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Senior Infrastructure Consultant (DevOps)

ThoughtWorks, Barcelona

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Infrastructure Developers take a multifaceted approach to helping clients achieve technical excellence by assessing challenges from both a technical and operational perspective. As consummate ‘bringers of knowledge,’ they take extra care to ensure their team and client understand operational requirements and take a shared responsibility for designing and implementing infrastructure that delivers and runs software services. They also help customers adopt a DevOps mindset, breaking away from rigid, more traditional ways of working and pivoting to a more customer-focused and agile approach.

Job responsibilities

  • You will launch projects through hands-on implementation, evaluate and drive improvements to existing infrastructure
  • You will listen to a client’s needs and formulate a technical roadmap and impactful solution that will support their ambitious business goals
  • Help shape and build Thoughtworks’ cloud and infrastructure practice through collaboration with business development, marketing and capabilities development teams
  • Ensure and build the controls and processes for continuous delivery of applications, considering all stages of the process and its automations
  • Monitor and ensure that technical expectations of deliverables are consistently met on projects
  • Act as a thought leader—at client sites and at Thoughtworks—on DevOps, cloud and infrastructure engineering
  • Establish trusting and thoughtful partnerships with a client’s CIO, CTO and relevant teams
  • Adjust and suggest innovative solutions to current constraints and business policies

Job qualifications

Technical skills

  • You can design and architect enterprise and/or web-scale hosting platforms and can seamlessly administer application servers, web servers and databases
  • You have a deep understanding of cloud and virtualization platforms, infrastructure automation and application hosting technologies
  • You understand DevOps philosophy, Agile methods, Infrastructure as Code to your work and lead infrastructure and operations with these approaches
  • You have a history working with server virtualisation, IaaS and PaaS cloud,  Infrastructure provisioning and configuration management tools 
  • You can write scripts using at least one scripting language and are comfortable with building Linux and/or Windows servers systems
  • Experience with continuous integration tools with different tech stacks, web or mobile
  • You’ve previously worked with monitoring systems for stress and performance testing with Observability Pattern: Distributed Tracing/ OpenTracing, Log Aggregation, Audit Logging, Exception Tracking, Health Check API, Application MetricS, Self-Healing/Multi-Cloud
  • Bonus points if you have experience with unit testing and automated testing tools

Professional skills

  • You genuinely enjoy interacting with teammates from across the business and have a knack for communicating technical concepts to nontechnical audiences
  • You love creating robust, scalable, flexible and relevant solutions that help transform businesses and industries
  • You’re comfortable partnering directly with infrastructure technicians, support and network analysts, security analysts, system administrators and/or IT managers to design technical strategies while simultaneously collaborating with senior IT groups in an advisory capacity

Other things to know

There is no one-size-fits-all career path at Thoughtworks: however you want to develop your career is entirely up to you. But we also balance autonomy with the strength of our cultivation culture. This means your career is supported by interactive tools, numerous development programs and teammates who want to help you grow. We see value in helping each other be our best and that extends to empowering our employees in their career journeys.

Thoughtworks has a full time remote policy, which states that any Thoughtworker will be able to work from home indefinitely anywhere in Spain. Due to COVID-19 our offices in Barcelona and Madrid are partially open to provide support to employees who require more space and facilities than they have at home. Once this situation improves and following government's recommendations, our offices will be fully opened for anyone who might be interested in working from the offices. Please don't hesitate to speak with your recruiter about any requirements or concerns you may have.

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. Over the last 25+ years, we've delivered extraordinary impact together with our clients by helping them solve complex business problems with technology as the differentiator. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries and deliver extraordinary impact together.

About ThoughtWorks

A community of passionate individuals whose purpose is to revolutionize software design, creation and delivery, while advocating for positive social change. 

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