DevOps Engineer

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DevOps Engineer

At Clay we’re building the future of access control. Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to a large scale, complex product and see real-time impact of your work on hundreds of thousands of users worldwide? 

Do you want to join a fast-growing company serving globally? Are you looking to advance in your career and make an impact from day one? Then look no further, because we are looking for you! Help us win the battle against mechanical keys!

FULL-TIME · CLAY

At Clay we’re building the future of access control. Our developers work on challenging projects to innovate our platform and benefit our customers and partners. As part of our dynamic team you will contribute to a large scale, complex product and see real-time impact of your work on hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.

Ready to grow your career and make an impact from day one? Join us and let’s win the battle against mechanical keys!

Clay’s core mission is to grant easy access for businesses anywhere around the world, in a logical and user-friendly way. As a platform company we build world-class APIs and facilitate industry leaders to integrate cloud-based access control to their businesses. Security, stability and scalability are our driving principles.

What you'll do

We’re looking for experienced DevOps engineers focusing on redundancy and scalability. Working within the Clay software development team, you’ll be implementing infrastructure as code, moving Clay’s architecture towards a microservices based architecture hosted in a containerised way. You’ll get to work in a scrum team that consists of best-in-class developers, enabling the team to work in a highly productive manner. You will elevate Clay’s cloud infrastructure (Azure) and enable the development team to continuously deploy new features by programming (automated) tools.

Clay develops all components in-house with a multidisciplinary team. As a DevOps engineer, you will provide and support the development team with state of the art tools to get releases to production in an Agile, efficient and timely fashion. You will be using the latest tools, such as Docker, Terraform and Ansible.


Technical skills and expertise
  • Experience with and understanding of cloud hosting, preferably with Azure

  • Experience with containers (Docker)

  • Knowledge of Windows machine 

  • Experience with MariaDB

  • Experience with Kubernetes and in setting up Kubernetes clusters

  • Self-steering and analytical attitude and a natural interest for new technologies

  • Strong knowledge in the area of Continuous Integration/Delivery with tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, Bitbucket

  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies & tools (Scrum, Kanban, Jira)

How we work

Global movements are created by united teams that work hard, think smart, and move at a fast pace. As an agile team with a growth mindset, we work with structured methods. We use hundreds of post-its a week, and always look for ways to improve our products. Our flow goes something like this, slightly changing from team to team:

You'll be working with... 

Lennart

Back-end developer

Milan

Back-end developer

Darjan

Software developer

Working at Clay means becoming a ‘Brick’, and that means joining an international team of passionate professionals (we’re proud to say we have 10 nationalities in our small team of 23) who take initiative, own responsibility and share expertise.


At Clay we live by our core values

  • Innovation is in our veins; we strive for the best, we aim high.
  • We communicate openly, transparently and thoughtfully.
  • Each of us takes ownership and responsibility for our work.
  • We lead with kindness and by example; we bring out the best in each other.
  • When in doubt we act with courage, take intelligent risks and make wise decisions.
  • With endless curiosity we keep learning and improving, while knowing to seek assistance for rapid advancement.
  • We’re stronger together. As a team we’re passionate, collaborative, playful and proud.
  • To achieve the greatest we keep it simple, take small steps and always work smart.


We expect everyone in our team to bring

  • Team spirit; enjoying working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
  • A keen eye for detail; working at a fast-pace environment, managing and prioritizing goals
  • A high bar for excellence and pride in work
  • Eagerness to learn and investigate possibilities and applying insights from past experience
  • Self-discipline, professional attitude and collaborative spirit
  • Individuality and willingness to share ideas and new perspectives


Wondering what it’s like to work at Clay?

Clay is a tight-knit team of technology lovers and innovative thinkers. Our team consists of 10 nationalities (and growing), from a wide variety of backgrounds, working on some of the most challenging problems in the access control industry.

To read some of the benefits Clay offers us check out our Careers page. But to give you some more insight into life at Clay here it goes; it’s great to have the ability to make an impact from day one, share ideas and shape the road map together. We work from our awesome office in the heart of Amsterdam, collaborate closely with Salto Systems in Spain, and serve our customers globally.

At Clay we are encouraged to build ourselves along with our fast-growing company. This can be in the form of trainings, coaching, conferences and more. We grow together! We know best is yet to come. We support each other’s curiosity; we have tech talks, hackathons and open-invite dinners to talk about our company’s road map. Everyone on this team has a voice and we’re encouraged to not only participate and speak up, but also to lead and drive.

Beware; we work hard, play hard. Don’t underestimate either of those! We are honest, love a good joke, and don’t take things personally. And as a tight-knit team, together we form the solid house that is Clay.