DevOps (Cloud Software) Engineer

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a DevOps (Cloud Software) Engineer to join us in Siemens Mobility – Rolling Stock to provide technical leadership for our cloud-based platform (Railigent) which supports our Digital solution portfolio.

In this key role, you will own and maintain the UK platform roadmap, which governs the continuous improvement of storage, compute, data management, development, and deployment components. You will be the crucial link between the development and the operations teams and will work with data engineers and data scientists in choosing appropriate solution architectures based on tactical and strategic considerations.

You will be responsible for maintaining and developing the continuous integration and deployment pipeline and support the deployment of solutions from the development to the production environment. You will also be preparing inbound interfaces and connectivity from Mobility source systems and will work on integration of new cloud-based solution components with the existing platform, including state-of-the-art open-source solutions.

We are looking for an experienced, versatile coder with track-record illustrating passion for problem solving in cloud-based architectures and a strong interest in the Mobility domain. This role is supporting our Rolling Stock locations across the UK, therefore we are happy to consider applications UK wide.

These are your responsibilities

  • Own the roadmap for UK platform development and be the voice for UK Railigent owners
  • Design and develop platform components to effectively deploy data services on AWS
  • Define technical solution requirements and define an appropriate development plan
  • Communicate requirements for platform or pipeline components to technical customers 
  • Develop the required solutions in collaboration with data engineer, data scientists and fellow DevOps engineers within the Mobility network
  • Ensure the solution is documented to an appropriate level and lead the hand-over to operations
  • Design and continuously improve CI/CD pipelines
  • Lead the deployment of solutions from DEV to PROD
  • Develop APIs and Interfaces into the platform with Data Engineers and System Experts
  • Build monitors to evaluate solution performance
  • Monitor AWS Platform performance
  • Work with central Cybersecurity teams to ensure deployed solutions are robust and safe
  • Ensure capability is in place to for a 1st level support team to monitor and solve application and platform performance
  • Develop best practices in documentation, monitoring, training to empower 1st level support team
  • Define provisions for 2nd and 3rd level support working with the network team of support desks and development resources
  • Work with colleagues and external agencies who are supporting systems for the wider Siemens Mobility UK rail fleets and assist with data exchange between systems to support the data analytics requirements of the business

What do you need to qualify for this job?

  • Experience in IT roadmap development and planning in an agile delivery framework
  • Advanced technical expertise
  • Cloud-based platforms (AWS preferred)
  • Version control management
  • CI/CD pipelines and technology
  • Monitoring (Icinga/Prometheus)
  • Experience maintaining self-managed stacks
  • Strong general computing skills (Bash / Powershell, Troubleshooting, Environment setup)
  • Strong coding skills (Python preferred)
  • Excellent collaboration and influencing
  • An ability to communicate a complex subject in a readily understandable form

About us

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them! We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?

We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do you need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance and pension. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new! That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:



Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Full / Part time: Full-time

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