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Sr Operations Engineer

Sr Operations Engineer

Job Title: Sr Operations Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Gwann, Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 3212
Contact Name: Veronica Saavedra
Job Published: December 06, 2017 14:55

Job Description

A well-established company in the Software Development field is expanding its DevOps team. The Sr Operations Engineer will be responsible for maintaining, supporting and improving the infrastructure within a DevOps culture.


  • Automate release processes of all systems, using tools like Rundeck, Ansible and Puppet
  • Automate configuration management of all levels of the environments
  • Be involved in ’Dockerizing’ all systems, including production environments
  • Maintain the automated monitoring at all levels: Hardware, Networking, Virtualisation, Operating Systems, Databases, and all applications, on dedicated hardware or cloud, using tools such as Zabbix
  • Monitor and troubleshoot infrastructure issues and provide timely support to customers and internal departments
  • Be part of the on-call technical support team
  • Setup environments for new customers
  • Interact with third-party suppliers and other departments as required 
  • Managing change to production systems
  • Train developers and other stakeholders to use the DevOps tools and processes


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role 
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux operating systems and scripting 
  • Experience with tools used for cloud provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, continuous delivery, intra-service orchestration and infrastructure management 
  • Understanding of Software Release Process and other Technical Operations processes 
  • Advanced knowledge of virtual server technologies, such as VMWare 
  • Knowledge of current computer security practices and network protocols and devices