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Sr DevOps Engineer

Posting Country:  Greece
Date Posted:  09-Sep-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

•    Enable automated Kubernetes, Microservice and Operational capabilities to continuously expand cloud platform capabilities that enable development teams to deploy, configure, manage, maintain, and support production applications.
•    Contribute to managing our Kubernetes Lifecycle: deployments, upgrades, monitoring, and uptime of K8S clusters
•    Maintaining and evolving development and deployment pipelines leveraging Jenkins, GitHub APIs and Kubernetes tools (Helm Charts, etc)
•    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
•    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
•    Hands-on experience with containers and container platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes
•    Infrastructure automation and configuration management tools, e.g.  Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt
•    Knowledge regarding Java frameworks and their deployment strategies (JVM, memory allocations, etc) will be considered a plus.
•    Infrastructure automation and configuration management tools, e.g.  Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt
•    Performance Test automation with SonarQube and live Monitoring with Splunk

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.