DevOps Automation Engineer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  26 Jun, 2020
  • Job Ref:  KMP-53726

Job Description

The DevOps Automation Engineer shall work closely with various Technology teams to deliver reliable, scalable and serviceable technical environments that implement Altenar’s product portfolio. The role shall be highly technical and shall be responsible for research, design, implementation through automation, support and systems engineering assignments. A consistent approach to performance and measurement shall underpin all activities. Information security considerations shall be a primary obligation of the role.

The role demands pipeline automation skills, with strong communication and collaboration skills and requires the motivation to achieve results in a dynamic business environment.

What you’d be responsible for:

  • Streamlined functioning of the software deployment pipeline
  • Setup and tear-down of product-oriented environments for development, quality assurance, staging, pre-production and production
  • Embracing innovation and experimentation in a structured way and empowering the team to think creatively
  • Communicating effectively with peer managers, leaders and subject-matter experts in a matrix organiSation with overlapping areas of ownership
  • Coaching people in the use of different processes and tools
  • Embracing innovation and experimentation in a structured way
  • Communicating effectively with peer leaders and subject-matter experts in a matrix organization with overlapping areas of ownership
  • Working in a highly technical, multicultural environment


  • Master or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • CKA: certified Kubernetes Administrator
  • Proven experience in systems engineering in a DevOps environment, where automation and release automation played a major role
  • Proven experience engineering scalable cloud and virtual services

Desirable Experience / Skills:

  • Hands on experience with Google Cloud (GC) or other cloud providers
  • Experience with message queues such as NATS, RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • Experience with monitoring systems (Zabbix, Grafana, Prometheus)
  • Experience with DB administration is a plus (MSSQL and NoSQL MongoDB)
  • Knowledge of .NET (.NET Core)
  • Training/experience in conflict management
  • MS Build, Docker build
  • Knowledge of virtual server environments: VMWare, Google Compute Engine
  • NoSql database experience: MongoDB