DevOps Engineer

Job description

Within our Belgrade office, we are looking for a DevOps Engineer to help us achieve our well-defined ambition: to become the no. 1 partner in digital service for machine builders around the globe.

About IXON

All over the world, machines are producing goods and carrying out processes, such as packaging your favorite chocolate. These machines need maintenance or repair, and contain a lot of interesting data (like: how many bars have been produced). With our IXON Cloud platform, we give machine builders the ability to access their machines and data from anywhere, at any time. All with one goal: more efficient production with minimal impact on the world.

What will you be working on?

Our DevOps team is a crucial part of our R&D department. They’re responsible for the entire infrastructure of the IXON Cloud, a world-class IoT platform that is used by more than 2,000 machine builders worldwide. The platform consists of several database types and over 140 servers, distributed from Sydney to Silicon Valley.

As a DevOps Engineer, it is your task to ensure that our customers can always use our platform anywhere in the world, in a secure and user-friendly way. On the one hand, you will focus on the management and preventive maintenance of our infrastructure. On the other hand, you will be involved in various projects aimed at a continuous optimization of quality, reliability, speed, and security. On a daily basis you will be involved in the following activities:

  • Writing infrastructure as Code (saltstack);
  • Maintaining and deploying global infrastructure;
  • Maintaining and deploying k8s clusters
  • Automation of monitoring;
  • Responding to monitoring alerts, investigating deviations, and proactively solve issues;
  • Initiating and supervising new projects.

Job requirements

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate has a strong understanding of system architecture and administration, and preferably complements this with knowledge about and/or experience with modern software development methods. Someone with an analytical mindset and an intrinsic sense of curiosity; being able to see the bigger picture and wanting to understand how things are working at all levels of our platform.

Do you recognise yourself in this? If you also meet the following requirements, we’d love to hear from you:

  • At least 2 years experience in a similar role;
  • Knowledge of and experience with Infrastructure as Code;
  • Knowledge of and experience with kubernetes
  • Experience with monitoring software (zabbix/icinga);
  • Experience with ELK-based monitoring;
  • Fluent in English (so you can communicate with your colleagues);
  • Living within driving distance of Belgrade.

Working at IXON

Working at IXON means being part of a young international organization that is growing exponentially. Every day you will contribute to the development of our innovative solutions and work with the latest technologies. Together with your colleagues spread across Europe, you deliver a real team performance. We always try to bring out the best in each other and invest heavily in personal development.

In your position we offer responsibility, variety and reward your commitment with a good salary and excellent secondary benefits. All this in a pleasant working environment where, in addition to the professional focus, there is also plenty of room for relaxation.

Want to get in touch or apply for the job?

Feel free to contact Emily Hendriks via or +31681371380 for questions in regards to the recruitment of this position. Want to apply for the job? Send us your resume and cover letter by clicking the button below.

Agency interest to this vacancy is not required