Job Details

Bank for International Settlements
  • Position Number: 1992962
  • Location: Basel, Switzerland
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Container and Linux Engineer / Senior DevOps Engineer

The Bank for International Settlements is an international organization which fosters international monetary and financial cooperation via wide-ranging banking, economic research and policy coordination activities.

Purpose of the role:
Identify opportunities to migrate workloads to modern Serverless infrastructure and support the development of new container centric applications
Design, implement and support container orchestration for Hybrid Cloud infrastructure
Enable automation across modern compute workloads and integrate DevOps principles as part of technology modernization and operations
Develop and implement compliance and security policies, ensuring foundational controls are enforced as part of a modern CI/CD pipeline
Provide input and guidance on microservice architecture to business units and collaborate with them on leveraging a common shared platform
Design, implement and maintain enterprise class software and hardware in the Bank's RedHat Linux Environment

Principal accountabilities:
Provide internal management, expert advice and operational experience on automation of IT infrastructure throughout the organization, including cloud and On-Premise.
Platform Orchestration: Implement and maintain orchestration technology for container based workloads. Integrate the platform within a Hybrid cloud environment. Integrate security controls, container scanning, and operational monitoring. Plan and implement cluster availability and manage software lifecycle.
Container Design: Support business units in adopting container based approaches to application delivery. Support planning for application availability, provide templates and base container images.
Resilience: Ensure that activities are undertaken in accordance with the Bank's high security standards in alignment with corporate policies, release and change management, and compliance. Incorporate resilience practices such that solutions are adequately protected and able to be sustained during times of adversity.
Technology Strategy: Support the selection of technology to meet the Bank's business needs taking into account the quality of technology for hybrid cloud strategy (automation, monitoring, resilience). Lead culture change for modern computing platforms
Agile Project Management: Apply Agile and DevOps practices within Infrastructure and Operations. Act as Scrum Master for key projects working with subject matter experts across the Bank.
Software Engineering and Application Development: Work with development teams supporting serverless and containerised solution development. Leverage and sponsor the use of a DevOps toolchain to ensure collaboration and delivery.

Skills and qualifications:
Deep domain expertise in container and Serverless technologies (RedHat OpenShift)
Linux system administration and automation in an enterprise environment
Fluency with automation tools and frameworks with demonstrated experience applying tools to improve efficiency (Ansible, Terraform)
Demonstrated experience scripting in popular languages including Bash, Python and Perl
Experience with DevOps practices, in particular automation and reusability as key enablers of project delivery and operations
Experience with configuration management practices and technologies and leveraging orchestration to ensure configuration consistency
Knowledge of IT infrastructure (Data Center and Networking) technologies to support integration of containers into a private cloud datacentre and public cloud
Familiarity with modern authorization concepts, including OAuth and token based authentication
Experience building integrations and applications against common REST base API's, particularly infrastructure and core IT services like storage, cloud computing, virtualization, and networking
Fluency with code management solutions, in particular GIT and CI/CD tools, including integrating their use in common infrastructure management and deployment tasks
Ability to develop strategy, articulate vision and socialise concepts to realize automation benefits across IT infrastructure
Excellent communication, presentation and team-working skills. Able to present points clearly and convincingly

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