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26 Nov 2018

Full-timeSolution Architect / Cloud & Devops

Talpa Network – Posted by Talpa Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Job Description

The Talpa Technology team is responsible for a wide variety of digital products,
for example The Voice, Weet ik veel, Utopia, Voetbal TV, Radio sites/apps (Veronica/Skyradio/538/Radio10/Juke), TV sites/apps (Veronica/SBS/Net5/KIJK), and among others.

To reinforce the Talpa Technology team at our Innovation Hub in Amsterdam we are looking for a Solution Architect / Cloud & DevOps to join us.


Our multidisciplinary team is responsible for product development and operations for the Talpa portfolio and also for our Talpa Connect platform which is now in use in over 50 countries.

You will be working in an informal and multidisciplinary team of 6 Solution Architects and you will provide advice and support to around 15-20 Development teams in our TV, Radio, Digital and Commerce units.

As a Solution Architect / Cloud & DevOps you will play a crucial role within our Technology team as you will be responsible for provisioning, implementing and monitoring the infrastructure needed to run our sites, apps, platforms and services. This also includes working with external partners that use our services.

In addition to that you will play a key role in further improvement of our infrastructure and development pipeline. Topics like auto-scaling, high traffic, cluster tuning and security are your daily bread and butter. Taking our CI/CD environment to the next level and providing build & deploy automation to our developer community will be an important part of your job.

As a Solution Architect / Cloud & DevOps at Talpa it’s important to have a ‘can-do’mentality, possess a wide interest in high performance software development and cloud computing. Familiarity with Windows, Linux, AWS, Atlassian stack, Automation tooling, Docker and CI/CD tools is an absolute must.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and provision infrastructure for both local and international rolled-out products, work closely with (product) development teams
  • Work as a technical point of contact during roll-out of new products (local / international)
  • Build our complex / high performance architecture together with development teams, provide automation and document solutions properly
  • Continuously improve our CI/CD pipeline and drive overall quality of our development process, proactively challenge our development teams and collect their requirements
  • During go-lives and crucial events, provide support to the teams to prevent incidents or help to recover in case an incident happens

Job requirements

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience as a DevOps engineer
  • Solid knowledge of modern cloud computing technologies (AWS must have)
  • Affinity and experience with online media
  • Proven track record when it comes to delivering in time and under pressure
  • Strong technical background
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Dutch is preferred, but not a must have. Willingness to learn Dutch is valued.
  • Experience in an international playing field is a must

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