DevOps Engineer


Welcome to Niko, an international family owned company providing beautiful and well-designed, intuitive and user-friendly controls to make people’s homes work better.

Niko is the 'compagnon de route', a partner along the way for of all its customers and partners, with a continuous guarantee of quality, continuity and sustainability. Over the years, these four values have become our moral compass. We made them concrete with the campaign "We Care for Your Plan", which we designed to support all our partners and customers in making their plans come true.

At Niko, we value people. Not only our customers and partners, but also our employees are of great importance to us. We dedicate ourselves to them every day. Niko employees are given responsibility, there is room for self-development, we regularly offer training and there are many growth opportunities, because, we care for your career. Of course, the safety and well-being of our employees is also a top priority. There is plenty of team spirit at Niko and a great working atmosphere among the employees. Niko is known for its pleasant, collegial and inclusive work climate, where there is room for everyone.

In short, we focus on all aspects of being an employee at Niko.

What will you do as a DevOps & CI / CD Engineer?

As a CI/CD Engineer in the Niko R&D team, you will contribute to maintaining and developing of our continuous integration systems.

This includes but is not limited to building software, developing build pipelines, application signing and security related items.

You are part of a CI/CD team that focusses mostly on CI related tasks together with supporting our development and validation teams.

  • You are responsible for maintaining and guarding our CI/CD principles
  • You are responsible for understanding and applying all current processes regarding CI, deliveries to our validation team and listening to feedback from developers.
  • You are responsible of building CI pipelines that can build/test our software in various release types/variants that are required.
  • You will also handle automated deployment of software either to developers or a validation team.
  • You will look at the existing systems with a critical mindset and suggest/implement improvements where needed.
  • You will handle urgent ad-hoc tasks when needed based on the needs of the developers/validation team.
  • You are security aware and always strive to use best practices. This includes risk assessment and being critical of the existing system security wise.
  • You understand the importance of dependency management, versioning and core principles around building applications and maintaining them.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a devops engineer with experience in CI / CD and preferably with some years of experience. You hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or similar engineering domain or equal through experience.

In addition, you have knowledge of:

  • CI / CD Concepts
  • Jenkins
  • GIT / BitBucket
  • Docker
  • Bash and/or PowerShell scripting
  • Mobile apps (focus on deployment and provisioning)
  • Groovy syntax
  • REST API’s
  • Basic Database and SQL knowledge
  • Windows, MacOS and Linux and their differences

The following items are considered a plus:

  • Knowledge of:
    • Jira
    • Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, …)
    • Networking
    • JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Webhooks
  • Ability to multitask various tasks
  • Experience with agile/lean methodologies

On a personal level, you are a quick learner, and a passionate developer/integrator who is always up to date in terms of new technology. Working in a team gives you energy, but most tasks will be done independently. You have a systematic approach in your way of working, and able to keep sense of perspective of the different tasks. We expect you to have good communication skills and the ability to engage with many different people both internally in the organization and externally. You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Dutch is a plus.

What do you get from us?

  • You will be working in an exciting, challenging and varied position in a professional environment.
  • You will receive an attractive salary, complemented by a comprehensive package of employee benefits.
  • You will have the opportunity for self-development, training and career growth.
  • Responsibility and showing initiative are encouraged here.
  • You will be surrounded by friendly, open colleagues you can build on. In other words: Welcome to the Niko family!
  • Niko never stands still, new quality solutions are constantly being launched. You will not be bored here.
  • Last but not least, you will be part of a professional and solid growth company with a clear vision for the future. We are a no-nonsense company that does what it says, and says what it does.

Do you recognize yourself?

Do you feel a match with the description above and can you see yourself working at Niko as a DevOps / CI / CD Engineer? Then send us your application here below, and we will meet soon for a further introduction.

Our company

Niko designs electr(on)ic solutions to enhance buildings to better suit the needs of the people who live and work in them. By using less energy, by improving light comfort and safety and by making sure all applications work together seamlessly. Buildings with Niko are more efficient, are controllable from a distance and interact within bigger ecosystems. Niko is a family business based in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, with more than 700 employees in 12 branches


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