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DevOps / Platform Engineer

  • Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
€5,000 - €7,000 per monthApplication

Job description

Are you passionate about DevOps and cloud-computing? Do you love our planet and want to help renewable energy sources? We are looking for a Devops/Platform engineer to join our team and strengthen our numerical weather prediction platform. A development team member who works together with our developers and scientists to bring the next generation weather prediction to the world.


In this pivotal role you will act as the vital connection between our in-house software development and cloud-/IT infrastructure. You and the team play a crucial part in designing for scale and maintaining the smooth operation of our IT-services. Your nurturing mindset contributes significantly to enhancing customer experience and ensuring security. Collaborating seamlessly with colleagues and stakeholders, you actively shape the transition to a cloud-native platform. As a valued member of an agile team, you will inspire the team with modern software best-practices such as GitOps, CI/CD and other fantastic tools and services.


Whiffle is revolutionizing numerical weather prediction by using cutting-edge computing technology to run the world's highest resolution operational weather model. Our innovative weather prediction model delivers benefits in many economic sectors, but our primary focus and the one where we are most passionate about is the renewable energy sector. It is Whiffle’s mission to make the world’s best weather forecasts and to make the world better with this disruptive technology. Sometimes people say it’s not possible, but we are sure it can be done, because we already did!

At Whiffle, we unite scientific brilliance with a passion for innovation to create meaningful and excellent products for our clients. Together, we foster a hard-working spirit and celebrate our successes together. We stimulate learning and personal development and embrace a pleasant working atmosphere with a good sense of humor. Collaborating with a diverse team of experts in physics, computing, software development and renewable energy, your job at Whiffle empowers you to make a lasting impact in the fields of renewable energy and weather forecasting.

Job requirements


You bring enthusiasm to redefine the standard in numerical weather prediction and thrive on the challenges of high-performance computing with GPUs in a cloud environment. With a strong background of hands-on experience in establishing and managing production systems at a cloud provider, ideally overseeing data pipelines with GPU workloads, you showcase expertise in infrastructure as code. Utilizing tools like Terraform and/or provisioning Kubernetes clusters using Helm and ArgoCD

You know all about cloud technologies, preferably Google Cloud Computing and/or Azure, demonstrating a robust understanding of networking, security and system administration. You will be the advocate for modern DevOps and security best practices and are eager to share this knowledge with your colleagues. Strong troubleshooting skills and keen security awareness are qualities highly appreciated.


  • With this job you ensure a lasting impact in the field of sustainable energy and weather forecasting.
  • You get the opportunity to bring your ideas into action.
  • Room to grow, with learning opportunities and coaching both technical and personal.
  • Everyone in our team is eager to learn from and share knowledge with each other.
  • We celebrate successes together
  • Travel allowance of €0,21 per km.
  • An awesome job for at least 32 hours a week, 
  • A nice office in Delft, with the opportunity to partially work from home.
  • Up to 31 days off
  • Pension plan fully paid by Whiffle, because we care about your future.
  • € 5.000 - € 7.000 monthly salary, depending on experience (based on 1FTE).

Apply for this job and we would be happy to tell you more about the position and about Whiffle. We're looking forward to speak to you soon!

*Applicants should have the legal right to work in the Netherlands, and while we are open to sponsorship, please note that at this time, we are unable to sponsor individuals residing outside NL.