Reference : FRA14802

Application DevOps Manager

  • Information Systems
  • France Courbevoie
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 07/05/2022

Position description

In this Context, SG CTO-Office search an Application DevOps Manager

The AppOps is focused on the Application layer. Strong aspect on the Middleware, DB, Frontend etc … on the Public Cloud Context. The AppOps role is defined on its interaction level with other services and people such as Control Tower, CCOE, future community, project. All these interactions require knowledge of processes, and a need of appropriation of the Saint-Gobain structure.

AppOps role is necessary for the delivery of a project, a wide range of skills is required to autonomously and successfully manage build and run phases. All theses skills makes AppOps a demanding role.

Ensure Application integration within SG Azure Framework:

Application Design, Build and Deployment Phase

  • Architecture Design: work closely with Application Architect to define Application Cloud Architecture
  • Implementation CI/CD Toolchain, Infrastructure
  • Monitoring Setup (applicative)
  • Participation in project ceremonies (daily standup meeting)
  • Development environments management : Manage provisioning and administration of development environments
  • Application provisioning: set-up infrastructure as code capabilities to provision Cloud infrastructure and support Application deployment.
  • Tests Automation: work closely with Software Engineers to develop test automation capabilities
  • Assistance to the team in troubleshooting
  • Application Change and Release Management : prepare Change analysis and deploy Production Readiness checks
  • CI/CD infrastructure evolution.
  • Additional activities
  • DevOps Forge Services Infrastructure & platform layer setup and configuration
  • DevOps Forge Services Support & Maintenance
  • Manage DevOps Forge Intégration withCloud Platform

Application Release and Production Phase:

  • Assistance to the team in troubleshooting
  • Application Health Monitoring & Support : define Application Monitoring plan and set-up Application Monitoring. 
  • Is on a duty rotation to respond to Product/service availability incidents and provide support for Software  engineers with customer incidents.
  • Best Practices awareness spreading, essentially about app configuration, and general guidelines.
  • Performance & Cost: Continuously optimize the technical base of environments (performance and costs)


  • 3+ years of experience working within a DevOps environment using Agile methodologies;
  • Bac + 5 Graduation;
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Ruby, Perl, Java, Python an PHP;
  • Expertise in CI/CD tooling (eg: Azure DevOps, GitHub, Terraform...); 
  • Cloud DevOps certification;
  • Cloud administrator or developer certification;
  • Cloud DevOps certification;
  • Very good level English.

Additional Requirements

Community animation:

  • Best practice formalization on CI/CD, DevOps and FinOps.
  • Templating activities: Azure DevOps tasks, Terraform modules.
  • Participation in the definition of the CCOE roadmap(templating, good practices to formalize).
  • Dedicated time for exchange : assess project good practices, exchange with other AppOps, regular meetings to spread knowledge.

Based to La Defense (La tour Saint-Gobain), with possibility of homeworking . Collaboration with a Portugeses Public Cloud Team Based to Lisbon

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain, The world’s leading house sector, is one of the top 100 industrial groups; it designs, produces and distributes building materials and employs 170 000 people in 67 countries around the world.

Saint-Gobain Digital & IT (~800 people to head-quarter).

Saint-Gobain CTO Office Enables Saint-Gobain to reach its business objectives by providing the right technical standards, service roadmaps and operational excellence in all areas of infrastructure (Network, Servers, Cloud, Workplace, IT Services France...)

  • Covers all aspects of the technology infrastructure and operations functions for Data Centers, Public Cloud, Network and Workplace.
  • Particular focus on Operational excellence across all aspects of the technology infrastructure.
  • Define technology roadmaps and guide their implementation.
  • Agree on impacting technology infrastructure standards in collaboration with Region/Business CIOs and ensure local relevance and adherence.
  • Provide focused IT Services in France.
  • Define, track, analyze and monitor technology infrastructure performance metrics.
  • Support standard IT Tooling platforms, including roadmaps and platform support.
  • Ensure that teams technical skills are meeting Group’s short and long-term needs
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