Global Hosting Automation Engineer

MERCK spol. s r.o.

Place of work
Dvořákovo nábrežie, Old Town
Contract type
plný úväzok
Start date
by agreement
Wage (gross)
3 500 EUR/monthBasic salary component depends on experience of the candidate. The bonus part of the salary is not included.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Your role: Join our global team in its transformational journey. Adopting an insourcing model last year, this new team is supported by a technical hub in Bangalore. Moving away from a current support model to an efficiency driven automation support model, we are looking for a passionate technical profile with the eagerness to help drive and accommodate changes. In this newly created role, you will assist with the design of an automated Infrastructure as Code (IaC) environment, for asset provisioning and Continuous Integration & Continuous Compliance Delivery management. You will focus on installation and administration of automation platforms utilized for Server provisioning and configuration, including the automation of processes and support workloads ,ensuring operational issues are monitored and addressed. You will create, maintain and manage documentation relating to the technical configuration and user guides. Interacting across functions, with Hosting & Network Teams to deliver efficiencies and effective support globally. Your role will also focuses on identifying new solution strategies for automation. You will also in automating work in the server security area (SolarWinds/WSUS patching) and vulnerability management. You will also focus on mentoring and training team members on scripting. This role will allow you to help us shape and drive the future of this function.

Employee perks, benefits

- Home office possibility
- Yearly bonus, fully payed meal vouchers, gift coupons, benefit for attending various public venues
- Opportunity to start your career in growing Cyber Security field and get valuble hands on experience
- Unlimited access to a self-learning platform (Pluralsight) and external training opportunities and certifications
- Corporate laptop and mobile phone

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

Who you are:

•You gained 8+ years’ industry experience in software (and ideally hardware) architecture
•You have 3+ years' prior experience supporting/implementing an Infrastructure as Code environment
•You gained agile experience working in distributed model across remotely located multi-disciplinary teams
•You possess extensive scripting knowledge , particularly with PowerShell with experience authoring, documenting, and troubleshooting declarative scripting.
•You have Knowledge of PowerShell Desired State Configuration
•You have hands on experience with the following products: Packer, Chocolatey , Jenkins and Azure DevOps
•You have technical experience in hosting solutions – Windows/Linux
•You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Brief description of the company

A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

MERCK spol. s r.o.
Dvořákovo nábrežie 4
810 06 Bratislava


Kontaktná osoba: Ela Koželová
Tel.: +421918764016
E-mail: poslať životopis
ID: 3979076  Dátum zverejnenia: 30.9.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 500 EUR/month