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DevOps Engineer

Job ID: R0112899 Location: Paço de Arcos, Lisbon District, Portugal
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Paço de Arcos, Portugal

Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

Thales Portugal is a Competence Centre of the Thales Group, whose mission is to integrate and develop solutions and products for Thales projects worldwide. Having around 220 specialized human resources Thales Portugal has a strong capability to design, develop, and deploy systems and services efficiently in the Defence, Security (Critical Information Systems, Critical Infrastructure and Banking) and Transportation markets.

As a pioneer in transportation technology, we respond to customer needs offering a wide range of signalling, security and telecommunications systems, train control solutions, integrated transportation systems and maintenance solutions. Thales helps its customers to operate their infrastructures at higher capacities so passengers and goods can reach their destinations more quickly, more safely, more ecologically at a lower cost.

We have an excellent opportunity to join as a DevOps Engineer within our Transportation organization, where we will be developing the next generation of digital platforms which will be used throughout the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the build and deployment of the Cloud based infrastructure, using the appropriate tools and scripts.

  • Manage the automated deployment tool chain and process for the development team to enable our software products to be seamlessly deployed to the target environments as part of the continuous delivery pipeline.

  • Manage the continuous integration systems used to build our software products.

  • Manage the software development tools used by the development team and ensure they are scalable and failure proof.

  • Manage the monitoring software to get end to end visibility of the production environment to ensure our customers get the best user experience.

  • Document processes and user guides for integrated tools and scripts.

  • Advise on new technologies and methodologies by becoming an expert in emerging technologies and tools.

  • Work with the development team to help drive the migration of our Java/Linux stack to a containerised software platform, ensuring the right development, deployment and container orchestration tools are employed and integrated into the development process

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or similar

  • Excellent communication skills with both peers and stakeholders.

  • Excellent familiarity and understanding of DevOps best practices and principles.

  • Understanding or working knowledge of Agile principles and methodologies

  • Experience using VmWare or Openstack

  • Experience with Git or Jenkins

  • Experience with Ansible / Nexus / Artifactory

  • Knowledge of Docker or Kubenetes

  • Knowledge in Cloud Operations & Monitoring such as; Kubernetes, MS Azure, Terraform, Vagrant and Kibana / Graphana.

  • Knowledge of Python programming language is highly desirable.

  • Familiar with continuous inspection of code quality tools such as SonarQube

  • Fluent in English (written & verbal)

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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