Cognizant is hiring a
DevOps Engineer

Prague, Prague, Czechia 🇨🇿

Full-time, Hybrid

Security 🔐CI/CD 🔁
What we do:

At Cognizant, we are dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses — helping them go from doing digital to being digital.
With the capacity to support various clients, we offer a world of opportunities for both professionals and graduates. You can expect five-star training, a chance to realize your career goals, and a range of benefits. Be Cognizant!


About the role:

As a DevOps Engineer, you will play a crucial role in automating and optimizing the software development and deployment processes. Your focus will be on ensuring efficient code deployment, infrastructure management, and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) across all environments. You’ll collaborate closely with development teams, operations, and other stakeholders to streamline workflows and enhance system reliability.


Responsibilities:

· Infrastructure Automation:

o Design, implement, and maintain infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools like Terraform.

o Create and manage cloud resources (e.g., AWS services such as EKS, IAM, ECR, S3, CloudWatch) programmatically.

· CI/CD Pipeline Development:

o Set up and maintain CI/CD pipelines using tools like Jenkins, GitHub Actions, or CloudBees.

o Automate code builds, testing, and deployment processes.

· Deployment Strategies:

o Develop and optimize deployment strategies for applications across different environments (development, staging, production).

o Implement blue-green deployments, canary releases, and rolling updates.

· Artifact Management:

o Work with Artifactory or similar tools to manage artifacts (e.g., Docker images, JAR files).

o Ensure version control and artifact traceability.

· Monitoring and Logging:

o Set up monitoring solutions (e.g., Prometheus, Grafana) to track system performance and resource utilization.

o Configure centralized logging (e.g., ELK stack) for troubleshooting and analysis.

· Security and Access Control:

o Implement security best practices for infrastructure and applications.

o Manage access controls, secrets, and encryption keys.

· Collaboration and Documentation:

o Collaborate with development teams to understand application requirements and optimize deployment workflows.

o Document processes, configurations, and troubleshooting steps.

· Communication:

o Strong communication skills to all levels of technical expertise.

o Excellent attention to detail and the ability to efficiently summarize and prioritize information.


Skills & Experience:

· Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Terraform,

· CI/CD Tools: Jenkins, GitHub Actions, CloudBees,

· Artifact Management: Artifactory,

· Cloud Platforms: AWS (EKS, IAM, ECR, S3, CloudWatch),

· Monitoring and Logging: Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack,

· Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail,

· Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field,

· Fluency in English.


Nice to have:

· Agile Methodology:

o Familiarity with Agile/Scrum practices for efficient project management.

o Ability to work in an iterative and collaborative environment.

· Monitoring and Observability:

o Experience with monitoring tools (e.g., Grafana, Prometheus) and observability practices.

o Ability to set up dashboards and alerts for system health.

· AWS Certified Data Engineer - Associate certification is a plus.


We offer:

· Opportunity to be part of a global organization with good practices focused on continuous development,

· Open-minded and multinational environment,

· Pleasant and inspiring working atmosphere,

· Professional development.


For more information about Cognizant, visit https://www.cognizant.com
If you are looking for another opportunity and are interested in the company, do not hesitate to apply online!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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The Cognizant community:
We are a high caliber team who appreciate and support one another. Our people uphold an energetic, collaborative and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive.

  • Cognizant is a global community with more than 345,000 associates around the world.
  • We don’t just dream of a better way – we make it happen.
  • We take care of our people, clients, company, communities and climate by doing what’s right.
  • We foster an innovative environment where you can build the career path that’s right for you.
About us:
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, helping organizations modernize technology, reimagine processes and transform experiences so they stay ahead in a fast-changing world.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion:
Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity, champions equity and values inclusion. We are dedicated to nurturing a community where everyone feels heard, accepted and welcome. Your application and candidacy will not be considered based on race, color, sex, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

Disclaimer:
Compensation information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.