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Junior DevOps Engineer

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    Frankfurt am Main, Hessen

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    €40000 - €50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jordan Helps

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  • Job ref:

    DOE - WIES316_1529422003

  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Junior DevOps Engineer - Frankfurt

Frankfurt (Wiesbaden) - Up to €50,000 per annum

Contract - Permanent

Start Date - Immediate

Relevant Experience - Linux, shell scripting, network protocols, CI/CD tools and version control systems, 0-5 years of work experience

Education - Bachelor's in Computer Science (or similar subject) or higher degree

We are partnered with a market-leading software house based in Wiesbaden who require a Junior DevOps Engineer to join their agile DevOps team, assisting with their provision of innovative solutions to enable the way they develop, test and deploy their software solutions with greater speed and efficiency.

Role Responsibilities

  • Creation of new build & release pipelines based on CI/CD for various products in close collaboration with the development teams, including QA automation
  • Utilization of Infrastructure as Code concepts where applicable
  • Helping to build, maintain and extend private cloud infrastructure
  • Backup, maintenance, administration tasks (software licenses, user accounts) for CI/CD infrastructure
  • Monitoring and performance analysis of distributed virtual environment
  • Expand and refresh build machines, storage, and network capacity in collaboration with internal Ops team as required
  • Maintenance and support deployment configurations for internal virtual environment
  • Communication with operations department and development teams in the event of any issues with automated processes

Required Technical Skills / Background

First rate knowledge of:

  • Linux OS
  • Linux shell scripting (Windows Powershell is a plus)
  • TCP/IP, HTTP(S), SFTP, SSH, SSL/TLS, REST protocols
  • Source code version control systems (Git/Subversion)
  • Programming languages: Python and Java

Intermediate knowledge of:

  • Database knowledge (MySQL, MS SQL) Practical experience with NoSQL databases are a plus
  • DevOps and CI/CD principles - Practical experience with Jenkins, Gitlab, Teamcity are a plus
  • IAC (Infrastructure as Code) and provisioning tools (Vagrant, Ansible)
  • OpenStack
  • Container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Virtualization technologies (VMWare/vSphere, VirtualBox)

Additional skills in the following areas are a plus:

  • Cloud platforms (AWS, MS Azure)
  • Windows server OS's (2012, 2016)
  • Unix BSD OS family

Professional characteristics/traits:

  • Team player with a positive attitude to solve complex issues
  • Passion for automation
  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Desire to learn and improve skills to keep up with technology changes
  • Self-learner with an ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks to achieve required goals
  • Fluent English communication skills (Written/Spoken)

My client offer:

  • Unique company culture resulting in close to 0% staff turnover
  • Competitive salary
  • influence build and release processes across the company with a strong support from management
  • Interesting work in an international team with clients in the Payments / Telco / Retail / Manufacturing industry around the world
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flat hierarchies
  • Good work-life balance
  • Opportunity to work self-sufficiently, take responsibility and make a difference
  • Work location negotiable once fully on-boarded and accustom to culture, team and work environment

If you consider yourself to be a strong Junior DevOps Engineer and are looking for your next opportunity with a highly regarded software house based in Wiesbaden, then please apply for this role and I will be in touch with further details.