Portima is a digital services company. We provide digital solutions and IT services to the community of insurance brokers, insurance companies and to the customers of the brokers.
Portima is the Belgian market leader in this area and a financially stable company.
Our mission is to guarantee that the broker channel remains the leading distribution channel for insurance in Belgium. We have a turnover of 28 million €, but the real value of the company is the efficiency gain for the sector, which can be estimated to a multiple of our turnover.
Lines of products: AS/Web which is a value-added network for brokers and insurers. We deliver products and services such as private network, security, VPN, single sign-on, EDI message transfer, PC management platform, … Target: ~ 5.000 brokers, 13.000 usersBRIO which is a broker management system (a kind of ERP containing customer profiles, contracts, claims, activity log, accounting, document management system). Target: ~ 3.250 brokers, 10.500 users.MyBroker, a mobile app for the insured persons
Context and role description
We are looking for a dynamic and creative 'DevOps Engineer' whose proposals and implementations should help our products to be deployed faster and with higher assurance, allowing us to deliver the best quality of service to our customers in terms of time-to-market and availability.
The new 'DevOps Engineer' will be part of the first group of people moving to an Agile way of delivering products, which is a top priority project for Portima in 2019 with a full C-level support.
He/She will be able to evolve in a dynamic company that offers a very attractive salary package with a company car, group and hospitalization insurance, meal vouchers, ...
Hierarchical positioning: will report to System, Operations and Network Manager
Role description As a DevOps Engineer, you are co-responsible for automating application deployment on infrastructure platforms, both on Portima-operated datacentres and cloud services, as on outsourced hosting platforms.Continuous delivery, continuous deployment by finding the most appropriate solution in collaboration with your colleagues.You maintain close contact with platform users - developers, testers and business analysts - to meet their needs. You participate proactively in the System and Network Team on the operational management of the platforms, to prevent and solve the potential performance issues, to ensure the availability of the systems. You also take part in the implementation of the Business Continuity Plan
Must-Have Qualifications Minimum Bachelor's degree Preferred fields in engineering or computer science.Minimum 2 years relevant work experience in Agile and DevOpsYou are strongly motivated by a DevOps culture and new technologies. You have hands-on experience with the related concepts. You master typical scripting and deployment tools (Team Foundation Server, PowerShell, Ansible Tower,…)You work flexibly within an Agile team. In addition, you are also able to work effectively with people outside your team. You are able to adapt quickly to a new environment in which requirements evolve rapidly. You are a native Dutch or French speaker with comprehension of the other language. Communicating fluently in English is also required.You are highly self-directed and comfortable with dealing with ambiguity in the pursuit of an overall goal.You are able to work well within both a virtual team as well as across multiple regions within Belgium and Europe
Nice-to-Have Qualifications You have experience of DevOps in the context of outsourced Managed Services, and ideally you have already worked with near-shoring workforceBe technically expert in the Microsoft Office365 SaaS solution
Offer A 38 hour workweekLaptopGSMInternet subscriptionCompany Car