Senior DevOps Engineer

Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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We’re looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to help us to build a robust and scalable infrastructure for Pollen's products and the best in class developer tools. This is an exciting opportunity to become an infrastructure expert within a Platform team that is passionate about new ways to improve our cloud-first infrastructure and take it to the next level. We primarily build in Python (with Django) and JavaScript (with React and React Native). We currently run our services on AWS. We use Terraform & Circle CI to orchestrate our automation. We use the term "DevOps Engineer" to describe an expert in the processes, tooling, and ecosystem attached to cloud-first hosting - our ambition is to have everyone own their own systems in production and give them the best tools to do it, and we need your expertise to get us there.

In the first 12 months, you will:

  • Build an operational and production-focused culture by increasing the teams' focus on observability, resilience and proactive problem solving through education, process and tooling.
  • Work within our Platform Engineering team as an infrastructure expert to shape and implement the next generation infrastructure for our platform.
  • Empower our cross-functional teams to deliver at pace by enhancing the developer experience and performance of their local development through tooling, CI and automated release process improvements
  • Collaborate with Pollen's Principal Engineers to build a vision of how our process & tooling should evolve over time, bringing new & innovative practices that enable our teams to ship safely and independently.
  • Support Data Engineering team to build and improve our data pipelines and warehouse.
  • Manage the backlog & planning of the DevOps function within the Platform Engineering team and mentor more junior members of that team.

About our culture

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About Pollen

Pollen builds, curates, and delivers the best travel experiences using technology, a network of global partners, and a data-driven customer-led mindset – pairing world class entertainment with the world’s most exciting destinations.

Pollen brings you all the best experiences on pollen.co. We have two offerings: Pollen Presents and Pollen+. Pollen Presents curates experiences around your tastes and preferences you can’t find anywhere else. These experiences bring together music, sports, wellness and beyond to enable you and your friends to connect around one-of-a-kind itineraries in exciting destinations. Pollen+ always gets you more at music festivals and events when you book through us. Pollen+ partners with the biggest promoter brands and music festivals, including We Are FSTVL, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, C3, Electric Zoo, Live Nation and more. 

Pollen was founded in 2014 by brothers Callum & Liam Negus-Fancey. Pollen is backed by prominent investors including Kindred, Northzone, Sienna Capital, Backed and Draper Spirit. Pollen has raised over $100 million in VC funding.

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