Will you be our new System Engineer?

Would you like to boost your career at a growing company with a high focus on personal development?
Send your CV and motivation to jobs@copernica.com

We are looking for a System Engineer for our Operations department. You will manage our software, Linux server park, and Kubernetes cluster. In the versatile operations department, you can apply your expertise and further grow. The department is responsible for managing and expanding our technical infrastructure, which includes databases, web servers, task servers, storage environments, data processing systems, message queues, build servers, and MTA's. Kubernetes plays an important role in this.

What will you do?

  • Managing and expanding our technical infrastructure, including databases, web servers, task servers, storage environments, data processing systems, message queues, build servers, and MTA's.
  • Implementing and maintaining Kubernetes and Docker environments.
  • Monitoring systems and resolving technical issues.
  • Implementing and improving CI/CD pipelines for smooth and automated software delivery.
  • Collaborating with development teams to enhance application stability and performance.
  • Researching and implementing new technologies and best practices to improve the infrastructure.

Who are you?

  • You have demonstrated experience with Kubernetes and Docker and are enthusiastic about expanding your knowledge further.
  • You have knowledge of various technologies such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Rook, Seph, Subversion, Git, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Grafana, PowerDNS, MailerQ, Postfix, Haproxy, JavaScript, C++, and/or RabbitMQ. New technologies are introduced and others are phased out, where your input and experience are valuable.
  • You have affinity with a LAMP stack.
  • You have fluency in both Dutch and English, both written and spoken.

What do we offer you?

  • A salary between €3.500 and €5.400, depending on your experience and skills.
  • Flexibility in work location: you have the option to work both in the office (next to Amsterdam Central Station) and remotely from home.
  • We ensure that you have everything you need, whether you're in the office or working from home. This includes a laptop and an ergonomically designed workspace with a comfortable desk and chair.
  • Stock appreciation rights: at Copernica, you have the opportunity to build virtual shares in our company, so you can grow with our success.
  • Compensations: we reimburse travel expenses, phone and internet costs, and also provide a training budget and a pension plan.
  • Dynamic company culture: our team consists of relatively small, young, and highly educated professionals. We have an informal company culture that encourages collaboration and personal growth.
  • Social events: we regularly organize social events, both domestically and internationally, to strengthen team spirit.

What can you expect from Copernica?

Hybrid work

Hybrid work

Pension premium

50% employer contribution pension premium

Travel allowance

Full travel allowance


25 vacation days

Training budget

Generous training budget

Career opportunities

Career opportunities


Nice trips


Virtual shares in Copernica

Hybrid work

At Copernica we think it is important that you feel comfortable in your own skin. That is why you get the opportunity to work from home, where your workplace is facilitated by Copernica. Of course you are always welcome at our cozy office, at one of the most beautiful locations in Amsterdam (next to Central Station). In consultation with your manager and your teammates, there is a lot of flexibility to plan your working hours yourself.

Who will be your colleagues?

Our team is culturally diverse and consists of approximately 40 entrepreneurial, innovative, passionate and highly skilled professionals. The company culture is informal. To strengthen our team spirit in this time of hybrid work, we regularly organize fun activities and events in the Netherlands and abroad.

Meet your new colleagues

Interested or do you want to know more?

Do you have questions about this vacancy or do you want to join our team? Please contact our HR coordinator Nikki.

Nikki Prass

About Copernica

Since 2000, Copernica has been the market leader in technical solutions for email marketing and sending bulk email campaigns for SMEs in the Netherlands. Copernica's customers appreciate the reliability of the software and hardware and the customer focus of all employees in the organization. The company is growing steadily and is continuously looking for new talents for all departments. If you know someone who would be a good fit for Copernica, feel free to get in touch.

Copernica products

With our SMTP servers and Mail Transfer Agent, we also take care of transactional emails and very high email volumes.

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Our Copernica Marketing Suite is a complete and simple web application for marketers to design and send email templates using our drag-and-drop template editor.

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MailerQ is our flexible and super fast MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) that uses message queues and JSON, making it easy to manage a massive email flow.

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SMTPeter is our email service for developers and has an extensive API to send emails easily, securely and quickly.

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Apply directly

Do you recognize yourself in this role and do you want to strengthen our great team? Send your CV and motivation to jobs@copernica.com.

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