Scripting skills 
  • Strength in problem analysis and conceptual thinking 
  • Driven to improve quality and prevent incidents 
  • Experience with monitoring & graphing toolsets 
  • Good written and spoken English  

Benefits include:  

  • Participation in annual company bonus scheme, a company pension, and monthly Internet allowance 
  • 25 days of paid time off (and the option to buy or sell up to 5 more days) 
  • Free lunch and parking, the best coffee (if we say so ourselves), and fresh fruit provided daily (when in the office) 
  • Attractive relocation packages and an agency that takes care of the entire visa process
  • Access to the Leaseweb Academy, a personalized learning platform offering a variety of studies, courses, and trainings 
  • Free in-house Dutch courses 
  • Fun events year-round – from virtual pub quizzes to summer parties, company runs, quarterly hackathons and much more 
  • Monthly after work drinks (also virtual, for now!) 
  • A multicultural work environment (our colleagues in HQ alone are from over 40 countries!) in a company where you can truly make a difference  

Ready for the next step? 

If you’d like to apply, please do so online. To learn more about us, follow us on LinkedIn or Instagram to get an inside look at the life at Leaseweb. For questions, please reach out to Jana Reiss, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at: [email protected]

We directly source all candidates – any unsolicited profiles received from recruitment agencies will be treated as direct applications. 

About LeaseWeb

Our History Our company started in the clouds. 20 years ago while still working as professional pilots, our Dutch founders understood the importance of reliability and global connections. They crossed borders. They safely brought passengers, crew, and craft around the world. Witnessing the growth of the internet around the world, our founders envisioned how they could use their skills and experience to build the internet as a service, making it accessible and available to everyone. Today, that same vision remains part of our DNA. We have always aimed to go beyond expectations. Growing from a startup to a global player is just the beginning. We have the drive, experience, and ambition to go faster and further, while never forgetting the importance of trust and reliability. We’re proud of who we are and excited about the future.

Want to learn more about LeaseWeb? Visit LeaseWeb's website.