Cloud Platform Engineer – Automated Guided Vehicles

Job Locations
BE-Zwijndrecht | BE-Any Location
Research and Development
Position Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience
Travel %
Shift Schedule
Posting Date
1 month ago(7/6/2020 8:25 AM)

Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 8,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.


KION Mobile Automation develops mobile robots, robotic fleet controllers and cloud-based fleet management systems for industrial logistics applications. We are a fast growing team  with locations in the USA, China, Australia, Belgium and Germany.


As part of the international KION Group and company culture you will work in an open, transparent and agile environment and you will be a valuable member of an effective, globally successful organization. You will get to work with the products and solutions through the entire lifecycle from development to installation and service.

The Role

In the Software Development R&D the platform team is responsible for the infrastructure and shared services stack on top of which our new products are hosted. They fulfill a key-need as we move into new markets with series products in a mass-market. They form the connection between our customers and our development teams, envisioning, designing, implementing, testing and monitoring these platforms.

To further strengthen the department, we are looking for you as "Cloud Platform Engineer - Automated Guided Vehicles (m / f / x)" at location Zwijndrecht (Antwerp).




  • You collaborate closely with product engineering leads to ensure our technology platform meets our company goals and allows product development to move fast.                             
  • With the team you will be responsible for driving architectural evolution, overall site health and provide other engineering teams with the observability tools, best practices, and guidance for running highly available mission-critical microservices.                                           
  • The team owns everything from our cloud environments, the containerized platform for running our backend services, the microservice architecture, the network design, and this both in cloud and on-prem environments.
  • You have an aficionado of continuous delivery and all things automated.                           
  • You are able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.                               
  • You are willing to take initiative to understand our business.                                                  
  • You are supporting our teams with a SAFe scaled-agile support structure following modern development principles, design patterns and technologies.
  • You will be working in an international environment collaborating with agile development teams based in 6 locations globally.

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor, Master Degree or equivalent through work experience.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience building software at scale.                                                                  
  • A good understanding of agile software development and testing principles and practices.
  • Strong communications skills in English, both written and spoken. Dutch language skills are an asset.
  • Passionate about technology and contribute to hands-on development.
  • Experience with a modern public cloud-based tech stack with a microservices architecture.
  • Experience in Containerization technologies and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, …).
  • Working with monitoring and observability tools in a distributed environment.
  • Have a broad knowledge of software architecture, microservice design, container orchestration, and cloud concepts.                                                                                               
  • Hands-on experience with infrastructure as code processes and tools is an asset.              
  • Comfortable working with git on a daily basis; Comfortable working with Linux and Windows servers.
  • Superior problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • A good sense of humor and an ability to have fun!  


What We Offer?

We are the largest provider on the market and want to further expand  leadership position in the field of mobile automation. We have the speed and short decision-making paths of a start-up, but the financial security and the standing of a large corporation. We have top technologies, have a global sales and network and work for the big global e-commerce customers who are looking for global solutions. Our development and processes are very fast (f.e. SW-update every 3 months) and our R&D developers always look after a product holistically from start to finish and do not just manufacture a single component - they accompany the entire product from A-Z.

Would you like to go your way in a unique, technology-savvy organization and make a significant contribution to further expansion?

We should get to know each other!



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