Senior Cloud Specialist: Kubernetes and Linux

Danske Bank has an exciting opportunity for you to join our Linux services team, which has end-to-end ownership of Linux and container-based services in both private and public clouds. We are the team behind 10,000+ Linux machines and the first production OpenShift clusters in the financial Nordics, running 50,000+ containers. But we’re not stopping there. The most significant journey is still ahead: the expansion of our infrastructure to the public cloud.

In line with Danske Bank’s Forward’28 strategy, there is a massive emphasis on the further digitalization of the bank, including migration to the public cloud. Our mission as a team is to enable efficient migration to the cloud by building robust Linux and container infrastructure, backed by powerful automation.

Our team is spread across Lithuania and India, enriching our work with diverse ideas and perspectives. At Danske Bank, we create a culture of openness, teamwork, and transparency. We encourage new ideas and provide the freedom to be creative in your problem-solving approach.

Come and be part of our journey, where you will have the opportunity to not only shape the future of banking but also leave a significant footprint in the field of Linux and container-based services in the cloud.

This role offers a unique blend of technical challenge, team collaboration, and opportunity for continuous learning and improvement.

Depending on your experience and knowledge, we may offer you different seniority of the role.

"Everyone is welcome – bring your authentic and full self to work."

You will:

  • Play a crucial role in supporting our Compute (Linux), Container Orchestration, and Private/Public cloud infrastructure offerings by continuously striving to improve and upgrade both our on-premises and public cloud offerings to ensure optimal performance and security
  • Leverage your expertise to provide guidance to our infrastructure teams, users, and developers, and mentor your team members
  • Manage one of the services, serving as its main point of contact for our user community
  • Work closely with infrastructure service users to resolve ongoing issues, using your technical acumen and problem-solving skills to ensure smooth operations and minimize downtime
  • Play a critical role in automating infrastructure processes, ensuring more efficient operations and freeing up team resources for innovation and strategic tasks
  • Have an opportunity to bring forward new ideas and strategies to keep our infrastructure at the forefront of the industry
  • Contribute insights to the roadmap for future development and enhancements of our services

About you:

  • 4 + years of hands-on experience with Linux
  • Experience with container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes, OpenShift, EKS, or others
  • Scripting or programming skills in any of the following languages: Ruby, Python, Bash
  • Understanding of Linux security technologies and observability practices, methods, and tools
  • Experience with automation tools like Chef, Ansible, Terraform
  • Great troubleshooting and debugging skills, enabling you to diagnose and fix issues quickly and efficiently
  • Solid communication skills with the ability to work with diverse teams and build a positive working environment
  • Hands-on experience with public cloud services in AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Upper-Intermediate skills in English

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 4480 EUR to 6720 EUR gross (based on your competencies relevant for the job).

Additionally, each Danske Bank employee receives employee benefits package which includes:
    • Growth opportunities: professional & supportive team, e-learnings, numerous development programs; (incl. professional certificates); 100+ professions for internal mobility opportunities.
    • Health & Well-being: a diverse, inclusive, work & life balance work environment; additional health insurance; mental well-being practices; partial psychologist counselling compensation; silence and sleep zones at the office; game rooms.
    • Hybrid working conditions: home office budget (after the probation period); modern Danske Campus workplace developed with anthropologist for the best employee experience.
    • Additional days of leave: for rest, health, volunteering, exams in higher education institutions, and other important activities. Moreover, for seniority with Danske Bank.
    • Monetary compensation package: accidents & critical diseases insurance; financial support in case of unfortunate events, travel insurance; IIIrd Pillar Pension Fund contribution.

Additional days of vacation

Canteen services and free fruits

Additional health insurance package

Free parking & charging ports - cars, bicycles, e-scooters

See all the benefits HERE.

If you're passionate about Linux, Container Orchestration platforms, and cloud technologies as much as we are, we would love to hear from you. Whether you have any questions, need more details about the position, or just want to chat about the latest trends in these areas, don't hesitate to reach out. Let's shape the future of digital banking together. Looking forward to our conversation!

Aivaras Laimikis, Head of Linux and Container Orchestration Team

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If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 05.07.2024. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be IT Software Engineer (Cloud Specialist), Senior.