AWS/DevOps Engineer

Location: Leuven, Flanders, Belgium
Salary: Permanent
Sectors: IT
Job Type: Permanent
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AWS/DevOps Engineer : Context

On behalf of a fast growing scale-up in the media industry based in Leuven, Progressive is currently looking for an AWS/DevOps Engineer to join a company with a diversified environment and cutting-edge technologies.

AWS/DevOps Engineer : Project and Responsibilities

  • Take end responsibility and follow-up on daily basis key operational performance indicators of our Digital Solution, such as delivery volumes, speed and performance of our platform, quality of the apps,..
  • Own and operate the cloud infrastructure for our in-house built digital publishing platform.
  • Exploit real-time monitoring to prevent operational issues leading to poor customer experiences.
  • Own and operate platform alerting and ensure 3rd line incident response
  • Manage and optimize the total cost of our AWS cloud infrastructure
  • Capacity planning and performance improvements
  • Own and operate the delivery pipeline, enabling rapid delivery
  • Utilising release automation to assist the software engineers and their eco-system.
  • Ensuring technical solution designs are secure/scalable/maintainable/supportable.
  • Having the ability to be hands on and able to contribute to the technical debate.
  • Maintaining a keen eye on new technologies/innovation in the industry and leverage these to benefit the organization.
  • Drive a continuous improvement and automation first culture seeking to optimise and accelerate at every opportunity

AWS/DevOps Engineer : Profile

  • Demonstrable experience of with DevOps to deliver strong technical and commercial results.
  • Successful experience of implementing continuous integration/delivery
  • Attention to detail to ensure code management, code workflow, security and performance analysis standards are adhered to
  • Excellent experience of building a practice that adopts a data driven continuous improvement, taking metrics, analysing data and building technical pipelines of improvement tasks
  • Strong communication skills
  • You understand that prevention is better than cure
  • Keep up to date on evolutions in the industry, continuously improve on and blog about areas of technology interest.


  • Experience with AWS infrastructure is a must:
  • Cloud compute - AWS Elastic Beanstalk, EC2 on Windows, Redis, Lambda (micro-services)
  • Database -RDS MS SQL Server, mysql, nosql, Google Biq Query, Redshift, Athena
  • Logging -Cloudwatch, IP Monitor, elastisearch
  • Content Distribution - Amazon CDN Cloudfront, S3
  • Infrastructure as code & configuration management is a strong plus
  • Experience with CI/CD implementation and automation (Git, Jenkins, Octopus Deploy, Containers,..)
  • Test automation tools
  • Experience with setting up a pull request system is a plus
  • Some exposure to a broad and diverse range of technologies such as C#, Javascript, PowerShell, Python, …

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