DevOps Lead / Manager

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  1. Permanent
  2. English
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Digital & Technology
  5. Zurich
  6. Digital & Technology


DevOps, Azure, Infrastructure, IT

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Main Activities and Responsibilities:

• Continuous Improvement and Maintenance: Enhance and sustain common delivery components and processes (Azure DevOps with a focus on CI/CD, Terraform modules, and Prisma Cloud policies) for our client.
• Strategic Direction: Define and coordinate the software development lifecycle, emphasizing DevOps strategies.
• Best Practices Establishment: Implement and refine best practices for DevOps across various products.
• Feedback Integration: Continuously improve best practices by incorporating personal research, feedback from agile teams, and other departments.
• Adherence Assurance: Ensure agile teams follow established best practices concerning processes and technology.
• Collaboration and Coordination: Promote collaboration and coordinate software development activities across all technology departments.
• Assessments and Reporting: Conduct recurring assessments of agile teams’ adherence to best practices and present results, including prioritizing next steps with the Product Manager.
• Health and Quality Reporting: Gather and present information on product health and quality (e.g., product KPIs) to management.
• Quality and Technical Oversight: Oversee the quality and technical approach of agile product teams.
• Evaluation of Tools and Processes: Assess new tools, technologies, and processes to enhance the delivery process for all custom developments.
• Budget and Supplier Management: Manage budgets, suppliers, and contracts related to software development.

Competencies and Personality:

• Efficient and independent work ethic.
• Ability to identify, prioritize, and proactively address critical tasks.
• Effective communication and collaboration across all organizational levels.
• Forward-thinking to discover new patterns and opportunities.
• Pragmatic approach in defining and adjusting standards and guidelines.
• Entrepreneurial, self-disciplined, detail-oriented, and lead-by-example attitude.
• Proactive in getting things done.
• Strong adaptability and evolution skills.

Education & Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.

Work Experience:

• 5+ years of experience as a DevOps professional.
• 2+ years of experience with Microsoft Azure and Azure DevOps.
• 1+ year of experience with Terraform.
• 1+ year of experience with Azure DevOps pipelines (YAML).


• Fluent in English.

Technology Proficiency:

• Cloud Providers: Microsoft Azure (must-have) / Amazon Web Services (nice-to-have).
• Application Hosting: Kubernetes (Helm/Docker), Azure App Service, Virtual Machines.
• CI/CD: Azure DevOps (YAML).
• IaC: Terraform.
• Logging: Splunk, Application Insights.
• Programming Languages: Powershell, .NET, C#, SQL.
• Tools: Azure DevOps, Sonar Cloud, Confluence/Atlassian, Prisma Cloud, LeanIX, Splunk, SignalFx, Edgio, AppScan, SendGrid.
• Databases: Azure SQL Database.

This position offers a unique opportunity to lead and innovate within a dynamic environment, contributing to the strategic direction and continuous improvement of our client’s technology processes and practices.

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