DevOps Engineer

  • Job Ref: 4554
  • Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Type: Permanent


DevOps Engineer - API Management
The Netherlands, AmsterdamInformation Technology
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At TomTom…

You’ll move the world forward. Every day, we create the most innovative mapping and location technologies to shape tomorrow’s mobility for the better.

We are proud to be one team of more than 5,000 unique, curious, passionate problem-solvers spread across the world. We bring out the best in each other. And together, we help the automotive industry, businesses, developers, drivers, citizens and cities move towards a safe, autonomous world that is free of congestion and emissions.

What you’ll do


As a DevOps API Management Engineer, you will be operating and evolving a high volume web services platform.

  • Armed with a cloud mentality, you will use on-demand deployment, horizontal scaling, self-healing, and automation techniques to meet cost, performance & availability targets;
  • With end-to-end ownership and “can do” mentality you will be responsible for the entire system, whether scripting, automation, stress/load testing, on-call, documentation, spike/poc/research or root cause analysis.

What you’ll need

  • Extensive Linux System administration and engineering experience;
  • Experience working in an Agile (Scrum) environment;
  • General Networking skills required (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SSL, etc.);
  • You have experience with the Compute features of the Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services clouds;
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills;
  • Experience using Git;
  • Familiar with provisioning tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Packer, Terraform;
  • Experience with scripting languages (Bash, Python);
  • Hands-on mentality with a demonstrated talent for solving problems proactively;
  • High degree of flexibility and adaptability;
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate with customers, vendors, and partners, across all levels of the organization (English);
  • A positive and open approach, we want you to have a voice and bring in new ideas and solutions;
  • Fast learner, flexible, can independently work and make good decisions, team player, and adaptable to change.


What’s nice to have

  • Exposure to PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Apache Qpid, Nginx;
  • Nice to have: experience with highly available, high volume web services.


Meet your team

Is LNS (Location and Navigation Services). Part of TomTom’s Location Technology Products technical unit, the LNS product unit develops our Maps APIs for Search, Traffic, and map visualization, as well as our Maps SDK for iOS, Android and Web. These products are integrated into other TomTom products, and used by TomTom Automotive and Enterprise to provide businesses big and small with the technologies they need to build next-generation location experiences.

Achieve more

We are self-starters who play well with others. Every day, we solve new problems with creativity, meet new people and learn rapidly at our offices around the world. We will invest in your growth and are committed to supporting you. In everything we do, we’re guided by six values: We care, putting our heart into what we do; we build trust (you can count on us); we create – it’s how we make a difference; we are confident, but don’t boast; we keep it simple because life is complex enough; and we have fun because life’s too short to be boring. 

Vincent Blake, Director - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Vincent is co-founder and Director of e-Frontiers. Vincent has over 15 years commercial software engineering experience in the Dublin market. The majority of his experience has been using Java technologies, C++ and SQL. He has worked for financial institutions, AIB and Aviva and also founded a technology start in 2000. Vincent founded e-Frontiers due to the poor experience he had with traditional recruitment companies. The Recruitment team uses Vincent IT knowledge to save clients time in the recruitment process, and offer a better service to candidates.