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Platform Engineer

Amsterdam Job No. r00169211 Full-time

Job Description

The work 

As a Platform Engineer, you'll embark on a dynamic journey at the forefront of innovation, shaping the very foundation that powers the digital landscape of big enterprises. You'll be the architect of robust and scalable infrastructure, working in a collaborative environment that thrives on curiosity and creativity. Your days will be filled with the excitement of learning and implementing cutting-edge solutions and technologies, continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From designing efficient deployment pipelines to optimizing cloud resources, you'll have a pivotal role in ensuring seamless experiences for end users. 

  • People The main stakeholder are the Developers and other engineering community members. You will also work with Architects, PO, Managers and representatives of other disciplines within Business and IT organizations.

  • Processes You are designing the platform to support the entire SDLC by providing common, reusable tools and capabilities, and interfacing to complex infrastructure.

  • Technology You will be engaged in different projects, with various technology stacks. But your impact on designing and creating the ‘state-of-the-art’ platform, does not just mean being on the cloud, but rather applying optimal ‘Continuous Integration’ and ‘Continuous Delivery’ to the highest degree

With all our roles, there is some in-person time for collaboration, learning and building relationships with clients, peers, leaders, and communities. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your specific work/life needs.

Who we are

At Accenture, we embrace the power of diversity and believe in fostering an inclusive work environment that enriches our collective perspectives. With offices spanning the globe, you'll be part of a truly international team, collaborating with colleagues from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and expertise. This global reach not only enhances our innovative edge but also offers you a unique opportunity for cross-cultural learning and growth. 

Through unmatched industry experience, leading technologies from our ecosystem partners and startups, and the largest delivery network in the world, we provide a powerful range of capabilities that can be tailored to our client’s most complex business needs. With over 100 innovation hubs deployed around the world, we help clients continuously innovate at speed and at scale so they can outpace their peers. You will bring innovation, intelligence, and industry experience together with the newest technologies to help clients innovate at scale and transform their businesses.

Technology is one of five services that make up one Accenture – the others are Strategy & Consulting, Operations, Song, and Industry X.


Here’s what you’ll need

  • Be curious. Be passionate with a burning desire to grow and scale new heights in your professional career. But most importantly, be yourself.

  • A passion for engineering and technology, being creative and eager to learn.

  • Bachelor’s /master’s degree in computer science or other highly technical, scientific discipline

  • CI/CD Tools knowledge (Gitlab CI/CD, Azure DevOps, GitHub Actions, Jenkins or similar) 

  • Infrastructure as code tools (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet) 

  • Background in software development

  • Containerization knowledge & experience (Docker, Kubernetes) 

  • Cloud and on-prem platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP, VMWare, K8S) 

Bonus points if you have 

  • Understanding / building embedded software using build systems such as Bazel, Maven, Gradle

  • DevSecOps tools and principles

  • Scripting experience using Python, Golang, Groovy, Bash, etc.

  • Experience with maintaining optimal quality for each application.

  • Professional cloud certification in wither Azure/GCP/AWS

  • Relevant experience and/or certifications in DevSecOps

  • Fluency in Dutch

What’s in it for you? 

Accenture is a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Our people are Change Makers, and to support them as an employer, we make five promises:

  • Work with flexibility, in a culture based on trust.

  • Embrace a sustainable growth mindset.

  • Live a human-led culture of Inclusion & Diversity by caring deeply for all our people.

  • Lead and transform our clients with technology.

  • Connect with our global network of 700.000 colleagues.

These promises are reflected through our excellent employee benefits, including: 

  • Unlimited learning: access to thousands of free courses, classes, and workshops. 

  • Flexible working hours (4x9) & work location, FlexMoment leave of absence program (50% paid leave of absence for 3 months) and FlexDay; a flexible day you can take off to celebrate what matters to you – from EidalFitr to a birthday.

  • Paid transport (budget for electric bicycle or car, NS-Business card)

  • A laptop, iPhone, and home office setup allowance

  • Pension scheme, Accenture shares, annual bonus, collective health insurance scheme

This role is more than just a job; it's an opportunity to make a lasting impact, to see your ideas evolve into reality, and to grow alongside a team that values your expertise. Join us as we build the future, one innovation at a time, and be part of a truly rewarding experience in the world of technology.

What we believe

Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. Our leaders are committed to building a better, stronger, and more equitable company for future generations to create positive, long-lasting change. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. 

Our position as partner to many of the world’s leading businesses, organizations and governments affords us both an extraordinary opportunity and a tremendous responsibility to make a difference. Sustainability is one of our greatest responsibilities, which we embed it into everything we do and for everyone we work with.

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodation to enable your participation in the recruitment process by emailing We will be happy to assist you.

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