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Careers at the RIPE NCC

What We Do

Think about how heavily you rely on the Internet. Communication, commerce, administration, entertainment - the Internet plays a key role in all of this and more.

We operate in the engine room of the World Wide Web. We provide the IP addresses that we all use to connect to the Internet. We also support the Internet community at large via technical co-ordination and representation in Internet governance. That's the short version - you can dive deeper into everything we do here. 

Our strongest asset is our staff. We bring together more than 150 people from more than 38 countries in our modern, vibrant office in the east wing of Amsterdam Central Station. Our official working language is English, but more than 30 languages are spoken by our colleagues.

Current Openings

Open Application

If you think you'd be a great fit for the RIPE NCC but don't see a vacancy listed then please use our open application process to submit your interest.  Please send your CV and your motivation letter explaining what kind of roles you'd best match with. We will look at the possibilities and will le...

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Software Engineer

Would you like to develop software in a unique, not-for-profit organisation that has a significant impact on the core of the Internet services? Are you a passionate full-stack Software Engineer eager to learn and share knowledge with a highly collaborative, multinational team? Then this is the plac...

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System Engineer

 Are you an experienced UNIX Systems Engineer comfortable running large-scale UNIX platforms? If you’re searching for a new challenge, how does working on the global DNS landscape and maintaining an ever-growing Big Data (Hadoop) storage environment sound? You’ll be working with a diverse team in a...

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Internet Resource Analyst

If you have networking experience at an ISP, NOC or similar organisation, have a keen eye for detail, are diligent about accuracy, can work fluently in English and love working in an international team then you might be our next Internet Resource Analyst. We’re looking for a candidate that has orga...

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Information Security Engineer

Are you interested in supporting the wellbeing of the Internet? Do you feel as comfortable with command-line tools as with new data privacy regulatory developments? If you are a creative problem solver looking for a healthy work/life balance at a vibrant, international not-for-profit in the heart o...

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Software Engineering Manager

In this role you will lead an international and experienced software engineering team in a unique, not-for-profit organisation that has a significant impact on the Internet’s core services. If you have a coaching leadership style, strong interpersonal skills and experience with self-organising team...

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Working at the RIPE NCC

  30 holidays + public holidays
  Paid parental leave after one year
  Non-contributory pension scheme
  Health insurance premium reimbursed
Your Potential Colleagues

Sandra Brás
E-Learning Program Manager
"What I like most about my job is the ability to be creative and establish contacts with several stakeholders from different industries"

Emile Aben
Senior Research Engineer
"What I love most about my job is the ability to explore data and technologies and dive deep into the inner workings of the Internet."

Katie Petrusha
Senior Technical Analyst
"I like connecting people, ideas and technologies to develop lean and maintainable products for the good of the Internet."

Application Process
  1. Up to 24hrs after you apply, we'll send you a confirmation
  2. We'll invite you to an interview (phone/Skype/in person)
  3. We might ask you to do a short assignment for us
  4. If we feel mutually positive and want to proceed, we'll arrange a second interview
  5. If we think you're a good fit, we'll make you an offer
  6. If you accept we'll ask Validata Group to do a background check
Get in touch

Marjolijn van Iersel
Senior Recruiter
Email: openings _at_ ripe _dot_ net