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DevOps Engineer

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
4 February 2022
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DevOps Engineer, Abu Dhabi

Introduction

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries regarded as technically impossible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

Saab Ltd, Abu Dhabi is now looking for people who want to join our Massive Data Fusion team.

Your role

We are looking for someone who is experienced with configuring and maintaining Kubernetes clusters. Your responsibility at Saab Ltd will be to configure and maintain the hardware and software of our development and production cluster.

In this role you will be working extensively with:

  • Linux

  • Containers

  • Kubernetes

  • Helm

  • Ceph

  • Vault

  • Databases (structured and unstructured)

  • Network security

  • HPC

Your profile

We acknowledge that no one knows everything, but one can learn a lot. We pay great attention to your interest in your own development and enjoy learning about new technologies.

Required skills:

  • Experience as a DevOps Engineer or System Administrator.

  • Experience configuring and maintaining a Kubernetes cluster.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent.

  • Minimum three years of relevant experience.

  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written.

  • Open-minded and fast learner.

Desired skills:

  • Experience deploying Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with tools like Ansible, SaltStack etc.

  • Knowledge of containers and microservice-based architectures.

  • Experience configuring and maintaining structured and unstructured databases like Postgres and MongoDB.

  • Ability to implement and maintain DevOps Security (DevSecOps) protocols.

  • Network security and optimization experience.

  • Experience implementing CI/CD and testing pipelines like Gitlab, Jenkins, Tekton etc.

  • Data science/AI knowledge or interest.

  • Any programming skills, like Python or Julia.

This position requires that you undergo a security screening in accordance with the Saab internal processes.

What you will be a part of

Saab’s strategy for growth includes building local business and operations in selected markets, with focus on key customer countries. You will become part of this brand new Saab Company, which operates in Tawazun Industrial Park, northeast of the Abu Dhabi city center.

About Saab

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number app. 18.000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.