Lead Devops Engineer

Pelico is hiring!


Are you ready to be part of a groundbreaking company at the forefront of Industry 4.0? Pelico is on a mission to drive the transition of factories towards greater resilience, agility, and resource efficiency through data-driven collaboration.

Pelico, headquartered in Paris, France, emerged in 2019 as a result of merging the finest talents from the realms of Tech, Data Science, and Manufacturing. With operations expanding swiftly in France, Germany, and the United States, we are a dynamic force transforming the factory supply chain landscape. Our growth trajectory is fueled by unwavering support from Tier 1 VCs like 83North and reknowned investors, including CEOs from renowned companies like Datadog and Mirakl.

Pelico's operations management platform ****gives factory teams the agility and resilience to quickly respond to any supply chain disruptions, and act fast to mitigate their impact. With the platform, factory teams align on a single source of truth to anticipate bottlenecks, prioritize corrective actions, speed up cross-functional collaboration, and simulate alternative production and repair scenarios.

Job Description

As a lead of Pelico's DevOps team, you won't just be an executor, but a strategist. You will drive innovation while mentoring a team of DevOps engineers to maintain and optimize our cloud infrastructure. While you'll be deeply involved in technical intricacies, your broader vision will help in diversifying and fortifying our multi-cloud strategy.

What you'll do & learn 📖

  • Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of DevOps engineers, ensuring career growth and professional development.

  • Strategy Development: Build a long-term DevOps strategy and roadmap.

  • Continuous Improvement: Drive continuous improvements in scalability, security, and efficiency of our infrastructure.

  • Collaboration: Work closely with various engineering teams, product management, and stakeholders to ensure product and infrastructure alignment.

  • Design & Automation: Oversee design and fortify automation processes to ensure maximum uptime and efficient CI/CD pipelines.

  • Incident Management: Lead incident response and resolution processes, ensuring minimal downtime.

  • Knowledge Sharing: Ensure your team documents and shares knowledge, fostering a culture of collective growth.

  • Security & Compliance: Ensure that all infrastructure and developments adhere to industry security standards and regulations. You will work with the security team on this topic.

Preferred Experience

Pelico promotes inclusion and non-discrimination, and acts daily in favour of social mix, gender equality, senior citizens & disability

Requirements 🎯

  • Proven experience in leading and mentoring a team of DevOps engineers.

  • Strong architectural and strategic planning skills in multi-cloud environments.

  • Ability to ensure and improve IT resource availability of 99.95%.

  • Previous hands-on experience in technical support with a track record of swift problem resolution is a big plus.

  • Proficiency in developing tools and scripts for automation, CI/CD.

  • Expertise in Linux administration, gitlab-ci, Ansible, docker, k8s, and more.

  • Fluency in English (both written & spoken).

About you 👊

  • Visionary: Ability to see the larger picture and plan for scalability and growth.

  • Communication: Strong communication skills to convey complex technical details to non-tech stakeholders.

  • Mentorship: Proven track record in nurturing and growing talent.

  • Problem-solving: Not just identifying, but also foreseeing challenges and strategizing solutions.

  • Strong affinity with scripting, network and system administration, containerization & cloud.

  • Passionate, self-driven, and always eager to explore new tech practices and tools.

What we offer 💡

Join an exciting adventure with a lot of challenges at all levels!

  • Work on a highly impactful product that users love!

  • Office location at the heart of Paris (75002)

  • Stock Options for every Pelican

  • Remote flexibility & 6 weeks of Work from Anywhere

  • Premium health coverage : Alan Blue

  • 50% meal allowance: 10€/day worked (Swile card)

  • 50% public transportation or equivalent in sustainable mobilty package

  • Afterwork every quarter

Recruitment Process

Our recruitment Process 📣

  1. Screening call with HR Manager

  2. Onsite interviews and business case presentation with leadership team

  3. HR debrief

  4. Reference checks

  5. Offer letter within 48 hours.


Our office is based in Paris. Onsite onboarding is mandatory, but flexibility in working remotely afterwards can be discussed.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 01 December 2023
  • Location: Paris
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 10 years
  • Possible partial remote