Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Automation visa can be sponsored for this job

Technet IT 60000 € per annum

2016-11-14 12:45:53

Job location Bamberg, Northern Bavaria, Germany

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Information Technology

Job Contact: Seamus Mulholland

Job description

ROLE: Senior Software Engineer – Infrastructure Automation

LOCATION: Bamberg, Germany


My client is a world leading e-commerce platform who, due to huge and constant are seeking to extensively automate their infrastructure. My client has a vision to design and implement a fully automated, standard platform built on proven technology that will be identically deployed to their datacentres worldwide.

You will work in a small project team of experts working on a proof-of-concept design and implementation of the platform. Whilst my client operate an expansive global platform, this team could almost be considered an internal start-up. Ideal candidates will have extensive experience designing and implementing Chef recipes and cookbooks as well as a wide range of experience in development, systems and operations.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Write Chef cookbooks, providers, and recipes, with appropriate automated tests
  • Collaborate with the technical lead
  • Review and collaborate on system / server architecture and planning
  • Provide time estimates, risk assessments, and progress reports as needed for the above
  • Collaborate with external application/project teams to determine any components/infrastructure they need, and to create recipes for those components
  • Deploy servers and systems with Chef, troubleshoot issues


Required Experience and Skills:

  • 4+ years of DevOps focused roles with system, network, and ops teams
  • 4+ years experience in systems programming (eg, Ruby, Python, Go, Bash – polyglots are highly preferred)
  • 4+ years of development experience, including TDD (Test Driven Development)
  • Experience with configuration management using Chef and Berkshelf
  • Experience with infrastructure testing – Serverspec, Beaker, Rspec
  • Experience with Git (and optionally GitHub)
  • Some development experience with PL/SQL, SQL, Oracle, or other database technologies
  • Experience with Virtualization platforms (KVM, Vagrant, VMWare/VSphere, etc)
  • Innovator with good ideas, strong problem solving abilities, and a results-oriented attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability to learn quickly and deliver high quality code in a fast-paced, dynamic agile team environment
  • Fluency in English is mandatory

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