What the job is about
The significance of microservices and Kubernetes is experiencing exponential growth. And we are looking for people who are enthusiastic about embracing these technologies and evolving alongside them. Within the team there are different opportunities.
As an SRE, you will have a significant impact on the next generation of ‘Miles enterprise suite’. Our software that encompasses -, mid- and back-office functions for automotive finance, leasing, fleet, and mobility management. It encompasses 2 parts: The ‘Core’, an ERP software and the complementary ‘Microservices Platform’ with extra functionalities and portals that interacts with the Core.
Your focus will be on the Microservices Platform and specifically on researching and implementing new tools and technologies to improve its setup.
This means you will:
Research and experiment with modern technologies in this area to keep improving.
Setup the Kubernetes Clusters through Infrastructure as Code (Terraform / Ansible).
Automate deployments through the GitOps approach.
Help educating colleagues, within the team but also the project teams who are implementing the software.
Your future team is close-knit that likes to laugh every once and a while. The best thing about them though is that they have each other's back.
Your interest and skills
Since the landscape is constantly evolving, the ability to adapt and learn new technologies quickly is crucial.
Besides that, collaboration and communication are very important. You will be collaborating closely with your team members, IT and security and it’s important that everyone is on the same page.
What else is expected:
A diploma in Informatics, Computer Science or related fields
Some years of experience in the following technologies
o Kubernetes (Azure Kubernetes Service or similar Cloud Kubernetes Services like EKS or GKE)
o Jenkins, GitHub Actions
o GitOps: FluxCD
o Helm & Kustomize
o Monitoring solutions: Prometheus, Grafana, FluentBit & Loki
o Artifact Registries such as Harbor & Azure Container Registry
Knowledge of PostgreSQL, Kafka, HVR, JBoss, Oracle, Java, Python, Bash is a plus.
Experience through work or internships with at least one public cloud provider (Azure, AWS, ….)
Fluent in English, any other language is a plus.
What we offer
We would like to welcome you to an international and multicultural company that has been operating for over 30 years and is doubling in size every 5 years. Growth is our middle name, while we strongly adhere to our horizontal and open company culture.
You're in the drivers' seat of your own career, that's our motto. Your personal development is therefore paramount. During an extensive onboarding program of six months, we make you, with the support of your job coach, familiar with our product and the organization. Even after this period, you will continue to get opportunities to learn and develop yourself further. You’re never alone.
At Sofico you will also work in a modern state-of-the-art office that is easily accessible. We have plenty of safe charging points for your electric car or bike, and free shared bicycles available to pick up your lunch.
In return for your efforts, we offer an extensive salary package, including a company car with a fuel card, a bonus system, meal vouchers, and group and hospital insurance. Are you a sporty type? Bikelease is also one of the possibilities! The flexible office hours and opportunities to work from home provide the necessary flexibility within the company.
At Sofico we are strong believers in the power of a good cup of coffee. Water or soft drinks are of course also on the menu. We love our team events. Think after-work drinks, a BBQ, a family day, a company weekend, or a walking dinner with the whole company.