Senior Python Developer / DevOps Engineer (M/F) - Zagreb

Posted date: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Zagreb, 21, HR

Company: Ericsson


Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group gathers over 3200 experts from the STEM field. With more than 70 years of experience and everlasting work on new technologies, we offer the perfect mix of new knowledge and experience.

We are looking to onboard a Senior Python Developer with DevOps and Telecom services experience. The successful Python Developer will be part of the growing international team which is focused on building modern, containerized applications providing scalable and flexible services to customers. 


Job Responsibilities


  • Develop new and upgrade existing software systems for mobile network integration and analysis.
  • Engage on product innovation and deploy research to support critical product needs. 
  • Design and implement software components based on requirements. Develop, maintain, document, test, and verify Python-based applications. 
  • Deploy and support dynamically scalable, available, fault-tolerant, secure, and reliable container-based apps.
  • Leverage and expand the use of automation across all activities to build operational scale with the use of tools like Ansible, Tower, and Terraform. Develop automation templates for application and platform deployments.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams across the organization following agile methodologies.
  • Implement automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines).
  • Provide operational excellence in the DevOps field
  • Help establish technical standards and best practices for new tools and technologies


Minimum qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Min 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Track record in building Python-based SW products of all scales 
  • Hands-on experience with design and implementation of distributed systems and containerized services (Docker/Kubernetes)
  • Experience with modern software development and testing methodologies like CI/CD and tools such as Git, Jenkins etc.
  • Solid understanding of Storage, Network and Compute in an enterprise virtualization context
  • Solid experience with relational databases such as Postgres and MySQL
  • Good understanding of various Design Patterns, Algorithms & Data structures
  • Experience in a technical consulting or client-facing capacity
  • Team player and able to work in an environment of high levels of change and diversity of activities
  • Readiness to mentor new team members and junior colleagues
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English


Preferred qualifications


  • Master’s degree in computer science
  • 7+ years of experience in Software development among
  • 2+ years hands-on DevOps and 2+ years with container technologies
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux, and Bash
  • Deep knowledge in following tools like Bitbucket, Jenkins, Jira and/or Artifactory
  • Experience working with orchestration and configuration management tools such as Ansible
  • Experience working with Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform
  • Internal or external consultancy experience with multiple stakeholders and priorities


Candidates will be evaluated and contacted after they pass the initial screening.
Croatian citizenship or work permit for Croatia is required.



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