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Technology Specialist - Cloud & Hosting

Digital & Technology Team (D&T) is an integral division of HEINEKEN Global Shared Services Center. We are committed to making Heineken the most connected brewery. That includes digitalizing and integrating our processes, ensuring best-in-class technology, and embedding a data-driven culture. By joining us you will work in one of the most dynamic and innovative teams and have a direct impact on building the future of Heineken!


Would you like to meet the Team, see our office and much more? Visit our website: Heineken (


Your responsibilities would include:

  • Ensuring consistency of the overall product and being resposible to deliver the value of a single Product through the entire Product life cycle
  • Participating in the selection of new technologies, managing the quality of the solution and technical debt
  • Identifying potential bottlenecks and their underlying causes that affect the product and proposing how to resolve these
  • Maintaining awareness of emerging technologies, industry trends, and architecture best practices; and evaluating them for applicability
  • Ensuring the overall HEINEKEN standards and best practices are adhered by (i.e. Quality, Compliance)
  • Self-organising, multidisciplinary – ensuring that the key competencies and expertise needed to develop, build, deploy and support the Product are embedded in the team
  • Supporting, maintening, continuous improvement through Partners and/or Service management
  • Ensuring optimum performance, availability, and security in accordance with security standards and policy
  • Understanding business requirements and acceptance criteria in the form of user stories, assess the complexity of these and translate into implementable solutions and configurations
  • Demonstrating product features during sprint reviews to stakeholders.


You are a good candidate if you have:

  • Bachelor and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Telecommunictions, Electronics or other related studies, complimented with cloud provider-specific certifications (e.g. Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, AWS Certified Solutions Architect)
  • A deep understanding of cloud computing concepts, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and marketplace services with a Proficiency in cloud providers like Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other relevant cloud platforms
  • Deep understanding of the Cloud Adoption Framework
  • Knowledge of cloud security best practices and compliance standards and the ability to implement security measures to protect cloud resources, preferably with relevant certifications (AZ-500, CISSP or related)
  • Comprehensive understanding of reliability, encompassing Disaster Recovery (DR), High Availability (HA), and paired region replications
  • Understanding of identity and access management (IAM) in the cloud and Azure policies and role-based access control (RBAC)
  • Knowledge of load balancers, DNS, private endpoints, and other network related services in the cloud
  • Scripting skills in languages like PowerShell for automating Azure tasks and processes
  • Hands-on experience in implementing DevOps processes & Infrastructure-as code workflow
  • Hands-on practical expertise in using Terraform for infrastructure provisioning and automation, including the ability to apply policy-as-code principles and maintaining infrastructure code in a version-controlled repository
  • Familiarity with the Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) public modules is essential
  • Ability to monitor cloud resources and set up alerting and monitoring solutions (e.g. Azure Log Analytics / AWS Cloud Watch)
  • Detailed understanding of (the role of infrastructure in relation to) modern Application Lifecycle Management (Release Pipelines, CI/CD), ‘Infrastructure as Code’ concepts and related Service Management (ITIL v4) 4
  • Knowledge of Azure Kubernetes, including its architecture, core components, and how to deploy, manage, and scale containerized applications using Kubernetes.
  • Understanding of (modern) datacentre and networking concepts like co location, DMZ, zoning, firewalls, routing, SD Wan, SDD
  • Familiar with cloud (cost) optimization options such as Azure Hybrid benefits, reservations, savings plans and Azure advisor.


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