Case Study

DevOps and Cloud Engineering

Software Developer working on the GR Portal's interface






  • Automotive
  • One of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe
  • Founded in 1937 in Berlin, Germany. Currently headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany
  • Global operation with 114 production facilities in 19 European countries and 10 countries in the Americas, Asia and Africa


The GR Portal (Group Retail Portal) application is the Volkswagen Group's car dealership. It is a management platform on which users have a single login for access to the GR Group’s various applications. GR Portal is based on Java 8 technology and the interface is built with the JavaServer Faces framework.

It is designed to work based on several Rest microservices, such as the organisation service, the application service, the role service, the CMS service, the Kvps service, the Telis service (developed under Docker), etc.

Our remit was as follows:

  • Maintainability of the application and management of the various services.
  • Implementation of a continuous integration cycle.
  • Validation of automatic deployment procedures.


  • Docker
  • AWS
  • SpringBoot
  • Kubernetes

The keys to success

  • The ability of the team to work remotely by implementing effective collaboration tools (Git, Trello, Jira...).
  • The implementation of reverse engineering.
  • Our ability to work 24/7.