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Date posted:  Feb 3, 2024

Varna, BG

Job Function:  Strategy & Business Development
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  16537

(Senior) DevOps Engineer

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company of the future, leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to help solve global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence in over 65 countries with around 17,000 employees. Drawing on more than a century of experience in crop nutrition, Yara established the Digital Farming division to explore how technology can be used to improve farmers' lives and productivity. At Yara Farming Solutions Europe, we aim to leverage Yara's digital product and commercial portfolio with data and insights on soil health, regenerative farming practices and information around the farmer and fields. Join us in the digital transformation of the agriculture industry to achieve Yara's goal of responsibly feeding the world and protecting the planet.


  • Build and develop the global Cloud Platform for infrastructure, security and operations
  • Empower and support solution teams in getting to production and running stable services
  • Organise global operations and incident response process and tooling
  • Running and maintaining our production infrastructure in AWS ( Kubernetes)
  • Analysis of complex system behaviour, performance and application issues within distributed systems generally, and Kubernetes inparticular.
  • Development of monitoring solutions and analysis across multiple data centres
  • Capacity analysis and planning, traffic routing, and security policies
  • Support, guide and educate the development teams on production ready, scalable engineering patterns.
  • Drive adoption of and adherence to global operations and infrastructure standards in the local development teams.


  • First and foremost you are a software engineer, Operations and Infrastructure challenges are solved with software and automation
  • Hands-on experience with Linux/UNIX systems administration and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Experience and comfort with working hands-on with a range of scripting, infrastructure, services and tools including:
    • Scripting and software engineering (Python/Ruby/Bash/Go/etc.) - (Strong Must)
    • Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)
    • Kubernetes and container orchestration,
    • Web servers (Nginx,Apache), Application Servers(Tomcat,Node.js,..), document stores and relational databases (Postgres).
    • API Gateways (Ambassador) and Services Mesh (Istio)
    • IP networking, including familiarity with the functionality, operating, and failure modes of networks.
    • Site Rebility Engineering patterns and visibilty/performance/availability monitoring (Datadog, Instana,Nagios...)
  • Experience with mobile app deployment pipelines and supporting SaaS services (Firebase, MS App Center..)
  • Experience with Agile Methodology & principles for Software Development Background in and happy to work hands-on with technical troubleshooting and performance tuning.

Additional Information

  • To directly impact on products that provide real value to farmers and industries based on an honest business model

  • To work on sustainable solutions that benefit humankind and the environment

  • Very competitive remuneration and an unlimited work contract

  • A flexible yet stable environment in the newly founded digital unit of a global company

  • Flexible working hours, working from home/remote option!

  • Support for personal development, training, conferences, and continuous learning

  • Commitment to using new approaches, technologies, and frameworks

  • To choose your own preferred MacOS hardware

Contact details

Padelis Kollias

Talent Acquisition Manager

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassadors networks. 

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