Adfinis AG
Adfinis AG

Senior System Engineer (DevOps, 80-100%, Remote)

Remote (Netherlands)
Consulting, Engineering

Are you passionate about automation and transforming the way businesses operate through cutting-edge open-source technology? At Adfinis, we're not just another staffing agency; we're a project-driven organization committed to modernizing infrastructure and empowering our clients with the best of open-source solutions. And we're looking for someone just like you!

We're thrilled to announce that we're expanding our team in The Netherlands and are on the lookout for a Professional DevOps System Engineer who shares our enthusiasm for innovation and excellence.

Adfinis has a focus on providing services for our partners, we have been awarded the GitLab EMEA Services Partner of the Year 2023 and HashiCorp EMEA Focus Partner of the Year 2023.

Join Adfinis – Where Your Open Source Passion Meets Innovation!


As a Senior DevOps System Engineer, you lead customer projects, solve engineering challenges, and support our customers as part of our managed services team.

Your task and duties will include:

  • acting as a technical lead in projects with a broader scope that require a substantial amount of customization or adaptation of standard solutions and involve multiple internal and external contributors
  • engineering, reverse-engineering, and challenging requirements, and getting them approved by ensuring that they are correct, without contradictions, and complete
  • maintaining, configuring, and upgrading complex and critical systems (e.g., multi-cluster/disaster recovery), applying advanced installation methods (e.g., UPI, offline installations), and managing exceptional maintenance (e.g. security incidents)
  • creating comprehensive documentation, including proper diagrams and detailed user guidance, and describing concepts in a concise way
  • leading customer meetings on complex topics and establishing a constructive relationship with the customer


Must-Have Hard Skills

  • You have at least five years of work experience as a system engineer in a Linux-centric environment.
  • You have good knowledge in current open-source technologies as well as Cloud and DevOps customer journeys and/or enterprise IT requirements (e.g., IAM, Web/App Servers, Collaboration, Groupware, Database, Virtualization, Containers, Linux Clustering, Systems Management).
  • You can write code that maintains at least basic system functionality in the face of various errors and exceptions by implementing automatic recovery and sophisticated error handling mechanisms.
  • You can give presentations at small to midsize external events (e.g., meet-ups) in English.
  • You are able to understand the interplay between different systems (i.e., the relationships and interfaces across multiple platforms/technologies) from both a technical and business point of view and to design cross-system operations and support processes.

Must-Have Soft Skills

  • Reliability: You strive for high-quality results, pay attention to detail, are dependable, adhere to established processes, and take responsibility for your actions and decisions.
  • Collaboration: You contribute to team efforts, work toward shared goals, provide and seek help, and build rapport with team members.
  • Dedication: You maintain motivation and enthusiasm for your work, actively pursue challenges, work hard to meet or exceed expectations, and focus on solutions rather than problems.
  • Self-Management: You set and pursue personal goals, cultivate and maintain intrinsic motivation, focus on relevant matters, and sustain personal productivity despite distractions.
  • Initiative: You solve problems independently, take on new tasks and responsibilities, make autonomous decisions, seize opportunities, and voice opinions and concerns.


  • You have experience with GitLab, HashiCorp, RedHat and/or SUSE products
  • You have GitLab, HashiCorp, Red Hat and/or SUSE certifications.
  • You have AWS, Azure and/or GCP certifications.


  • Open Source Culture: Transparency, collaboration, and community not only shape our technology choices and business model but also define the very core of our company's identity.
  • Freedom of Choice: Emacs or Vim? Ubuntu, Fedora, Manjaro, or Arch btw? You are free to work with your favorite Linux distribution and toolset.
  • Attractive Working Environment: We're a value-driven, owner-operated company with an informal atmosphere, direct and uncomplicated communication, and short decision-making paths.
  • Growth and Training: We are committed to our employees' growth and development, investing in their training and certifications, and providing opportunities to attend conferences.
  • Great Flexibility: Whether you prefer full-time or part-time work, in-office or remote options–we will find a work arrangement that fits your situation.

Are you interested? Coen Hamers and his team will be happy to review your application.

This application period closes on Sunday, January 21, 2024.

We are looking forward to getting to know you!

Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 11864766
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