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Platform Engineer - Cloud

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Job Description

Job Title:
Platform Engineer - Cloud
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Full-Time, Permanent
Platform Engineering

What's your new role about?

What’s better than making the best use of AWS services and building scalable systems that reach millions of concurrent users globally? Doing it with millions more in mind.
Do you want the creative freedom to make the product something you’re proud to show others? You will create test design strategies and given the autonomy over the tools used for the job to build a modern, scalable, and resilient platform.
As a Cloud Engineer at DAZN you will develop and maintain reliable, highly available platforms for development teams across four international centers. From account provisioning and identity management, to providing the CI platform and Vault secrets management as a service. You will spend your days automating processes, developing new solutions to provide developers with greater flexibility, responding to issues raised, and researching and planning the next big thing, whatever that may be! 

Watch our video on Platform Engineering at DAZN here

The basics:

  • Location: Huidekoperstraat 26-28 1017 ZM, Amsterdam (Central!)
  • IT department size: 200+
  • Team size: 22 (growing to 27)
  • A taste of our Tech Stack: AWS, GCP, Kubernetes, Vault, Python, Go, Terraform, Serverless, Golang + more

Here’s what you will be doing (not all of it, just the important bits):

  • Build and support our AWS platform
  • Develop tools to reduce toil and automate tasks
  • Develop IaC accelerators to get our Engineers online quickly
  • Design DAZN's future cloud architecture, K8s? sure, Kafka? lets do it! Hybrid cloud... maybe
  • Review planned application architectures

To make an impact in our teams, you will have at least 3 of the following:

  • AWS experience
  • Terraform or other IaC
  • An understanding of containerised deployments and lambda based architecture patterns
  • Experience with event-driven/asynchronous architectures
  • Track record of successful software delivery through all phases of development, code reviews, testing, and operations
  • Golang/Python
  • Experience optimising for high concurrency
  • Worked on large scale web applications

Here's a little more about us…


At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. There are no limits to what we can achieve. So if you want to push boundaries and change the world, DAZN is the place to be.
As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
Because for us, it's all about Limitless Ambition - never settling, always restless, always wanting more for our customers. We're growing fast and have made a big impact so far, and that's just the beginning. There's so much we can do. Working with us is exciting, empowering and truly global.
If you're ambitious, inventive, passionate, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to succeed at DAZN. Come and join our team.
Who we are and what we do:

- Headquartered in the UK
- 2,800 employees in over 24 countries
- Home to DAZN – the largest, fastest-growing global sports streaming service live in Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the United States
- In 2020, we will dramatically increase our presence, expanding to more than 200 countries and territories.
- Guarantee affordable access on all devices including TVs, smartphones, tablets, games consoles and PCs
- Work across every aspect from broadcast planning & production through to content distribution and commercialisation
- Run some of the world's most popular sports sites, including Goal, Sporting News and Spox
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality, diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing the best people across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations and gender identities.