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Shell DevOps Engineer (Cloud Native) in Amsterdam, Netherlands


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DevOps Engineer (Cloud Native)

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Job Description:

Do you want to work on a team building Shells next generation software engineering & AI platform? Do you want to work with the latest opensource toolset? Join our PetroSigns Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team and help shape the future of software and data modelling at Shell.

What’s the role?

As a DevOps Engineer (Cloud Native), you will join a team of reliability engineers who partner with development teams throughout the organization with the goal of improving products, features, and flow reliability.

You will spend just as much of their time working on systems as they do writing code. You’ll be tasked with all manner of work from building operational tooling, automating operational workflows, performing architecture and design reviews, investigating system failures and complex outages, improving our monitoring infrastructure, defining service level objectives and agreements for products and flows, and much more.

Our Tech stack consists of AWS, Packer, Terraform, Vault, Jenkins, Docker, EKS (Kubernetes), Prometheus, Grafana, EFK, Pager Duty, and more!

About Cloud Native Engineering

In our team, you will work with our production services throughout their entire life cycle, from design and architecture, through implementation, deployment, and sustaining operation. SRE’s delivers important system properties reliability, performance, efficiency, and scalability, for the products and platforms that our customers use every day.

Also, you will work in high-performance squads with expertise on large scale system reliability and in-depth understanding of critical business components architecture, as well as dedicated engineering teams building comprehensive tools, platform and infrastructure.

Your key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Work in a team of SRE Engineers in the US, Europe & India to deliver world class services

  • Work with development partners to shape the architecture, design, and implementations of new and existing systems to enhance their reliability, performance, efficiency, and scalability

  • Ensure all key services are measured, monitored and raising alerts when needed

  • Automation of deployment and configuration processes

  • Develop reliability tools and frameworks for use by all engineers

  • Lead and execute incident response and no-blame post-mortem analysis and review

  • Drive efficiencies in systems and processes capacity planning, configuration management, performance tuning, monitoring and root cause analysis

  • We are expert in infrastructure and best practices, and we help development teams using infrastructure more effectively

  • We are on point for capacity planning and to help teams anticipate and prepare for growth.

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IT Service Management & Delivery

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Full Time

Company Description:

Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.

Aninnovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time towork at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challengesfacing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on theplanet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent andimagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether byinvesting in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developingtechnology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

Aninclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attractand develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here arejust some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where youcan express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

· We’re creating a space where peoplewith disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplaceadjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know aboutyour circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.

· We’re closing the gender gap – whetherthat’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach seniorroles in engineering and technology.

· We’re striving to be a pioneer of aninclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless ofsexual orientation or gender identity.

· We consider ourselves a flexibleemployer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you todiscuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combineour creative, collaborative environment and global operations with animpressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired careerchoice.

We’rehuge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles andexperience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, wefrequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career movesthey never thought possible.


Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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What we need from you?

We’re keen to hear from IT professionals who have a bachelor’s or master’s degree preferably related to Information Technology or any related degree. Beyond that, we’d hope to see as many of the following as possible on your CV:

  • Good programming skills in one of C/C++, Java, JavaScript, Python or Go, and an ability to pick up new ones

  • Experience in the Linux environment and a good understanding of its fundamentals and internals filesystems and modern memory management, threads and processes, the user/kernel-space divide, etc.

  • A good understanding of large-scale distributed systems in practice, including multi-tier architectures, application security, monitoring and storage systems

  • Working knowledge of the TCP/IP stack, internet routing and load balancing

  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes, Terraform, Prometheus, Jenkins (or another similar toolset)

  • Strong collaboration and engagement skills using both spoken and written English. Customer focused with pro-active attitude. Able to work with various specialized multinational teams to bring complex requests or problems to timely resolution. Requires strong willingness to learn, improve and share knowledge

  • In-depth analytical and troubleshooting skills on a variety of platforms with the ability to clearly identify various components of the services and reported issues

  • Grit, drive, and a deep feeling of ownership

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