DevOps Engineer

Research & Development

Kharkov or remote

September 30, 2021

Our customer is the only WebOps platform built from the ground up for agility. They help their customers win, where the digital experience starts and matters most - their websites. Our customer empower teams of developers, marketers, and IT professionals to focus on delivering business results. They are the fastest growing Drupal and WordPress platform in the world, powering over 300,000 sites and serving billions of pages every month. Our customer’s clients such companies as Patch, Apigee, UC Berkeley, Harvard University, Google, Docusign, Docker and the United Nations.

We are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join our team! We’re expanding an impressive and growing platform that powers hundreds of thousands of websites, millions of containerized resources, billions of monthly page views, and development tools that professional website developers use on a daily basis. Along the way, we’ve written tools to manage containers at scale, built a massive multi-tenant distributed file system, contributed to open source communities (WordPress, Drupal, Fedora, Chef, Terraform, Vault, systemd, cURL, Sensu…) and a whole lot more. We have a lot more growing to do though! Your expertise will enable us to innovate and manage complexity as we expand our datacenter footprint, and add platform features.

Responsibilities

  • Improve visibility into how distributed services interact and scale in production;
  • Implement shared infrastructure used by all engineering teams;
  • Close collaboration with other engineering teams to deliver platform improvements and provide subject-matter-expertise for other technical initiatives;
  • Continuous improvements to our standard of engineering excellence by implementing best practices for coding, testing, deploying and communication;
  • Execute disaster recovery drills;
  • Implement proof-of-concepts, prototypes, and systems at scale.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of large-scale, high traffic platforms and the design of scalable, robust services in the real world;
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code tooling (e.g., Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Pulumi, Vault, etc);
  • Experience programming in one or more of the following: Go, Python, Ruby, C, C++, Java, etc;
  • Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems internals (e.g., filesystems, system calls, namespaces, containers);
  • Experience with analyzing and troubleshooting systems;
  • Understanding of standard networking protocols and components such as: TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, IP Subnetting, and Load Balancing.

Bonus points for

  • Experience developing software services spanning multiple data centers;
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP);
  • Experience with Linux containerization technology at scale (cgroups, namespaces, podman, runc, Docker);
  • Experience with using (or choosing not to use!) Kubernetes, Cassandra, systemd, Elasticsearch, Twisted Python, Redis and MariaDB;
  • Polyglot chops: we code in Go, Python, Ruby, and C.

We offer excellent benefits, including but not limited to

  • People-oriented management without bureaucracy;
  • Competitive compensation;
  • Signing Bonus;
  • Flexible schedule;
  • 20 working days of annual paid vacation;
  • Paid sick-leaves;
  • Friendly and engaging professional team;
  • An opportunity for self-realization, career and professional growth;
  • Accounting and legal support.

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