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Senior Platform Engineer

Amsterdam Job No. r00206806 Full-time

Job Description

The work 

As a Senior Platform Engineer, you'll lead and drive innovation, wielding your expertise to architect and shape the foundational infrastructure that powers the digital landscape of large enterprises. Taking the helm in decision-making and initiative, you'll operate within a collaborative environment, fostering curiosity and creativity. Your role will be pivotal, ensuring the seamless delivery of cutting-edge solutions and technologies, continuously pushing the boundaries of what's achievable. From designing and optimizing deployment pipelines to orchestrating cloud resources, you'll play a central role in crafting exceptional experiences for end-users.

  •  Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate closely with Developers, Architects, Product Owners, Managers, and representatives across various business and IT disciplines.

  • Process Design: Architect the platform to support the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) by providing common, reusable tools and capabilities, interfacing with complex infrastructure.

  • Technology Leadership: Lead diverse projects involving various technology stacks, emphasizing the design and creation of a state-of-the-art platform, focusing on optimal Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) practices.

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

  • 8+ years of relevant experience 

  • Curiosity and Leadership: Demonstrate a burning desire to grow professionally, coupled with a passion for engineering and technology, fostering creativity and continuous learning.

  •  Educational Background: Bachelor’s/master’s degree in computer science or a highly technical, scientific discipline.

  • Expertise in CI/CD: Proficiency in CI/CD Tools such as GitLab CI/CD, Azure DevOps, GitHub Actions, Jenkins, or similar.

  • Infrastructure as Code: Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools like Terraform, Ansible, Puppet.

  • Software Development Background: Strong foundation in software development practices.

  • Containerization Proficiency: Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with Docker, Kubernetes.

  • Cloud and On-Premises Platforms: Deep understanding and experience with cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP) and on-premises solutions (VMWare, Kubernetes).

Bonus points if you have 

  •  Mastery over any of the following programming languages like Java, C, Python, Golang, Ruby, Perl

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

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

  • Experience with maintaining optimal quality for each application.

  • Professional cloud certification in either 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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