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Senior Platform Engineer

Nederland, Noord-Holland, HilversumDevelopment & Technology


NEP builds globally scaled media platforms and delivers infrastructure for high profile sports and entertainment events. Media provides unique challenges, such as infrastructure in mobile units and for breaking news. Working collaboratively with technology teams, the Senior Platform Engineer will help to drive operations and automation to accelerate product delivery, and ensure consistent and stable services.

NEP has a wide range of product categories including Live Production, Live Events, Media Asset Management, OTT and Virtual Production.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

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

  • Design, develop, and deploy tools and frameworks to improve software release velocity;

  • 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;

  • Take part in initiatives to design and build globally scaled platforms;

  • Mentor junior and medior engineers in their daily work;

  • Rotate in on-call shifts to support NEP's services outside of office hours.

What we offer

Excellent Standard Benefits

We got the basics covered with a competitive salary, pension scheme, travel allowance, home expenses, 25 holidays, hybrid working model, SIM card + phone voucher and a budget for sports expenses.

Otherwise, you get:

  • Freedom with responsibilities;
  • Highly trained international colleagues;
  • Cutting edge technologies;
  • Learning organization, invested in training and education;
  • Excellent career opportunities;
  • Informal atmosphere;
  • Global ambition.

About NEP

NEP provides the technology and know-how to help our clients capture, deliver, and display live sports, entertainment, music, and corporate events anywhere around the globe. Headquartered in the U.S. with operations in 25 countries, our technical services include centralized and remote production, specialty capture, RF and wireless video/audio, virtual and in-studio production, audiovisual solutions, host broadcast support, post-production, connectivity and transmission, premium playout, and innovative software-based media management solutions.

NEP’s 4,000+ employees are driven by a passion for superior service and a focus on technical innovation. Together, we have supported productions in 88 countries on all seven continents.

For over 30 years, we’ve been earning the respect of the industry by raising the bar in technical management, production support and engineering.

Anywhere, anytime, on any platform, NEP delivers the solutions to help clients make, manage, and show the world their content.


Position requirements

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

  • Strong work ethic; self-directed, resourceful, solution oriented and result driven;

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

  • Experience with IAC;

  • Have a “security first” mindset and be able to implement best practices on the platform;

  • You are adaptable to the tools needed to build and support the platform;

  • You are able to articulate technical solutions, limitations, obstacles and risks, and defend choices made for chosen approaches and solutions;

  • 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, 10+ years of relevant experience;

  • Experience in working with Agile methodologies;

  • Excellent proficiency in English reading, writing, and speaking.

Our tech stack

  • Platform: GCP, AWS, Rancher, Kubernetes;

  • Monitoring: Prometheus, Grafana, Zabbix;

  • IaC: Terraform;

  • Config Management: Ansible, Puppet;

  • CI/CD: GitHub Enterprise, Spinnaker, (ArgoCD);

  • Repositories: GitHub, Artifactory;

  • Scripting: Bash, Python.