Ops Engineer Distributed Data – Remote/Hybrid

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Red Carpet IT Services is looking for a Ops Engineer Distributed Data for our client. We’d love to hear if this is the perfect vacancy for you!


We are looking for an enthusiastic data driven engineer who loves metrics and has a natural tendency to help and support other engineering teams. A large part of this function will be customer support and owning the platform, knowing what is happening and communicating with our clients.

Application Platforms is a challenging IT work environment with extensive, innovative developments. Staff who want to grow along with us will be given plenty of opportunities for their own initiatives and development.

The Minions squad provides Cassandra Keyspace as a Service (KaaS) on our multitenant and dedicated Cassandra clusters. KaaS is provided as a complete journey, our centre of expertise provides continued support and advice to teams using Cassandra. The Minions squad strives to be ahead of the game by keeping a close eye on all the metrics and logs to detect possible interruptions before they happen. Tools like Grafana, Kibana, Prometheus are essential in our strive to provide a performant and resilient platform.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of Cassandra Keyspace as a Service that the squad provides to tenants;
  • Understanding the detailed technical behaviour of your system under normal and peak loads;
  • Life cycle maintenance of the Cassandra and Linux stack;
  • Automating the onboarding process for new Cassandra users;
  • Continuously monitor and improve efficiency, quality and time-to-market through in-depth automation of building, testing and deployment;
  • Deliver high quality support and training for data-modelling and application design to Keyspace users;
  • Take part in our 24/7 standby schedule.


  • Customer focused;
  • Proactive customer support;
  • Professional and technical ability at bachelor level;
  • 3-5 years of experience in operational environment;
  • Platform engineering and full stack experience is hugely beneficial;
  • Solid understanding of operating, maintaining and developing against NoSQL/Low Latency Data Store (LLDS) Solutions link e.g. Cassandra;
  • Ability to use tools scripting languages like Python, Bash and other (scripting) languages to automate daily tasks;
  • Good understanding of the Linux operating system (Rhel and Debian);
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools from Microsoft Azure and configuration management tools like Ansible;
  • Knowledge of Java is strongly preferred;
  • Focused on delivering quality above quantity;
  • Knowledge of other databases is preferred;
  • Strong conceptual understanding of the big picture is preferred;
  • Passion for backend technology;
  • Attention to detail.


  • Working remote
  • Start as soon as possible


Want to know more about this position and the organisation? Then apply via the button below. For more information about the position, please contact Rian Barnes on +31 6 51966686 or +31 20 723 0900 or