Senior Platform Engineer – News | Europeana Pro

Updated on Tuesday September 20, 2022
3,800 – 4,900
Position type: Full time

Location – The Netherlands (The Hague), Belgium or France

About the Europeana Foundation 
The Europeana Foundation is one of the key players in the digital cultural world. We are an independent, non-profit, organisation that operates the Europeana platform, which empowers the cultural heritage sector in its digital transformation. That work and our contribution to other digital initiatives help to develop an open, knowledgeable and creative society. 
With staff based in five countries, our international team operates in a hybrid working culture. Our team based in the Netherlands has the flexibility to come to work at our office or to work remotely. Our main office is based in the National Library of the Netherlands, next to The Hague Central Station.
Our teams based in other countries (including Belgium and France) work fully remotely from there. 

Team / Role
The Europeana Platform consists of four main digital products: the Europeana Website, APIs, Aggregation systems, and the Europeana Pro Website. The supporting infrastructure is currently transitioning to the cloud-based hosting application Kubernetes.
As the Senior Platform Engineer, you will be joining a team of 30  colleagues with expertise ranging from software development to data management. The team members are working as independent Scrum teams covering the four main digital products. You will contribute to and coordinate the designing, building and maintaining of a constantly expanding infrastructure. Together with a Linux System Administrator, you will ensure the availability, performance and security of the platform. 
Occasional work-related travel to The Hague would be required if based in Belgium or France.

Key Responsibilities
Occasional work-related travel to The Hague would be required if based in Belgium or France

Secondary responsibilities

Knowledge and Experience

Salary and benefits

How to apply
Europeana Foundation is committed to principles of diversity, inclusivity, nondiscriminatory practice and equal opportunity for all applicants
Contact Sophie Klein
Human Resources Manager, Europeana Foundation
Contact Faryël Duijm
Human Resources Advisor, Europeana Foundation
Europeana empowers the cultural heritage sector in its digital transformation. We develop expertise, tools and policies to embrace digital change and encourage partnerships that foster innovation.
Funded by the European Union. Connecting Europe Facility.
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