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DevOps Architect

Posted on Jan 21, 2020 by GIOS Technology Limited

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

DevOps Architect is required for urgent contract position in Zurich with one of the Global It consulting Organisation


Job description and responsibilities

As a DevOps and container architect you will help us modernize our integration, deployment strategy. We currently operate a complex banking-like system composed of multiple Legacy components which we want to transform into a orchestrated container based architecture. You will act as the main driver to make that transformation a success. We expect conceptual architectural work as well as hands-on implementation of the target landscape.

As an ideal candidate you have a hybrid developer/sysadmin background, you feel comfortable with Linux environments and you bring in-depth knowledge in container and orchestration tools.

Key tasks of this role include:

  • Help developing our future automated deployment and container utilization strategy
  • Maintain and improve existing deployment and configuration infrastructure
  • Write automation for operational efficiency
  • Review and Maintain high quality technical documentation

Qualifications, skills & knowledge:

  • Experience: Minimum 10 years overall and min. 4 years with DevOps
  • A strong desire to learn new technologies. The ability to evolve with our industry is key, willingness to pick up new technologies and patterns
  • Expert level hands-on knowledge in the following areas is a must:
  • Application containerization and orchestration to include Docker and Kubernetes
  • Configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet
  • CI/CD pipelines leveraging Jenkins, Maven, Nexus, SVN
  • Advanced skills in the following areas of technology
  • Knowledge of OpenShift and other managed Kubernetes platform
  • Linux administration and management
  • Knowledge of working with following technologies will be useful: Oracle databases, Web-Applications (Java, Tomcat)
  • Job control systems (eg Atomic UC4, JCS)
  • Log aggregation and analysis tools like Splunk, Elastic
  • Scripting using languages such as Bash, Python, PHP, Terraform
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English, German is a plus)
  • Ability to work independently and provide solution options
  • Team player willing to go the extra mile and drive continual service improvement
  • Own the project deliverables and achieve customer success
  • Nice to have skills: Cloud technologies (Azure), CDN, alerting, and monitoring

If interest, please share your updated CV with Pooja Rajpal with GIOS

Reference: 830728773

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