Version 1 Dublin

Devops Engineer - Remote (EU/UK)

Department: Digital Development & Architecture


Company Description

We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver.

We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies.

Invest in us and we’ll invest in you; if you are driven, committed and up for a challenge, we want to meet you.

Job Description

This is a great opportunity to progress existing Kubernetes skills with a leading RedHat Partner with excellent career prospects, and there will be opportunities for cross-practice work as well as a pipeline of complex and innovative projects to support.

This role is an excellent opportunity for a Kubernetes Administrator with more than 4 years experience whom has Configuration and management of a Kubernetes container platform in a large scale environment

The role involves several responsibilities including:

DevOps Engineer (Kubernetes/OpenShift)


  • Day 2 operations support of a Kubernetes based container platform in a large-scale environment. 
  • Supporting multi-stack development teams on each stage of the SDLC.
  • Supporting automated deployments, release planning and troubleshooting in both non-prod and prod clusters.
  • User management with RBAC & AD integration. 
  • Regular patch updates to Kubernetes, base images and node management in a controlled and automated process.
  • Route, Ingress, Service and networking troubleshooting on Kubernetes software defined network.
  • Monitoring support and effective service uptime management in a 24 X 7 based environment. 

Key Skills / Experience

  • Excellent communication skills between different teams and stakeholder management.
  • Works effectively within a team
  • Works with the client to develop the required project approach, phases, deliverables, tasks and estimates
  • Strong understanding of CI/CD best practices and industry standing tooling.
  • Expert knowledge of Jenkins: installation, operation and plugin management.
  • Strong understanding Git based VCS, using branching, merging and tagging best practices.
  • Experience working with configuration management/ infrastructure as code tooling.
  • Understanding of Java & Angular applications, logging, env-vars and runtime management. 
  • Thrive when working with the latest technologies, strong self-learner and have a proven ability to learn quickly on the job.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and upskilling on latest technologies and trends
  • Strong experience working with Docker, CRI-O or related container technology.
  • Strong knowledge with developing and troubleshooting scripts to automate and integrate tasks as part of an overall CI/CD solution.  (Bash, Python…etc)

Basic Qualifications:

  • BSc in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5+ years experience with Linux systems administration and networking
  • 5+ years experience supporting Java (or similar) based development teams.

Additional Skill but not mandatory

  • Configuration Management using GitOps based approach.
  • Experience with HELM or related tools.
  • API management support eg 3Scale or other.
  • Kubernetes Operators and related CRDs.
  • Build tools eg Maven, NPM, Gradle or other.
  • Prometheus or related metric monitoring tool.
  • Grafana and ELK. 
Additional Information

**This role can be worked remotely from anywhere in the EU and UK**

Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!

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Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

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Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

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