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Platform Engineer - Koninklijke KPN N.V.

Amsterdam | Friday-Office-Day HBO Secondment via YER
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Platform Engineer - Koninklijke KPN N.V.

Amsterdam | Friday-Office-Day IT IT HBO Secondment via YER
Koninklijke KPN N.V.


Amsterdam | Friday-Office-Day IT HBO Secondment via YER
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About this vacancy

Innovate and maintain scalable, high-performance solutions, with a focus on processing large data volumes efficiently.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Innovate and maintain scalable, high-performance solutions, with a focus on processing large data volumes efficiently.
  • Take ownership of platform lifecycle management, from initial design to ongoing operational support.
  • Develop and optimize operational processes, utilizing your expertise in logging/monitoring solutions to enhance platform reliability and efficiency.
  • Engage with streaming technologies, including Kafka, and integrate principles like Data Mesh to optimize data architecture in conjunction with Logstash and Grafana Loki.
  • Collaborate and share knowledge within the team, supporting both internal and external stakeholders with a spirit of cooperation and mutual growth.
  • Lead and mentor, fostering a culture of learning and development among colleagues and customers, encouraging diversity of thought and approach.

KPN is seeking a skilled Platform Engineer with experience in Azure DevOps, Logstash and Grafana Loki to join our team. In this role, you'll lead Logfile Management initiatives like Logstash-as-a-Service and Grafana Loki within the KPN Data Services Hub, focusing on ensuring the reliability and performance of our products. We're looking for individuals with a strong affinity for logging/monitoring solutions, and who is passionate about security with a keen focus on Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). This position supports a product that operates on a 24/7 basis, ensuring maximum reliability and performance for our users.

What We Offer:

  • A vital role in advancing KPN’s data platform management capabilities, focusing on cutting-edge logfile management.
  • Opportunities to engage with state-of-the-art technologies in a role that promotes innovative thinking.
  • A dynamic, supportive team culture that values professional growth and personal well-being.
  • A commitment to an inclusive, collaborative, and forward-thinking work environment.

We are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and encourage applications from a wide range of candidates, especially women and those from underrepresented groups in tech. English proficiency is mandatory, while Dutch proficiency is highly desirable.


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


  • Proficiency in Logstash and Grafana Loki, with experience in building resilient, scalable solutions for logging and monitoring.
  • Demonstrated expertise in handling high-volume data processing with precision, specifically within Logstash and Grafana Loki environments.
  • Strong understanding of streaming technologies, especially Kafka, and familiarity with data architecture concepts like Data Mesh.
  • Proven experience in developing and refining operational processes within a DevOps framework.
  • Exceptional teamwork and mentoring skills, embracing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.
  • Fluent in English, with a preference for Dutch speakers.
  • A proactive, goal-oriented mindset, eager for continuous learning and personal growth.

Work Environment:

  • The product you'll be working on is essential and operates 24/7, requiring consistent performance and dedication.
  • Fridays are an in-office day, fostering team collaboration and connection. For the remaining days, we support a flexible work arrangement, allowing partial work from home to maintain work-life balance.
  • We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and encourage applications from a wide range of candidates, especially women and those from underrepresented groups in tech.

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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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