Senior IT Engineer (m/w/d) - DevOps

Reference: J19054
Location: ESOC \ Darmstadt \ Germany
Deadline for applications: 16.07.2019 23:59 CET
Category: ICT Services

Telespazio VEGA Deutschland has been supporting the European Space Industry for over 30 years, including ESA, DLR, EUMETSAT and CNES. This position is based in Darmstdadt, Germany.


  • The Engineer will provide support to the TPZV-D ICT Engineering Team in the delivery of ICT engineering services to multiple clients.
  • The work shall include analysis of the requirements; design, integration, validation and documentation of ICT solutions; handover to operations; level 3 support for incidents and problems.


  • A university degree in Computer Sciences (or equivalent).
  • At least 5 years’ experience as IT Engineer, in a customer facing role.
  • The successful candidate will have strong goal-oriented and planning capabilities, coupled with very good problem-solving skills and a pronounced customer focus.
  • Applicants should have strong communication and collaboration skills, be able to work in a diverse team environment and accomplish goals in line with team objectives.
  • Experience operating critical IT infrastructure environments, working in mixed operating system and database environments, managing technical service transition, creation and maintenance of support documentation.
  • Interesting to learn and dealing with modern technologies.

Essential Skills

  • Solid work experience with Linux OS (RHEL, SLES and derivatives), system administration and customization
  • Knowledge and working experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Good knowledge on automation technologies and tools such as Chef, Puppet and/or Ansible.
  • Supporting solutions running in Cloud Services.
  • Demonstrated ability to have completed complex technical projects.
  • Providing timely analysis and resolution of issues reported by level 2 support team.
  • An advanced-level command of English and an ability to present output in a clear, concise and understandable way, both orally and in writing
  • Pro-active approach and take ownership of problems.
  • Ability to manage assigned activities/tasks in line with deadlines.
  • Requirements analysis and ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks concurrently

Desired Skills

  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle including design, implementation and testing, Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Proposing ideas, participating in designing and implementing of critical IT infrastructure changes.
  •  Some programming/scripting experience (Python, Perl)
  • Experience in package management and related tools (rpmbuild, yast, yum)
  • Good knowledge of Solaris Virtualization (LDOMs)
  • Knowledge of VMware technology
  • Source Code Management (SVN,GIT)
  • Cloud technologies knowledge based on VMware will be an asset
  • ITIL qualified or experience working within an ITIL framework


Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including 30 days holiday, generous training possibilities and Telespazio VEGA Deutschland pension scheme is offered to the successful candidate.


Are you looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment? Then you should send your detailed application preferably online with your availability and salary preferences.


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