Observability Data Engineer

Engineering insights is a new platform team within our Empower Agile Release Train. The purpose of this team is to develop a platform that enables development teams to get a holistic view about their applications and developer performance.

Energy moves you

Only together we can take the next step in energy. As a Observability Data Engineer, you are the expert in your field in:

  • Developing and maintaining an insights platform for developers
  • Creating realtime dashboards
  • Creating data integrations
  • Creating underlying data pipelines in AWS
  • Creating building blocks / reusable assets for development teams
  • Documenting the way-of-working in our developer portal 

Evelien van Blitterswijk, Release Train Engineer: “In this position, you are part of the I Empower Agile Release Train. Together we create insights for our colleague developers. Those insights include: observability metrics, logs and tracing, lifecycle management, DORA metrics, application health status, cost and technical debt. Engineering insights is a new platform team in this ART. A team with an entrepreneurial drive as we build the solution from scratch and they closely collaborate with the DevOps Teams within Essent.”

You are Essent

We’re looking for team players and go-getters who want to make the Netherlands a bit more sustainable. Who look at what is possible now. Today. To bring us closer to tomorrow. You recognise yourself in this and in the following:

  • Proficiency in the English language, with good verbal and written communication skill
  • Experience realtime dashboards
  • Strong understanding of data pipelines in AWS
  • Understanding of Gitlab CI/CD pipelines for automated builds and deployments.
  • Knowledge of developing and maintaining an insights platform for developers
  • Are experienced with Infrastructure as Code frameworks such as Terraform, Cloud formation
  • Have experience with Splunk, AWS Lambda and Python 

You embrace the DevOps mentality by giving and taking ownership, and the will to constantly improve. You are always looking for ways to make development life cycles better, simpler and more reliable. You have a “you-built-it-you-own-it” mind set. You revel in continues improvement and are eager to develop your skills. You adjust to constant business change; common types of changes include new requirements, evolving goals and strategies, and emerging technologies.

We offer you

We appreciate and value the energy and motivation you put into your work so that we can be the best energy partner for our customers. We show this by providing a nice employment package. We offer you:

  • A job in which you can use your expertise to contribute to the sustainability of the Netherlands!
  • A gross monthly salary between € 4.446 and € 6.355
  • A bonus of 10% of your annual salary to express our appreciation even more
  • 30 day’s holiday and 8% holiday pay
  • The opportunity to work within a true hybrid model. You decide where you work, every day.
  • Interested in a workation? You can work 20 days a year from another country within Europe
  • A discount on your energy bill and on all products of our service partners (solar panels, heat pump, maintenance, etc.)
  • An attractive head office within walking distance of Central Station Den Bosch with amenities such as a good coffee bar, two company restaurants and free fresh fruit
  • An NS Business Card for commuting or a mileage allowance. You decide.
  • Development and growth opportunities and an associated personal development budget of € 500 per year. You can also follow job-related education, training and courses at our expense. International ambitions? As part of the E.ON Group, we also offer you plenty of development opportunities within the other E.ON countries. 
  • And last but not least: an environment in which you can really be yourself. For us, all that matters is who you are and what you can do. So feel free to leave out your gender, nationality and/or age on your CV. 

This is a great opportunity to get started as a Observability Data Engineer. Curious about what’s next? Check out the steps for our application process below.

About the organization

As an energy supplier, we help more than 2.5 million customers in the private and business market. With our Essent, energiedirect, Powerhouse and Vandebron brands and our service partners throughout the Netherlands, we assist our customers with energy solutions. With more sustainable living and saving energy. We do this with sustainable products such as solar panels, heat pumps and insulation for an energy-efficient home. We also invest heavily in innovative solutions that are part of the energy system of the future, such as hydrogen and cooling and heating networks. Together with our customers, we take the next step in energy. We are part of major European player E.ON.

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Apply Process

  • Step 1 Resume and motivational letter review
    Within 2 weeks we will send you a response.
  • Step 2 Telephone intake
    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 Second interview
    Second interview online or at our office.
  • Step 5 Job offer
    You will receive an offer from us, and we will discuss this over the phone. Once you accept the offer, you will receive the final contract. Congratulations on your new job at Essent!
The Essential Match (online assessment) may be part of the selection process. Your competencies are objectively compared to the competencies that are important for this specific position.

Questions about this vacancy?

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