Junior DevOps Engineer

Netherlands, Utrecht, Utrecht
Students & Graduates
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Are you an early-career software engineer looking build a track record in software development and operations? We invite you to join our dynamic team, where you'll contribute to the development and optimization of our cutting-edge software solutions. As a junior DevOps engineer, you will work under supervision and collaborate with experienced professionals, enhancing our systems for better performance and participating in the deployment of our applications. If you have a passion for technology, thrive in a team-oriented environment, and are eager to learn and grow, apply now to make a meaningful contribution to our innovative company.

About Zanders

Zanders supports businesses and institutions globally in their interactions with financial markets. We're committed to delivering bespoke consulting and implementing process and system projects in treasury and financial risk management.

Our division, Zanders Solutions, offers specialized cloud solutions within our expertise areas, easing operational and compliance burdens for clients. Our infrastructure comprises around thirty microservices, built in Python and React, deployed to Microsoft Azure with PostgreSQL, managed through Gitlab CI/CD pipelines and Terraform.

The Solutions team is 12-strong and dedicated to technology in the areas of treasury, risk and finance. Despite our informal startup culture, we're part of the larger Zanders family—a network of motivated colleagues who value fun at work as much as we do.

Your Function

As a Junior Engineer, you will assist in advancing our development and production processes and bringing our software solutions to the next stage. Your role involves supporting the development of backend services and infrastructure, delivering high quality code, and collaborating on bug resolution.


  • Assist in scaling and improving our infrastructure.
  • Help improve the development environment.
  • Assist in translating product owner specifications into implementable features.
  • Participate in code reviews and seek feedback for improvement.
  • Collaborate on the technical integration of code and environment.
  • Investigate problems in the environment


This is an entry-level position and to be successful you need

  • 0 to maximum 3 years experience with setting up or maintaining pipelines and infrastructure.
  • Experience with Python
  • Proficiency in using version control systems
  • Experience with any the following is a pre: Postgresql, SQLAlchemy, FastApi, Azure, Kubernetes, Gitlab, Terraform.
  • Demonstrable problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities
  • Eagerness to learn and grow in the software development field
  • Currently residing in the Netherlands


We offer you

An exciting position in a growing organization, alongside young, highly educated and motivated colleagues. A competitive salary and flexible terms of employment come standard.

We are not an everyday development team. We firmly believe that our employees thrive by giving them responsibility early on and rewarding own initiative. You’ll have the chance to both design and develop, contributing to core tasks. We offer a steep learning curve, which is accelerated through the guidance of our more senior staff.

At Zanders you will of course enjoy attractive conditions of employment: a good salary, a nice number of holidays, mobility budget and a Zanders bonus scheme. But there is more to look forward to.  We will also offer you:

  • A good balance between work and free time in combination with a healthy work from home ethic and wellness policy.
  • A brand new office located next to Utrecht Central Station and is easily accessible by public transport.
  • To be involved in challenging assignments and have responsibilities within a varied project portfolio
  • An ambitious, service-driven work environment where innovation is key.
  • An entrepreneurial team and organization where we give you the freedom to come up with new ideas and suggestions.
  • Enthusiastic and helpful colleagues who collaborate in providing world-class service to our clients.
  • Fun - an annual Zanders trip, culture evenings and drinks and other social activities.


Who we are

We are a leading international consultancy firm focused on Treasury Management, Risk Management and Corporate Finance. From our locations in the Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden, United States, South Africa, Germany and Japan our 220+ consultants service Corporates, Financial Institutions, Public Sector entities and NGO’s. We have a strong ambition to further expand our business in the near future.

With the recent investment of our strategic partner, MML Capital, Zanders aims to expand its capabilities and teams in existing international markets and enter new markets/segments. We are therefore looking for candidates like you to join us on that growth journey.

We believe that developing our people by investing in them and by sharing knowledge and experiences sets us apart and is the key to our success. That is why we create an inspiring work environment and foster our open, family atmosphere in which freedom, fun and collaboration play an important role. It is also why we aim to make our next project even more exciting and challenging!

By applying for a role at Zanders, you give us approval to use and retain your personal details. Taking into account Zanders’ nature of enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process.


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