Sr. DevOps/Systems Engineer – AWS Cloud

Bokun 31. Aug 2017 Fullt starf

If you are a DevOps or Systems Engineer with Linux experience in AWS, please read on.

We are looking for an experienced, talented and motivated Sr. Systems Engineer to join our Systems Engineering / DevOps team in Reykjavik. We are looking to fill a need for a highly competent and highly motivated individual to be part of the team driving Bokun’s Amazon Web Services setup and development.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage the test and production AWS environments, set up powerful monitoring and alerting.
  • Work closely with development teams to integrate their projects into the production AWS environment and ensure their ongoing support once there.
  • Gain a deep application-level knowledge of the systems as well as contributing to their overall design.
  • Be a DevOps champion – work closely with other internal teams to build security, reliability, and scalability into the development lifecycle.
  • Dive deep into the software stack to troubleshoot as needed.
  • Build engineering automation and productivity tools to streamline and scale applications in the production environment
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to application development, deployment and operations
  • Build from the ground up reliable infrastructure services in AWS to deliver highly scalable services
  • Work with a team of peers who are smart, professional, pull their own weight, and share a passion for what they’re creating. A few examples of technologies we work with on a daily basis:
    • AWS (VPC, ELB, SQS, Beanstalk, container services, S3, RDS, Elasticache, API gateway, etc.)
    • MySQL (AWS Aurora) & Postgres
    • Elasticsearch
    • Redis
    • CircleCI
    • Play framework & Spring
    • Java
    • Github

Education, Skills & Experience

  • 3 years of Unix/Linux administration
  • Very strong scripting and automation skills – you believe you can automate everything
  • Solid experience and background working with AWS services
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code
  • A solid Ops foundation – you’re always thinking “What happens if this fails” when you build things
  • Familiarity with build & release automation tools and methodologies like CircleCI

Bonus points if you

  • Have worked with Big Data processing and query-ing
  • Have experience with Docker or ECS
  • Have experience with MySQL or Postgres
  • Have experience with Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash

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