DevOps Engineer

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Electric Ant Lab logo
Electric Ant Lab
Apply now Apply later

Posted 3 weeks ago

About Electric Ant Lab

Electric Ant Lab is a simulation software company at the Science Park in Amsterdam. Our clients are chemistry focused R&D scientists in large corporations. Our primary product is RheoCube: a cloud-based complex fluids simulation platform, designed to offer a user-friendly alternative to the physical lab approach of trial-and-error, often used for prototyping new products and for applied material research. The team of EAL is a gathering of interdisciplinary experts from around the world in the fields of: chemistry, computational physics, business, visualizations, and web development. Together we solve the tough problems that come with developing a product at the forefront of science.

Your next job? Infrastructure DevOps Engineer

We are looking for a skilled Infrastructure DevOps Engineer with determination and a self-starting attitude to join our team of developers and scientists. You'll have freedom to operate and lead the way in our SaaS infrastructure development. You will work with various other experts all with their own specific expertise and all contributing to making our product a success.

As we are currently still a small team there are many shared responsibilities in the upkeep and development of the technical infrastructure. It is expected that you will take part on the work and decisions regarding both the SaaS infrastructure and systems, as well as the product development.

What are some of the challenges we are facing?

  • Efficient and resilient cluster infrastructure
  • Dealing with different computing resource providers
  • Effective monitoring
  • Backup strategies
  • Resource usage metrics

What's in it for you? 

If your the type of person that likes to work independently as an expert in your field, and who is respected by her/his colleagues for this, EAL is probably an employer you may want consider. You are joining an enthusiastic team that is building a SaaS product that is completely new in it the chemical R&D space. This offers challenges (see above) and it therefore also offers you an opportunity to have an impact with your work.

Of course we are offering an inspiring work and team environment with flexible working hours in a fast-paced start-up (heading for scale-up) with a can-do mentality. It's the entire package of working at EAL that makes it worthwhile to work as this tech-company. A decent salary and a secondary benefits package is part of our offer. 

About the application process

We only consider candidates with permanent EU residency status, already living in the Netherlands.

The position is based at Amsterdam Science Park, which is located in Amsterdam-Oost.

Please write a motivation letter as part of your application and focus on why you specifically want to join EAL. 

Starting date is September 1st at the earliest.

@Recruitment agencies and/or recruiters in general: we absolutely do not appreciate any phone calls or cold outreaches with potential candidates. We invite those candidates who apply through our website/Linkedin channel only.


  • Living in the Netherlands
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in the area
  • Kubernetes management
  • Experience with AWS
  • Devops practices (Ansible, monitoring, CI/CD etc.)
  • Storage and backup strategies
  • HPC resource management
  • Data security

A bonus would be:

  • Living in the Amsterdam region
  • Python
  • A degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Job tags: Ansible AWS CD CI Kubernetes Python