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DevOps Engineer

  • Salary: CHF72 - CHF77 per hour
  • Job type: Permanent, Full-time
  • Location: Basel
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 10/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH90024
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Experis IT is Europe's leading IT recruitment agency. With offices in Zurich, Basel, Geneva and Lausanne, we specialise in the Information Technology sector.

My client is one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical businesses in Switzerland and is looking for a senior contract DevOps Engineer for its office in Basel. My client is requesting a highly skilled individual who specializes in Linux/ Unix administration and can meet target deadlines. If you are interested in the position, then please check the criteria below:


  • Responsible for all aspects of providing and automating the software

development tool chain.

  • Support a culture and environment, where building, testing, and

releasing software can happen rapidly, frequently, and reliably.

  • Serve as a change champion in the adoption of new ways and tools to build, release and manage software.
  • Maintenance and operation of CI/CD pipeline software, creating self-service

and automated tools and testing, coordination with the cloud team to maintain best

practices, instantiation of automation scripts, and working with Software Engineering teams to promote DevOps practices and principles.

  • Provide on-site operational user support for AWS and DevOps platforms and tools, including design and consulting support.


  • 4+ years software development and/or DevOps experience
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration, including experience with automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, SaltStack, etc.
  • Hands on experience with infrastructure tools such as AWS, VMware, Docker, and


  • Strong understanding of, and practical experience with, Java web application


  • Familiarity with the Atlassian toolset including Jira and Confluence or similar tools
  • Knowledge of APIs, RESTful services and how they can be used to integrate with AWS
  • Comfortable with working in both Linux (RHEL and CentOS) and Windows environments
  • Experience with scripting in Jenkins, Chef, CloudFormation, Puppet, Ancible, TerraForm, or other similar products
  • Experience working with version control software, particularly Git and SVN
  • Programming experience in Ruby, Python or Java with software design skills, as well as with current best practices and methodologies (e.g. Agile)
  • Familiarity with Software Security and Compliance
  • Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewall
  • Able to maintain collaborative working relationships with stakeholders in scientific,

development and operations communities

Nice to Have:

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional

Location: Basel

Start date: 01/11/2018

End date: 31/12/2019

Workload: 100%

No remote work offered

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However, should you have any questions please contact Virginia Belli Colon on +41 61 282 22 10

Even though this position may not be the perfect fit for you, please reach out to us, as we have hundreds of open positions at Experis IT across Switzerland.

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