Senior DevOps Engineer

Job description

 Join the IT HUB community of IT enthusiasts, based in Prague, a start-up mindset and become part of an international team with unlimited opportunities. As a Senior DevOps Engineer Engineer (Aptitude Application), you will be responsible for operational support of financial reporting application Aptitude, its configuration and small development as per agreement with PO and IT Service Lead.


  • Supports PO/Service Lead in the formulation of epics/features/user stories and ensure refinement in cooperation with PO/Service lead and the team. Resulting in product backlog with sprint ready user stories
  • Estimates (impact of) user stories focused on application maintenance, configuration and data analysis. Determines, and commits to sprint-backlog based on the priorities of the PO. Resulting in definition of, and commitment to sprint backlog.
  • Executes 'ops' and 'change' user stories from sprint backlog in line with DoD by designing, developing, coding, integrating, configuring and testing application. Taking responsibility for it's implementation in agreed time and quality.
  • Executes 'run' stories by monitoring, fixing and improving application in line with DoD and acceptation criteria. Resulting in continuity and resilience of application.
  • Acts in the scrum related ceremonies (e.g. Daily stand up, sprint planning, sprint review, sprint retrospective, problem solving session). Resulting in insight in progress and impediments. Improved personal/team activities and increased velocity.
  • Continuously develops business and IT expertise (knowledge, skills and competencies) in the team, helps prioritization of expertise build up. Increases of the team expertise and velocity and contribution to the innovation.
  • Ensures the safety and security of all information systems assets. Defines, and monitors use of security/compliance policies. Resulting in secure and compliant application and related IT systems and infrastructure.
  • Supports the DevOps team in realizing the sprint backlog, solve impediments. Upholds 'Agile WoW' accepted by the team in line with the SCRUM. Resulting in engaged and focused team and continuous improvement of the team process.

Requirements and qualifications

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in application operational support and data analysis (I/O gap analysis, SQL, Python, Service Now) is a MUST
  • Practical experience with CI/CD pipelining (Azure DevOps) and automated testing (smoke, unit, interface, functional, chain, system test)
  • Practical experience with financial processes, reporting & financial data
  • Knowledge of specific financial application(s) such as Aptitude
  • Past experience with working in agile environment (SCRUM), having agile & operational mindset
  • Being able to take responsibility for application IT Security & Compliance (ITGC, Cobit, ITIL, ...), secure by design mindset
  • Experience with other technologies: MS Azure, Kubernetes, Docker, Oracle DB, GitLab, Java and PowerShell is nothing but a plus
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