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Platform Engineer CDN

Hilversum, Noord-Holland, NederlandTechnology


Platform Engineer CDN at NEP

A globally scaled media processing platform, infrastructure supporting high profile sports events and breaking news, infrastructure in mobile units, we have all of them. Each has their own unique challenges. NEP is looking for a highly motivated DevOps Engineer to automate the infrastructure for our global media platforms.

On a day-to-day, the DevOps Engineers are concerned with the automation and continuous deployment in application delivery, present in most phases of the software development lifecycle. You are responsible for the resilience, scalability and support of our 24/7 platforms.

What will you do?

  • Design and develop systems and processes that support highly available, scalable, fault-tolerant software deployments.

  • Design, develop, and deploy tools and frameworks to improve and automate software releases.

  • Build and maintain the environments and processes that create efficiencies for developers.

  • Add quality checks and test automation for your Infrastructure as Code.

  • Automate provisioning of infrastructure and code by leveraging the latest in configuration management tools and containers.

  • Collaborate with international colleagues for globally scaled projects.


This is where you recognize yourself in

  • You are a well-rounded IT professional with knowledge of Linux and scripting (Bash, Python) capabilities.

  • Proven experience with building CI/CD pipelines, including monitoring and alerting.

  • Experience with IAC.

  • You are adaptable to the tools needed for the job. Our current stack includes AWS, GCP, GKE, k8s, Spinnaker, Rancher, Bamboo, Github, Terraform, Ansible, Prometheus and Grafana.

  • You are able to articulate technical solutions, limitations, obstacles and risks.

  • You enjoy a deep dive, your curiosity will take you anywhere you need to go.

  • You can combine well considered theory with pragmatism when called for.

  • BA in Computer Science, IT, CS & Engineering (or equivalent) is required, MA preferred, or in place of a degree, 5+ years of relevant experience.

  • Experience in working with Agile methodologies.

  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

This is what you are looking for in a job

We offer a job in an open and collegial work environment. You will receive training and supervision while you find your place in an enthusiastic and passionate team. Humour and fun are central to the work. You get all the opportunities to further develop, specialise or grow. In fact, we even stimulate this! Of course, we offer a competitive salary and working conditions.

  • You work behind the scenes on productions for millions of viewers worldwide, using techniques that you will not encounter in a traditional IT environment;
  • Working with nice colleagues who are just as happy with the profession as you;
  • A contract for 32 – 40 hours a week;
  • 25 vacation days;
  • Room for development & growth;
  • But also (Front row) tickets, the best coffee, we pay for your gym and your bicycle.

NEP The Netherlands

With our innovative solutions, people and know-how in The Netherlands, we make the biggest live, broadcast events and corporate event productions possible. We provide the complete (production) workflow, from field registration to the most innovative video content solutions, from creation to management and worldwide distribution. We do this for programs such as Eredivisie soccer, Formula 1, Today Inside, Long Live Love, A Year of Your Life, Lowlands, LEGO Masters and daily talk shows such as Khalid & Sophie and The Evening Show with Arjen Lubach.

Our people
NEP's services in the Netherlands run mainly on its own people. All men and women with passion for and affinity with the media industry and various specializations in sports, classical music, entertainment, drama and talk shows. Our teams are continuously trained on new techniques, workflows and specializations. We encourage growth, innovation and ambition, because in the rapidly changing media world it is essential for us to have the highest level of knowledge available in-house.

Our Values

Our Values describe the attitude, behaviors and mindset required for success at NEP. They reflect what inspires our employees today and what we as a company aspire to be in the future.

Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Nederland