Devops Specialist

  • Spoton Connections
  • Sliema, Malta
  • Aug 12, 2019
Full time DevOps Jobs

Job Description

Our client is looking for a DevOps Specialist who will be responsible for managing software release activities in the Digital Team of the company utilizing from the industry’s best practices for release, configuration and implementation management.

  • Interact with product management, project management, development and operations teams to plan, validate and execute software releases and system rollouts.
  • Maintain and improve upon software release processes, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices and tools.
  • Work closely with development teams to help select tools, design infrastructure, implement automation and facilitate the software build/release process.
  • Coordinate the use of testing and staging environments across teams and parallel initiatives, manage the calendar of deployments and ensure that quality assurance processes are followed through.
  • Keep oneself up-to-date on prevailing DevOps practices and tools.
  • Maintain and report upon suitable KPIs.
  • Support the Software Delivery, QA and Test Automation team as required in meeting set objectives and strive for continuous improvement in all areas of activity.


  • 2+ years of relevant experience in the software development field, ideally in a DevOps or release management role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or an equivalent level of technical background gathered from other certifications and/or working experience.
  • Demonstrated experience related to release management, configuration management, and change management.
  • Good programming and scripting skills in programming languages prevailant in the industry.
  • Experience working on different OS platforms, including variants of Windows and UNIX.
  • Working knowledge of DBMS platforms and SQL.
  • Familiarity with entire software development life cycle and Agile processes.
  • Experience using applications and tools across the various DevOps domains, such as, Jira, Confluence, Git, Mercurial, Maven, Jenkins, Soap UI, Selenium, Docker, OpenShift, SonarQube and Nexus.
  • Ability to work well independently and with others.
  • High level of self-motivation, self-organization, orientation to detail, ability to prioritize many tasks and commitment to the highest standards of quality for the entire release process.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills