Reference : FRA14073

Application Operations Consultant

  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 06/27/2022

Position description

Within the Saint-Gobain Group Digital and IT organization, you’re joining the Digital Solutions Operations team. This team has the responsibility to operate solutions tailored to the business needs and aimed toward the key domains of Digital Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain and Manufacturing, Digital Construction and Corporate Digital Applications.

Within a multicultural agile team (France and India) made of application owners, functional project leaders, technical leads, security officers, developers and QA testers, and in the context of in house edited solutions, mostly embracing the DevSecOps culture, the role of the applications operations consultant includes the following activities:

  • Deploy and operate scalable and highly available environments hosted in the cloud and on premise.
  • Closely monitor the operation and performance of the hosted applications.
  • Work on issue solving (Level 2 or 3 depending on the application) and propose improvements.
  • Participate to solutions roll out projects as a technical referent.
  • Participate to regular governance committees with infrastructure and services providers.
  • Assist the Operations lead in developing the global tooling around release management for production environments and monitoring.
  • Quick onboarding of new development teams for DevSecOps toolchain usages.


  • Engineering degree in computer science
  • 4+ years of operational experience with hybrid cloud and data center assets. Azure Cloud PaaS and IaaS on premise.
  • High proficiency with Windows and Linux OS, containers (Docker)
  • Automation languages (shell, Python, Powershell)
  • Intermediate knowledge of database systems (PostGreSQL, Oracle, MS SQL, Mongo DB)
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps tooling (Gitlab, Ansible)
  • Basic knowledge of monitoring (Zabbix, Dynatrace, ELK, Grafana)
  • Some experience in networking and web technologies
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in an Agile team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Be a problem solver.
  • Good communication and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent business English written and verbal communication skills.

Additional Requirements

This position is based in Saint-Gobain Headquarters (La Défense, France). Occasional business trips are expected.

Who are we ?

At Saint-Gobain, our purpose is to ‘Make the world a better home’. We are both manufacturers and distributors. Together with and for our customers, we design materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone’s life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet.  Our materials can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications.

Innovative. Customer Focused. Agile. Open and Engaging. Entrepreneurial. These are our key attitudes and the way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please apply to this position.