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Title:  Jira Systems Administrator/DevOps Software Systems Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics Europe GmbH
Country/Region:  GB
City:  Harlow
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  UK, Harlow (REE)
Job Function:  Software
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas is looking for a high-profile

(Senior) Staff Jira Systems Administrator/DevOps Software Systems Engineer (f/m/d) for our IoT and Infrastructure Group

based out of one of our European business hubs

At Renesas, we are passionate about developing software and systems knowledge that help our customers satisfy their hardware needs. We use a disciplined Agile development environment where the development team works with business stakeholders to flexibly meet business goals and comply with industry standards.


We are looking for an experienced DevOps engineer who has deep experience with standard DevOps tools and can also demonstrate the ability to enthusiastically start from zero knowledge of a topic and quickly ramp to proficiency.


The position requires writing and maintaining clean, unit-tested Python tools to support the DevOps processes. Per the Agile process, our ideal candidate will learn about iterative, incremental design and test-driven development for a software architecture. You will be involved in multiple projects, either maintaining legacy build automation code (looking for refactoring opportunities to address technical debt) or deploying new automation code for emerging projects based on current best practices.


The Job

  • Implement and maintain project build automation
  • Proficient with systems and project administration of Atlassian Jira environments
  • Gitlab support and administration (alternatively Jenkins)
  • Implementation,  maintenance and deployment of Docker containers for build automation, Docker Swarm support
  • Performance monitoring and tuning ((network, application)
  • Python scripting
  • Python wheel packages for internal distribution
  • Configuration for high availability
  • Construct Docker containers
  • Apply containers to build automation for SW development projects
  • Deploy and maintain necessary server applications
  • Plan application deployments
  • Construct Docker containers
  • Docker Swarm support and administration
  • Deploy using compose files to Docker Swarm 
  • Automation using Gitlab pipelines
  • Performance monitoring
  • Maintain comprehensive unit tests and general code quality (using linters, style guidelines, etc)
  • Reporting opportunities for refactoring for project task prioritization
  • HTTP/S proxy
  • Traefik & NGINX proxy applications
  • Performance monitoring and tuning
  • Performance monitoring and tuning of multi-layer proxies (Traefik front-end, NGINX back-end


Your Profile

  • Undergraduate or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or closely related field
  • Knowledge in Object oriented design
  • Experience in Python programming
  • Knowledge of Makefiles, CI yaml files
  • Relevant experience in Docker containers, docker swarm & application deployment 
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment
  • Excellent speaking, reading and writing skills in English
  • Valid work permit for EU and/or UK
  • minimum of 5 years experience in this field
  • Teleworking/remote working from home is permitted for this position


Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, infrastructure, and IoT applications that help shape a limitless future. Learn more at renesas.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.