Senior DevOps Engineer – Krakow – Hybrid Working Pattern

We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as Castorama, B&Q, Screwfix, Brico Depot or Koçtaş. We’re made up of over 78,000 passionate people, call over 1,300 stores home and operate in 8 countries. That’s right, we’re big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world. And that’s where you come in.

At Kingfisher our customers come from all walks of life, and so do we. We want to ensure that all colleagues, future colleagues, and applicants to Kingfisher are treated equally regardless of age, gender, marital or civil partnership status, colour, ethnic or national origin, culture, religious belief, philosophical belief, political opinion, disability, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation.

We advocate the benefits of a flexible and hybrid working environment, recognising that this means different things, to different people, in different roles.

 

Role Overview:

We are going through and exciting period of change and are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior DevOps Engineer to join our DevOps Engineering Team. You will work as part of our exciting greenfield tech hub covering all facets of technology within Kingfisher. You will be responsible for the delivery of continuous quality software using DevOps practices and principles focused on an Infrastructure delivery model. You will be expected to be actively pairing to share knowledge, make key decisions, whilst enabling the delivery team's progress around all aspects from individual growth, service improvements and future strategies.

If you're looking for an exciting opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and make a real impact building better software, this is the job for you!  


What we offer

  • In return, we offer an inclusive environment, where what you can achieve is limited only by your imagination! We encourage new ideas, actively support experimentation, and strive to build an environment where everyone can be their best self.
  • We’re adopting a hybrid approach with some office and some home working, on average 40-60% in the office. You will be based in our office in Krakow, where we opened a global Business Services (GBS) Centre in 2017.
  • We also offer a competitive benefits package and plenty of opportunities to stretch and grow your career.

 

Interested? Great, apply now and help us to Power the Possible.

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  • Day to day technical leadership including supporting and standing in for the Tech Lead
  • Working with the Scrum Master to perform backlog grooming and planning
  • Reviewing automation in technical areas and recommending improvements
  • Knowledge sharing with the wider teams, Kingfisher IT and beyond
  • Implementation plan and upkeep of IAAS, PAAS & tooling capabilities
  • Supporting the Design and delivery of pipelines and paths to production
  • Creation and ongoing ownership of common standards and practices
  • Working with the Tech Lead, Product Owner and scrum masters to create and communicate a cohesive platform vision in accordance with our infrastructure strategy
  • Working with vendor or Open Source technology as required
  • Drive automation in all technical areas


  • Have good collaborative skills - be able to bring the team together and support the Tech Lead and management team to collaborate across all IT, Business and External areas, to enable us to deliver the goal s of our business
  • A strong background and working knowledge of DevOps practices and key technologies in Infrastructure -as -a- Service and Platform -as -a- Service
  • Can communicate clearly and concisely with local stakeholders, but able to stretch themselves to work with Senior Management when required
  • Supports the shaping and delivery of a single vision for the teams to be excited by and strive to attain
  • Use strong problem solving skills and clear thought process to help the teams when decisions are needed, and be a sounding board to the Tech Lead
  • A strong technical background knowledge of key build, release and environments, with experience of CI tools such as Jenkins
  • Strong knowledge of Private and Public Cloud Capabilities (OpenStack, AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • A great understanding and experience of telemetry practices (monitoring, graphing, altering, anomaly detection)
  • Demonstrable experience of working closely with and supporting the security administration process and relevant security domain leads, within a cloud/DevOps context

Packages and extras

  • Healthcare package for families
  • Healthcare package
  • Language courses
  • Trainings
  • Books

Amenities

  • Cold beverages
  • Hot beverages
  • Fruits

Kingfisher

Kraków
77,000

We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as Castorama, Brico Dépôt, B&Q, Screwfix, or Koçtaş. We’re made up of over 77,000 passionate people, over 1,300 stores operating in 9 countries. At Kingfisher, we believe a better world starts with better homes. We offer home improvement products and services to consumers and trade professionals in our stores and via our e-commerce channels across Europe. 

Retail is changing faster than ever and we’re determined to lead the way and reimagine how our customers can make their dream homes a reality. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world – and that starts with tech. 

We’re growing. In 2017 we opened a Global Business Services (GBS) Centre in Kraków, and now we’re looking to expand our technology hub in Poland. That’s where you come in.