[Neutron] Job opportunity for DevOps Engineer at European Spallation Source ERIC

Karin Vandenborre karin.vandenborre at ess.eu
Thu Jul 15 10:48:32 CEST 2021

The European Spallation Source, ESS, a partnership of European countries, is hiring motivated and inspired people to plan, design, and construct the world’s most powerful neutron source. We seek ambitious, talented people in different fields who are excited about playing a part in the future of science in Europe.
ESS can offer a variety of things, such as passionate and international colleagues, a vibrant melting pot of diversity, and a challenging, exciting and high paced work environment. We value and need expertise, innovative minds and great ways of leading and interacting with people from all over the world.
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ESS is now looking for a DevOps Engineer for the Controls Infrastructure Group within the Technical Directorate.

The Integrated Control System (ICS) division is responsible for the design, construction, commissioning and operation of control systems for the ESS facility including the linear accelerator, Target station, Neutron Scattering Instruments and building utilities management. The Controls Infrastructure group has the responsibility to deliver and maintain the IT infrastructure for the ESS control system and various systems.
Job description
We are looking for an experienced and energetic DevOps Engineer to join the Controls Infrastructure group. As a DevOps Engineer, you will participate in the maintenance of our software development processes, its specification and implementation of new features, updates and software lifecycle management. Your work tasks would include, but will not be limited to:

  *   Build independent web based tools (example Flask), bots, microservices and solutions
  *   Advanced programming experience in Python or Java
  *   Manage data sources like MySQL, Redis, Postgres, Redis, ActiveMQ etc
  *   Manage CI/CD pipelines including best practices
  *   Manage source control management of GitLab and JupyterHub environments
  *   Responsibility over Ansible role development with Molecule and testInfra
  *   Previous use code quality workflows (Sonarqube or similar)
  *   Develop, update and maintain existing code quality standards and other conventions
The responsibilities for the DevOps Engineer are:

  *   Technical lead role for the control system software infrastructure
  *   Implement, deploy, and maintain automated workflows (gitOps)
  *   Maintain in-house CMDB (Flask framework) called CSEntry
  *   Build and test automation tools for infrastructure provisioning
  *   Oversee and architect the deployment of software in production environments
  *   Monitor metrics and develop ways to improve services
  *   Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on development and operations
  *   Build and extend CI and CD pipelines
  *   Document and design various processes; update existing processes
  *   Improve infrastructure and application developments
  *   Follow best practices and procedures as established by the ESS
  *   Participate in cross-organisational working groups to reduce toil and improve software development processes

The successful candidate will have:

  *   Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, software engineering, or related field
  *   Minimum 10 years’ previous experience in development and operations
  *   Previous experience with software development
  *   Previous experience with self-hosted Kubernetes clusters
  *   Experience with Linux infrastructures,
  *   database SQL (MySQL, Postgres)
  *   CI/CD pipelines
  *   Coding experience in one of the following; Java, JavaScript, Python.
  *   Previous experience with Scrum/Kanban, Agile ways of working
  *   Up-to-date on the latest industry trends
  *   Experience of working in an international environment is essential.

Beside good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels of management we truly believe that you are able to multitask, prioritise and manage time efficiently. You need to have an interest to develop job knowledge continuously and share your knowledge with others. Our work environment is exciting and forward thinking and relies heavily on personal initiative and a collaborative work environment.
Duration & Location
The position is permanent with six months initial probationary period
Your work place will be situated in Lund, Sweden.
Start date
The position is to be filled as soon as possible.

Application & Contact
Please provide your curriculum vitae in English by clicking on “apply” on the following link:
Please note that we only accept applications via the ESS website.
For some roles at ESS health check-ups and security clearance are required, and thus this might be applicable in the final parts of the recruitment process. The applicant is expected to be fit to perform the applicable tasks of this recruitment.
The deadline for applications is 5 September, 2021
For more information regarding the ESS recruitment process, please follow this link https://europeanspallationsource.se/ess-recruitment-process.
For further information regarding the position, please contact the Recruiting Manager, Remy Mudingay, Group Leader ICS Infrastructure, Remy.Mudingay at ess.eu
For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Officer, Karin Vandenborre, karin.vandenborre at ess.eu.
For trade union information please contact Unionen / Conny Wendt at +46 72 179 24 63.
or SACO / Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers/ Johan Waldeck at +46 72 179 21 65.
We look forward to receiving your application!



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