Senior DevOps Engineer

Allianz Technology SE

As a Senior DevOps Engineer you are taking part in the next phase of our Agile Transformation, to provide the best services towards our customers and to improve our system landscape. Our DevOps Engineers work closely with the agile development teams and together with them take end-to-end responsibility of our environments, infrastructure and platforms. In addition, you will ensure operational availability of our systems, share on-call duty with your fellow Engineers and improve the incident, problem and change management processes for our production stages. System, database and network administration tasks will be handled by you in order to guarantee frictionless operations. You will design and improve our CI/CD pipelines, automate the repetitive operational tasks on all levels, and work with our developers to guarantee stable environments and provide fault-tolerant and highly reliable solutions. You are driving the cloud adoption, work on the containerization of our applications and will configure and maintain container orchestration environments.

• Design, develop, enhance and implement software integrations based on customer feedback~crlf~• Actively participate in software design process to ensure cloud-first, containerization, high availability and maintainability are part of the design~crlf~• Build, design, deploy, and maintain the implementation of Cloud solutions across multiple application projects in DevOps mode~crlf~• Select, configure, develop, support and scale the tools and technologies used to build highly scalable and manageable containerized cloud environments ~crlf~• Provide technical guidance and expertise on containerization and orchestration strategies~crlf~• Contribute your know-how on database and data storage technologies~crlf~• Ensure operations 24/7x365, shared on-call duty~crlf~• Responsibility for investigating and resolving operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel ~crlf~• Troubleshoot issues of systems and its logs and identify/ resolve problems proactively from test to production~crlf~• Develop and maintain our troubleshooting documentation~crlf~• Assess urgency of issues and facilitate follow-up and resolution accordingly including service quality initiatives to support product availability ~crlf~• Implement automation of toil and boring, repetitive tasks (testing, packaging, dependency and configuration management)~crlf~• Write SOP (Standard Operating Procedures), design documentation to accomplish repetitive tasks. Create maintain and update cluster documentation~crlf~• Implement and enhance our level of automation of our software delivery life cycle (CI/CD pipelines)~crlf~• Analyze our systems regarding performance, security and availability~crlf~• Work closely with technology evaluation and reengineering teams on how to best use and continuously innovate our software delivery processes, support strategy-definition test and production platforms. Play an active role in DevOps Lab~crlf~• Provide direction and guidance to less experienced systems engineers ~crlf~~crlf~

• Professional and intellectual IT ability at university level –at least Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience~crlf~• Experience in OS on a Linux OS ~crlf~• Expertise in network administration ~crlf~• Knowledgeable on software development and scripting languages, to provide automation and self-service tooling~crlf~• Expertise in CI/CD best practices, experience with setting up and maintaining build and deployment pipelines ~crlf~• Strong knowledge of container (orchestration) technologies~crlf~• Experience with various automation frameworks, regarding build, test, integration and deployment ~crlf~• Knowledgeable on cloud solutions ~crlf~• Strong knowledge of agile and DevOps methodologies~crlf~• Ability to monitor systems and resolve issues ~crlf~• Excellent interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude and end2end mindset~crlf~• Analytical and conceptual skills with high problem-solving competence~crlf~• Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written~crlf~• Flexibility to travel (moderate amount will be required)~crlf~~crlf~Additional Competence Description~crlf~5+ years of experience in practicing the relevant skills as part of the DevOPs/Operation/Cloud/Platform Team in the IT industry, as an enterprise systems administrator in a client or server environment, including deployment automation tools. Ability to take end-to-end responsibility of our platforms and infrastructure and to work closely with developers to reduce and automate the daily toil.~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

At the core of the Group’s strength lies digitalization and its promise of growth opportunities through a ‘digital by default’ strategy. Allianz Technology SE is the principal driver behind transforming Allianz into a digital group – a quest to which nearly 7,500 Allianz Technology SE employees around the globe have committed themselves. Allianz Technology SE equips the Group with the most cutting edge digital solutions in the industry, bringing Allianz to the fingertips of its customers. At Allianz Technology SE , innovation is more than a buzzword; it is the business of the day, every day.

We are interested in your strengths and experience. This means that we welcome all applications, irrespective of other characteristics such as gender, ethnic background, origin or any disability.~crlf~~crlf~

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