Senior Private Cloud SRE

Amsterdam, Netherlands Requisition Number R0041385 Subsidiary eBay Classifieds Group

eBay Classifieds Group is an innovative leader in online classifieds with ten brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.

About the team:

Classifieds is shaping the future of local commerce by bringing people together through an enriched online experience that allows them to work closely with the community around them. We are comprised of more than 1,000 people who are passionate for local trade and maintaining the customer-centric nature of the Group, while exploring growth opportunities in both the countries where eBay Classifieds Group already has a presence and in prospective markets.

We are expanding the team responsible for building and managing a large multi-region private cloud.

We are looking for an experienced cloud engineer who has a passion about cloud computing and making a difference.

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Be able to deep dive into a range of technologies

  • Work on technical projects to improve the reliability and availability of our on premise infrastructure.

  • You will play a leading role in our private cloud projects and initiatives, for example building and expanding our cloud regions.

  • You will partner with our colleagues and vendors across the globe to ensure we maintain our high level of service.

  • Be a key part of crafting and defining the future vision for eCG platforms.


  • You hold either a bachelor's degree or relevant work experience

  • You have 2+ years’ experience managing / administering an OpenStack environment or similar private hosting environment

  • You have 10+ years’ experience working with Linux/Unix

  • You can write code in Python, GO or similar scripting language

  • You have experience working with Puppet

  • You have experience with distributed systems

  • You have a pragmatic approach to solving problems and are open to new ideas in an ever changing environment

  • You are willing to provide on-call support as part of a paid rotation

  • You have effective oral and written English communication skills

Desirable skills

Any experience with one or more of the following would be preferable: Nomad, Docker containers, CEPH, Juniper Contrail/SDN, Kubernetes

What do we offer?

  • Dynamic, international teams with a real passion for e-commerce, integrity and a good sense of humour.
  • High team autonomy and agile environment.
  • A secure place for your professional and personal growth, we offer continuous development through trainings, workshops & conferences.
  • Competitive salary and great benefits.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day.

We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here:

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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