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IT Engineer in Amsterdam, Nederland

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IT Engineer

The Catawiki Story

, , - at Catawiki, we come across exceptional objects such as these every single day. As Europe’s fastest growing online auction platform, our mission is to make special objects available to everyone.

In fact, 10 million users are buying and selling on Catawiki every month. This means we are continually growing and always on the lookout for new talent.

Born and raised in The Netherlands, we started in 2008 as a platform where collectors could manage their collections online. Yet, times change, ideas evolve, and in 2011 we hosted our first online auction and we haven’t looked back since! We’ve now grown to 650+ Catawikians working across 7 International offices and are proud to have maintained our start-up mentality.

How we work 

Being the largest online auction platform for special objects in Europe we strive to provide staff with the IT tools, education, advice and support needed to do their best work. We use our knowledge of technology to help Catawikians build the most popular destination for special objects across the globe.

What you’ll do

As an IT Engineer you will be joining our Office IT team, making an impact at Catawiki through development and maintenance of employee-facing custom applications, as well as the customisation of products from SaaS vendors. 

Working alongside members of the IT and Security teams, you will provide automation expertise to tackle problems related to scaling up, data security, access controls, and people processes. 

What do the problems include? First on the agenda is the automation of access control permissions for Catawiki’s data assets and SaaS tools. You’ll also assist the IT team with automation efforts to ensure that software and operating systems are running the most recent patches and security updates.  We’re an objective and key result driven organization with endless projects and technical challenges.  This role will help build a strong foundation for our Tech Department.

We consider ourselves to be a cloud-native company working with SaaS and a cloud-first architecture, with a stack which includes Okta, Google Workspace & Cloud Platform, JAMF Pro, JIRA, and Slack.

We are a fast growing company and you will play a critical role in identifying areas where automation can be used to make our processes scalable, repeatable and secure, as well as contributing towards Catawiki software development best practices through technical demos and workshops.

Your main tasks will include:

  • Development and maintenance of custom applications as well as the customisation of products from SaaS vendors
  • Automation of business processes through code
  • Provide automation assistance when required for completion of team-wide OKR’s
  • Resolve technical challenges shared between our Office IT and Platform teams
  • Sharing your knowledge of automation by providing cross-departmental training
  • Act as a technical liaison between Office IT and Development, taking part in technical demos and workshops
  • Contributing towards the Technology knowledge base
  • Collaborating with the IT & Security teams, management, and department leaders to assist in planning the most important upcoming projects


What you’ll bring 

We’re looking for someone who loves to problem solve, and is energised by using technology to bring order to business processes. You’re open-minded and embrace change, and enjoy collaborating across different departments. 

  • Degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years experience in IT; Operations, automation
  • Proficient with 1 or more development languages such as Python, Java, Ruby, Go etc
  • Experience of building automation for SaaS tools including Okta, JAMF, G Suite, Atlassian, Slack.
  • Knowledgeable with configuration management tools (Ansible / Puppet / Chef)
  • Knowledge of security best practices and/or cybersecurity control frameworks (CIS Controls, NIST, PCI)
  • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly with an enthusiasm for learning.
  • A basic understanding of TCP/IP Networking fundamentals.
  • Linux and macOS operational experience a must have.

Catawiki is committed to building a diverse company and diverse teams. That includes everyone, no matter your age, ability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. We welcome applications from underserved and underrepresented communities. If you’ve got a story to tell, come and join us. 

Working and hiring remotely
As we navigate through the Covid19 pandemic together, we want to reassure you that keeping candidates and our employees safe is of paramount importance to us. That’s why the entire recruitment process will take place remotely, using phone and video calls. For successful applicants who end up being hired, we always ensure a safe, engaging, and (for the time being) remote onboarding experience. When it is safe to do so, Catawiki will be implementing a hybrid work policy where employees based in the Netherlands will work from the office once per week and from home for the rest. 

Here’s what we can offer you
This is your chance to become part of a fast but sustainable growing tech company! You'll be part of an enthusiastic, highly motivated team of 650+ international Catawikians; you'll have big responsibilities and can really create something. Additionally you can expect:


  • A diverse and international team with over 50 different nationalities.
  • As part of Catawiki’s goal to create a healthy and happy culture, we’ve partnered with, a global leader in mindfulness and meditation! We provide our employees with a free one-year subscription for Headspace.
  • Work from home office set-up to make sure you have all you need in an ergonomically-friendly manner. 
  • A bike scheme for employees that helps realise a tax advantage which makes a bike up to 35% cheaper than buying!
  • Our entrepreneurial environment encourages everyone to take initiative and experiment with new ideas. You’ll actively contribute to the growth of the Catawiki platform.
  • The fun part! Our Activity Committee plans everything from ‘CataFooty’ to International Food Festivals, Friday Drinks, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes and Boot Camps!
  • And there’s more! Paid holidays, Holiday Allowance, a discount on health insurance and a fantastic pension plan paid for by Catawiki.


Extra informatie

Amsterdam, Nederland
Fulltime (startersfunctie)

ICT / IT / Programmeur | Fulltime (startersfunctie)

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