Senior TechOps Engineer

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Senior Technical Operations Engineer

We are looking for a technical operations engineer who combines her/his experience in networking, distributed systems, container-based services with good communication skills to work with us on our mission-critical cloud services for law enforcement and businesses.

Full-time · Groningen

Your work contributes to a better and safer world!


We build and operate software services that create intelligence from online open sources. Our customers are international companies and law enforcement agencies. We help them to solve crimes, protect victims and improve their overall effectiveness and efficiency.

Your role

We are looking for a senior technical operations engineer who can help us to design solutions for scaling our clusters to beyond petabytes and that can handle the growing number of on-premises deployments. 

You will work in the Technical Operations team, and together with our Product Development and Data Management teams you ensure the stability, maintainability, security, performance and scalability of our cloud services.

You also have an important role in several on-premises projects, where our software is installed in the datacenters of our law enforcement clients. You will create deployment plans, make infrastructure decisions, design networking setups and discuss client specific requirements. 

Our services currently run on multi-node Hadoop and Elasticsearch clusters and in distributed Docker containers. We run on Linux and most of our software is in Java. We work with Azure, AWS and/or bare metal. 

What we ask of you

  • You have a computer science degree (HBO/Academic) and/or relevant professional experience
  • You have a strong technical expertise in Linux, Docker and networking and are driven to create reliable, flexible, and easy to maintain systems.
  • If you have experience with running Hadoop or Elasticsearch clusters, this would be very interesting
  • You live in the Groningen area
  • Preferably you speak both Dutch and English
  • Prepared to participate in an on-call schedule

    What we offer you

    • The opportunity to make impact by designing, building and operating the mission-critical Web-IQ deployments of the future
    • Working as an integral part of a motivated, creative and energetic team
    • Working for and with inspiring international customers and clients
    • A good salary (based on your experience)
    • An attractive pension scheme
    • A nice working place in the Mediacentrale in Groningen
    • Safeguarding thousands of children in close cooperation with our customers

    Want to join us? Start your application here.