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Medior DevOps Engineer System Team

You have a ‘you-run-it-you-build-it-you-own-it’ mind set and you and your System Team support the applications 24/7 when needed. You enjoy continuous improvement & learning and have an Agile mindset. You are a true craftsman building elegant solutions and adjust to business changes like evolving goals and strategies, and emerging technologies. You maintain and develop guiding principles regarding development standards. You help your team to be successful and train and guide less experienced colleagues.

Job description

With the mindset of a team player, and the determination of a true entrepreneur, your role as a DevOps Engineer System Team involves taking responsibility for:

  • Translating business needs to functional and technical specs on team level
  • Working closely with Engineers to assure all systems are in line with long-term architectural strategy
  • Developing and operationalizing IT solutions to meet business requirements
  • Ensuring developed products meets quality standards
  • Building automated deployment pipelines
  • Solving production incidents (participating in a 24/7 standby rotation)

You'll join the Shared Services department. The Medior DevOps Engineer can have a role of Competence Lead. In this role he/she can be delegated on behalf of the manager Platform and Automation to perform people and performance management tasks, and coach a group of peers. This role can also bring the responsibility to set-up and steer a Competence (cross-department) based on technology expertise.

You are Essent

Working together as one team to win our customers’ loyalty. It gives you an energy boost like no other. We can only grow by being entrepreneurial, asking critical questions and always wanting to do better. This applies to you as a member of the Essent team and us as a company. Whether you prefer to work behind the scenes or in the spotlight. It doesn't matter. Will you make an impact for yourself, the team and our customers? Then you tick all the boxes if you also have:

  • Academic work and thinking level (BSc.) with background in engineering, informatics, business informatics or equivalent technical field
  • Strong knowledge of Git Version Control System
  • Knowledge on at least one CICD tooling like Gitlab CICD/Octopus Deploy/Artifactory/Xray/SonarQube
  • Knowledge on at least one scripting languages like Shell, Python, JavaScript
  • Experience with End2End monitoring is a big plus (preferably with AppDynamics)
  • Knowledge on Containerization technologies like Docker/Kubernetes
  • Apart from the above mentioned skills, candidate must be ready to explore and learn new skills and should have a drive to continuously improve and innovate
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in designing, developing, testing and/or deploying applications using proven or emerging technologies, in a variety of technologies and environments. Preferably in a commercial organization
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand business needs, and develop solutions with the end consumer in mind
  • Able to communicate in English fluently. Dutch is important and German a plus. Able to work with various cultures

You’re in top shape. A real member of the Essent team in heart and soul, who works shoulder to shoulder for a single goal. You also are able, when Competence Lead role is applicable, to steer and coach a group of peers naturally, being an inspirational leader to them.

Our offer

You believe in yourself, the team and the company. And us? We reward you for all your hard work: with money, opportunities and personal growth. Because you always deliver the best for our customers, we offer you (based on 40 hours a week):

  • A job at the number 1 in the Dutch energy sector and part of important European player E.ON. We continue to grow, innovate and develop.
  • A gross monthly salary between € 4.349 and € 6.212, precisely tailored to your level
  • A bonus opportunity of 10% to express our appreciation even more
  • 30 vacation days and 8% holiday allowance because you have other hobbies besides your work
  • All facilities to be able to work properly such as a laptop, telephone, home workplace, etc.
  • The opportunity to work hybrid including the associated home work allowance
  • An inspiring head office with a good coffee bar, two company restaurants and within walking distance of Den Bosch Central Station.
  • The opportunity to work according to the Essent Business System
  • We recommend that you travel to work by public transport. A nice extra: you will receive an NS Business Card from us. Prefer to travel with your own transport? Then you will receive a kilometre allowance
  • A wide range of development and career opportunities nationally and internationally
  • And last but not least: an environment in which you can be yourself completely. We believe that the differences in our Essenters help us to remain the number 1 position in energy.

This is the ideal opportunity to make an impact as a Medior DevOps Engineer System Team. Would you like to know more about what happens next? Check the steps in our application procedure below.

About the organization

We’re the market leader in the supply of energy and gas in the Netherlands. A position we’re proud of. Every day, we find newer and smarter ways of being the best together, as one team. We have focus, ownership and discipline. Our straightforward mentality helps us retain the loyalty of millions of consumers and businesses. Not just in energy and gas, but also in energy-related products and services that help the Netherlands become more sustainable. And we don’t wait until tomorrow. As part of E.ON, and with our brands Essent, energiedirect.nl, Powerhouse and Vandebron, we create impact for our customers. Together, we bring affordable energy solutions within reach for everyone.


Agile coach IT
“Bij mijn vorige werkgever kwam ik bij behoorlijk wat andere grote organisaties binnen. Stuk voor stuk leuke bedrijven maar op het gebied van Agile werken is IT binnen Essent echt veel verder dan andere grote bedrijven in Nederland." Benieuwd hoe werken binnen Essent IT wordt ervaren door Annelies? Lees hier haar verhaal.

Apply Process

  • Step 1 Application letter and CV review
    Within 2 weeks we will send you a response.
  • Step 2 Intake by phone
    The Recruitment Business Partner mentioned in the vacancy will contact you and will verify a some details.
  • Step 3 First interview
    First interview online or at our office.
  • Step 4 Online Essent Scan
    In our office you will meet us and will gain atmosphere. We are very curious about the match with our working culture. We will send you an online Essent Scan and will discuss the results in the second interview.
  • Step 5 Second interview
    Second interview online or at our office.
  • Step 6 Offer
    We send you a job offer and discuss this with you by phone. After acceptance you receive your final job contract and you are ready to become a top player and start working with us.
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Melanie Remie Recruitment Business Partner