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Platform Engineer

  • Paris, Île-de-France, France

Job description

Our customers are beginning to embrace cloud-native and more agile approaches to developing software and services. To achieve this, they require the right tools and platforms, as well as the appropriate mindset to navigate the cultural shifts necessary for adopting modern application practices. And for this, we need your assistance!

ITQ assists our clients in accelerating development and iteration, supporting their infrastructure teams in implementing Kubernetes and related services, and establishing platform teams, all to extract maximum value from a cloud-native mindset and approach. We leverage all public cloud services or the VMware Tanzu portfolio.

We are seeking passionate and experienced platform and DevOps engineers to assist us and our clients on this journey. Does this sound like a challenge you'd like to take on? Let's have a conversation.

Your Role at ITQ:

With your understanding and experience in infrastructure (Compute, Network, Storage, Cloud management) and working knowledge of Kubernetes and other operating systems, you play a leading role in designing, implementing, and maintaining advanced platforms. You're responsible for setting up and optimizing CI/CD pipelines, automating deployment processes, and monitoring system performance.

Additionally, you actively share knowledge and promote best practices within the team. You stay informed about the latest developments in cloud-native technologies and DevOps practices, effectively applying this knowledge to projects.

Job requirements

Your Responsibilities and Technologies:

  • Familiarity with the concept of infrastructure as code and knowledge and some experience with automation and orchestration tools (e.g., Puppet, Ansible, Terraform).
  • A working knowledge of Kubernetes (K8s) and understanding of its use by developers and how complex application architectures are deployed, managed, and cycled in Kubernetes. Certification is not mandatory, but the ambition to attain CKA and CKAD certifications is required.
  • Familiarity with the Open-Source community, especially the CNCF landscape of projects such as Kubernetes itself and associated projects like networking tools for overlay, ingress, and load-balancing.
  • Understanding and some practical experience with Kubernetes YAML-management/overlay technologies such as Helm, Kustomize, and the VMware Carvel Toolset.
  • Knowledge of and experience with version control, container registries (Nexus, Harbor), and continuous integration/delivery tools (e.g., Jenkins, Azure DevOps Pipelines, Concourse CI, Tekton, Flux, ArgoCD, Github Actions, etc.). • Some familiarity with one or more programming languages (C#, Java, Go, Javascript, Python) and frameworks (.NET, JVM, NodeJS, Spring).

Four Hits: Working at ITQ

➔ Onboarding: Comprehensive onboarding process concluding with an informal lunch or dinner with your buddy.

➔ ITQonnect: Ample opportunities for socializing and knowledge sharing, with regular gatherings to discuss the latest trends and developments.

➔ Clear direction: We have a clear vision for ITQ and welcome your ideas and feedback.

➔ Top-notch: You collaborate with the best in your field, attend regular fairs and meetings, and engage with like-minded individuals worldwide.

What We're Looking for in You:

  • A degree in computer science, IT specialist, or a related field.
  • Several years of experience in IT in customer-facing environments.
  • Strong social, advisory, and communication skills. You are proficient in Dutch and English.
  • Preferably, you enjoy participating in the community: writing blogs, participating in councils, public speaking.
  • Above all, you have a strong enthusiasm for technologies and innovations.

What We Offer:

  • Significant room for personal and professional growth.
  • A competitive salary package, including the option for a lease car/mobility budget, a collective bonus, and an annual budget for training and certification.
  • A home office budget to support remote work, alongside an office as your home base.
  • An opportunity to become part of a warm, inclusive ITQ family.

Join ITQ: We prioritize individuals; we encourage everyone to pursue their unique passions. Are you a driven and passionate professional? We'd love to get to know you better!

  • Paris, Île-de-France, France



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Develop yourself!

The opportunity to continously develop yourself as you see fit. Whether that is obtaining (VMware) certifications, gathering or sharing knowledge during events or the regular knowledge (Nexus) sessions or if you would like to develop yourself in communications skills. We support your professional AND personal growth.


The possibility to choose a laptop and telephone during employment and your own budget to set up your home-office. Working from home with an office as a 'homebase' where the daily activities are given space to catch up again, make a tostie during lunch or play a game of darts with colleagues.

Become an ITQ'er

You will become part of a group of ITQ'ers where knowledge sharing, uniqueness and fun are of paramount importance. Connect with each other during the Annual BBQ, the weekend away and the New Year event. In addition, we regularly organize a theme-related VrijMiBO (Such as poker, mario kart, pub quiz or a bingo).

Trust and freedom

Whether you need to pick up a son/daughter from school at noon or want to let off steam for an hour in the ITQ gym, we trust you and give you the freedom to optimally balance work and private life.