Ops Engineer Distributed Data

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Ops Engineer Distributed Data

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Job type: Full time

Do you want to become one of the experts when it comes to all things Cassandra within ING? Helping DevOps teams onboard onto the Cassandra platform and being in control of how Cassandra performs.

The opportunity

We are looking for an enthusiastic data driven engineer who loves metrics and has a natural tendency to help and support other engineering teams. A large part of this function will be customer support and owning the platform, knowing what is happening and communicating that with the clients.

Application Platforms is a challenging IT work environment with extensive, innovative developments. Staff who want to grow along with us will be given plenty of opportunities for their own initiatives and development.

The team

The Minions squad provides Cassandra Keyspace as a Service (KaaS) on our multitenant and dedicated Cassandra clusters. KaaS is provided as a complete journey, our center of expertise provides continued support and advice to teams using Cassandra. The Minions squad strives to be ahead of the game by keeping a close eye on all the metrics and logs to detect possible interruptions before they happen. Tools like Grafana, Kibana, Prometheus are essential in our strive to provide a performant and resilient platform.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Take ownership of Cassandra Keyspace as a Service that the squad provides to tenants.
  • Understanding the detailed technical behavior of your system under normal and peak loads.
  • Life cycle maintenance of the Cassandra and Linux stack.
  • Automating the onboarding process for new Cassandra users.
  • Continuously monitor and improve efficiency, quality and time-to-market through in-depth automation of building, testing and deployment.
  • Deliver high quality support and training for data-modeling and application design to keyspace users.

How to succeed

We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself.

Desired skills and expertise:

  • Customer focused
  • Proactive customer support
  • Professional and technical ability at bachelor level.
  • 3-5 years of experience in operational environment.
  • Platform engineering and full stack experience is hugely beneficial.
  • Solid understanding of operating, maintaining and developing against NoSQL/Low Latency Data Store (LLDS) Solutions e.g. Cassandra.
  • Ability to use tools like Python, Bash and other scripting languages to automate daily tasks.
  • Good understanding of the Linux operating system (Rhel and Debian).
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools from Azure and configuration management tools like Ansible.
  • Knowledge of Java is strongly preferred.
  • Focused on delivering quality above quantity.
  • Knowledge of other databases is preferred.
  • Strong conceptual understanding of the big picture is preferred.
  • Passion for backend technology.
  • Attention to detail.

Rewards & benefits

We want to make sure that it’s possible for you to strike the right balance between your career and your private life. You can find out more about our employment conditions at https://www.ing.jobs/netherlands/Why-ING/benefits.htm

The benefits of working with us at ING include:

  • A salary tailored to your qualities and experience
  • 24-27 vacation days depending on contract
  • Pension scheme
  • 13th month salary
  • Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary
  • 8% Holiday payment
  • Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities
  • An informal working environment with innovative colleagues
  • Work Agile, so new ideas come to life faster


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About us

With 57,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us. Apply today.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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