DevOps Engineers (Jun/Mid/Sen)

Job Type Permanent
Salary Starting at 40k ...
Reference 32099

An established Pentasia Client is on the lookout for several Devops Engineers at varying levels (junior, mid and senior).

You'd be responsible for ensuring our client's websites and CDN services are fast, resilient, scalable and efficient with solid uptime records.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure sites are resilient, secure and scalable
  • Drive performance changes and continuously find ways of how things can be done better.
  • You create automatic problem detection and resolution procedures
  • You are keen to troubleshoot issues across the entire stack (system level or application level). 
  • Working closely with our development teams and making sure changes are continuously being built, tested, and deployed.
  • You strive to drive standardization efforts across multiple disciplines and services
  • Have a mentality which evangelises an automation first approach and are always looking at ways of automating repetitive tasks
  • Manage timely resolution of all critical and/or complex problems meeting SLA requirements
  • You collaborate with stakeholders to serve, observe, own, and solve problems through innovation.
  • Reduce friction with production deployments with the ultimate goal of increasing or sustaining our availability 
  • Develop, configure and optimize service and application monitoring
 

An ideal profile:

  • Have strong experience and knowledge on CDNs (such as Cloudflare, Akamai and Cloudfront)
  • Be passionate about automation and have experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible & Terraform
  • Be comfortable working in cross departmental projects & project teams
  • Embrace the devops culture and approach challenges through automation
  • Be able to quickly assess and address problems, escalating as necessary
  • Be passionate about automation and have experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible & Terraform
  • Have strong knowledge of cloud fundamentals such as AWS, Azure & GCPBe
  • Comfortable with CI / CD pipelines and have managed integrated workflows using tooling such as Jenkins, Gitlab & Git in general
  • Have profound experience with Linux-based operating systems & LAMP/LEMP stacks
  • Be an enthusiast for optimum performance within the use of the HTTP ProtocolBe 
  • Comfortable with Monitoring and Alerting tools such as Prometheus & Grafana and APMs such as Dynatrace, NewRelic, AppDynamics, DataDog
  • Have used or have knowledge of  PHP profiling tools such as Blackfire 
  • Have in-depth knowledge of MySQL / Mongo databases

The following would definitely be considered as assets:
  • Scripting knowledge (especially in Bash / Python)  along with knowledge of NoSQL technologies such as MongoDB and caching layers such as redis.
  • An understanding and solid working experience (3 - 5 years) in Web Application development including PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, JSON, Ajax, REST Apis 
  • Be comfortable working on an on-call basis
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