Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Department
Trust and Identity
Advertising Salary
Competitive
External Advertising End Date
30 Dec 2022

About The Role

GÉANT operates a pan-European network to support researchers and academics across Europe and the world. In addition, GÉANT has a portfolio of Trust and Identity services, built on federated access - users log in via their home institution once and they can then access a range of services offered by different Research and Education establishments in other countries and locations. One of these Trust and Identity services is eduTEAMS, developed and operated by GÉANT to enable users to create and manage virtual collaborations to access and share common resources and services using federated identities from eduGAIN and trusted Identity Providers.

We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to work within our Trust & Identity team and maximise service delivery and performance optimisation, ensuring our services to the Research and Education community continue to evolve to meet their requirements. 

About You

To be successful in this role you will need to have:
  • Proficiency in Debian Linux operating system, the command line, and Ansible
  • Experience with cloud-based hosting on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience of continuous integration and deployment, configuration management and process automation
  • Experience of Python3 
  • End to end understanding of modern web architectures (DNS, HTTP, TLS, TCP/IP(v4/6), Load-balancing and edge-delivery (CDN) to persistence layers
  • Understanding of how to effectively monitor and measure availability and reliability of web applications
Being able to express challenges and complex problems in a clear and effective manner is essential.  You must also be able to demonstrate your drive and tenacity when faced with issues and problems.
 
You will need to be fluent in English with an ability to build and maintain trust across multiple cultural environments.

About Us

Why work for GÉANT? As an organisation at the heart of research and education networking, we offer talented individuals the opportunity to be part of something worthwhile. Thanks to our terabit network, 50 million researchers, scientists, academics and students can share record volumes of data unconstrained by location, solving some of humankind’s biggest challenges. Work at GÉANT and you’ll be supporting critical research into sustainable energy, deep space, high-energy physics, earth observation, environmental disasters, medicine and much more!

As well as a competitive salary, you’ll receive excellent benefits including 31 days of holiday entitlement (plus Dutch public holidays), 8% holiday allowance, company pension scheme, medical insurance collective, home / work travel paid for, and a 5% end of year allowance.  We are keen to help our people to become the best at what they do so you will have plenty of opportunity to develop your skills through training.  In addition, at GÉANT you’ll be able to work flexibly, spending a couple of days in the office each week with the rest of the time spent working remotely, although you can be based full time in the office if you’d prefer. You will need to be physically located in the country where the role is based and live within commuting distance of our office.
 
The role will be offered on a fixed term basis for an initial period of 12 months.

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