CI/CD Architect - Dutch

Utrecht  ‐ Onsite


Continuous Integration Consulting Dutch Java (Programming Language) Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) Application Integration Architecture Architecture Software Quality Design Tool DevOps Gradle Recruitment Ansible Istio Dependency Management Team Management Safety Principles Ansible Tower Api Management Jenkins


Darwin Recruitment is partnering with a prominent railway transportation client to seek a seasoned CI/CD Expert to join their dedicated Service Organization responsible for critical system operations.

Assignment Details:
  • Location: Utrecht, Hybrid (minimum of 2 days a week on-site)
  • Hours per Week: 36
  • Duration: 6 month Extendable
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Hourly rate: In consultation

Role Definition:

The CI/CD Expert will be instrumental in transforming the existing CI/CD pipeline to enable the transition to a MACH architecture. You will be pivotal in enhancing software quality across the organization and ensuring seamless integration of CI/CD practices into the development lifecycle.

  • Provide expert advice on CI/CD practices in collaboration with product owners.
  • Define the strategy for CI/CD tooling design, selection, and implementation with architects.
  • Evaluate CI/CD implementations' performance and impact across teams.
  • Guide DevOps teams through the design and execution of their CI/CD processes, fostering a co-creation environment.

Ideal Candidate Profile:
  • 4 - 5 years of relevant experience in CI/CD.
  • Knowledgeable in APIs, integration techniques, and application integration, including package and dependency management in CI/CD.
  • Proven experience as a (micro)services architect within complex environments.
  • Expertise in API management, Service Mesh, and Security (e.g., 3scale, Istio, Jaeger).
  • Proficient with Ansible, Ansible Tower; familiarity with Jenkins/Gradle/Java is a plus.
  • Strong experience in team leadership and hands-on implementation.
  • Bachelor's/Master's degree level of working and thinking.
  • Fluency in Dutch & English (written and spoken) is essential.
  • Resilient character, with the ability to maintain a strong stance.
  • Prior experience in government projects would be beneficial.

Apply Now:

If you are based in the Netherlands and interested in this role, please reach out to Jawwad Saleem via or send an email to with an updated CV.

NB: For this role, we are specifically looking for candidates already located in the Netherlands as we cannot offer relocation or visa support. Additionally, proficiency in Dutch is mandatory for this role.

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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