Backend/DevOps Engineer @ GPS Cattle Tracking startup

September 6, 2023
50000 - 70000 / year

Job Description

Location: Utrecht

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €50,000 – €70,000 per year

Experience: 3 years minimum

About the company:

This GPS Cattle Tracking Startup is a cutting-edge technology company focused on improving the management and monitoring of cattle in agriculture. We provide innovative solutions that combine GPS technology with data analytics to optimize cattle farming operations.

Job Description:

We are seeking a talented Backend/DevOps Engineer to join our growing team. As a Backend/DevOps Engineer, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing our backend infrastructure, ensuring it runs efficiently, reliably, and securely. You will also be responsible for monitoring the performance of AWS tools and services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the development team to maintain and improve the backend infrastructure written in Java.
  • Implement DevOps best practices to automate deployment processes.
  • Monitor the performance and scalability of AWS tools and services.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure issues as they arise.
  • Ensure high availability and security of the backend systems.
  • Work closely with the development team to optimize application performance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement new features and improvements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Backend/DevOps Engineer.
  • Strong experience with Java and Java-based applications.
  • Proficiency in AWS cloud services and tools.
  • Knowledge of DevOps best practices and experience with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Solid understanding of containerization and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experience with monitoring and log aggregation tools.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary ranging from €50,000 to €60,000 per year, based on experience.
  • Opportunity to work on innovative technology in the agriculture sector.
  • Collaborative and dynamic startup environment.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Health and wellness benefits.

If you are a talented Backend/DevOps Engineer with a passion for cutting-edge technology and agriculture, we would love to hear from you. Join us in making a meaningful impact on the cattle farming industry.

How to Apply:

If this sounds interesting, feel free to apply by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button or ask Thomas (, +31622011224) for more information.