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Platform Engineer

Oost Nederland IT High Tech HBO Temp-to-perm
Malik Mujic
Malik Mujic
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Oost Nederland High Tech HBO Temp-to-perm
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Linux | IaC | Scripting

We are seeking a highly skilled Platform Engineer with expertise in Linux systems to join our dynamic team in the defense industry. As a Platform Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and maintaining robust and secure Linux-based platforms tailored to meet the unique needs and challenges of our defense projects.


  • Design, deploy, and maintain Linux-based platforms to support mission-critical defense applications and systems.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and design scalable, reliable, and secure platform solutions.
  • Configure and optimize Linux operating systems and associated software for maximum performance and efficiency.
  • Implement security best practices to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of sensitive defense-related data and systems.
  • Develop automation scripts and tools to streamline deployment, monitoring, and maintenance processes.
  • Monitor platform health, performance, and security metrics, and proactively address any issues or vulnerabilities.
  • Conduct regular system audits and vulnerability assessments to identify and remediate potential security risks.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to internal teams and external stakeholders on Linux platform-related matters.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies, trends, and best practices in Linux systems administration and security.

YER Nederland is a leading recruitment agency specializing in connecting highly skilled professionals with top employers across various industries. With over 30 years of experience, we have established ourselves as a trusted partner for both candidates and clients, offering tailored recruitment solutions that drive success.

At YER, we are dedicated to understanding the unique needs and aspirations of each individual, ensuring the perfect match between talent and opportunity. Our team of expert consultants provides personalized guidance and support throughout the recruitment process, from initial consultation to onboarding and beyond.

Whether you are seeking your next career move or looking to hire top talent, YER Nederland is here to help you achieve your goals. Join us in shaping the future of work and unlocking new possibilities for success.

  • €50.000 - 80.000 EUR gross per year all inclusive.
  • Relocation will be arranged by our expat department if necessary.
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge technologies and industry-leading projects.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work culture that values innovation and creativity.
  • Chance to make a meaningful impact on the future of aviation/defense technology.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in DevOps or site reliability engineering (SRE) roles, with a strong background in software development, systems administration, or infrastructure automation.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Shell, or PowerShell, with experience in automating tasks and workflows.
  • Hands-on experience with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) and cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools (e.g., Ansible, Puppet, Chef) and infrastructure-as-code (IaC) principles.
  • Strong understanding of networking, security, and compliance requirements in aviation and defense environments.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues in distributed systems.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Passion for aviation and defense technology, with a commitment to delivering high-quality, resilient solutions that meet the unique requirements of the industry.

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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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