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DevOps Engineer

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Software Development

  • Salary:

    Attractive

  • Contact:

    Andrius Petkus

  • Job Reference:

    6423

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry:

    01 Jun 00:00

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Andrius Petkus

  • Skills tags:

    Intermediate 3 to 5

A tech company building industry-leading backup solutions is looking to hire a DevOps Engineer who will need to continuously collaborate with product engineering teams on optimal deployment configurations, lead new project implementations and provide 24/7 operational support for company’s platforms. 

The successful candidate will need to possess a high degree of technical skill, have a collaborative approach to problem-solving, is passionate about what she/he does and thrive in a challenging, high growth and dynamic environment.
 

Duties:

  • Work with Operations and Engineering teams to build and manage distributed infrastructure, applications, monitoring and release pipeline through automation that is secure, scalable and reliable

  • Monitor and manage our platforms for high performance, security, scalability and reliability to ensure SLAs are met

  • Build and manage systems, infrastructure and applications through automation and orchestration capabilities which allow us to operate at scale including robust failover and disaster recovery processes

  • Gain a deep level understanding of the application and systems to be able to effectively solve problems across the entire stack – servers, application and network hosted on Azure platforms

  • Continuously evaluate products, tools and solutions to enhance our platforms

  • Contribute to the creation of our DevOps roadmap

  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation

 

Requirements:

  • Experience with IaaC, orchestration and automation tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Terraform)

  • Linux / Windows OS for mission-critical environments and experience working with medium-size deployments

  • Building and deploying high availability environments on cloud infrastructure

  • Experience supporting multi-tier web application architectures

  • Experience in TCP/IP network stack (including LB, firewalls, WAF, CDN's and VPN)

  • Comfortable with CI / CD pipeline and have managed integrated workflows using tools such as TeamCity and Octopus Deploy

  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases such as MySQL, MariaDB, MsSQL, Elasticsearch and Redis

  • Scripting and systems-related programming skills (Powershell, Bash, Python)

  • Keen on improving product reliability, performance and scalability

  • Great problem-solving skills and the ability to find root cause of issues through troubleshooting and participate in blameless retro's

  • Experience working with virtualization software

 

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with running applications in containers and orchestration such as Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience in application and infrastructure monitoring, reporting and alerting such as NewRelic, ELK, Grafana and Prometheus

  • Familiarity with Atlassian Suite

  • Aware of current InfoSec best practices such as PCI, ISO27001, NIST

  • Knowledge of incident, problem and change management following ITIL practices