Site Reliability Engineer / DevOps (F/M/X)

Requisition ID:  11865


Linkebeek, Belgium – People & Digital



Are you excited about embarking on our journey towards a carbon-neutral world?


We are seeking a collaborative individual who is passionate about making a positive impact on ENGIE Laborelec's success and overall performance. If you have a deep interest in energy transition, power generation, and technology, we urge you to explore this opportunity.


Bring your expertise, grow with us and build your career in safe and diverse environment.



Who are we?


ENGIE Laborelec is a research and expertise centre focused on electrical power technology, with a team of over 335 employees from different background. We are part of the ENGIE Group, and more particular the newly created entity called ENGIE Research & Innovation. We support the entire electricity value chain, providing customized solutions to a diverse range of customers from various fields and industries. We are dedicated to achieving a net zero carbon future and finding sustainable solutions.



About the team


Our Digital department develops digital solutions to support the sustainability transition in the energy sector. We design and develop software as a service integrating the different activities of Laborelec to help and empower our customers.


Our teams are specialized in Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Measurement Systems, Software and Embedded Software Engineering, Instrumentation & Control, and Industrial Cyber Security. Altogether, we develop solutions for both external customers and for Laborelec business lines. 


Our solutions for customers are typically the outcome of close collaborations between business colleagues (energy experts), product owners, and digital experts. We provide solutions of different types such as industrialized software (for commercial solution), prototypes or proofs of concepts (for R&D projects) and various digital services to help people to be more efficient and propose new services.



What you’ll be doing


We are currently in the process of scaling up our development team while implementing agile more professionally. By the end of this year, we expect to have a team of a dozen developers divided into 3 sub-teams. These teams have different focuses and ways of working depending on the business they provide service for.


In this context, we are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer with Devops skills, mastering AWS and open-source technologies.  


Your responsibilities as Site Reliability Engineer / Devops


- You manage incidents on the core platform where other applications are running. Stability is key.

- Depending on the nature of problems, you propose and implement solutions in collaboration with other teams.

- You guide other teams so that they can be autonomous in the devops part of their applications.

- You propose new tool and eventual evolution of our platform to improve:

  • monitoring of our systems and applications
  • overall stability and scaling


You will work alongside a supportive team, and will have access to professional development opportunities to help you grow in your career.



If you identify with any of the following, we encourage you to apply! Do you?


- Have an expertise in AWS cloud. It’s highly recommended and a strong plus.

- Have an expertise in the following technologies: Redis, Kafka, MongoDB, InfluxDB, Elastic search, Nginx, NewRelic, Fluentd, Gitlab, Vagrant, Conda, Ansible, Kubernetes…It’s an asset.

- Have a passion for elegant solutions and you have an eye for detail and correctness.

- Are a real Teamplayer, you involve colleagues, give support, share information and are not afraid to give construcive feedback.

- Are able to convey a clear message with impact and adapt your communication

- Have you acquired a relevant experience as a Site Reliabilty Engineer

- Have a Master degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)

- Speak fluently English and ideally either French or Dutch


Here's a taste of what Laborelec offers you


  • Flexible Working Environment: A green campus and hybrid workspace (3 days home working/week)  offering flexibility for a good work/life balance 
  • Employee Resource Groups: An exciting position in a leading research and expertise center, with the possibility of further career development within ENGIE. 
  • An inspiring work environment: with ambitious colleagues and from different background
  • Learning & Development: Growth is a big reason people choose to join our team. We provide opportunities through lunch and learns, training, coaching, mentorship programs, and workshops.
  • Benefits: 34 leave days, 5 days free care for sick children , linen ironing service...
  • Wellness: You will have access to our fun room and fitness space for your enjoyment and well-being




Where we work


Our headquarters is based in Belgium (Linkebeek, near to Brussels), and we have several branches in Europe (France, Germany & the Netherlands), LATAM (Chile) and MESCAT (KSA & UAE)




Our values : The 4B’s


Be You, At Laborelec, we encourage you to be yourself and allow your skills and knowledge to shine through.

Be Safe, keeping our employees safe is our top priority.

Become, as a Laborelec employee, you can build your career.

Belong, join our dynamic community at Laborelec and becomean integral part of our team. ​​​​



Our commitment


At ENGIE Laborelec, we are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, including people of all races, genders, ages, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientations.



We'd love to hear from you if this opportunity sparks your interest.

Your HR contact: Isabelle Croiset -


Business Unit:  Research & Innovation
Division:  R&I - LABS Laborelec
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree