Devops Engineer

  • Software
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Devops Engineer

Job description

We aim to deliver our clients high quality, extensive, and up-to-date data around valuable tech-companies. As part of the Product and Development team, the DevOps Engineer’s main objective is to facilitate the developers and data engineers with reliable infrastructure, in pursuit of our product roadmap.

Together with the team you design and implement new cloud technology solutions on the Google Cloud Platform. Our goal is to scale the backend software services in a distributed setup and, and create a highly available architecture supporting the use of modern backend languages. In parallel focus should be given to implement and scale enterprise-level security infrastructure.

In the near term, the team would like to reach a modern continuous deployment platform, driving more value for the users with faster and more reliable product delivery. In this role, you’ll act as the function lead and subject matter expert to drive and resolve all necessary infrastructure needs.

At we value intelligent, articulate, and motivated individuals who want to learn, work with a great team and rapidly growing business, but who also thrive working independently with clearly defined responsibilities.

About Dealroom

Dealroom is Europe’s leading provider of startup data & insights. The Dealroom software, database and research enable Venture Capital Firms, Corporates, Advisory firms, and Governments to stay at the forefront of innovation, discover promising companies and identify strategic opportunities.

Our core products are:

1/ The Dealroom SaaS platform that offers an intuitive interface to identify and track promising startups and analyse broader industry/business model trends.

2/ The Dealroom API, enabling our clients to integrate Dealroom data straight into their own applications and processes.

3/ Custom research projects in which we combine Dealroom data with expert insights. The scope of these projects range from market scans and industry deep-dives to high-level analyses of trends on startups, employment, and venture capital.

4/ Dealroom Ecosystem Solutions, which provide an open (and crowdsourced) platform to support local governments, founders, and investors to keep track of activity in their local tech ecosystem, showcase it to the world, and foster networking. For example in Berlin, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Among our clients are world-leading firms including Mckinsey, BCG, Deloitte, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Sony, Sequoia, Insight VP, Balderton Capital, EQT, and many others that rely on Dealroom Data as part of their strategic decision-making.


We operate from the heart of Amsterdam. We’re passionate about everything that is happening around technology, start-ups, and scale-ups, and aim to capture this in actionable data points for our users. Our company culture is ambitious, diligent, and proactive, but also fun and playful including weekly team drinks.

Job Description

The DevOps Engineer will:

  • Design, engineer, and implement new cloud technology solutions in line with the product delivery roadmap on Google Cloud Platform
  • Design, build, and scale backend software services for Dealroom distributed and highly available architecture using modern backend languages
  • Implement and scale enterprise-level security infrastructure
  • Develop a modern continuous deployment platform with cutting-edge technologies (containers, cluster schedulers, dynamic secrets provisioning)
  • Minimize toil by automating configuration via codification (Helm/ Terraform/ Infrastructure as Code)
  • Work and communicate with Engineering and Data teams to help them adopt the platform and best practices
  • Act as the function lead and subject matter expert to drive and resolve all necessary infrastructure needs
  • Setup and maintain a (visual) monitoring and alerting infrastructure (DataDog)

What we can offer you

  • A competitive salary
  • Freedom and responsibility to execute on your own ideas
  • Positive, empathic, and outward-focused colleagues and customers that are at the forefront of innovation and technology.
  • A great office, in the heart of a vibrant neighborhood.
  • Perks designed to set you up for success in a new reality:
    • When working in the office, lunch-packs provided
    • Apple or Windows laptop of your choice
    • Flexible working hours
    • Home-office setup (screen, etc)
    • Travel reimbursement
  • Additionally:
    • Take your birthday off
    • Employee stock units plan
    • Learning & devel

Job requirements

  • University degree in Computer Science or a similar field
  • 2-3 years experience in a similar role
  • Comprehensive DevOps skills including experience with source, artifact, orchestration, configuration, and secret management in concert with CI/CD pipelines
  • Infrastructure & application monitoring experience
  • Hands-on Linux experience
  • Good understanding of system hardware, storage subsystems, and networking, and common data protocols and APIs
  • Experience managing multiple Kubernetes clusters in a production environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of core Kubernetes solution architecture and the extended Cloud Native Computing Foundation landscape of tools and services
  • Proficient using GCP (GCE, GKE, GCR, CloudSQL, Memorystore etc.)
  • Experience with resource orchestration (Terraform)
  • Have a desire to keep current with knowledge of technologies, learning new technologies, mastering them, and distributing that knowledge to teammates
  • Comfortable with working in a multicultural and fast-growing start-up work environment
  • Fluent in English. Any additional European language is a big advantage