Junior IT Application Deployment Engineer

Frascati, Italy, Serco Europe [2305]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the ESA and NASA. Serco offers space capability across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development.

We have exciting plans to expand our European space business, especially so within our Italian operation. Due to this we are looking to hire a Junior IT Application Deployment Engineer to be based out of our Frascati office.

You will be involved in activities relevant to Copernicus, Destination Earth (DestinE) and Italian PNRR initiatives. The position is focused on buildup support and maintenance of the deployment pipelines for the applications developed in the scope of the cited projects


As Junior IT Application Deployment Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the building and setting up of the new deployment pipelines
  • Supporting the automation and improvement for development and release processes
  • Support the compliance to cybersecurity guidelines
  • Working with multi-environment Teams (Development, Engineering, Infrastructure, Operations) to ensure that the applications deployment follows established processes
  • Identifying technical problems and supporting in software updates and ‘fixes’
  • Producing relevant documentation of the defined procedures and maintain it up to date


  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology (IT), Engineering, Technical Sciences is required.
  • 2 to 3 years of working experience
  • Working experience in containers orchestration (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Working experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix Operating System environment, and scripting
  • Knowledge of code versioning and CI/CD tools (Git, Jenkins, Maven, etc..)
  • Knowledge of Cloud infrastructure, computing, and deployment
  • Knowledge of Programming languages (e.g. Python, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Agile and DevOps practices
  • Capability of writing technical documentation (e.g., Procedures, Technical Notes, Interface Control Document, System Design Document)
  • Pro-active problem solving attitude
  • English Level B2 (Upper-Intermediate), written and spoken


  • Knowledge of relational and NoSQL Databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, Solr)
  • Experience of System Engineering processes (e.g., ECSS standard)
  • Knowledge of ticketing management (e.g. JIRA)
  • Knowledge of Earth Observation satellite data product formats
  • Knowledge of Copernicus and Destination Earth (DestinE) programs
  • Critical thinking and self-organization skills

About Serco

Within Serco we believe there is a place here for everyone. Diversity & Inclusion at Serco is based on a culture where every voice is heard, and every employee feels valued. Working together as one team, we can enhance the experience of our people and teams, improve the value of our solutions to better serve the missions of our customers, and make a difference in our world. We are enthusiastic and passionate about our work which is infectious. We allow our employees to take responsibility for their work and promote a positive working culture.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salaries.
  • Corporate benefits packages.
  • Hybrid working.
  • Global career opportunities.
  • Relocation support.
  • Company events.

If you would like to discuss this role or any other role within Serco Space, then please get in touch for a discrete conversation with our amazing talent acquisition team.

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