Jr. DevOps Engineer

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Jr. DevOps Engineer

Are you a real problem solver who stays calm in the process? Are you excited by developments in infrastructure management and growth in DevOps skills? Do you look forward to an all-round position with responsibility? Then Digidentity is the place for you.

Full-time · The Hague, Netherlands

Your role

As DevOps engineer you will be responsible for managing our cloud infrastructure on AWS. We deploy our applications to AWS and private cloud platforms using Kubernetes. Our applications are developed primarily on Ruby on Rails.

From our DevOps Engineers, we expect stability, continuity and a forward looking attitude. You are specialised in IT systems maintenance but enjoy building new systems that prepare the business for future developments. You have experience building reliable and scalable systems and are capable of communicating with different teams in order to determine system specifications. You get a kick out of automating previously manual processes.

You are responsible for:

  • structurally preparing and executing tasks;
  • (pro)actively sharing knowledge within the team;
  • continuously improving the quality of services, processes and systems;
  • maintaining the AWS platform, including EKS, RDS, S3 etc;
  • maintaining the k8s and k3s platforms;
  • load balancer changes, security group changes, DNS changes etc.;
  • routine tasks to ensure the continuity of the platform. 

About Digidentity

Everybody should be able to identify, authenticate and authorise themselves online in a simple and secure manner. That is our mission! Digidentity develops and provides solutions for secure digital communication between individuals, companies and Governmental agencies. For this purpose, we are continually developing new services and improving existing ones, such as our ‘Virtual Smartcard Technology’. This is to provide a unique digital identity, which a user keeps complete control of.

Digidentity is specialised in the delivery of certificates, authentication services and digital signatures. We work on systems which are currently being used by millions of users.

What can you expect?

The IT Operations team is one of the most essential departments of the organisation, and therefore one of the most multifunctional ones. We are looking for people that we can invest in, with the intention of keeping them with us long-term.

  • Benefits: Pension, travel expenses covered;
  • A senior team where you can make a difference;
  • Fixed hybrid work model;
  • Informal office atmosphere;
  • We work with Agile methodologies, following the Scrum methodology;
  • Digidentity consists of over 80 international team members;
  • Free lunch is offered, and you can enjoy it together with your team;
  • Coffee, tea, fruit and soft drinks are always available;
  • An easily accessible office location in The Hague.

What do we expect?

  • You can work both independently and within a team;

  • You have an open and proactive attitude;
  • You are able to take control of problem solving;
  • You are comfortable in the fast sector Digidentity operates in.

We would love to hear from you if you match the following criteria:

  • Prior experience as a DevOps Engineer, Developer or Systems Administrator with all rounder tasks;
  • Solid knowledge of the Linux operating system;
  • Solid knowledge or experience with container technologies like Docker;
  • Solid knowledge or experience with one or more container orchestrators, preferably Kubernetes;
  • Solid knowledge or experience with modern monitoring solutions;
  • Solid knowledge or experience with one or more CI/CD systems, Gitlab CI is a pre;
  • Knowledgeable in one or more scripting languages, Ruby on rails is a pre;
  • All-round knowledge of Internet technologies (DNS, mail, SSL certificates);
  • Good understanding of the English, written and spoken. Dutch is preferred.


Please fill out the application form. If you have any additional questions please contact our recruiter via recruitment@digidentity.com.

Acquisition is not appreciated. No budget for Sponsorship. This position is only open to applicants currently in the Netherlands.