Are you passionate about DevOps and cloud-computing? Do you love our planet and want to help the renewable energy transition?


  • Dienstverband Fulltime/Parttime
  • Branche Energie/Gas/Water


Are you passionate about DevOps and cloud-computing? Do you love our planet and want to help the renewable energy transition? We are looking for a DevOps engineer to 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 role you will be the link between in-house software development and cloud/IT infrastructure on the border between modern DevOps and traditional High Performing Computing. We offer precision weather forecasting that optimizes weather-influenced industries all over the world. To serve our customers the best, you collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to shape the growth towards a high-available cloud-native platform (Azure or Google cloud). You and your 5 team members are responsible for designing for scale and running our IT services in operation. Your supportive mindset helps us in improving customer experience and security. Our tool chain is based on Python. You will be part of an agile team and lift the team to a higher level with modern software best-practices such as GitOps, CI/CD and other awesome tools.


Whiffle, a spin-off of Delft University of Technology, is based in the Next-Delft scale-up community building in Delft, the Netherlands. 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 compassionate 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!


We combine scientific excellence with a drive to innovate in order to deliver better products to our clients. We share a hard-working spirit and celebrate our successes together. We stimulate learning and personal development. We value a pleasant working atmosphere and a good sense of humour. You will be working with team members specialized in physics, computing, customer support and renewable energy. Your job at Whiffle allows you to make a lasting impact in the field of renewable energy and weather forecasting.

Job requirements


We are looking for a DevOps Engineer with a BSc or MSc degree and who is an expert on Linux based infrastructure and Python. You know all about cloud technologies, preferably Google Cloud Computing and/or Azure. You have affinity with a GitOps based workflow using Gitlab. You have a track record in running one or more?production systems at a cloud provider, preferably running data pipelines. You also have experience in infrastructure as code such as Terraform and/or provisioning with Ansible. We hope you are a true advocate for modern DepOps best practices and are eager to educate your colleagues on that aspect. Good troubleshooting skills and security awareness are much appreciated. You are excited about FaaS- and PaaS platforms of GCP/Azure, such as Cloud Function, Cloud Run and GKE. Last but not least, you love to work with your colleagues and want to join us in the office in Delft, the Netherlands


  • Everyone in our team is eager to learn from and share knowledge with each other.
  • Room to grow, with learning opportunities and coaching both technical and personal.
  • We celebrate successes together.
  • With this job you ensure a lasting impact in the field of sustainable energy and weather forecasting.
  • Traveling allowance and pension scheme.
  • An awesome job for 32-40 hours a week.
  • Work from a brand-new office in Delft the Netherlands, with up to 40% work from home possibilities.
  • Up to 31 days off.
  • Between € 4.000 and € 6.000 monthly salary, depending on experience (based on 1FTE)

Enthusiastic to become our new DevOps Engineer to join our team in Delft, the Netherlands? We’d love to hear from you and be happy to tell you more about the position and about Whiffle.

Apply for this job and we are looking forward to speak to you soon!

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