DevOps Engineer

  • Tech
  • Groningen, Netherlands

DevOps Engineer

Job description

See Tickets, the European leader in ticketing! With a healthy dose of enthusiasm and experience, we, together with 450 colleagues, working from 9 different countries, strive towards a mission. The mission to create the ultimate fan experience for our customers; whether they are fans of sports, music, theatre, culture or entertainment, we're in it!

As one of the world’s largest ticketing companies, we serve over a thousand clients from festivals, to performance venues, sporting events and monuments including Glastonbury Festival, Tomorrowland and Amsterdam Dance Event. Our state of the art ticketing solution makes millions of fans across the globe excited to purchase their tickets for their favourite events.

The market we are innovating within is high energy, extremely competitive and comes with many technical challenges. In order to keep us above the rest, we depend on our team of creators. Do you get excited by the prospect of working on business-critical, high load concurrent systems? Do you cherish technical freedom within your work? Convince your peers, implement your ideas and share it with the world - that’s how we work!

To strengthen our team in Amsterdam or Groningen we’re looking for our next full-time DevOps Engineer - are you up for the challenge? As an engineer, you’ll be working on:

  • Building and maintaining server infrastructures in our two data centres;
  • Defining a data centre hardware upgrade roadmap;
  • Defining a solid security strategy (threat analysis, automated scanning);
  • Scripting and automation using Python;


  • Fluent in English;

  • Bachelor degree (preferably in Computer science or related fields);

  • Work experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar software engineering role;

  • Knowledge of server infrastructure, virtualisation using KVM and extensive knowledge of Linux;

  • Knowledge of security topics including threat analysis, security strategy, security scanning - setup and analysis of results;

  • Networking and connectivity, BGP, LACP;

  • Experience with scripting and automation using Python;

We offer

  • The essentials; Travel reimbursement, pension plan (we contribute to it!), 24 paid holidays, remote working, training;
  • A Salary that matches your experience;

  • High-end computer with the operating system of your choice;

  • Work with a young, dynamic, and ambitious team in a fast-growing scale-up environment;

  • A centrally located office only a 5-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station, or a centrally located office in the city of Groningen (Due to COVID-19 we’re all WFH);

  • A monthly (virtual) social activity and two times a year company-wide celebrations.

More about us!

Our story goes back to the '80s, as Way Ahead Records, a Nottingham-based record shop that started to sell concert tickets in the '90s. A digital revolution kicked off in the years after, and a highly flexible and scalable ticketing platform launched, See Tickets.

We’re a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vivendi SA, a Paris-based international Media and Content business, employing more than 42,000 staff globally with revenues over $15 billion in 2019.