DevOps Application Lead – Research Laboratories Division

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Position Overview:

We are looking for passionate and experienced professionals with application operations background willing to work in a DevOps way to be able to deliver value to the business through fast releases, stable support and automation.


Our research division is a key area that is quickly growing its portfolio of products and working on exciting new projects that connect multiple technologies.


Looking at the best practices on the market, with our DevOps initiative, of which you will be a part, we are looking to bringing Operations and Development together to build better products faster.


What is the job about?


As a DevOps Application Lead you will be working closely with research division’s engineering team located in Prague. You will be providing operational engineering for the applications developed by the team, sitting with them and looking for ways to bring best operational practices, monitoring and automation to their product.


As part of your daily job you will participate in their team activities, cooperate with the developers and vendor support teams, Service Lead and Product Owner. You will be doing hands on technical work, following the established ITIL processes in the company and finding better ways to do things. You will be responsible for ensuring that the applications are running, and meeting set SLAs and operational requirements.

Expertise Required / Core Competencies


What we need is a person who:

  • has experience with operations support for applications in business environment
  • has experience of operating in a matrix organization and cooperating with 3rd party vendors
  • knows ITIL processes, CMDB management
  • has experience with application life cycle
  • has working knowledge of application management continuous improvement
  • is fluent in English
  • ha programming/scripting skills

However, we will be happy if you know or heard of one of these:

  • Agile product development, Scrum
  • DevOps, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Delivery
  • Application Testing skills
  • Automation tools (do Jenkins, Docker and Ansible sound familiar?)

Our benefits:
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Position in a leading global healthcare company
  • Challenging career
  • Professional growth based on performance
  • Innovative and flexible working environment
  • Wide range of benefits
 

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