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Senior Cloud Engineer (AWS)

On-site
  • Leuven, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium

Job description

Octiva creates robotic labor automation solutions for the Controlled Environment Agriculture market in close collaboration and at the service of innovative growers. Octiva was created in 2021 from a merger from Priva’s robotic solutions and Octinion’s agricultural robotics. Priva is one of the global leaders in horticulture process control, Octinion is known for building ground-breaking agricultural robotics. With teams in De Lier (The Netherlands) and Leuven (Belgium), Octiva has about 40 employees.

As a Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, you will work on bringing the infrastructure of an existing cloud system to a higher level in line with the upscaling amount of hardware devices Octiva will sell all over the world. The robustness and monitoring of the current system must be improved with your expertise while keeping cost and maintenance effort under control. A first step would be to move hosting to AWS ECS and deploy the system using IaC. Your knowledge will result in optimal design decisions concerning the selected databases and database design. You also know how to handle complex communication with hardware via MQTT and AWS IoT Core.

Key Responsibilities

  • Feature Development: Design and implement new features to expand the capabilities of our cloud system.
  • Infrastructure Enhancement: Update and optimize our cloud infrastructure to support scalability and performance needs.
  • Architecture Improvement: Continuously improve the architecture of the current system to enhance robustness and maintainability.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with team members to ensure seamless integration of new features and infrastructure improvements.

Job requirements

YOUR PROFILE

  • Cloud Expertise: Extensive experience with cloud technologies and concepts, specifically:
    • In-depth knowledge of AWS components
    • Proficiency with data protocols such as MQTT
    • Expertise in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools like CloudFormation
    • Strong understanding of databases and database design
    • Proficiency in Python for application development
    • Automation mindset with experience in implementing CI/CD pipelines
    • Experience with version control systems, particularly GIT
  • Proven Experience: Demonstrated expertise through previous roles or projects.
  • Location: Based in Belgium or the Netherlands, with the flexibility to work in-office as required.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with the ability to clearly and succinctly articulate technical concepts. Proficiency in Dutch is a bonus.



OUR OFFER



At Octiva you’ll become part of an innovative, challenging work environment with an entrepreneurial atmosphere. Our organization culture is Teal, meaning that we focus very strongly on self-management, wholeness and evolutionary purpose – therefore it is important that you align with our purpose: being an innovator, collaborating with organizations world-wide to create disruptive solutions that help to use earth’s resources in a sustainable way. Since we are a young company the opportunities are ample. We will give you the training you require to further develop your expertise and knowledge.

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