System Architect DevOps

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Brande, Denmark   Posted 1 month ago

Overview

For our System Integration Department within the SW Division, we are looking for a skilled System Architect to join our growing, and dedicated and global team. In the SW division we deliver quality SW to both new power plants but also to the existing fleet with tens of thousands of turbines.

In the System Integration team, we fulfil the role of a Solution level System Team in SAFe. Which means that we are responsible for; the SW test strategy, the enforcement of it, and the creation and maintenance of build- and test environments in which automated tests are executed. This involves both HIL setups and small to large virtual environments, thus handling both the hard real-time and large scalability requirements. Our CI/CD tools and services are hosted both in our own infrastructure and in the cloud. We operate 1 data centre and 2 test labs.

The introduction of Continuous Delivery is a strategic goal of the department; our team has been given the responsibility of introducing it. You will join an inspiring and high performing multinational team.

How to contribute to our vision
You will be part of our System Architect forum, which bridge the team architects and the Enterprise Architects and look at the architecture from a system and Product perspective. You will in an agile manner analyze new product requirements from the DevOps PO, Enterprise Architects, or key stakeholders from the development ARTs and deriving requirements for the DevOps teams. 

As a team you will drive the architectural runway of our department, furthermore you will align and influence the architectural runway at enterprise level. An important focus area is the improving our CI/CD lead-time by optimizing the build chain introducing massive parallel computing and automation. This is done planned and implemented in close collaboration with key stakeholders in the different teams. In doing so, you are one of the main drivers for the CD transformation and continuous improvement process within the SW Division.

You also act as the technical expert across multiple development projects helping them in keeping their delivery pipeline running. The projects range from deeply embedded controllers over large SCADA server systems to central fleet management systems. And together with our Cyber Security experts you will be the front runner for implementing relevant verifications in the pipelines and ensure a short lead time for our deliverables.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • You have an academic degree in Information Technology or Computer Science but your passion and experience with Continuous Delivery is most important.
  • You have significant experience in the Continuous Integration and Delivery way of working and the tools and mindset, which are needed
  • You are ‘hands-on’ and can get things done in a maintainable manner
  • You have experience in applying agile software development practices (e.g. SCRUM)
  • You have expert knowledge on GitLab, Gitflow, Artifactory, Jenkins, and Chef/Ansible
  • You have strong DevOps understanding of the state-of-the-art build and code level QA tolls for C#, C++ and web development.
  • You have basic knowledge of BDD, Cucumber - Ruby.
  • You can coach a development team or an individual developer through the transition phase to a fundamental new way of working
  • You are motivated by and interested in automation and development
  • You take pride in getting the development projects working more effectively
  • You are willing to travel a few weeks a year
  • You have good communication skills
  • You have excellent English verbal and written language skills - a basic understanding of Danish is advantageous

In case you have acquired your skills in alternative ways your application is just as well appreciated.

Job Details
Industry Engineering / R&D
Employment Type Full Time
Visa Sponsorship Yes
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
About us

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.

Siemens Gamesa has a vision for renewable energy: we believe in the power of nature and technology. Help us to be ready to face the energy challenges of tomorrow and make a green footprint – join the team in creating a better future for us on our planet.

 

We focus on hiring the best people, wherever they may be in the world. We pride ourselves on the flexibility we offer to our employees and are committed to building a workforce that can grow with the company. Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

In our culture of trust, we focus on empowerment, diversity and continuous learning. Valuing our people is what makes us one global team, with our colleagues’ safety at the heart of our organization.

 

Read stories from our employees, and get to know your future team: https://www.sebrochure.dk/Siemens_Gamesa_Renewable_Energy/WebView/

 

How to contribute to our vision

For our DevOps team within the Software Solutions division we are looking for a skilled DevOps Engineer to join our growing, and dedicated DevOps team. In the department, we are responsible for the SW test strategy, the enforcement of it, and the creation and maintenance of build- and test environments in which automated tests are executed. This involves both HIL setups and small to large virtual environments, thus handling both the hard real-time and large scalability requirements. We operate 2 data centers and 2 test labs.

 

The introduction of Continuous Delivery is a strategic goal of the department; our team has been given the responsibility of introducing it. You will join an inspiring and high performing multinational team.

 

As DevOps Engineer, your tasks and deliverables are mainly lead the development teams’ transformation to Continuous Delivery, i.e. implement their Chef based server stack, create the QA part of the Jenkins pipeline. The product and system level tests are run in either a VM environment or the physical HW. You will manage and optimize the utilization of these environments while reducing bottlenecks in the delivery pipelines.

 

Together with the rest of the DevOps team you develop state of the art SW tools and make the decision proposals. You implement these tools in the development projects for them to move faster. As member of the DevOps team you carry the operational responsibility of these tools.

 

You act as the technical expert across multiple development projects helping them in keeping their delivery pipeline running. The projects range from deeply embedded controllers over large SCADA server systems to central fleet management systems. Together with the rest of the DevOps team you ensure the operational side of our large HW and VMware test environment.

 

You will implement parts of our cybersecurity strategy by implementing relevant verifications in the pipelines and ensure a short lead time.

 

What you need to make a difference

Passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change.  We are looking for you, who wants to make real what matters and who wants to change the world towards renewable energy.

 

The ideal candidate holds an academic degree in IT, Computer Science or similar in combination with thorough practical experience with

  • Continuous Integration/Delivery and DevOps
  • Applying agile software development practices (e.g. SAFe & SCRUM)
  • GitLab, Gitflow, Artifactory, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes and Chef
  • You have strong DevOps understanding of the state of the art build and code level QA tolls for C#, C++ and web development.
  • You have basic knowledge of BDD, Cucumber - Ruby.
  • You are not afraid of asking questions and taking the lead in developing the team, methods and frameworks.

 

Most importantly is your passion for continuous delivery and smooth operations in larger organizations. You have a high professional competency and you have a desire to develop your skills. You have good collaboration skills and you can manage to act in different cultural contexts. To thrive in this position, you must have a strong result- and customer-oriented approach.

 

In return of your commitment we offer you…

Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come. We are a global team of diverse colleagues who share a passion for renewable energy and have a culture of trust and empowerment to make our own ideas a reality. We focus on personal and professional development to grow internally within our organization. Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as flexible working hours as well as home-office possibility for many colleagues, employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable) and local benefits such as subsidized lunch, employee discounts and much more.

 

Empowering our people

https://www.siemensgamesa.com/sustainability/employees

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How do you imagine the future?

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Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.