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Platform Engineer | Azure Data Infrastructure - Koninklijke KPN N.V.

Amsterdam IT IT WO Master Secondment via YER
Wesley Jeoffrey
Wesley Jeoffrey
Business Consultant IT

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Koninklijke KPN N.V.


Amsterdam IT WO Master Secondment via YER
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Combine the complexity of Data, Containerization, Cloud & Infrastructure!

As a Azure Data Platform Engineer you are one of our valued team members. With your work, the platforms will further evolve. You build and run components of the platform that enable the users to develop scalable and automated pipelines.

You are the one that is always finding new and innovative ways to improve the performance and capabilities of our data platforms. Our DevOps teams are praising you for delivering a reliable and stable platform. 

We are looking for smart people with potential and the following background:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Software Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent;
  • Experience and knowledge of Azure (specifically Data PaaS services and Network configuration);
  • Experience with implementing the following platform technologies preferred (HDInsight/Databricks, Synapse/PostgreSQL, ADF/Airflow, Blob Storage, AKS, Azure DevOPs, etc..)
  • Good understanding of databases including RDBMS, non-SQL and time-series databases;
  • Solid understanding of DevOps practices including Git, CI/CD, monitoring;
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms and problem-solving skills;
  • Programming skills in Python.
  • You have a learning attitude. Not only to master new technologies and programming languages, but also on the interpersonal level.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (Dutch is not required);
  • Only Onshore position in the Netherlands. 

Profile Azure Data Platforms Engineer

As Azure Data Platform Engineer you are responsible for designing and implementing the technical architecture of the KPN Data platform. You will work closely with our software engineers to ensure that the platform meets KPNs needs while adhering to best practices in scalability, reliability, fault tolerance and security.

As part of the Data Office, you will work within the Data Platforms department together with 30 colleague’s on the future of data platforms within KPN. Besides the daily work we lunch and have drinks together when we are in the office.

You will contribute in designing, building and maintaining our Data Platforms. Enabling the organization to ingest, transform and share data in a fully automated, efficient and secure manner.

You will be employed by YER and seconded to KPN. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

  • Azure data infrastuctuur
  • Platform engineer Infra & Networking (specifically Data PaaS services and Network configuration)
  • must: HDinsight, databricks
  • Platform experience
  • Preference Python
  • Certificering: Azure fundamentals & Azure admin
  • Must: similar role for automated platforms
  • Team 7-8 professionals

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If you are selected for the position, you will receive an attractive job offer. We will be happy to advise you on realistic terms of employment.

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