DevOps Engineer

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Salary: 50.000-57.000 Euro
Created: September 14, 2020


In the Library Applications Team - Digital Library Services Department - of Mainz University
at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, the position of a
Computer Scientist (DevOps Engineer)  
(salary grade 13 TV-L)
identification number: 13120-UB-mk
- full time -
for the collaboration on the international open source project FOLIO is available. The position is to be
filled at the next possible date and for a period of 2 years.
Your tasks:
•  Further development of the FOLIO deployment environment in cooperation and exchange with the
FOLIO Community Team
•  Participation in the design and implementation of the Cl/CD pipeline for code integration in the agile
development process of the FOLIO project
•  Communication and coordination of requirements between the development teams in the project as
well as with those involved in the project at Mainz University Library and in Rhineland-Palatinate
•  Conception  and  provision  of  virtualized  environments  for  development  and  as  a  prototype  of
technical operation
and for dissemination in the project for the international FOLIO community
Your profile:
The prerequisite is a completed scientific university degree (master, diploma) in computer science or a
related field or equivalent skills and experience.  
In  addition,  good  knowledge  of  the  principles  of  Continuous  Integration,  Continuous  Delivery  and
Continuous  Deployment
  is  expected,  ideally  with  Jenkins  and  GitHub.  Knowledge  of  container
virtualization  and its  orchestration
, e.g.  with techniques such as Docker, Kubernetes or  Rancher as
well as automation solutions, especially with Ansible, is also desired.  
Furthermore, you enjoy software development in current programming languages and frameworks for
the development of interactive user interfaces. Knowledge and enthusiasm for working in open source
is expected.
The position advertised requires good english communication skills, commitment and interest in new
We offer you:
A varied and responsible job on an international and exciting open source project in a team on the
campus of a lively and diverse university.
We offer you extensive additional social benefits, such as, above all, participation in an additional VBL-
pension,  the  possibility  of  purchasing  a  job  ticket,  as  well  as  various  further  education  and  training
The Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz places great importance on the compatibility of family and
career.  Family-conscious  conditions,  such  as  flexible  working  time  arrangements,  offer  optimal
prerequisites for this.
Applications from older people are welcome.  
The  Johannes  Gutenberg  University  is  committed  to  increasing  the  proportion  of  women  in  the  IT
sector and therefore encourages women to apply.
Disabled candidates with adequate qualification will be given priority.
Please send your meaningful application documents summarized in a pdf-file under indication of the
identification number 13120-UB-mk until 24 Sep. 2020 by e-mail to:
For questions please contact:
Mr. Axel Dörrer, Tel: +49 6131/39-24105, e-mail: or
Mr. Marko Knepper, Tel: +49 6131/39-32895, e-mail:

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