Vacature AWS Cloud Engineer (ENG)

  • Den Haag
  • HBO/WO
  • IT - software development
  • Professional
  • Geplaatst op 1-3-2022
"Enable the best possible delivery from PostNL by joining our Digital Supply Chain Management team as an AWS Cloud Engineer"

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Chris Tolman

Chris Tolman

Wat ga je doen?

When joining us in this role of AWS Cloud Engineer you will be part of the our Digital Supply Chain Management team – Parcels. This team is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining scalable real-time and event-driven architected applications for our operational supply chain domain. Ultimately our goal is to manage our logistics parcel delivery chain central and digital. To do so we select and apply the best possible AWS Serverless tools. We encounter challenges in engineering with the best infrastructure. Amongst other we use Lambda, DynamoDB, AppSync, Eventbridge, SQS, SNS; and we experiment until we find the best solution. We are using Typescript in combination with CDK for all our infrastructure and mostly Typescript for our lambda's. Next to this we are creating an open source engineering community in which we share “best practices” and innovations in the logistics domain.


What is your role?

As our AWS Cloud Engineer you will become a valued member of our engineering community. You will be translating complex operational logistics processes into developing IT-platforms and software applications. You will help us to boost stability, innovation, availability and automation of the platform, striving together toward 100% uptime. Since we have several development teams in the overall Digital Supply Chain Management team – Parcels, we will explore what would be the best matching team and position for you.


Onze ambitie

Ever since we started our business more than two centuries ago we have been able to disrupt the market and act as a front-runner with technical innovation. Our goal: to keep on being the preferred Deliverer in the Benelux and we believe that technical innovation and logistic intelligence will help us doing so. That is why we work with real-time control systems and applications based on IoT,  AI , Machine Learning and seamless CI/CD. Everything we develop is based on AWS Serverless solutions. Your knowledge, insights and efforts as a Cloud Engineer are crucial to reach our goals.

You are passionate about technology and totally in for Serverless infrastructure. You love to work together in a BizzDevOPS engineering team. In addition you like to participate in subjects like architecture, CI/CD, 100% uptime and scalability.


In summary you can find yourself in the following background:

  • Knowledge of and experience with AWS, preferably with Serverless.
  • AWS-certification on comparable level is a considered to be an advantage;
  • Experience with DevOps, Scrum or Agile;
  • Knowledge of CI/CD;
  • Knowledge of and experience with Typescript;
  • Solid understanding of algorithms, data structures and design patterns.

Wat bezorgen we jou?

In PostNL we find ourselves in a unique moment of time in which we see lots of greenfield situations. We are ambitious in our Supply Chain Management business, but we stand together as a team to make it happen. Together with your direct team members, IT-professionals with various specialties from other business and with our whole IT Community we transform PostNL into a true Tech company. Your personal development is essential for us and we will stimulate you to grow and facilitate you with the necessary growth opportunities.


Next to this we will offer you:

  • This position is on scale 11 or 12, depending on your level, with a gross monthly salary between Eur. 4.075,- and Eur. 6.710,-
  • Our full-time working week is 37 hours;
  • We will offer you an environment in which you can work with, and learn more about the latest state of the art AWS technologies;
  • We are growing our agile teams where you will have the freedom to take ownership in growing with and as a team. You and your fellow team members, shape the way you collaborate, continuously learn and grow with a shot of daily fun and challenging puzzles;
  • We boost the autonomy of our development (Scrum) teams in our innovative business unit of Parcels & Logistics. Autonomy for Scrum teams means faster feature development;
  • You can use flexible working hours to determine an optimal work / private balance. We place great value on your vitality;
  • Hybrid way of working, enabling you to partly work from home (max. 50%) and from our brand new office head office, just in 5 minutes’ walk from station Den Haag – Holland Spoor.


  • 1. Sollicitatie

    Bedankt voor je sollicitatie! Je krijgt binnen vijf werkdagen een reactie van onze recruiter.
  • 2. Telefonisch contact

    Hebben we vragen over je CV of motivatie, dan bellen we je.
  • 3. Gesprekken

    Afhankelijk van de functie heb je één of meerdere gesprekken met onze recruiter, je toekomstige manager en directe collega’s. Het eerste gesprek zal meestal online via video zijn.
  • 4. Aanbieding

    Je ontvangt per e-mail een arbeidsvoorwaarden aanbod.
  • 5. Nieuwe baan

    Je ondertekent je contract digitaal. Welkom bij PostNL!