Devops Consultant


The Devops person needs to be a person with a broad knowledge and interest in IT.
• The person will help taking care of the client landscape by investigating issues that arise in PROD and UAT.
• The person will implement metrics inside applications for improvement of the application monitoring
• The person will discuss/propose /review improvements with the application teams with regards to logging, performance, security.
• The person will have to automate the deployment pipeline, prepare development infrastructure for continuous delivery/deployment.
• The person will work across projects to perform deployments towards Dev/Test/UAT/Production
• The person needs to perform system and integration tests on the different environments
• The person will tackle technical impediments that are prohibiting some teams from continuing their development (like setting up local virtual machines using Vagrant, Chef, Puppet, solving issues with Git flows)
• The person will need to create Jenkins jobs, write Ansible playbooks and scripts to automate manual processes and to monitor systems, applications, endpoints,…
• The person will be in charge for system administration and provisioning of new servers, patching, improving infrastructure
• The person will be working closely with Central IT and Developers and may need to help to solve traditional IT issues (network, database …) and act as a bridge between the two departments.
• Will participate in technical meetings

Technical skills

• Experience in Java & Maven is mandatory
• Experience in Oracle is mandatory
• Experience in Jenkins is mandatory
• Experience in Git is mandatory
• Experience in Linux is mandatory/System administration
• Experience in Tomcat is mandatory
• Experience in Agile Methodologies is mandatory
• Experience in scripting is important, specifically Groovy, Bash, Python & Perl

Essential qualities:
• Experience with monitoring software, like Nagios/Icinga2 is important
• Experience in Vagrant is important
• Experience in Docker is important
• Experience in Ansible is important
• Experience in Gitlab is important
• Experience with using/scripting REST & similar APIs
• Experience with JSON data structures
• Experience with Atlassian Stack especially Jira & Confluence : design, creating projects, workflows, automation.
• Experience in Vmware is important
• 3 years plus experience
• Team player
• Problem solving
• Eager to learn new technologies
• Solutions driven
• Pragmatic mindset
• Flexible mindset, keeping priorities of different teams in mind
Adaptable to change in priorities
• Ability to take ownership and keep team informed
• Finds documentation important
• Ability to understand decisions although you are not in favor
• Good English language skills

Nice to have:
• Experience with Sonatype Nexus
• Experience with Sonar
• Experience with Elk Stack (Logstash)
• Experience with Grafana
• Experience with Dell Netvault & Tape Libraries, centralised backups, offline vaulting
• Experience with AWS specifically EC2 and S3 (virtual machines & storage)
• Experience with openshift/kubernetes, docker swarm
• Experience with openstack
• Experience with Oracle databases
• Experience with Elastic search
• Experience as Windows administrator
• Experience with large scale systems patching (eg. Redhat satellite, Spacewalk, Foreman

Contact name
David Van Hooydonck
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