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Sr. Cloud Engineer AWS

Utrecht HBO Secondment via YER
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Sr. Cloud Engineer AWS

Utrecht IT IT HBO Secondment via YER


Utrecht IT HBO Secondment via YER
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About this vacancy

You make a difference and real impact by driving adoption of Cloud Native Application Designs! Join this vibrant team where innovation meets diversity in the realm of cloud computing.

As a Senior Cloud Engineer within Engineering Platforms, you can help bring about this change by:

  • Development, management and maintenance of the AWS Platform for Rabobank
  • Building various security automations, designing solutions, and making a real difference at Rabobank by contributing to the long-term goals of Engineering Platforms
  • Undertaking diverse responsibilities and initiatives, full autonomy is key
  • Growing your knowledge on the complete AWS Cloud technology stack (network, security, functions, containers, data, etc.)
  • Drive automation by utilizing CI/CD pipelines and Infrastructure as Code
  • Helping DevOps teams in their journey to the Cloud
  • Standby shift that will rotate within the team

Our Team Culture

Cloud Engineer A.: "We're a diverse bunch from different corners of the world, but what binds us is our love for technology and respect for each other.”

Cloud Engineer B: "Our team lunches and coffee meetings are a blast! We share stories, celebrate our wins, and support each other through challenges. It's not just about work here; it's about building friendships."

Cloud Engineer: "We appreciate humility and teamwork. It's not about being the smartest in the room; it's about learning and growing together."

If you're looking to contribute to a team where your technical skills are valued as much as your ability to collaborate and respect others, than this might just be your next adventure. We can't wait to hear from you!"

Imagine you can participate in shaping the future of our global Cloud transformation by enabling the transition from our own data centers to the public Cloud within Rabobank! As a Senior Cloud Engineer, you make a difference and real impact by driving adoption of Cloud Native Application Designs . You do this with your colleagues in the Engineering Platforms team by working together with the DevOps teams. By doing so, we can bring our services to our customers in a faster, more reliable, and secure way.

Join this vibrant team where innovation meets diversity in the realm of cloud computing. We're a tight-knit group of professionals dedicated to aiding other teams on their journey to the cloud, offering a secure AWS platform bolstered by custom security controls developed in Python. We're on the lookout for a Senior Cloud Engineer AWS who's not just technically proficient but also a perfect fit for our unique team culture.

Creating impact

This organization is transforming into a modern software development organization, using the scale and innovation benefits offered by public cloud services. This transition requires knowledge, an open attitude and cultural change within the organization.

You will be employed by YER and seconded to our client. 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

We are looking for a Senior Cloud Engineer who has extensive experience in AWS services and Python programming. Next to possessing a minimum of 2 AWS certifications (Solution Architect and/or DevOps Engineer and/or Speciality AWS Certifications) you bring with you at least 4 years of experience with AWS development. You have a broad understanding of related technologies such as Kubernetes, IP networking, Linux, Azure DevOps, databases, and monitoring/logging tools.


It is logical that customer orientation, enthusiasm and an unstoppable hunger for new knowledge are indispensable for this function. In addition, it is important that you furthermore recognize everything on the checklist below:

  • Cloud Security mindset
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in a relevant direction (B ICT)
  • Substantive knowledge when it comes to Cloud technologies & Cloud design patterns
  • Minimum of 2 AWS certifications (Solutions Architect and/or DevOps Engineer and/or Specialty AWS Certifications)
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with AWS development
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with Agile Way of Working (Scrum)
  • Experience with developing in Python
  • Experience with Program/scripting languages, other than Python
  • Knowledge and experience with Kubernetes (AKS, ACI, ACR)
  • DevOps practices, Git
  • Cloud monitoring solutions (AWS CloudTrail, AWS CloudWatch, AWS SecurityHub)
  • CI/CD: Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
  • Azure DevOps
  • AWS Deployment Framework, CloudFormation, IAM, Lambda
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good English proficiency

If you also recognize the following points, this is an advantage:

  • Big Data Solutions
  • Networking, DNS, and Certificates
  • Various application architecture patterns
  • You thrive in a collaborative setting, contributing both with your extensive expertise and enthusiasm.

The steps to a successful match

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Together with the consultant, you determine whether your profile is a good fit for the position. You also assess whether your ambitions are aligned with the direction of the organi…

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If the fit is right on both sides, there will be a first-round interview with your potential new employer in the next two weeks.

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Depending on the process, the consultant will invite you to the next round(s) of interviews and possibly an assessment center.

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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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