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DevOps Officer

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Telecoms

  • Salary:

    Attractive

  • Contact:

    Daniel Genuis

  • Job Reference:

    6427

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry:

    30 Jun 00:00

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Daniel Genuis

A leading company in the IT field is looking for a DevOps Specialist to join the company's Digital team. You will be playing a important role in managing the software release activities, configuration and implementation management.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Interacting with the Product & Project Management and Development & Operations teams to discuss, validate and put in to effect software releases and system rollouts
  • Maintaining and constantly improving the software release processes, so as to make sure that the team is adhering to industry-accepted tools and best practice measures
  • Working hand in hand with Development teams to help select necessary tools, design the infrastructure, carry out automation and facilitate the software build/release 
  • Coordinating the use of testing and staging environments across the teams and parallel initiatives, managing the calendar of deployments and make sure that all quality assurance processes are followed through
  • Keeping up to date on latest DevOps practices and tools
  • Maintaining and reporting upon suitable KPIs
  • Where necessary, support the Software Delivery, QA and Test Automation team in meeting objectives and continuously looking for improvement in all the areas of activity.
  • Undertaking other related duties communicated by superiors
Job requirements:
  • Basic programming or scripting skills in programming languages prevalent in the industry
  • Accustomed to work on different OS platforms, including versions of Windows & UNIX
  • Working knowledge of SQL and database managements platforms
  • Accustomed to the software development life cycle and Agile processes
  • Experience using various DevOps applications and tools such as Kubernetes, Openshift, Jira, Confluence, Git, Maven, Jenkins, Ansible, Spring Cloud Config, Cucumber, Soap UI, Docker, SonarQube and Nexus
  • Ability to work well within a team but also independently
  • A high level of self-motivation and organization, attention to detail, ability to prioritize many tasks at hand and committed to the highest standards of quality 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in the software development field would be an added bonus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or an equivalent level of technical background would score some extra points