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Munich, Germany | Research and development

DevOps Engineer (f/m/d)

Currently we are searching for a DevOps Engineer to be based in Munich office, Germany. This role will work in strong cooperation with the Cloud development team in the HQ.

We are seeking a professional with a proven track record of building high volume, high performance, and high availability systems. The person should be passionate about automation and infrastructure/configuration as code and love working on small teams with a lot of responsibility, wearing several different hats, and successfully completing multiple projects at the same time.

The successful candidate needs to be dependable, reliable, and able to tackle complex issues with a strong sense of urgency and ownership. The candidate should enjoy being on the front-lines for critical infrastructure issues and will research and advocate for the best tools and technology for both the present and the future. 

Reporting line

 Vice-President, Head of Managed Services and Technical Support

Job Responsibilities in %

  • 10%: Continuous deployment support and integration
  • 5%: Build and support automation tools for infrastructure provisioning
  • 20%: Handle code deployments in all environments
  • 25%: Monitor systems and metrics, troubleshoot and resolve issues with applications and implemented cloud solutions
  • 25%: Validate code changes, review code
  • 5%: Build, maintain, and monitor configuration standards
  • 10%: Other activities as assigned. Work would require on call support and incident handling including nights and weekends as needed

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

 

  • Deploying, automating, maintaining and managing Azure cloud or similar based production systems, to ensure the availability, performance, scalability and security of productions systems
  • Build, release and configuration management of production systems
  • Pre-production Acceptance Testing to help assure the quality of our products / services
  • Basic Programming Skills (any of the following: C#, Java, Python, C++)
  • DB Skills: Solid experience in SQL, building complex queries and procedures. Basic DB administration experience (SQL Azure, Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDB, MS SQL)
  • Strong SQL DB administration experience (any of the following: MS SQL server, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Strong NOSQL DB administration experience (any of the following: MongoDB, Cassandra DB, etc.)
  • Solid experience as a DevOps Engineer in a 24x7 uptime Microsoft Azure or similar environment, including automation experience with configuration management tools
  • Scripting Skills: Strong scripting (e.g. Python, PowerShell, Bash) and automation skills
  • Hands on experience using the Azure administration portal & Azure CLI or AWS tools
  • Operating Systems: Windows and Linux system administration
  • Monitoring Tools: Experience with system monitoring tools (e.g. Zabbix, Grafana, ELK, AppInsight)
  • Windows and UNIX administration skills
  • Problem Solving: Ability to analyze and resolve complex infrastructure resource and application deployment issues

Desired Skills (Not essential but beneficial to have)

  •  Agile Methodologies: Experience with Agile software development, project management methodologies. Experience with a web server administration (IIS, nginx)
  • Experience with a web server administration (IIS, nginx)
  • Experience at AppSec and SDL. Networking: Understanding network topologies and common network protocols and services (DNS, HTTP(S), SSH, FTP, SMTP)
  • Knowledge and experience with container technologies. Docker and Kubernetes preferred
  • Must be a strong team player with the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively in a geographically disperse working environment
  • Professional commitment to high quality, and a passion for learning new skills
  • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to learn rapidly new concepts and technologies
  • Strong problem solving skills, including providing simple solutions to complex situations

Education

  •  BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering or a related field

Please submit your application including your CV and covering letter (in English) as well as your salary expectations and earliest starting date to Ms Viktorija Sirvinskyte – Recruiter: viktorija.sirvinskyte@abbyy.com

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