Oracle Cloud Engineer (OCI, DBA) – Albert Heijn Nederland – Zaandam

Albert Heijn Nederland


Does DATA and TECHNOLOGY run through your veins, then look no further: at Albert Heijn we are looking for an Oracle Cloud Consultant (OCI, DBA) with a keen interest in Infra to run all of our data platforms and who can bring our Food and Tech company to the next level! 


This is how you will reinvent food retail.

  • Drive automation of Oracle Cloud infrastructure provisioning and configuration management, self-service, Infrastructure-as-Code services, Auto Scale initiatives, and DevOps deployment
  • Contribute to infrastructure improvements, architecture, development, and deployment
  • Provide guidance, advice to team using your strong understanding of Oracle Cloud services
  • Implement security baselines and standards for resources including Network access, restriction of internet-facing resource provision and configuration within the Azure and Oracle Cloud environment
  • Work with and support application teams in their digital transformation goals
  • Create observability strategies with focus on self-healing mechanisms
  • Collaborate with data engineering, product, and design teams to ensure that releases, internal and external, can be done easily (and retracted easily if need be)
  • Define and develop architectural standards that promote DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)


As a Oracle Cloud Consultant in the DDP Data Management services team, you focus on using the latest cloud technologies to architect, scale and monitor our services and products. You will be a champion of systems, infrastructure automation and security. The ideal candidate has prior experience in building and managing Databases on Cloud Infrastructure that supports (data) applications striving to solve traditional operational problems through automation and software. 


Your new team and office.

Together with your team of (Product Owners/Backend Developers/Mobile Developers) you will work on inspiring projects to accelerate our transition into a hybrid Food & Tech company. We want to leverage data and technology to future-proof food shopping and give our customers the accessibility to healthy food more easily available for everyone. At Albert Heijn, you team up with inspiring peers in the data, digital and tech domains. A community of diverse individuals who share a common goal; to create digital solutions that make (online) shopping simpler and more inspiring. Are you ready to reinvent the way millions of people buy and enjoy their food? We invest heavily in data, digital and tech. And that includes investing in your career! Our teams work in a hybrid way: both from home as well as in the office. We are located right next to the train station of Zaandam. 


We think it’s important to be part of an high-belonging team; a team where you can be yourself and feel safe, accepted and appreciated. For this job we are preferably looking for someone who brings diversity in our team, in the widest possible sense. Someone who is a great addition to our team by bringing other ideas to the table. Don’t check all the boxes? Don’t worry, we probably don’t either ??. Don’t hesitate to apply if you think you are up for the challenge, we’re happy to have a look at your resume!


What we offer.

At Albert Heijn we aim to grow, and this is only possible if you grow along with us. As we work together to build our brand and your career, you can count on (based on 40 hours per week): 

  • An annual salary up to 100K including holiday allowance and a flexible bonus. Depending on your level of seniority and experience. 
  • A minimum of 20 days paid vacation, optionally 12.5 days extra. Do you want to take that extra time off, or would you rather convert the extra days into discounts or sell them for cash? You’re the end boss!
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Access to a challenging training curriculum – AH Tech Academy. 
  • An excellent pension plan where we as an employer contribute 4,5 more than you as an employee.? 
  • A travel allowance or a NS-business card for traveling to and from Zaandam by train. 
  • Attractive discounts on various insurance policies.
  • 10% staff discount on groceries in all Albert Heijn stores, to a maximum of €300 per year.
  • A company laptop and telephone.


The recipe for maximum impact:

  • Hands-on experience:

                o             Oracle database administration (DBA)
                o             Additional database technology (eg. Microsoft sql server, Azure SQL)
                o             Oracle Cloud knowledge; database Migration’s, Exadata CS setup and automation
                o             Github/Github Actions
                o             writing reusable IaC for multi (stateful) environments (e.g., dev, uat, prod)
                o             Scripting language (e.g. Ansible, Shell, Python, PowerShell, etc…)
                o             SaaS based Observability solutions

  • Advise application teams on performance optimization
  • Advice application teams using various OCI resources and services
  • Proven ability to implement secure and highly available infrastructure services
  • A passion for advancing and continually improving our DevOps automation and practices to keep our applications easy to deploy, monitor, and scale
  • Proven experience in Oracle Cloud security tools such as Oracle Cloud Guard, Oracle data safe and big bonus if you have experience with Azure security tools such as Azure Security Center, Azure Key Vault and Azure Policies
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Outstanding communication in English 

We’re Albert Heijn, food retail reinventors. ??

Albert Heijn goes way back. More than 135 years, to be exact. So for millions of people, food shopping is synonymous with the Albert Heijn brand. We didn’t achieve this with a complacent, ‘hey, if it works today, it’ll work tomorrow’ approach, but by continually rethinking our propositions and staying plugged in to customer demands. More than 125,000 colleagues? Check. Over 1,250 stores in the Netherlands and Flanders? Check. The leading online food retail platform? Check, we build, run and love it.  


Together we make eating better the easy choice. For everyone.

The world around us has changed, and significantly at that. These changes have impact on the lives of our customers, colleagues and partners. And therefore, also on Albert Heijn. We’re moving towards a new world with new opportunities and challenges. Albert Heijn wants more people to eat fresher, healthier and more sustainable food. Eating brings us together, keeps us healthier and contributes positively to the world. Our mission is: Together we make eating better the easy choice. For everyone.


Ready to contribute to our mission?

Do you want to play an active role in changing the food retail landscape as we know it? Then hop on board and join us on our expedition.?Would you like to learn more first, before you apply to Albert Heijn? We’re happy to tell you everything about this vacancy! 



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