Where others focused their activities on insourcing and managing entire IT infrastructures, our client discovered a significant gap in the market and, as real Pioneers in their field, have successfully exploited their niche. Founded over ten years ago they decided to focus their activities on the insourcing of Misssion Critical Applications only. In addition they combined this with two very significant unique selling points: Guaranteeing 100% availability of the functionality of the client’s application(s) and Guaranteeing a Fixed Price This simple, yet ingenious business model, has enabled them to establish both very close and long term business relationships with key players in the areas of internet banking applications, disaster recovery, and trading room applications.
Our client is looking for new team members for our online banking customers. For these customers they build, run and develop their end-to-end IT environment which supports their customer and internal processes. As such, we serve over one million customers and manage billions of savings.
Mission Critical Engineer (Freelance)
Experience in technical application management in dynamic online IT environments;
Thorough expertise in either Windows, SQL server, IIS, Linux, webtechnologies, powershell, ruby, etc;
Track record and passion for automation, continuous delivery, configuration management tooling, such a Chef or Puppet;
A natural personal match with the company DNA.
The team consists of experienced engineers with different personal and professional backgrounds. By continuously challenging each other they achieve great personal development. They act as one and prefer working together through direct communication, taking ownership and a getting-the-job-done attitude.
For a customer they are currently renewing the entire IT-infrastructure, towards a cloud way of working. Our client is striving for Infrastructure as Code, continuous development and automatic testing. They have the ambition to automate all their monkey work and expand our application development projects. You undoubtedly share our conviction that automation creates better quality and is great fun to work on.
To strengthen their team they are looking for new colleagues with an open mind and a genuine passion for automation. The ideal candidate has experience in online environments and is an expert in one of the major OS’s. You enjoy working in a team and strive to make a difference. Despite your vast experience and impressive skills you are always eager to learn and develop. You look beyond established technologies and want to develop a deep understanding of your customer, its business processes and opportunities. To put it short, we invite you to apply if you are passionate about IT and have grown your skills for several years in a challenging environment. That doesn’t mean that we only hire seasoned professionals. If you have less mileage on your CV, but compensate that through your exceptional IT drive or skills, please get in touch.
WHAT WILL YOU DO
The job itself is immensely varied and centers on automating the provisioning, monitoring and maintenance of infrastructure and applications, using a wide array of technologies. As a team member you are responsible for designing, building and supporting the infrastructure that runs the customer’s critical business processes. To give you an idea of the technologies they use for automating and integrating: Chef, Terraform, CloudStack, Jenkins, Rundeck, Splunk. A Mission Critical Software Engineer is expected to understand the rationale and concepts behind these technologies.