Jan 11, 2022

DevOps Engineer

  • Saxo Bank
  • Valdemarsgade 1A, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
Full time

Job Description

About the Job:

Saxo Bank is looking for a DevOps Engineer with a strong Azure DevOps, Windows Server and preferably AKS background to join the Open API Framework and DevOps team.

Our ideal candidate is experienced in containerization and automation, will actively seek answers and solutions to questions and challenges, and can communicate and implement them effectively.

As an important part of supporting Open API service developers, you will help resolve problems, provide DevOps guidance relating to tooling, processes and ways to improve the development lifecycle.

Your Profile :

The Role

  • Support of Open API service developer teams in both on-prem VM + physical and cloud infrastructure

  • Maintain, groom, and improve Open API CI/CD processes

  • Maintain tooling and automation-based monitoring of production environments

  • Perform and automate operational procedures

  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors

  • Investigate and resolve technical issues

  • Maintain documentation on processes and procedures

  • Help train and guide the teams in DevOps practices.

  • Be part of operating and continuously evolving our secure, reliable, and scalable cloud infrastructure

  • Collaborate with Container Platform Engineering team in identifying and implementing new technologies.

  • Colocation with Container Platform Engineering team in order to have close collaboration between key DevOps teams.

To succeed in this role, we believe you will need:

  • 5+ years CI/CD DevOps automation work/experience i.e. end-to-end pipeline automation employing the latest technologies

  • 3+ years Kubernetes work/experience (possibly with certification)

  • Experience with Azure DevOps

  • Experience with PKI

  • Experience with Infrastructure, Orchestration, Configuration, and Policy as Code    

  • On Kubernetes side:

    • GitOps (FluxCD)

    • Helm

    • Kustomize

    • Linux

    • WSL2

  • On Windows side:

    • Windows Server

    • IIS

    • Powershell

Some of the above qualifications may be traded off against demonstrated, leading-edge experience in adjacent professions.


This is a visible role that will require a mix of technical insight, proactivity and guidance leadership to drive the Open API DevOps Platform landscape into the future.

  • Proactively take initiative and responsibility over the tech challenges within the team

  • Define the non-functional requirements for planned initiatives

  • Take ownership of your daily work

  • Participate and present in DevOps demo and Q&A sessions to improve and evolve our software and processes

The Organization

You will be part of Open API Framework and DevOps team.

Saxo Banks Open API is a REST-like API on the HTTP protocol with streaming support, that provides access to our entire capital markets infrastructure, including instrument and client portfolio data, charts, quotes, order placement, lead sign-up and event notifications.

The Open API Framework and DevOps teams purpose is to provide shared components for the Open API services and supporting service developers using the Open API Framework; help resolve problems, provide guidance relating to the framework, processes and ways to improve service development including operations and deployment.

We offer :

Online trading is evolving at a rapid pace. That’s why innovation and development are crucial parts of our culture. We have close to 850 IT employees across the globe who are constantly improving our award-winning trading platform. At Saxo technology and the business are integrated into the same teams, ensuring end-to-end ownership. We organize ourselves based on what we want to do for our clients rather than on subject matter expertise, to make sure we make a positive impact on our clients. We encourage new ideas and promote individual ownership of projects and tasks. In that way, every challenge and every achievement in your career belongs to you.

We aspire to be a non-hierarchical, purpose-driven organisation. At Saxo, it is not about entitlement; it is about impact – no matter where you sit in the organisation. A good idea is always taken seriously and you can truly make a difference.
When you work here, you become part of the Saxo family. We invest in your personal development and offer you large responsibility from day one. We encourage an open feedback culture and a supportive team environment. If you show a collaborative spirit, drive and passion, your learning curve will be steep and your (international) career opportunities with Saxo immense.
We naturally offer an attractive remuneration and various interesting benefits.

How to apply :

Click Apply to create an account and upload your resume and a short motivation. We look forward to getting to know you better!

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