DevOps Engineer

World Bank Group, Sofia, Bulgaria

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th October, 2020

Job Description

About the Organization:

World Bank Group (WBG) is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for development solutions. The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.


Information and Technology Solutions (ITS) enables the WBG to achieve its mission by delivering transformative information and technologies to its staff working in over 130 client countries.

ITS services range from establishing the infrastructure to reach and connect staff and development stakeholders; providing the devices and agile technology and information applications to facilitate the science of delivery through decentralized services; creating and maintaining tools to integrate information across the World Bank Group, the clients we serve and the countries where we operate; and delivering the computing power staff need to analyze development challenges and identify solutions.

The ITS Enterprise Services unit, provides a wide range of technical services: data centers, system administration, database, middleware, cloud, enterprise monitoring and identity and access management.

The DevOps Engineer position is within ITSIA team which builds and operates a large, hybrid IT infrastructure, with thousands of servers, hundreds of databases and petabytes of data, spanning colocation sites, AWS and Azure Clouds. It utilizes modern, infrastructure as code tools like Chef, Terraform, Azure DevOps and Splunk.

ITSIA is growing its DevOps and Automation capabilities to act as a Center of Excellence for the World Bank Group. You will be working in an innovative, creative and agile environment to develop new products and automate existing ones (infrastructure, processes and systems). Additionally, you will help us to improve our customer experience.

We provide a meaningful, open, and collaborative environment. We have many interesting and challenging problems to solve, providing you an opportunity to develop your skills while contributing to the mission of the World Bank. We value teamwork, openness, curiosity, and persistence. We will ensure that you will receive training and knowledge sharing across the team.


Work as part of a team to engineer, implement and operate scalable, highly available systems on-premises and in the Cloud.Write code for automation and integration of diverse systemsTroubleshoot technical issues.Identify opportunities for innovation.

Selection Criteria

  • Master’s degree with 2 years experience or Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4 years experience in Computer Engineering or relevant area.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux.
  • Experience with opensource tools in a production environment.
  • Experience with AT LEAST ONE log aggregation tool (e.g. Splunk, Elastic)Experience in AWS/Azure.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to define problems and analyze the root cause.
  • Self-starter with a track record in learning new technologies.
  • Experience developing code in AT LEAST ONE high-level programing language and in automation/testing via scripting/programing (e.g. Python, Ruby, Java, PowerShell).
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, communication and team skills, and ability to think innovatively.


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