Cloud Engineer

Are you the Cloud Engineer who will take our colleagues on the Amazon Expertise journey? Would you like to take part in building an infrastructure that will put the Lotteries on the map? And are you an expert with all Amazon services? Then we are looking for you! In 2020 we have made the transition from our own on-premise servers to AWS and are ready for the next part of this journey.

As a Cloud Engineer you are part of the Cloud Engineering team within the Dataservices department. Together with your colleagues, you make sure the operations runs smoothly and to continuously improve where possible. You work on new initiatives where your knowledge and expertise contributes to the best possible cloud solutions. To achieve this, you will be in contact with colleagues across the business but also with external suppliers and developers to achieve the best possible solutions.

  • You will work with multi discipline development teams to shape poc’s / mvp’s.
  • You will standardize CI/CD pipelines
  • Automate manual tasks where possible
  • Enable and support development teams to maintain their own applications.

What will you bring us

  • You are experienced in a similar position and able to independently formulate solutions and implement these after testing and analyzing.
  • You enjoy working teams, both internally and externally. We are working towards ambitious goals and missions and can only achieve this by working together.
  • You have experience or are familiar with:
    • AWS (certifications are a bonus but not required)
    • Terraform
    • Linux
    • Ansible
    • Deployment pipeline (Jenkins, Gitlab-CI)
    • Docker
    • Python
    • Serverless architectures
  • You are familiar with working with Agile methods.
  • You don’t mind being part of the 24/7 stand-by support pool once you have settled in.
  • You are curious by nature and are always interested in learning, developing and improving as a Cloud professional.
  • Communication is key. You will need to communicate with internal and external clients at all levels in the business and be able to present technical solutions to non-technical colleagues.
  • If you don’t speak Dutch yet, you are willing to learn! We will provide Dutch lessons and expect you to invest in learning our sometimes complicated language.

What do we offer?

We are working in one of most sustainable renovated office buildings of the Netherlands, just a short walk from Amsterdam Zuid station. We offer a good salary, but have also other appealing benefits. Just to name a few:
  • Free travel on public transport
  • Numerous learning and development opportunities with our Lottery Academy
  • Your personal VriendenLoterij VIP-KAART
  • Attractive and stable pension plan
  • Possibilities to do voluntary work during work hours
  • Free breakfast buffet in the morning to get you started
  • To keep you fit we offer yoga, bootcamp and kickbox lessons or you can join other competitions like field hockey or football.

The Dataservices department

The Cloud Engineering team is part of Dataservices and the back bone of the organization. We develop and maintain the complete IT infrastructure. We ensure that all IT works; from ensuring the lottery draw runs smoothly to organising all the IT for the workspaces for our almost 700 colleagues. Innovation is high on the agenda to make sure our IT gets better, faster and more efficient. Continuity, reliability and security come in the first place and we handle a zero error margin for sales, standard orders, lottery draws and the pay out of the prizes.

Who are we

The Goede Doelen Loterijen (Nationale Postcode Loterij and VriendenLoterij) were established with the mission to raise funds and create awareness for charities and good causes by organizing a lottery, We are the largest fundraiser in the Netherlands and in the top 5 of largest private donors to charities around the world. There are 3.5 participants in the Netherlands joining our lottery each month and do we have over 100.000 winners each month. Thanks to all the participants we have been able to support many charities and projects focused on people, nature, culture, health and welfare with over 500 million euro.

At the lotteries we work with people who have different backgrounds and nationalities. That makes us happy as diversity is the breeding ground for creativity, innovation and team work. It goes without saying, but if you think you can add value to our business, you are welcome. Regardless of your roots, religion, age, work capacity or your philosophy.

We look forward meeting you!

Are you curious to learn more about this role and our organization? Please get in touch by applying through our If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact Pieter van der Oest (Corporate Recruiter, [email protected])

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Pieter van der Oest

Corporate Recruiter