(Senior) Container Platform Engineer

EIB - European Investment Bank

(Senior) Container Platform Engineer

EIB - European Investment Bank


The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Group Corporate Services Directorate - Group Digital Office (GCS-GDO) - Platforms & Services Department (P&S) - Infrastructure Services Division (IS) - Network and Data Centre Unit (NDC),at its headquarters in Luxembourg a (Senior) Container Platform Engineer. This is a full time position at grade 5/6.

Panel interviews are anticipated for end of August/beginning of September.

The term of this contract is 4 years.

The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.

* internally referred to as (Senior) Engineer IT Technology & Infrastructure


In this role you will be responsible for the technology roadmap, design, implementation and management of daily operations for Container Platform Services to meet the functional and technology needs of the organisation.

Operating Network

The unit is responsible for managing and delivering IT infrastructure services in the area of network and data centre technologies. You would report directly to the Head of Unit and coordinate up to 10 consultants (engineers, technicians) for projects and daily operations.


  • Design, implement and operate the Container Platform Services with a focus on security, networking policy, service routing, high availability, observability, integration with shared enterprise services and integration with automated continuous integration (CI)/continuous delivery (CD) pipelines;
  • Support application on boarding such as workload migration to containers or containerizing development workflows;
  • Design, implement API's and other tooling as required to enable consumption of containerized computing resources as a secure, reliable, and highly automated service;
  • Coordinate project teams for the implementation of projects and for operating and maintaining the Containers Platform;
  • Ensure that projects are managed and that solutions are designed and implemented respecting internal and external standards, best practices and security recommendations;
  • Resolve incidents in coordination with the Incident and Problem Manager;
  • Enforce and communicate internal policies, standards and procedure and actively propose ideas of improvement and optimisation for the existing processes and services;
  • In collaboration with the IT Security teams, address hardware and software vulnerabilities;
  • Act as Contract Manager for all framework contracts related to Container platform scope;
  • Write terms of reference for new framework contracts in the scope of datacentre services and act as subject matter expert, when required.


  • University degree in computer science or related disciplines;
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in IT infrastructure, of which at least 2 years of experience in building and maintaining Kubernetes cluster deployments;
  • Demonstrated competency in a programming/scripting language (e.g. python);
  • Experience with CI/CD DevOps deployment tools such as Ansible, Jenkins and GitHub are a plus;
  • Proven experience of delivering IT Infrastructure projects and managing project teams, including rollout of new technologies in an enterprise wide infrastructures;
  • Experience in designing and/or in troubleshooting infrastructure issues and providing first-class customer service including common GNU/Linux distributions;
  • CNCF Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) would be an asset;
  • Good understanding of client server and web application architectures and knowledge of best practices from an IT Infrastructure point of view to support such applications;
  • Excellent knowledge of English and/or French (*), with a good knowledge of the other. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.


Find out more about EIB core competencies here.

(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages.

We are an equal opportunities employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. We encourage all suitably qualified and eligible candidates to apply regardless of their gender identity/expression, age, racial, ethnic and cultural background, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, disability or neurodiversity.

Applicants with specific needs are encouraged to request reasonable accommodations at any stage during the recruitment process. Please contact the EIB Recruitment team Jobs@eib.org who will ensure that your request is handled.

By applying for this position you acknowledge the importance of maintaining the security and integrity of the Information of the EIB Group. In case of selection for the position you agree to comply with all measures (policies, controls, document classification and management) implemented by the EIB Group to prevent unauthorized disclosure of any information or any damage to the EIB Group reputation.

Deadline for applications: 13th July 2022

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