DevOps Engineer

  • Donostia / San Sebastián
  • Bilbao

Ingeniero DevOps

This position offers you the opportunity to join a fast-growing technology organization that is pushing productivity paradigms in the software engineering industry. If you are passionate about technology and want to learn about new trends that are shaping human behavior, this opportunity is for you.

As a Senior Engineer at Vicomtech, you'll focus on software delivery, containers, telemetry and orchestration (scaling and migration). You will scale our DevOps team in the field of virtualized 5G/6G networks and multimedia services in Linux environments to new heights. You'll charge on premise services automating infrastructure provisioning, and ensuring the stability and performance of our applications to satisfy dynamic and concurrent trade-offs. Collaborating in our research teams, you'll integrate DevOps solutions and best practises, driving efficiency and innovation across the organisation.

The impact you'll make:

  • You’ll be part of an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and above all, passionate team. We would like you to display these same attributes and display proven knowledge about cloud and automation, systems administration, infrastructure management.
  • You'll thrive when working on problems from identification to resolution and looking to solve any recurring tasks or issues through automation.
  • You’re comfortable working in different projects and teams.
  • You have well-thought-out opinions about how technologies and toolsets can be used to create elegant solutions and are happy sharing these.
  • You care about the quality and integrity of the outputs from your team and want to work with people who care.

What will you do:

  • Develop applied research activities in projects according to your specialization.
  • You will carry out continuous surveillance on the state of the art in relation to the Virtualization and DevOps Technologies market and Open Source tools.
  • You will contribute to the generation of new ideas and concepts of technological development and identify new business opportunities in the area of interest.
  • You will contribute to the preparation of applied research and development proposals for national and international companies, as well as European proposals.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement robust, scalable, and efficient systems that meet the demands in and beyond the state of the art.
  • As a result of your research activity, you will carry out tasks aimed at scientific production, such as publishing indexed articles or directing doctoral theses.
  • Stay ahead of industry trends and emerging technologies, constantly researching and experimenting with innovative solutions to enhance our observability platform.
  • Be proactive in identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks, applying optimizations, and maintaining the stability and availability of our platform.
  • Encourage a culture of continuous learning, improvement, and innovation within the engineering team, sharing knowledge and promoting professional growth.

Candidates must have:

Technology stack:

  • Linux systems
  • Kubernetes (on-premise and AWS EKS)
  • Docker, Ansible
  • Python, REST API
  • GitLab, GitHub toolset
  • Monitoring (Prometheus, Grafana, Kibana)
  • IoT Messaging, Kafka (desired)
  • Workflow engines (desired)

We value candidates:

What you'll bring to us:

  • 3+ years of experience with DevOps and with the cloud.
  • Expertise in Kubernetes (AWS and EKS solutions optional).
  • Expertise developing and integration.
  • Expertise in monitoring and alerting.
  • Expertise building data pipelines in the cloud (optional).
  • Understanding of optimisation techniques.
  • Strong understanding of scalable distributed systems and microservices architecture, with the ability to design and implement solutions that meet performance and scalability requirements.
  • Ability to translate product requirements into proposed technical solutions.
  • Independent work ownership & delivery of relevant tasks.
  • Communicative, visible & collaborative (cross-technical teams & wider), including providing clear updates and mentoring peers.
  • Understanding of wider product development, impact of engineering tasks on progress, and interdependencies across the team.
  • Focus on clear, effective documentation of technical work.
  • Results-orientation, with motivation for the success of the entire team and project versus one’s individual tasks.
  • Written and verbal English communication skills.


Bonus points if you have:

  • Contribution to open source projects.
  • Experience with GPU/CUDA virtualization.
  • Experience with OpenStack.
  • C/C++ development proficiency.
  • SQL data storage experience.
  • Scientific publications.
  • PhD.


If you are a creative, proactive, responsible, methodical and decisive person, with the capacity for teamwork and adaptation to new complex projects, communication skills, impact analysis and negotiation

We offer:

  • Be part of a growing Applied Research Center.
  • Join a growing team with great projection in the subject, a pioneer in Virtualized Technologies at the core of 5G/6G networks and Multimedia services, in a multicultural, multidisciplinary, multi-vertical, dynamic and enriching work environment.
  • Participate in cutting-edge collaborative projects in the fields of 5G/6G and video streaming, both national and international, expanding your network of relationships and personal contacts.
  • Enjoy professional development opportunities, participating in leading projects through which to respond to the challenges of the future and being able to pursue a solid professional career.
  • Integrate into a continuous training process in the technologies of your interest.
  • Collaborate with high-level regional, national and international research groups.
  • Work-life balance policies to achieve a balance between work and family life.


Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Gipuzkoa,
Paseo Mikeletegi 57,
20009 Donostia / San Sebastián (Spain)

+(34) 943 309 230

Zorrotzaurreko Erribera 2, Deusto,
48014 Bilbao (Spain)

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