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CloudOps Engineer

Job Description

The CloudOps Engineer (external operations) is responsible for supporting critical operations of mid-scale system environments currently in production. As a key member of our team, the CloudOps Engineer will work closely with our development team to solve critical issues with the current environment for improving overall customer experience. As a major part of the job, you will also be responsible for migrating our system to AWS and expanding the environment for large-scale use. A huge focus would also be put on automation, where you will play a role in helping to build a modern development pipeline between our staging facilities and the AWS production environment. These two initiatives are among major strategic steps our organization is planning to take to transform our production cycle.

Specific responsibilities include

  • Investigate and contribute to solving various issues in production environments
  • Proactively analyze and contribute improvements to software deployment processes
  • Work with the development team to improve service quality
  • Migration and expansion of the production environment to AWS and further maintenance
  • Participating in building a modern development pipeline

Requirements

  • Higher education degree in Computer Science or related technical fields or 2+ years of work experience in similar role and position
  • Ability to identify and critically analyze problems in given systems as well as propose and develop solutions independently
  • Experience administering Linux server OSs
  • Experience administering private clouds and/or IaaS systems (preferably VMware and AWS)
  • Knowledge about computer networks and networking principles
  • Passion towards technological innovations and willingness to jump into unknown territories
  • Good spoken and written English

Beneficial (optional) skills

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Previous DevOps experience
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Scripting experience using Bash, Ruby or Python
  • Experience administering RDBM systems and ability to write SQL queries
  • Familiarity with Agile development processes
  • Experience with CloudFoundry
  • Familiarity with Bitcoin, Ethereum or other cryptocurrencies
  • Good spoken and written Russian