Lead DevOps Engineer – Data Platform (f/m/d) (155 views)

Hamburg (Hybrid)
May 8, 2024

Banks and Insurance Jobs is looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer – Data Platform (f/m/d) to join our clients team.

Candidates who need to relocate within Germany will be supported.

Core tasks

  • Technical Guidance and Best Practices: Provide technical leadership and guidance to a team of devops engineers, ensuring adherence to best practices in devops, cloud computing, and infrastructure security
  • DevOps Practices Implementation: Implement and refine DevOps methodologies to enhance the development lifecycle, focusing on automation, CI/CD of data pipelines and infrastructure
  • Security and Compliance: Enforce security best practices and compliance standards to protect data integrity and privacy, aligning with organisational and regulatory requirements
  • Disaster Recovery and High Availability: Design and implement disaster recovery and high availability strategies to ensure data resilience and minimal downtime
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Utilize IaC tools such as Bicep or Azure Resource Manager templates to manage and provision cloud infrastructure in a consistent and repeatable manner
  • Cloud Resource Management: Optimise the use of Azure cloud resources to ensure cost-effectiveness, scalability, and high availability of the data platform
  • CI/CD Pipeline Deployment: Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines for seamless and automated build, test, and deployment processes, ensuring rapid and reliable delivery of data services
  • Monitoring and Logging: Implement comprehensive monitoring and logging solutions to proactively identify and address system issues, ensuring the reliability and performance of the data platform
  • Collaboration: Work closely with data engineers, data scientists, and IT teams to ensure DevOps practices are integrated throughout the data platform strategy

Must have requirements

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years proven experience in (lateral) leading DevOps teams and developing data platforms
  • Azure Expertise: Extensive experience with Azure cloud services and data platform technologies as Databricks, Logic Apps, Azure Data Factory
  • CI/CD Mastery: Proficiency in CI/CD tools (e.g., Jenkins, Azure DevOps) and automation scripting (e.g., PowerShell, Python)
  • Containerisation & Orchestration: Knowledge in Docker, Kubernetes, and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Infrastructure as Code: Experience with Bicep, ARM templates, and Terraform
  • Monitoring & Logging: Familiarity with tools like Azure Monitor and ELK stack
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication and collaboration abilities
  • Advanced Technologies: Experience with MLOps and big data technologies
  • Compliance Knowledge: Familiarity with data governance and regulatory compliance (e.g., GDPR)

Nice to have requirements

  • German language


  • €1.300 Holiday payment p.a. (paid in June)
  • 30 days vacation + 6 days time compensation (time off in lieu)
  • Bonus: performance based, paid in April the following performance year
  • Pension plan (annual lump sum payment of 5.833% of the employee’s annual salary into a provident fund)
  • Sport facilities – program K7 (free gym, sports courses online and on site), Business bike and many more