DevOps Engineer


Contract type: Temporary
Department: Software Development
Posted: 2021-04-06

Job Description

OCS is seeking to hire a DevOps Engineer to join our Software Engineering Department as part of the Sports Data Warehouse team.

As part of the team you will be responsible for overviewing the CI/CD pipeline, setting up and maintaining the system infrastructure as well as working with the developers to build up and improve the observability of the system as well as the dashboarding and alarms. You will use automation tools to improve the development lifecycle as well as defining and maintaining the required environments.

You will be responsible for managing the ALM of the system, including helping your manager track the KPIs for the system itself and for the development process. You will be working as part of an agile team and will collaborate closely with developers to ensure the lifecycle for the whole system is valid and coherent.

As part of your day work, we don’t expect you to just take a back seat but to actively work with developers to ensure the level of dev ops (developed by them or by you) is of enough quality and the best practices are being taken into consideration and applied by the team.

Job Responsibilities

• To define and help establish the DevOps best practices.
• To automate, whenever possible, our operational processes.
• To manage code deployments and to lead the automation of the CI/CD process.
• To be the point to go expert on Cloud infrastructure and options, including cloud technologies, options and tradeoffs, automation and setting up, etc.
• To contribute in the design and evolution of the ALM for all the projects of the team.
• Build and maintain tools, solutions and microservices associated with the deployment of applications.
• To establish best practices for monitoring of deployed systems enabling observability and troubleshooting of the system.
• To update processes and to design new processes are required.
• An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment.

Job Qualifications


• 5+ years experience as DevOps Engineer.
• Good knowledge of Yaml, Groovy, Shell Scripting languages.
• Good knowledge of Cloud, Networking.
• Experience working with containers and container orchestration must include Kubernetes.
• Data storage experience with RDBMS and NoSQL technologies.
• Good knowledge of CICD and Jenkins.
• An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment.
• Modern DevOps mindset automating and orchestrating workload across public cloud providers (Amazon, Alibaba) with relevant experience with at least one deployment management system (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or similar).
• Management and automation experience of real-world platforms/applications on AWS.
• Experience with monitoring tools and technologies.
• Proficient with source control systems, specifically Git-based and setting up issue tracking systems, check-in policies and build automation.
• A working understanding of branching models, advantages, and disadvantages of each and when to use which.
• Security awareness throughout the stack.
• Desirable experience working in an agile environment (SCRUM, KANBAN, LEAN).
• Desirable experience with Datastax 6.7, 6.8 or Cassandra Database and SOLR.
• Desirable experience working with Alibaba cloud.

Soft Skills

• Fluent English and outstanding communication skills (written and oral).
• Excellent communication skills, especially in understanding requirements and explaining technical or complex concepts.
• An eagerness to learn and a proclivity to take ownership for the work produced.

Workplace & Environment

• Fast paced work environment.
This is a remote freelance opportunity starting ASAP until the end of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, on September 5th 2021.
• Available to travel occasionally to our offices in Madrid.
• Available to travel occasionally (10%) if required by immediate Supervisor.

How To Apply

To apply for this role, please do so following this link.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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