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DevOps Engineer - eCommerce Area

Date: Jan 15, 2021

Location: Pero, Milan, IT, 20016

Company: Whirlpool Corporation


The Opportunity


Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.



Job Mission


We are looking for a Devops Engineer. This role will partner with various digital stakeholders, in business and GIS, corporate and regional, in order to create and drive and implement Whirlpool EMEA’s DevOps and CI/CD architecture for eCommerce and digital marketing platforms.

Key elements of this role are to ensure the digital environments are stable, agile and performant, scalable, leveraging reusable assets, ensuring compliance to security and data privacy standards. 

The ecosystem is end-to-end, covering not only eCommerce, websites, and apps, but also Product Information Management, Digital Asset Management, API management, back-end (SAP ERP/CRM) integration, third-party integrations etc.



Your task in this roll will include


  • Work with software developers, system operators and admins, IT operations staff to design, oversee and/or facilitate code releases or deployments on a CI/CD basis.
  • Manage growth of DevOps and CI/CD capabilities on Digital & D2C areas with multiple providers in a dynamic distributed environment
  • Deliver with the business regional team key priorities per markets that are common while supporting specific needs, and remaining within confine budget to maximize cost effectiveness
  • Interact with EMEA Region and Corporate GIS organizations to align on DevOps and CI/Cd practices.
  • Knowledge on various DevOps Tools And Technologies: Source Code Management, Configuration Management, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Continuous Monitoring, Containerization.
  • Open minded with a strong willingness to learn
  • Business outcome driven
  • Effectively manage internal teams as well as vendors 
  • Project & Budget Management skills
  • Ambitious and open for change and experience in a global company



Background and experiences 


  • Broad understanding of tools and technologies (Source Control, Continuous Integration, Infrastructure Automation, Deployment Automation & Orchestration, Container Concepts, Orchestration, Cloud.
  • Deep understanding of the typical Digital Marketing and eCommerce needs, challenges, and opportunities for a multinational company
  • Strong experience with Agile and Scrum delivery process
  • Deep knowledge in at least one major eCommerce framework i.e. IBM WebSphere Commerce, VTEX, SAP Hybris, SaaS solution etc.
  • Deep design experience with J2EE, WebService, REST API, micro-services, front-end technologies
  • Experience with Product Information Management and Digital Asset Management tools (e.g. SAP MDM, Informatica, IBM InfoSphere, etc) 
  • Experience with integration with SAP back-ends like ECC and CRM 
  • Experience with online payment providers systems (e.g. Worldpay, Adyen, ,3D Secure, Paypal, etc)
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform applications
  • Strong technical skills to create/review technical design documents, integration design documents and architecture data flows 
  • Strong technical skills to conduct code quality reviews with lead developers
  • Project Management skills (better with Agile or PMO certification)
  • Effectively manage IT and business stakeholders, across different departments and levels
  • Manage internal and external resources to drive results
  • Effectively manage capital and expense budgets
  • Strong communication skills, written and spoken, in English 




About us


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the leading major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

Additional information about the company can be found at,or find us on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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