R&D DevOps Engineer

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications. Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous — ensuring a scalable, sustainable future. Hexagon’s Geospatial division creates solutions that deliver a 5D smart digital reality with insight into what was, what is, what could be, what should be, and ultimately, what will be.

In this international, high tech environment, we are looking for an DevOps Engineer to join the R&D team in Leuven, Belgium.

Want to be part of a strong R&D team?

The R&D team in Leuven is at the core of the Luciad product portfolio, a suite of geospatial situational awareness software components. Our components simplify the lives of developers and end users with advanced visual analytics that allow them to unlock the potential of real time location intelligence and create the foundations for next generation geospatial systems. As a DevOps engineer, you closely work with the R&D software engineering teams to make sure that their code gets integrated into high-quality, ready-to-release products. You manage the required infrastructure (VCS, CI, …) as well as the process to create and verify product releases. Additionally, you develop and implement a vision on release engineering modernization plans in cooperation with R&D stakeholders.


Computer Science Engineering




Flemish Brabant




You will be welcomed in an international high-tech company, with highly skilled colleagues where diversity is our key factor of success; We have a great team which you will not only support but who will also inspire and support you; Every day will be unique thanks to the variety of responsibilities and tasks; We are enthusiastic to have people on board with long-term career prospects and welcome everyone who has the ability and desire to grow and develop their skills with education and training; Our open culture and environment value hard work and efforts by offering interesting benefits, sharing knowledge, inspiring people and having fun at the workplace!

Wanted Profile

Do you have experience in managing a software release process?

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer with the following profile:

Professional experience with managing a release process from code to a ready-to-deliver product (infrastructure management, builds, quality assurance). Professional experience with Java build tools (including at least Jenkins, Ant and Maven), version control systems (Git and/or Mercurial) and scripting languages (including at least Bash). Knowledge about JavaScript (npm, webpack) and C++ (cmake) build tools is a plus. Good understanding of Linux, MacOS and Windows. University degree in informatics or computer science, or equivalent through experience. A team player with a heart for agile software development. Experience with database administration is considered a plus. Experience with virtualization and cloud computing is considered a plus. Lives in Belgium and in addition to English, fluent in at least one other European language.