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Senior DevOps Engineer in Barcelona

Ocado Group

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Building the next-generation grocery ecommerce suite that´s changing the way the world shops

At Ocado Technology, we’re an ambitious global company completely transforming the way the world shops with our cutting-edge AI, ML and robotic technology. With our retail partners spanning the globe, there’s a huge amount of growth and opportunity.

The Incident Diagnosis team is responsible for providing solutions used in incidents diagnostics, i.a. centralised logging and distributed tracing.

The main purpose of this role is to contribute to fulfilling the mission of the Incident Diagnosis, i.e.:

Providing high quality, reliable and advantageous solutions that allow Ocado’s software development teams to collect, retain and use diagnostic data for conducting efficient mitigation and resolution of incidents.

The expected contribution includes (but is not limited to) i.a.:

  • Setting up, managing and troubleshooting logging and tracing tools;

  • Advocating and promoting best practices and standards around collecting, storing and effectively using data for incident management purposes;

  • Discovering and evaluating tools and technologies available on the market, which could be incorporated and used for fulfilling the team’s mission.

Based in our Barcelona office in the heart of the 22@ hub, this amazing community of 27+ nationalities offers an unparalleled culture focused on growth and learning.

Some things you might work on:

  • Cloud Engineering activities mainly on AWS and GCP

  • Applied DevOps Principles and Practices

  • Continuous Delivery practices across multiple projects

  • Infrastructure and Environments Deployment Architecture

  • Automation of everything that can be automated

  • Evaluate and install different tools or systems as managed services or individual instances

  • Building strong relationships with users (developers) your team

  • Developing a deep understanding of different solutions or tools in the market related to our mission

  • Facilitating an agile software development process wherever required

  • Product backlog management, including defining user stories and prioritisation

  • Understand business value and prioritise accordingly

  • Maintaining the development teams focus on delivering value, balancing multiple streams of requirements so that they can concentrate on what they do best

  • Identify when to develop, when to document and when to buy

We’re looking for someone who has:


  • Proficient in at least one well-known public cloud provider

  • Solid experience in DevOps automation, configuration management and Infrastructure-as-a-Code

  • Good knowledge in Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

  • Good knowledge in any common programming or scripting language

  • Good understanding of logging and/or distributed tracing concepts and tools

  • Understanding of Microservices Architectures

  • Understanding and practical experience with alerting and monitoring tools


  • Proficiency in AWS

  • Proficiency in ElasticStack (or a well-known managed ELK/ES provider)

  • Proficiency in Docker/Kubernetes/ECS

  • Proficiency in GitLab and GitLab CI

  • Good Knowledge of Python

Curious about our hiring process? See here

Who we are

We champion a value-led culture to get our teams working at their very best and to help create a collaborative working environment with inspiring projects that our people love. Core values of Trust, Autonomy, Craftsmanship, Collaboration and Learn Fast help drive our innovative culture.

Our flexible hybrid working model enables you to combine remote and office work.

We can offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and a wealth of benefits that focus on well-being.

Be bold, be unique, be brilliant, be you. We are looking for individuality and we value diversity above gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, disability or union participation. We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly and equally.

What we can offer you

A relaxed, international, talented, creative and friendly environment, where we will provide you with the best tools to develop amazing stuff. We invest in our employees, ensuring we provide them with the best in-house and external training programs available. We also really encourage people to attend conferences and be involved in the local developer community.

  • Flexible working hours with short Fridays

  • Reduced hours in August

  • 25 days of holidays per year

  • Private Health Insurance

  • Life Insurance (3x your salary)

  • Ticket Restaurant

  • Ticket Transport

  • Ticket Kindergarten

  • Gym membership discounts

  • Fresh fruit, snacks, tea and coffee

  • Monthly social events

  • Table football, board games and Nintendo Switch

  • Tech Talks and internal trainings

  • Developer exchange programmes between centers

  • English, Spanish and Catalan language courses

We are growing rapidly, making it a very exciting time to join, as we are currently at a brand new office in the 22@ district - the thrilling tech area of Barcelona.

Anything else?

There’s a lot going on at Ocado Technology! Click to find out more about Ocado Technology and our recruitment process.

Ocado is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

About Ocado Group

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry also means transforming the way we do business.   As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the Everyday Pioneers to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

Changing the way the world shops, for good.


About Ocado Group


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