The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Group Corporate Services Directorate Group Digital Office (GDO) Platforms & Services Department (P&S) Operations & Service Desk Division (OSDK) IT Operations Unit (ITO), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a (Senior) Automation and Orchestration Engineer*.
This is a full time position at grade 5 / 6
The term of this contract will be 4 years
Panel interviews are anticipated for mid of July.
The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.
In this role you will manage the daily operations and delivery of the automation and orchestration of infrastructure technologies.
Including managing provisioning, automation, IT infrastructure monitoring and analytics, optimisation of tools and processes, keeping IT infrastructure inventory and asset management tools up-to-date and automating service requests, software and tools.
You will report to the Head of IT Operations Unit, which is responsible for providing IT services for operation, monitoring & scheduling, operational processes, automation & orchestration.
Contribute to and implement the EIB digitalisation strategy in the domain of automation & orchestration systems Lead automation & orchestration design activities for projects supporting the various IT infrastructure peer domains including information security Ensure that projects are managed and that solutions are designed and implemented respecting standards and procedures Coordinate project teams for the implementation of projects and maintenance of automation tools Leverage technology to automate manual tasks, and seek efficiency gains, in order to contribute to continuous improvement, wherever practicable and appropriate Resolve incidents in coordination with the Incident and Problem Manager Maintain hardware and software in the latest levels of patching and supported versions Help the EIB in keeping up-to-date with the latest developments by bringing external views on technologies and the evolution of best practice.
Run and support various proof-of-concept initiatives and evaluation of new software and technologies
University degree preferably in computer science, At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in IT infrastructure, with an emphasis on monitoring, orchestration and automation Proven experience of automation deployment, provisioning, configuration and knowledge of datacentre related technologies virtualisation, deployment, provisioning and IT infrastructure management tools (e.
g. Azure DevOps, Ansible, vRA, teraform) Broad understanding of IT infrastructure, IT applications, architecture, databases and orchestration / monitoring / automation tools Experience in delivering automation and orchestration of IT infrastructure and datacentre services in collaboration with service partners Understanding of procurement and service contracts, including procuring software and services in a public sector environment would be an advantage Fluent in English and / or French ( ) and preferably a solid understanding of the other
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There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French.
If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages
We are an equal opportunities employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. We encourage all suitably qualified and eligible candidates to apply regardless of their gender identity / expression, age, racial, ethnic and cultural background, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation / identity, disability or neurodiversity.
Applicants with specific needs are encouraged to request reasonable accommodations at any stage during the recruitment process.
Please contact the EIB Recruitment team Jobs eib.org who will ensure that your request is handled.
By applying for this position, you acknowledge the importance of maintaining the security and integrity of the Information of the EIB Group.
In case of selection for the position you agree to comply with all measures (policies, controls, document classification and management) implemented by the EIB Group to prevent unauthorised disclosure of any information or any damage to the EIB Group reputation.
Deadline for applications : 8th June 2022