Senior DevOps Engineer

Allianz Technology SE is the international shared service company of the Allianz Group and has its registered office in Munich. Our customers are Allianz companies across the globe to which our 7,500 employees across the international locations offer innovative, top-quality products and services in the fields of IT Services and Operations.

We are looking for enthusiastic and agile candidates to the position of Senior DevOps Engineer to our BI & Big Data team in Budapest.

Responsibilities

  • Act as expert support in the operations of DW/BI solutions
  • Actively drive standardization and optimization of operation activities
  • Provide production support for data pipelines, working with the platform team, the data suppliers and customers
  • Work in shifts for live monitoring of production systems and incident management of reported issues during business hours and a rotating on-call coverage
  • Verification of deployment packages and performance of deployment in integration and production environments
  • Monitor, analyse, and report on infrastructure resource requirements and performance issues
  • Keep documentation up-to-date
  • Enhance program codes and test them using SQL, PL/SQL for DW/BI applications
  • Work with the business analysts to fully understand the business requirements for change requests and assure that the deliverables are fulfilling these

Key requirements /skills /experience

  • Proficiency in shell scripting languages (bash, python, etc..)
  • Understanding of UNIX permission concept
  • Experienced in analysing script log files
  • Understanding of scheduling mechanisms
  • Administration of a spark cluster, managing spark nodes, resource allocation, performance analysis, health analysis of cluster
  • Administration of an ElasticSearch cluster, managing cluster nodes, resource allocation, performance analysis, health analysis of cluster
  • Understanding of ElasticSearch Indices, sharding, replica configuration, analysis, health monitoring using Kibana (or similar e.g. Grafana, ElasticHQ)
  • Experienced in continuous improvement of deployment processes
  • Understanding of CICD build tools/pipelines (Jenkins, Nexus, GitHub, GitLab, OpenShift, Kubernetes)
  • Advanced English is a must

Desired requirements /skills /experience

  • Basic Oracle DBA knowledge
  • Knowledge of SQL queries, experienced in analysing SQL query issues
  • Experience with Oracle (and PostGreSQL) administration
  • Experience in at least one reporting/OLAP tool such as Microstrategy
  • Understanding, analysing Scala program code running on Spark, e.g. understanding Scala stack traces
  • Understanding of the concept of container orchestration and platforms, e.g. Nomad, Kubernetes
  • Understanding REST/API mechanisms (here: Calling jobs on Apache Livy via REST/API calls)
  • Knowledge of key management (e.g. Hashicorp Vault), analysing issues related to certificates, secrets, keys
  • Experience in SAS Enterprise Data Management suite and SAS programming/macros
  • German language skills are a plus
  • Strong aptitude and desire to learn new technologies and tools
  • Self-driven with and ability to work closely with business analysts and development team to work towards quality product rollout

Academic background

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field
  • Demonstrated experience with software development life cycle methodologies, including agile
  • Worked in environments that demand fast paced effective delivery under tight timelines

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary package according to candidate’s knowledge and competences
  • Annual financial bonus – based on individual targets
  • Wide package of certified trainings
  • Possibility to develop existing and new skills
  • Support of work-life balance

Sector(s):

  • IT Operation, Telecommunication
  • Network and System Engineer
  • IT Development
  • Programmer, Developer

Experience required:

  • 5-10 years professional experience

Required Qualification:

  • College degree

Required language level:

  • English (higher advanced/fit for negotiation)

Employment type:

  • Full time

Job location:

Budapest

How to apply/ contact information:

If you are interested in the position, please send your CV.