KPN - DevOps Engineer Data (Freelance/ZZP)

Posted Feb 23, 2022
Project ID: KPN01
9 months
Starts: Apr 1, 2022
Ends: Dec 31, 2022
36 hrs/week
Payrate range
65 - 79 €/hr

As THE future proof Data DevOps Engineer you will contribute to make KPN a fully data driven company. The Data Office (DO) is part of the Technology and Digital Office (TDO) within KPN. DO is responsible for enabling the digital transformation within KPN. 

In your day-to-day job, you will extract, transform and load data, using different tooling such as Informatica Powercenter, Teradata, Airflow, GIT/Jenkins and MS Azure. The team you work in will be responsible for developing dataproducts ready to use for reporting and dashboarding, mostly using Power BI. Also monitoring and managing the OPS part will be part of the job. 

As a devops engineer we expect from you that you will engage agile methodologies within the scrum teams. You will work on stories within the 2 weeks sprints we facilitate. We want you to cooperate in continuous improvement and make sure you enjoy what you do. Fun is a great factor in our teams .



  • Data modeling
  • Prepare data for data analysis, delivery and reporting purposes
  • Prepare data for predictive and prescriptive modeling



Use data to discover tasks that can be automated Implementation and configuration of Monitoring CI/CD



  • Build platform and infrastructure for BI reporting
  • Translate information request into functional specifications (requirements) and reports


System architecture

  • Develop, construct, test and maintain data warehouse architectures
  • Align architecture with business requirements


System integration

  • Data acquisition
  • Develop data set processes (batch / stream)
  • Identify ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality


Hard Skills:

  • Computer science Mathematics/statistics
  • Visualization PowerBI/ OBIEE/ Tableau
  • Programming language python/ java/Scala/Spark/ C++ / JSON
  • Data Warehousing  SQL/ Hadoop/ Hive/Hue/Teradata/ Data lake/ Snowflake / GraphDB
  • Data modelling Erwin, metadata management
  • Operating System Commands Unix/ Linux/
  • CI/CD Jenkins / GIT
  • Cloud AWS / Azure
  • Event streaming Kubernetes/ Docker/ OCI/ Flink/ Kafka/ Nifi
  • Data transportation Airflow
  • Scheduling UC4
  • Networking TCP/0IP


Soft & Humans Skills

  • Team player
  • Active contribution to the team to complete tasks  
  • Listens carefully and is able to place oneself in someone else's shoes 
  • Shares responsibility to overcome problem
  • Accountable for his/her own actions within team
  • Shares feedback



  • Able to transmit messages with clarity and effectively
  • Able to communicate effectively with non-English/-Dutch colleagues


Result driven

Keen on achieving personal and team goals, department and KPN goals


Cognitive skills

  • Identify, analyze and solve problems systematically
  • Critical thinker by challenging assumptions
  • Able to create and embrace new solutions
  • Able to think bigger than personal and team goals when designing new solutions



  • You are a (big) data freak ;)
  • You strive towards 95% automation 
  • You strive for the highest quality, effectivity and efficiency
  • Teamwork in department is your core value
  • Service orientated mindset is key
  • You secure the data policy and rules of compliance in daily work 
  • You challenge the status quo, you dare to speak up!
  • You are willing to change by learning and exploring new technologies


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