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DevOps Engineer / Site Reliability Engineer

  • Location

    Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen

  • Sector:

    Cloud and Software Tech

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  • Contact:

    Zack Tsirtos

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Freelance DevOPs Engineer/Site Reliability Engineer

I am currently working with a global energy company based in Essen that is looking for a Freelance DevOps/Site Reliability Engineer for the development of a digital B2B product.


  • DevOps Engineer/Site Reliability Engineer
  • 6 Month Contract
  • Minimum 3 days a week on site in Essen
  • Rate Negotiable
  • English Speaking

Must Have:

  • Experience setting up CI + CD for multiple projects with various tools covering build, package, test, deploy, verify, rollback
  • Understanding of pipeline-as-code, both greenfield (from scratch) and improving existing pipelines for CI/ CD
  • Skills must include: Git, Linux, AWS, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, JVM (deploy / tune / monitor / manage), Maven, SBT
  • Can differentiate IaaS vs PaaS vs SaaS from development, performance and operational perspectives (also able to factor in projected-costs of infrastructure where relevant to decisions)

Nice to Have:

Understanding of:

  • SSL/ TLS/ Certificates for securing browser communications / inter-application communication / user authentication.

Experience of:

  • SRE (Site Reliability Engineering)
  • HA (High Availability)
  • Resilience
  • DR (Disaster Recovery)
  • Load Testing + Optimisation
  • Capacity Planning
  • Scaling at various levels (horizontal vs vertical and levels e.g. containers / services / nodes/ data-centres) *
  • Auto-Scaling

If this sounds like a project that you may be interested in then do not hesitate to reach out.