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OptiverBuild Engineer

Application deadline 03-02-2016


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03-02-2016 (For Past)


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Build Engineer

Do you have experience in making development environments more efficient? Are you passionate about automation and have a drive to improve things? Do you believe in values of DevOps and understand importance of Continuous Delivery? You may be our new Build Engineer.

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What you'll do

As a Build Engineer you'll be responsible for our development systems and processes. You'll have a strong drive to improve and automate the environments used by almost a 100 developers to build, test and release our Linux and Windows software. You'll use your excellent communication skills to collaborate closely with developers and identify problems or potential improvement points. You'll innovate and introduce new tools and DevOps best-practices to make the way we produce our software faster, more consistent and reliable.

Your typical activities will include:

  • maintaining current development, build and test environments that consists of over 100 Linux and Windows servers;
  • writing tools and scripts to automate our C++, C# and Python development pipelines;
  • collaborating with developers to introduce standards and best-practices in fast-changing environment;
  • administering wide range of development support systems: code repositories (Git & SVN), Atlassian suite, code analysis tools, binaries repositories etc.;
  • monitoring our tools and systems;
  • staying up to date with new technologies and innovating to make our development environment more efficient.
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What you'll need

  • a degree, preferably in Computer Science, IT Engineering or Information Systems;
  • expert knowledge of Unix/Linux servers administration;
  • working experience with configuration management tools (eg. Puppet, Chef, Ansible);
  • excellent scripting skills (eg. Bash, Python, Ruby, Powershell);
  • strong experience with git, including different workflows and branching/merging strategies;
  • experience with CI systems administration (eg. Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity);
  • understanding of concepts of Continuous Delivery and proven experience with automating build, test and release processes.

Experience with following will be considered an advantage:

  • Atlassian products administration (eg. JIRA, Bamboo, Confluence, Stash, Crucible);
  • Docker;
  • Cmake;
  • Windows servers administration and Powershell scripting;
  • code quality analysis tools (eg. Coverity, SonarQube);
  • package and binaries managers (eg. Artifactory, Nexus, RPM, Nuget, PyPI);
  • monitoring systems.
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What you'll get

Optiver is above all a state of mind. We are looking for you when you believe in daily improvement, when you like to be seriously rewarded for your performance and when you easily adapt to change and enjoy some humour and fun.

To be concrete, we offer you an excellent remuneration. But we also offer you great secondary benefits such as fully paid first-class commuting expenses, a premium-free pension, attractive profit sharing structure, relocation packages, training opportunities, discounts on health insurance, breakfast and lunch facilities, sports and leisure activities, Friday afternoon drinks and even weekly in-house chair massages.

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We are 350 highly educated professionals from over 30 different countries that work at Optiver in Amsterdam. We aim to be unrivalled in our industry, by being talented, creative and result driven. And it doesn't matter how we dress or what we believe in, as long as we exceed our and each other's expectations.

If you are ready to apply, and we hope you are, apply directly!

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