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Principal DevOps Engineer

Allianz

Allianz

Software Engineering
Bangkok, Thailand
Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024

As a Principal DevOps Engineer, you work together with stakeholders from architecture, application development teams, testing teams, leadership, and OE representatives to understand challenges, expectations, and requirements of sales applications. You develop a roadmap for infrastructure solutions that allow for high-availability and low latency across the globe and follow-up with your team and stakeholders for timely delivery. You mentor a team of DevOps Engineer, ensure the team is productive, follow-up on blockers and make sure team-internal and team-external exchanges happen frequently.

You will work on a wide range of technological solutions ranging from cloud infrastructure (AWS), infrastructure-as-code (GitHub), deployments (Kubectl, Helm), to monitoring (Dynatrace) and incident management (ServiceNow).

You will be part of a global operations team located in Spain and Thailand. Your customers will be in various time zones across the globe including Asia and central Europe.

You will

  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams to define DevOps strategies and best practices.
  • Communication with upper management to provide project updates and ensure alignment with business objectives.
  • Mentoring and providing guidance to team members, fostering their professional growth.
  • Design and develop cloud-based solutions, considering scalability, security, and regulatory compliance requirements specific to the insurance industry.
  • Monitor and optimize the performance of our cloud infrastructure and services, identifying and resolving any performance bottlenecks to ensure optimal efficiency and responsiveness.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues related to our cloud infrastructure, services, and applications.
  • Keep up to date with the latest cloud technologies, security practices, and industry trends in the insurance domain, making recommendations for improvements, cost reductions, and innovation.

Your skills

  • Degree in information technology or other comparable technical qualification
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong knowledge of AWS and respective services (RDS, EKS, Elasticache).
  • Experience with common CI/CD Tools GitHub, Jenkins, IaC best-practices.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, NodeJS) and automation tools to streamline insurance operations on the cloud.
  • Familiarity with security best practices and implementing robust security controls to protect sensitive insurance data.
  • Experience in incident management and resolution. Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, with the ability to quickly identify and resolve issues.
  • Ability to be take part in on-call duties to provide support during our customer's business hours in a different time zone.
  • Cloud certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Certified Engineer)
  • Experience with one or all of the following tools: Apigee, Akamai, Service NOW

Your benefits:

  • We offer a hybrid work model which recognizes the value of striking a balance between in-person collaboration.
  • We believe in rewarding performance and our compensation and benefits package includes a company bonus scheme, pension, employee shares program and multiple employee discounts (details vary by location)
  • From career development and digital learning programs to international career mobility, we offer lifelong learning for our employees worldwide and an environment where innovation, delivery and empowerment are fostered
  • Flexible working, health and wellbeing offers (including healthcare and parental leave benefits) support to balance family and career and help our people return from career breaks with experience that nothing else can teach


41843 | IT & Tech Engineering | Professional | Non-Executive | Allianz Technology | Full-Time | Permanent

About Allianz Technology

Allianz Technology is the global IT service provider for Allianz and delivers IT solutions that drive the digitalization of the Group. With more than 12,000 employees located in 51 countries around the globe, Allianz Technology works together with other Allianz entities in pioneering the digitalization of the financial services industry.

We oversee the full digitalization spectrum – from one of the industry’s largest IT infrastructure projects that includes data centers, networking and security, to application platforms that span from workplace services to digital interaction. In short, we deliver full-scale, end-to-end IT solutions for Allianz in the digital age.

D&I statement

Allianz Technology is proud to be an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the working environment. We are interested in your strengths and experience. We welcome all applications from all people regardless of gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity and cultural background, age, nationality, religion, disability, or philosophy of life.


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