Who we are and what we are looking for?

Alpha Networks, a leading provider in hybrid TV back-ends & smart video platforms, offers its customers the right products and services to enhance and implement their content strategy.

Its innovative, reliable and technically advanced back-end smart TV platform, combined with a unique user experience by Hubee Xperience Studio, provides network and mobile operators, as well as content owners and broadcasters, a simple and efficient way to distribute pay-TV content via any type of network on any type of device.

Headquartered in Belgium, Alpha Networks is internationally recognized by customers all over the world, such as Orange, Econet Group, TeleCentro, SFR, Bouygues, …

To help reaching its objectives, Alpha Networks is looking for new DevOps Engineers to join the R&D department as part of the platform team.

Why you should join us?

  • we like to take it easy and have fun during & after hours
  • We are working on innovative solutions with cutting-edge technologies
  • We have a very flexible management of work hours & hybrid work: we do rely on objectives more than on “worked hours”
  • Alpha Networks is an international company with offices in Belgium, France, Spain, Morocco, Brazil, UK, … leaving tons of opportunity to move
  • Despite being a 150+ person group, we keep a lot of flexibility and opportunity to evolve quickly in the company; you may become a new squad lead sooner than you think 🙂
  • Alpha Networks is the European leader in the OTT industry; we work for small to large customers such as Bouygues Telecom, Orange, Black Pills, Thema, Vodafone, … and this industry sector is in permanent “boom”

The team key responsibilities:

  • Offer your expertise and support during the software architecture design sessions
  • Deploy, upgrade, and operate Kubernetes clusters ranging from a few to a few hundreds of nodes
  • Investigate… or build, benchmark, and evangelise new technologies (infra, software, databases, K8S Operators, tools, …) to be used by developer teams to build an alwaysimproving product
  • Setup and maintain large cloud networks & interconnections in all Alpha Networks presence zones (all continents, multiple cloud providers)
  • Setup and maintain internal infrastructure, tooling, and office networks
  • Define, implement, and test disaster recovery strategies for all of Alpha Networks services and dependencies
  • Ensure all our infrastructures can scale in real-time to react to peaks of activity such as during sport competitions, breaking news, etc…
  • Define and implement general security and SIEM policies

Your profile:

  • Master in computer science or equivalent by experience.
  • Basic knowledge of Linux (you’re not afraid of a terminal and know of to exit vi)
  • Experience with some cloud tools & platforms such as AWS, OpenStack, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Rancher, Terraform, GitOps, S3, …
  • Basic knowledge of networking (DNS, DHCP, TCP vs UDP, NAT, …) > Knowledge of VLAN, BGP, IPSEC, VRRP, IPVS, routing, … is a plus
  • Experience with databases such as Postgresql and Elasticsearch is a plus
  • Basic experience with Git would be cool (we ♥ Gitlab & Gitlab-CI)
  • You’re fluent in French and can sustain a day-to-day conversation in English

Our stack Platform:

  • Linux
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • OpenStack
  • AWS TucanoRED
  • Spring Boot 2.x
  • Postgresql
  • ElasticSearch
  • RabbitMQ
  • GraphQL Other
  • Elastic SIEM
  • Flux (GitOps)
  • Go, Python
  • Terraform

Our offer:

By joining Alpha Networks, you’ll be able to take part in an international company with offices in multiple continents and several cultures.

Depending of what you’re looking for, Alpha Networks can offer you different fast evolution paths. Becoming a team leader after one year is something possible if you are a challenger as we are!

Alpha Networks also offers competitive salaries (depending on skill level and prior experiences), as well as collective benefits such as group insurance, hospital insurance (full DKV), eco-vouchers, meal-vouchers, laptop, internet, mobile plan,…


Recruitment process:

1. Meeting with the Platform team manager: classic interview, technical assessment & open discussion on what you’re looking for and what we have to offer.

2. Meeting with the CTO: personal assessment and discussion of your career path and what you expect from Alpha Networks

3. Optional team fit.

Job Category: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Braine l’Alleud - Belgium

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