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DevOps / Site Reliability Engineer

DevOps / Site Reliability Engineer

Reference: VAC-19933M
  • Company:Software development company
  • Location: Cyprus, Limassol
  • Salary: The company is offering a very attractive salary, a company covered health insurance, a provident fund like savings scheme etc.
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Sector: IT
  • Added on: 26/01/2021

This Software development company in Limassol is expanding rapidly and they are looking for an DevOps / SRE Engineer who will be part of one of the top truly Cloud Native/Agile transformed teams. This role is a more proactive form of the traditional quality assurance in which the team aims to apply a software engineering approach to the system administration and CI/CD pipeline which includes to define, build and drive the infrastructure and processes of the company’s cloud deployments. Alternatively, you may currently be a Systems Administrator with an interest in DevOps or an operations/automations focused developer. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining an automatic CI/CD pipeline for the cloud based, microservices multitenant SaaS platform (Azure based). You will be using and deploying the latest industry standards and tools. In this role you will be reporting to the CTO.

Responsibilities:
Manage deployments of mission critical systems
Defining system availability thresholds: You work with other engineers to define targets and metrics around uptime and service level objectives (SLOs)
Automating reliability: Use proper tooling to eliminate manual reprogramming, saving time and money Handling the CI/CD and orchestration pipeline, the Release management and versioning strategy Responding to alerts and incidents. We prefer a proactive self-healing approach. However, reactive approach is extremely important. You should be the first to know when something breaks and report to the CTO accordingly
Capacity planning
Observability. Use application performance monitoring tools to have visibility on all aspects of the system pipeline
Managing, maintaining and deploying production and test environments
Manage the data base environment
Linux and/or windows scripting
Configuring firewalls and networks
Support and development of monitoring and alert mechanisms
Managing and deploying microservices Be an active member of the product team(s)

Requirements:
Programming or at least good Scripting experience
Overall understanding of roles and processes within a Software Engineering environment
Working knowledge of production and test environments, configuration and deployment
Azure cloud experience
Working knowledge with Servers (Linux, Windows)
Monitoring tools i.e., Nagios, Zabbix, Datadog
Network traffic monitoring tools
Experience with Firewalls configurations, load balancers etc.
Capacity monitoring and planning skills
Good working experience with databases and DB jobs (SQL and/or No SQL)
Working experience with hardware/software upgrades
Vulnerability management and InfoSec excellent awareness
Ability and motivation to learn and evolve to a fully automated self-healing DevOps environment
Fluent spoken and written command of English is mandatory
Security-best practices awareness, implementations
Experienced with cloud migrations, implementations and tooling (i.e., Azure)
Experience with Microservices architecture and concepts, Docker and Kubernetes
Management of Queue-based systems
Release Management and Deployment experience
DevOps environment: Orchestration tools, CI/CD pipeline (i.e. Octopus, Bitbucket, Confluence, Nexus, ELK Stack, Git, TeamCity, CircleCI)
Working Knowledge of test automation (Selenium) and Agile methodologies
Previous experience building tools to support and improve build and deploy processes in a Linux and Microsoft
NET environment
Team player
Reliable
Sense of urgency and criticality
Clear communication, organization and planning skills

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