DevOps Engineer - Pipelines and Automation, Zurich

  • Verity
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 13/02/2023
Full time Data Engineering Business Intelligence Software Engineering DevOps

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Do you enjoy automating processes and connecting systems together? Can you spot opportunities for automation, and bring these through design and implementation? Then this position might just be what you're looking for…

In your day-to-day job, you'll be designing, implementing and improving the pipelines that build, test and deploy code for our autonomous drone systems. In true full-stack fashion, this spans from low-level microcontroller code over Embedded Linux running on the drones, through cloud-based backends, all the way up to web-based frontends.

As an expert on these topics, you'll also guide your colleagues on best practices to allow seamless and smooth integration across all our systems.

Verity is the global leader in autonomous indoor drone systems. Our integrated inventory tracking system enables zero-error warehousing for big box retailers, third-party logistics providers, and manufacturers. The system is used by industry leaders around the world, including DSV, Maersk, and Ingka, Sweden's most recognized furniture retailer. Verity's live events solutions help create stunning effects for top names in the entertainment industry like Drake, Céline Dion, Justin Bieber, Metallica, and Cirque du Soleil. We continuously reach beyond existing limitations to rethink, reimagine, and rework the role of robotics in the world today.

Come help us break new boundaries for drone systems and technologies!

What you'll do

  • Design, maintain and own the CI/CD pipelines that build, test, package and deploy our software
  • Collaborate with developers, QA, and release engineers on automation projects
  • Proactively identify processes to automate - and automate them
  • Apply best practices, and continuously work on streamlining and keeping our CI/CD landscape in great condition
  • Coach and mentor colleagues on DevOps and automation best practices and concepts

What you bring

  • Degree (FH, BSc, MSc) in computer science, software engineering, or relevant field.
  • 3+ years of professional hands-on experience designing and maintaining CI/CD pipelines in a Linux environment
  • Thorough understanding of DevOps principles
  • Professional experience with
    • Jenkins and scripted pipelines written in Groovy
    • git
    • bash / Python or similar language
  • Additional plus, experience with
    • JIRA and Confluence
    • Other CI/CD and automation tools (Gitlab in particular)
    • CMake and C/C++ build and analysis tools
    • Python packaging and deployment
    • Docker and similar tools
    • AWS and related services (EC2, S3, VPCs, IoT Core, etc.)
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Who you are

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High level of initiative and exceptional sense of responsibility (can-do attitude)
  • Team player with high problem-solving competence, capable of working autonomously
  • Agile and lean management mindset with a lifelong learning attitude

Why you'll love Verity

  • Flexibility of a hybrid work environment. You can arrange start and finish times around your life (picking up kids, walking the dog, training for your next marathon at lunch)
  • A great engineering culture, including flat hierarchies, an open-door policy, and a focus on joint responsibility and mutual trust and support
  • Working with a skilled, high-achieving, experienced, and fun team—with lots of opportunities to develop your professional career and grow with the company
  • Annual team-building events, quarterly and monthly get-togethers, knowledge-sharing talks, game nights, and more
  • 25 days of annual leave, employee stock ownership plan (conditions apply), variety of pension plans, and relocation packages
  • Welcoming office space complete with friendly team members, free snacks (fresh fruits, coffee, and more!), and fun activities—we're dog-friendly!

Are you ready for a great adventure?
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