PowerDNS has a small number of very talented employees, and we strive to keep it that way. We have a unique group of people with very broad interests, but a common goal of writing, deploying, automating and supporting great software.

At PowerDNS, we believe in offering a great working environment which includes good pay, a free selection of hardware and software to work with, great work/life balance and lots of fun. We hope that in return we get some of your best work.

PowerDNS is part of Open-Xchange, who are engaged world-wide with 230+ staff. Check out the other vacancies over at the Open-Xchange jobs page.

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Ideal candidates have visible contributions to open source projects (even good bug reports count), or relevant standards work or research experience.

We have a preference for people that can at least part of the time work at our office in The Hague, The Netherlands, but if you have exceptional skills we can also work with you remotely.

If you think you might be a match for us, please contact and let's discuss!


This is not a direct PowerDNS vacancy, but it does involve working with the PowerDNS team. A large scale PowerDNS user based in the UK (England, but not in London) is looking for a contractor to help with a major DNS rollout project. PowerDNS is helping recruit that contractor from its network. We will also help on-board the candidate to the project.

This project is expected to run for 6 to 9 months. Frequent and regular on-site presence is required, but work can partially be performed remotely. Daily rate is attractive and competitive.

We are looking for somone with:

  • Legal ability to work as a contractor in the UK (England, but not London)
  • Experience with several, but not necessarily all, of the following:
    • Linux large scale administration
    • DNS, possibly PowerDNS
    • Databases (PostgreSQL, Redis)
    • Ansible
    • Grafana
    • Migrations
    • Contracting
  • There is a preference for candidates with a visible open source history (contribution to projects in the form of patches, good tickets, answering questions)

If you feel you might be a fit, or if you wonder if you might be a fit, please contact us on

Solution Engineer

This vacancy is hosted on the Open-Xchange jobs site, a summary:

What you would be doing

Daily activities alternate between working on customer issues and actual Professional Services for customer implementations (both on-site and off-site). As Solution Engineer (with a focus on PowerDNS) you will work closely with the PowerDNS development team, as well as with other parts of Open-Xchange and Dovecot development, sales, and Product Management teams from within a European Services team.

Your personal chance

We think Support & Implementation is a great step into a promising career. We are specifically looking for employees willing to learn quickly while delivering great support and service, while keeping an eye towards growing within the Global Services department or into different roles in the larger Open-Xchange organisation.

In other words, this position is a great opportunity for your personal development. There will be a close and intimate cooperation between PowerDNS and OX Professional Services regarding the support, implementation and development roles.

Versatile frontend developer with moderate middleware skills

We are looking for people with any or more of the following skills:

  • Modern web development (key words are AngularJS, JSON, RESTful, D3.js, Backbone and other frameworks that aren't TOO hip)
  • Ability to enhance middleware in Python
  • Ability to propose changes to core C++ code and make small additions
  • Automated UI testing

The goal is to create a fabulous controlling/management environment for our three core products dnsdist, PowerDNS Authoritative and PowerDNS Recursor. The ideal candidate can hack in any new hooks required in our core products. This allows for rapid development, while afterwards our C++ and Python experts can make sure everything works as it should in our core products.