Operations engineer - Channable

Operations engineer

We’re looking for a operations engineer to join our development team. In this position you will be responsible for our backend infrastructure and the smooth operation of our application. You will also help us improve and fine-tune our processes from provisioning, over building and deploying, to monitoring and alerting. Ideally you have extensive experience in system administration and keeping a complex distributed application running and secure at all times.


At Channable we believe you achieve greatness in 1,000 small steps. That is why we do everything in continuous integration and are deploying features/updates/fixes multiple times a day. We have a frontend written in Ember.js and various other JavaScript libraries. Our backend is running Python as a REST server and we use Scala for process-intensive tasks.


Channable is a startup company with a team of more than 50 employees. Our product has grown into one of the leading online marketing tools in the Netherlands. Because of the high growth rate both in- and outside of the Netherlands we are looking for people to join our team. But what does Channable do exactly?

We offer an online tool for marketing agencies and online retailers to connect their webshops to various marketplaces, comparison engines and affiliate platforms. With Channable we enable our customers to easily filter, complete and optimize their product information for better results and send that information to any channel (e.g. Amazon, Shopping.com or Google).


  • Excellent Linux and system administration knowledge
  • Familiarity with a configuration management tool, preferably Ansible
  • Basic programming skills, preferably in Python
  • Good understanding of networking concepts and protocols (SSH, DNS, SSL/TLS, HTTP etc.)
  • Knowledge of SQL is a plus
  • Security-conscious and familiar with related technologies


  • Setup and provisioning of new servers
  • Automating provisioning and deployment using Ansible and Consul
  • Hardening and securing our internal and external systems
  • Improving and maintaining our monitoring and alerting systems
  • Supporting the dev team with new deployments and automation

We offer

  • Challenging part-time or full-time function with space for personal initiative
  • Career opportunities within Channable and the possibility to be constantly involved in new developments
  • Working for a fast growing company with a young and ambitious team
  • Competitive salary
  • Awesome office in the city center of Utrecht (Janskerkhof) with every day a healthy and free lunch

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