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DevOps Engineer

Posting Country:  Greece
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Role purpose:

DevOps Engineer is responsible for working closely with software, QA, and systems engineers to understand requirements and prototype, architect, implement, operate and update DevOps solutions accordingly. The jobholder must be flexible to constant business and technology change, with the ability to interact, engineer and collaborate efficiently with a wide range of stakeholders.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

•    Establish a portfolio of DevOps processes, practices, and tools to empower and support delivery teams in continuous deployment, continuous integration, and rapid delivery across value streams
•    Coordinate as a product owner one or more teams that implement software configuration, integration, build & deployment tools
•    Create and implement automation and orchestration tools with infrastructure teams or cloud providers
•    Educate and foster self-service and efficiency wherever possible, automating the processes of provisioning and maintaining continuous integration environments, integration/QA testing, security & configuration
•    Ensure availability, scalability, maintainability, monitoring of systems for operations

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

•    Advanced ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop solutions
•    Strong problem solving and design thinking skills, and ability to produce out-of-the-box ideas and innovative solutions
•    Strong relationship building, persuasion, and collaboration skills, acting as enabler for coordination of activities between technical teams and building of cross-functional relationships quickly and confidently
•    Agility and willingness to track, assess, and incorporate practice and technology developments into day-to-day working

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

•    At least 3-5 years of professional experience in a relevant role 
•    Automated software and infrastructure deployment and configuration management
•    Agile and DevOps Software development experience
•    Public and private cloud IaaS and PaaS deployment models and technologies, e.g. AWS (preferred), Openstack, Azure
•    Strong understanding of network protocols, client-server communication and networking inside Kubernetes Cluster
•    Virtualization and infrastructure technologies, e.g. Windows, Linux, Kubernetes, Docker, VMWare, Xen, KVM
•    Infrastructure automation and configuration management tools, e.g.  Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt
•    Good knowledge of Java Springboot and NoSQL databases (MongoDB)
•    Infrastructure automation and configuration management tools, e.g.  Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt
•    Performance Test automation with SonarQube and live Monitoring with Splunk

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.