GIT Consult

Head of DevOps

Head of DevOps Published: 30.05.2019



We are looking for a leader of global Engineering team for an international client. The position will be based in Prague.

The team design, develop and operate all company’s infrastructure across their data centres, offices, stores and distribution centres. Some fields of occupation are private and public cloud, connectivity, end-user computing, CI/CD and monitoring toolkit.

You would be accountable for an area of people management, the quality of the team’s outputs/solutions and devising it’s technology direction. Your aim is to manage and monitor strategic multi-year initiatives. There will be system engineers, developers, analysts, Product owners and Scrum masters in your team.

Key Technologies:
- RDBMS - Oracle, Microsoft
- Operating Systems – Windows, Linux
- Programming – Java, PL/SQL, Unix scripting

Key Responsibilities:
- Help to transform the corporate IT products via designing, deploying and supporting corporate technologies and services
- Responsibility of daily IT Operations (Incident, Problem, Request and Change)
- Ownership of Service desk management tools and related processes
- Responsibility for an application roadmap, architecture and design for technology solutions
- Responsibility for global test strategy and data integrity
- Build and run great technical teams with structure and capabilities to support incidents in live and support the relationship with colleagues in technology and business
- Build a team culture that is customer focused, recruit and support the development of members of staff. Define training plans, objectives and provide feedbacks
- Drives adoption of new tools and techniques being able to understand their value and impact on business
- Understand and apply current application development techniques and their implications to infrastructure
- Experience with leading mission critical projects
- Managing external suppliers and responsible for measuring, improving service provided. Managing stakeholder communication and escalations


- Previous experience working in a DevOps environment and building teams that deliver solutions in an automated way
- Strong people management skills and business stakeholder management
- Experience with IT SLA ownership and budgeting (CAPEX, OPEX)
- Experience with vendor management
- Experience at optimising teams to deliver solutions to complex problems at pace
- Experience in working in a multinational company with global responsibilities
- Strong knowledge of ITIL and processes, project/program management skills and continuous service improvement plans

A good technical knowledge of:
- Agile ways of working
- Code maintenance (GitHUB), Code deployment (Jenkins) and Agile Backlog Maintenance (JIRA, Confluence)
- Development and deployment

We offer

- discount on company products / services
- contributions to the pension / life insurance
- contribution to sport / culture / leisure
- flexible start/end of working hours
- occasional work from home
- individual schedules of working hours
- meal tickets / catering allowance
- company catering
- educational courses and training

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Rastislav Bučko
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