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We are looking for a DevOps engineer to join our development team. If things like continuous integration/deployment, automation, agile development etc. gets your gears grinding, this is a job for you. You will be working with a passionate and talented bunch of software developers; you will be facing exciting and unique challenges and you will strive to find equally unique and efficient solutions. To qualify for this job you must have a firm grasp of linux/unix server systems, automation and deployment tools, software development processes and database systems.


  • Design, test and implement continuous integration and deployment pipelines using GitLab CI, Jenkins etc.
  • Design and develop automation and testing tools across the entire development stack
  • Build and maintain automation frameworks
  • Perform security, performance and availability assessments
  • Optimize system performance, availability and scalability
  • Troubleshoot source code management and deployment issues
  • Install, configure and maintain Windows and Linux server software
  • Create and maintain documentation on configuration, troubleshooting, design etc.
  • Perform security audits and assist with hardening servers and systems against attacks


  • Bachelor's degree in IT, computer science or a related field
  • Previous experience with server configuration and maintenance
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with continuous integration/deployment technologies and tools
  • Knowledge of automation frameworks like Chef, Puppet and Fabric
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux and Windows server environments
  • Knowledge of database systems and security
  • Programming and development experience in Python, C# etc.
  • Familiarity with agile development process and best practices
  • Some experience with security frameworks like NIST, FIPS preferred
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team