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The Hertz Corporation DevOps Engineer in Dublin, Ireland

General Responsibilities

Here’s your opportunity to make an impact on one of the world’s leading car rental companies!

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, ambitious & experienced DevOps Engineer to join our rapid growing IT department.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We embrace a culture that fosters a best-in-class employee experience. It’s no wonder we have been named as one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Dublin area.

Hertz is a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Our massive European Service Centre office based in Swords, Dublin offers a bright, modern and friendly working atmosphere. We employ approximately 900 people with over 29 different nationalities.

The role: Taking the wheel at Hertz

The platform engineers are responsible for and accounting for the engineering and operations of the Developer Platform which is comprised of cloud environments, distributed systems management systems, and application continuous delivery tools and pipeline.

The Platform Engineer is a full stack engineer who builds and operates the cloud application development and hosting platforms. This role will have the primary accountability of owning, developing, implementing and operating Cloud platforms. This role will also encompass developing, building, administering, and deploying self-service tools that enable developers to build, deploy and operate cloud native applications.

As a Platform Engineer, he/she will be part of an engineering team primarily working in a paired programming team, collaborating with different team members. He/she will split time evenly in executing operational tasks to maintain the platform and servicing customer requests; and engineering new solutions to automate the build and operational tasks. He/she will serve as pair anchors being advocates of paired programming, test driven development, infrastructure engineering, and continuous delivery on the team.

  • Builds, manages and operates the infrastructure and configuration of the platform infrastructure and application environments with a focus on automation and infrastructure as code

  • Builds, manages and operates the continuous delivery framework and tools

  • Builds, manages and operates the infrastructure as a service layer (hosted and cloud based platforms) that supports the different platform services

  • Writes and builds continuous delivery pipelines to manage and automate the lifecycle of the different platform components

  • Serves as an anchor for developing comprehensive monitoring solutions to provide full visibility to the different platform components using tools and services like Graphite, ELK, Datadog, New Relic and other similar tools

  • Serves as an anchor for developing log analytics solutions to provide logging-as-a-service to hosted applications based on open source solutions

  • Integrates different components and develops new services with a focus on open source to allow a minimal friction developer interaction with the platform and application services

  • Evaluates performance trends and expected changes in demand and capacity; and establish the appropriate scalability plans

  • Identifies and troubleshoots any availability and performance issues at multiple layers of deployment, from hardware, operating environment, network and application

  • Leads post mortem activities to identify systemic solutions to improve the overall operations of the platform

  • Recommends and improves technology related policies and procedures

Your benefits: Fuelling your journey

  • Relocation package and assistance from our cool relocation team

  • Free on-site Doctor, Nurse and Physiotherapy services

  • Pension scheme

  • Discount on private health Insurance

  • On-site Gym

  • Subsidised staff restaurant

  • Sports and Social Club

  • Language classes

  • Training and development programmes

  • IncentivesStaff Car Rental and Sales discount

  • Free Parking

Your skills: What you’ll need for a great journey

  • Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related area, or equivalent work experience

  • 3-5 years of application development or infrastructure engineering experience

  • Hands-on style - willingness and competent in producing necessary changes in our infrastructure and processes.

  • Will be working primarily in an Extreme Programming environment and must be willing to work in a paired programming/engineering model

  • Able to facilitate diverse teams, multi-task, and work under pressure to meet aggressive schedule targets

  • Able to work effectively across organizational and geographical boundaries

  • Identify creative solutions for technical support issues

  • Able to communicate effectively across groups of diverse backgrounds

  • Ability to present ideas and solutions

  • Experience with Cloud Foundry is an advantage

About us

Hertz Global has an exciting portfolio of rental car brands – including Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly, as well as Donlen. We are one of the largest worldwide airport vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world.

Our mission is to be the preferred rental car company and you have the opportunity to help steer this mission. Get in touch today and APPLY NOW

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Job ID 167315

# Positions 1

Category Information Technology

Division HESC Support Services

Position Type Regular Full Time