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Automation Engineer (VMWare)

Website Stockholm Vattenfall

Company Description

Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat. Our main markets are Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and the UK. The Vattenfall Group has approximately 20,000 employees. We have been electrifying industries, powering homes and transforming life through innovation for more than 100 years. We now want to make fossil free living possible within one generation and we are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system.

Job Description

Job Description

The Vattenfall Staff Function IT is an international unit within the Vattenfall Group. We are a full-service IT provider. Our IT services range from process and application consulting, to software development, implementation projects and the operation of IT applications. About 2000 employees located in Germany, Poland, the Netherlands and Sweden contribute daily to our international business success.

Your job as Automation Engineer

IT plays a crucial role within Vattenfall to enable our transition to fossil freedom and secure stable operations. Automation has an essential part in this journey. We rely on you, as our Automation Engineer, to allow IT operations within Vattenfall to be on top of the change!

In your role as Hands-On DevOps Automation engineer you will provide guidance on the build of solutions to enhance availability, performance and stability of the Automation platforms. You will need to balance service reliability, platform development and delivery speed. You will work with the team in building software delivery pipelines, deploy and monitor services, respond to alerts & notifications and learn from incidents. This is a role within the Central Automation team with an end-to-end responsibility across the entire platform.

Furthermore, you will:

  • Support in transformation/implementation of business needs/requirements into automation solutions
  • Build software pipelines, deploy and monitor services, respond to alerts & notifications
  • Work with the engineers from network/storage/compute/applications etc. to develop & maintain the automations
  • Work with the team when it comes to automation topics regarding best practices, defining frameworks, organizing workshops, etc
  • Deliver orchestrated workflows within the right process leveraging CI/CD, DevSecOps, Software Development Lifecycle and the vRealize Suite along with other 3rd party systems to achieve it
  • Participate in on-call shifts for high available automated workflows
  • Run automation platform upgrades & migrations
  • Develop, release and support automation code for the SDDC platform
  • Take end to end responsibility for the automation platform and related services

So why should you join us as Automation Engineer?

  • We use modern technology: As an automation engineer, you get to work with the latest equipment and software.
  • Complex Problem-Solving: You can successfully design and implement solutions to improve efficiency and reliability.
  • Impactful Work: Working at Vattenfall, you’re contributing to the production of clean and sustainable energy, knowing that your efforts are helping to combat climate change and promote a more sustainable future.
  • Collaborative Environment: We foster a collaborative work culture where teamwork and knowledge sharing are valued.
  • Opportunities for Growth: Whether it’s through training programs, mentorship, or challenging projects, you can continuously expand your skills and advance your career.
  • Work-Life Balance: We recognize the importance of a healthy work-life balance.


Who are we looking for?

An experienced Automation Engineer meeting most of the following requirements:

  • Academic degree or a comparable training with several years of experience
  • Experience with the VMware stack. Especially vRealize Automation & Orchestrator 7.x/8.x
  • Writing Workflows and Actions in VMware vRealize Orchestrator 8.x
  • Knowledge/Experience with industry standard automation tools. Ansible, Terraform, Saltstack etc
  • Knowledge/Experience with Collaboration stack i.e., Source Code Management tools (Gitlab, AzureDevOps.), Issue Tracking tools, CI/CD pipelines etc
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python , PowerShell , Ansible
  • Handle Vendor Support Interactions
  • Knowledge & Exposure to Data Center Technologies & Automation
  • Business-fluent in English

Additional Information

What do we offer

Working at Vattenfall means more than ‘just’ having an interesting job in a result-orientated culture. Here you will be part of a challenging, complex and international work environment. We offer our employees competitive remuneration, training opportunities and personal development.

  • An international team which drives and supports each other
  • Where ideas can make a difference
  • Flexible working times and Home Office
  • Work in a company with Swedish culture focused on people work-life balance and good atmosphere

At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of age, religion, gender identity & expression, sexual identity, disability and ethnic background.

More information

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact Folmer Koper, Recruiter.

We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter.

Website Stockholm Vattenfall

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