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DevOps Engineer (f/m/d)

As part of our growing agile Devops team, you will manage and continuously improve the tools, standards, and processes we need to develop, build, and run our products. You will work with different teams on these tasks and your results will make everyone’s life easier. As an operator of critical infrastructure, you will use the latest technologies and methods to meet our high security standards and to develop our products quickly and flexibly. Whether full-time or part-time – let us know how we match up on this point.

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We work with

CI/CD (GitLab/Jenkins/Nexus), Infrastructure-as-code, Kanban, Kubernetes, Ansible/Terraform

Python, Go, Java, PHP are used by the developers

Jira, Confluence

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This is what you like

  • Sharing knowledge: You do not sit on your knowledge and experience, but instead spread it by educating, writing documentation and making things easily accessible.
  • Cooperation: You work together with our customers on finding solutions and discover new ways of doing things.
  • Simplicity: Your solutions are simple and easy to understand and maintain.
  • Solving people's problems: We work for our customers and solve their problems and ease their work.
  • Empathy for the end user: You build solutions that people really like to use.
  • Ease the way: You are eliminating toil for developers to enable faster, safer shipping and running of software.
  • Processes and standards are a good thing (when not exaggerated).
  • You like to experiment with different tools and technologies.
  • You mind works in DRY and KISS in mode.
  • Advocating above things.
  • Being lazy: You automate things.
Meaning of working at Next Kraftwerke

These are your qualifications and skills

  • You have successfully completed a degree in (business) computer science. Alternatively, you have completed an apprenticeship with an information technology focus or you have appropriate professional experience in the IT environment.
  • You have some years of experience in DevOps technologies.
  • You are proficient in Linux and Container (Docker) technologies.
  • Your are proficient in Shell (CLI and scripting) and at least one other language.
  • You have a Devops mindset.
  • You have read one of these books: "Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation", "Accelerate - The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations", "The Phoenix Project" or something similar.
  • You have experience and understanding of the principles and inner workings of Devops tools for CI, CD, Monitoring (esp. Metrics), Automation, Security, Agile thinking/working.
  • You don't have to be perfect at one thing (although that wouldn't hurt) but you know something of everything.
  • In addition to your technical know-how, you are highly customer and team oriented. You have an eye for the essential, place much emphasis on transparency and you communicate openly and directly.
  • You speak English fluently.

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That is what our colleagues say

"In our autonomous DevOps team we simplify and improve the work of our customers despite some strict requirements in the energy market. We need to take into account a diverse landscape of languages, tools and products. Helping our customers to improve their work is great for me. It’s challenging and fun."

Markus, DevOps Engineer at Next Kraftwerke

What’s in it for you?

We offer you a friendly team in which you have much room to contribute your ideas, as well as a challenging and varied job with a high level of personal responsibility. Join us in shaping the energy transition in Europe. If this job description suits you, please send us a detailed application with your salary requirements and your earliest possible starting date via the link below.

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