Sr DevOps Engineer


Most of our jobs are open to a 4 day work week (i.e. 32hrs @ 80% salary). We also offer flexible working hours.

  • 4 x 8hr days
  • 80% salary
  • Hybird Remote, Amersfoort
  • Offers relocation

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Amersfoort, Netherlands ⚠️

Location: Amersfoort DIS, Netherlands

The people we all rely on to make the world go round – they rely on Thales. In a world that is increasingly fast-moving, unpredictable and full of opportunities, they come to us with big ambitions: to make life better and to keep you safer. Combining a unique diversity of expertise, talents and cultures, our employees  design and deliver extraordinary high-tech solutions. With 80.000 talents working in 54 countries, 2500 employees are based in the Netherlands. We are one of the biggest high-tech employers in the field of safety and security.

In the Netherlands, we are located in seven cities: Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven, Breda, Rotterdam, Amersfoort and Hengelo (HQ). Together with an extensive ecosystem of knowledge partners, customers and suppliers, we work on radars for naval vessels, cyber security solutions, transportation systems, communication equipment for land forces, cryogenic cooling solutions, research & development for serious gaming (in collaboration with the University of Twente) and banking and payment solutions.

Thales Digital Identification Systems (DIS) is one of the Global Business Units located in the Netherlands where people daily contribute to improving Digital Identification products such as banking card, Identity Cards and  Digital Access (IAM).

About the job

Thales OneWelcome Service Operations seeks a Sr. DevOps Engineer who will work closely with OneWelcome Engineering, QA, Professional Services, and within OneWelcome Service Operations to automate, support, and scale production AWS infrastructure. Sr. DevOps Engineers will integrate new services, drive operability improvements in application components, and develop new capabilities to drive technical improvements. He/She will be primarily responsible for operating the customer environment. A Sr. DevOps Engineer’s role requires technical skills in the development cycle and operations skills for maintenance and support.

  • Understanding customer requirements and project KPIs to define and setting development, test, release, update, and support processes for DevOps operation
  • Implementing various development, testing, automation tools, and IT infrastructure
  • Managing stakeholders and external interface
  • Have the technical skill to review, verify, and validate the software code developed in the project.
  • Troubleshooting techniques and fixing the code bugs
  • Monitoring the processes during the entire lifecycle for their adherence and updating or creating new processes for improvement and minimizing the wastage
  • Encouraging and building automated processes wherever possible
  • Identifying and deploying cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessment and risk management

About you

  • BS in Computer Science
  • Experience in software development or technical operations with hands-on experience building, deploying, and scaling high availability Linux-based web applications and services in a large public cloud environment.
  • A strong drive to provide the best service to our customers, relentless in the improvements to reduce risk to the service availability
  • Strong scripting or development background in Python, Ruby, Node.js, Scala, Golang, or Java with a demonstrated track record of independently and rapidly learning new frameworks, languages, tools, and APIs.
  • Extensive experience with Open Source configuration management tools such as Ansible, Helm, and Terraform.
  • Previous experience successfully and happily working as part of a remote or distributed team.
  • An effective communicator & team leader with strong analytical, problem-solving & continuous learning skills.

What's in it for you

  • A generous salary and ditto retirement benefits ;
  • A crucial role in our organization, where your success is an essential factor to our success as a company ;
  • A position at one of the largest European CIAM vendor ;
  • Working with highly skilled professionals as motivated and driven as you are ;
  • A flat organization where politics are at a minimum ;
  • A fantastic work-hard/ play-hard scale-up environment ;
  • Yearly company trips ;
  • Celebrating successes;
  • Free lunch,  snacks, and drinks.


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Diversity Statement

We actively support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions. That means that equal opportunities, inclusion and an informal culture are integral to our success. It also means that your well-being and happiness matter to us! That’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, remote working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times.

Security Requirements

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in The Netherlands and employment and/or education history. Some vacancies may require a security clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for security clearance please refer to the General Intelligence and Security Service.


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Working Week

Most of our jobs are open to a 4 day work week (i.e. 32hrs @ 80% salary). We also offer flexible working hours.

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Our Vacation Policy

Vacation varies by role but for many countries we offer 40 days of paid time off annually.

  • 40 days PTO
  • 52 unpaid Fridays
  • 92 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

Most employees work hybrid remotely, working from home per week.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Company retreats
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Yearly bonuses
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 77k across 19 departments:

  • engineering
  • sales
  • business development
  • information technology
  • support
  • human resources
  • finance
  • operations
  • consulting
  • +10 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Python
  • Ruby
  • Node.js
  • Scala
  • Golang
  • Java
  • Software development
  • Technical operations
  • Cloud environment
  • Customer service
  • Scripting
  • Configuration management
  • Remote team collaboration
  • Communication
  • Problem-solving

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