DevOps Team Leader

Brussels, Belgium

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DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a DevOps Team Leader for our Brussels office to make the team even stronger.

We are looking for a strong DevOps Team Leader who can help our client to redefine and implement their CI/CD strategy of a large Hybris eCommerce site and accompanying mobile applications. You would be working on-site with our client and his team of architects and Ops engineers in Brussels as well as colleagues in Ukraine, Greece and Italy. Your team will initially consist of 2-3 DevOps engineers in Ukraine, which you would be visiting from time to time.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in releasing a re-usable, configurable, multi-format, multi-channel ecommerce platform that is being rolled out in multiple countries for the region that is being serviced;
  • Be responsible for release deployments on both production and test environments;
  • Support to establish architectural best practices in regards to CI/CD, monitoring and infrastructure management;
  • Configure and set-up of new production and test environments;
  • Administrate and set-up of Continuous Integration environment;
  • Partner with the ISO department in order to roll-out tools in line with the corporate security guidelines;
  • Ensure that the needed monitoring is in place (together with the right processes) in order to guarantee the highest availability of our platforms;
  • Perform proactive health check on our platform to anticipate any issue and guarantee the best customer experience;
  • Provide regular reporting on monitoring activities;
  • Provide 4th-line application support when required in liaison with the 3rd line application support organization within the Center of Excellence Digital, be the first point of contact on all intervention on any environment (production or test);
  • Troubleshoot of issues on prod or test environments;
  • Work self-directed and independently;
  • Be expert in digital applications;
  • Follow applicable standards, procedures, guidelines and methodologies in the implementation and/or maintenance of the Hybris platform;
  • Coordinate DevOps activities with a small near shore Ops support team, while remaining hands-on in the delivery of strategic tracks in the DevOps area.

Requirements

  • Education:
    • Master Degree in Information Technology sciences or any other discipline of technical orientation.
  • Technical knowledge and skills:
    • Coding and scripting (Linux shell / Python / Perl);
    • Continuous Integration and Test Automation tools (i.e. Bamboo, Jenkins, Chef);
    • Configuration management (i.e. Ansible, Puppet, Chef);
    • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration;
    • Monitoring (i.e. Nagios, Logstash Kibana);
    • Virtualization and cloud computing (experience with AWS is an asset);
    • Networking;
    • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service;
    • Project management ability and ability to coordinate tasks effectively;
    • Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence);
    • Agile / Scrum.
  • Personal:
    • Several years of experience in a related (Team Leader) role;
    • Strong go-getter attitude and a true hands-on mentality;
    • Development experience but with strong interest in deployment and network operations, or SysAdmin experience with a passion for scripting and coding;
    • Provide hands-on, expert level technical assistance to developers;
    • Be stress-resistant, flexible and reliable;
    • Strong oral and written communication; excellent command of English;
    • Eagerness to learn and enjoy challenges that stimulate your personal evolution;
    • Willingness to travel up to 20%.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Flexible working schedule enables work life balance;
  • Regular corporate and social events.