Senior DevOps Engineer for Mercedes Pay S.A. (Kyiv)

Kyiv, Gulliver, Ukraine


Mercedes Pay S.A. is a young, innovative start-up in the field of mobile/online payment. Our goal is to establish the new standard for payment processes. ‘Mercedes pay’ is the electronic payment system for services provided by the Daimler Group. It is a fundamental component of Daimler’s mobility and digitalization strategy. As a part of the Daimler group, we are ambitious to make the products and services that Daimler offers even more appealing with the new payment system.


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On behalf of Mercedes Pay, Ciklum is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join Kyiv team on full-time basis.


  • Develop, improve CI/CD pipelines;
  • DevOps mindset and approach is a must;
  • To integrate closely with Development team;
  • Provide insight and assistance in setting up/maintaining CI/CD pipelines that make sense;
  • Help solving issues everywhere along the stack. Your suggestions will be valued.


  • The main technical requirements:
    • Strong UNIX/Linux skills;
    • Basic Java or any JVM language;
    • CI/CD (GitLab);
    • Kubernetes/Docker;
    • Practical scripting skills: Bash or some other scripting language;
  • 4-5 years DevOps experience;
  • Experience in managing Linux based infrastructure and orchestration — Kubernetes;
  • Basic knowledge of Java/JVM based languages;
  • Minimum 2 years hands on experience with CI/CD (GitLab, Jenkins, TeamCity, etc);
  • Experience with system monitoring solutions such as Prometheus/Zabbix/Nagios;
  • Strong hands-on experience with docker, docker-compose, docker-swarm;
  • Good understanding of networking and security concepts (TCP/IP, VPN, routing, firewalls);
  • Automation: Ansible/Puppet;
  • Build and Deployment Automation;
  • 3 years of hands-on experience at least in one scripting language;
  • English— intermediate and higher;
  • Troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.


  • Virtualization: OpenStack, XEN, KVM;
  • Experience with Java applications and build related tools: Gradle, basic java options Xms, Xmx;
  • Java servlet container basic knowledge: tomcat, familiar with spring boot framework;
  • Experience with databases including SQL and No SQL: PostgreSQL, Mongo ElasticSearch.

Personal skills

  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success;
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills;
  • Team player;
  • Good time-management skills;
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.

What's in it for you

  • You are contributing to the future of a fast growing and sustainable company;
  • You are able to work with a young team of highly motivated and skilled top performers;
  • You can enjoy working in an open environment with high flexibility and agility;
  • You will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package;
  • You can enjoy attractive additional benefits such as team events.