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Systems Engineer Hoofddorp, Netherlands

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Systems Engineer Description

Job #: 90912
Do you have proven hands-on experience with AWS, and a deep knowledge and skill in the software development lifecycle? Do you enjoy working with backend applications and infrastructure elements? Are you a motivated individual with strong team leadership experience?
EPAM is looking for a Systems Engineer to lead a team of highly skilled and engaged engineers and contribute to overall solution architecture. Apply now to join our rapidly growing Cloud practice in the Netherlands!


  • Design, deploy, and manage cloud infrastructure and applications on AWS using infrastructure as code and configuration management tools
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts and tools to streamline deployment, monitoring, and scaling processes
  • Implement and manage Kubernetes clusters, including configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting
  • Collaborate with software development teams to integrate continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines into the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Implement infrastructure as code principles and practices using tools like Terraform or AWS CloudFormation to automate infrastructure provisioning and configuration
  • Maintain and improve configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef to ensure consistent and reliable system configurations across environments
  • Monitor system performance and proactively identify and resolve bottlenecks, scalability issues, and other system-related problems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify infrastructure requirements, provide technical guidance, and support infrastructure-related projects
  • Conduct periodic security audits and implement necessary measures to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of the infrastructure
  • Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in DevOps and SRE domains and recommend improvements to existing systems and processes


  • Deep knowledge / production experience with AWS. AWS certification is a plus
  • Strong understanding SDLC and typical software development practices / methodologies
  • Experience developing automation scripts, tools and services using one or more programming / scripting languages: Python, Go, JavaScript, Groovy, Bash
  • Production experience with microservices, containers and container orchestration tools, preferably Kubernetes
  • Expertise in infrastructure as code principles and experience with tools like Terraform or AWS CloudFormation
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
  • Knowledge of observability tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack
  • Ability to propose, describe and defend technical solutions and make data-driven decisions
  • Experience working at the lead position, driving the team and providing guidance, assessing and estimating tasks and technical stories
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to analyze and resolve complex issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment and work effectively in cross-functional teams

We Offer

  • Competitive Compensation
  • 26 paid holiday days
  • Commuting to work- costs reimbursement
  • Pension Plan scheme
  • Discretionary Performance Based bonus
  • Laptop + Corporate Simcard + Corporate Mobile Device (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Trainings, Internal Education and Dutch Language Courses
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Relocation Package
  • Regular Corporate and Social Events
  • The opportunity to be part of a diverse and multicultural company
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Certain benefits and perks may be subject to eligibility requirements

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential