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Platform Engineer

  • Beverwijk, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Job description

Are you ready to dive into the world of cloud-native technologies like Kubernetes and CI/CD pipeline tools? This is your opportunity; at ITQ, we offer an environment for learning and growing alongside peers who uphold high standards of quality. We are dedicated to our clients, but equally committed to empowering our employees to embrace new skill sets and methodologies.

Does this sound like the kind of environment you want to be a part of? Are you excited about cloud-native practices and DevOps topics such as platform automation, CI/CD pipelines, Containers, Kubernetes, and managing public and private clouds? If so, you might just be the perfect fit for us!

Your Role at ITQ:

As a platform engineer at ITQ, you'll be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining advanced platforms built on cloud-native technologies like Kubernetes. Your tasks will involve setting up and managing CI/CD pipelines, automating deployment processes, monitoring system performance, and troubleshooting any issues that arise. Additionally, you'll stay abreast of the latest developments in cloud-native technologies and DevOps practices to continually contribute to improvement and optimization.

Job requirements

Your Responsibilities and Technologies:

  • You have a solid understanding of Windows and/or Linux system administration.
  • You have familiarity with infrastructure components (Compute, Network, Storage, Cloud Management), preferably experience with VMware infrastructure and/or hyperscale cloud (AWS/Azure/GCP) portfolios. You may even have automated cloud infrastructure using tools like Terraform or CloudFormation.
  • Understanding and ideally some practical experience with Kubernetes and Docker. You're either in possession of or willing to quickly achieve CKA or CKAD certifications. You might even have a local Kubernetes distribution running on your laptop.
  • Active involvement in process automation and familiarity with at least one scripting language.
  • Some familiarity with the Open-Source community, especially the CNCF landscape of projects such as Kubernetes itself and associated projects for networking tools like overlay, ingress, and load-balancing.
  • Some experience with using Git and understanding the fundamentals of GitOps.

Four Hits: Working at ITQ

➔ Onboarding: Extensive onboarding process followed by an informal lunch or dinner with your buddy.

➔ ITQonnect: Ample opportunity for socializing and knowledge sharing, including regular meetings 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'll work alongside the best in your field, attend regular fairs and meetings, and engage with like-minded individuals worldwide.

What Are We Looking For in You?

  • You have studied in the field of computer science, IT specialist, or a related discipline.
  • Preferably, you have some experience in IT in customer-facing environments.
  • You possess good social, consulting, and communication skills and are proficient in both Dutch and English.

What We Offer:

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

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

  • Beverwijk, Noord-Holland, Netherlands



Already convinced? :)

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.