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DevOps Engineer (GCP, Kubernetes)

calendarStart ASAP
contractFulltime / Contract
walletFixed base monthly salary from 2500 EUR
walletMonthly fixed salary from 2500 EUR to 4000 EUR + stock options
location-pinBratislava, Slovakia

We are Exponea, an internationally renowned e-commerce cloud – a tool for in-depth analysis and marketing automation for online businesses. We work with global e-commerce leaders and top companies from all over the globe.


We are currently expanding our
Platform team and are looking for a new colleague to join as a DevOps Engineer. Could you be who we’re looking for?

About your team:

The vision of the Platform Team is to identify and implement opportunities to achieve a robust, reliable and efficient infrastructure and development platform. We strongly support DevOps culture: each team is responsible for releasing, operating and monitoring their own applications.

 

The role of the Platform Team is to provide a strong foundation upon which all teams can build, for example, manage big infrastructure components like Kubernetes, databases and cloud components mostly in Google Cloud. An important role of the team is also providing support for developers, reviewing design proposals, validating the performance and availability of applications, and sometimes even developing new core application components like logging or authorization.


Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Work with other Engineering teams to achieve well-designed, sustainable infrastructure, microservice solutions and efficient and robust production environment
  • Deploy and automate infrastructure & platform services in Public Clouds using Infrastructure as Code
  • A big part of the daily routine is programming, either in Python or Golang, therefore, fluency in or the will to learn those languages is desirable
  • Automate tools to perform routine system administration tasks, systematically reducing manual toil
  • Monitor applications and services within the environments, take actions to resolve issues and implement strategies to prevent future occurrences
  • Participate in an on-call rotation as required. Be available to help with critical internal infrastructure and operations issues
  • Display a passion for constant learning of new product features, technologies, and customer operational practices. Seek out information from peers about changes and document findings
  • Be creative, take your own initiative and solve challenging problems

What you might like about this role:

Current projects and challenges:

  • Focus on security in Kubernetes
  • Auditlog and SIEM
  • Infrastructure for automatized E2E tests
  • Pushing automatization and reducing unnecessary toil

 

Our tech stack:

  • Python, Golang, C++
  • Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform, Gitlab
  • Google Cloud, GCP Pub/Sub, GCP Bigtable, GCP BigQuery, GRPC  
  • Nginx, Envoy, Hashicorp Vault, Open Policy Agent
  • MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Influxdb, Etcd, Kafka, Zookeeper
  • Prometheus, Grafana, Sentry

What we expect of the candidate:

  • Knowledge of at least one compiled or interpreted language is a must, Python or Golang preferred
  • Managing and operating 24×7 production Kubernetes clusters on Google (or AWS/Azure…), deploying, debugging
  • Experience with setting up monitoring, configuring alerts, on-duty experience preferred, experience with Grafana and Prometheus preferred
  • Experience with DevOps, Orchestration/Configuration Management and Continuous Integration technologies eg. terraform, GitLab, ansible, docker…
  • Preferred experience with cloud-native systems, experience in code-based configuration, load-balancing, auto-scaling, monitoring, networking, security and problem solving
  • Deep understanding of modern database systems, including caching, application of NoSQL, Key/Value, and RDBMS datastores, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL are preferred, basic knowledge of cloud-based systems (BigQuery, BigTable, Cloud SQL…)
  • Basic knowledge of microservices, RESTful services, GRPC, API development, and Message Brokers
  • Basic knowledge of modern software architecture principles, distributed development and modern software integration practices
  • Deep understanding of the DevOps philosophy or SRE
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on development and operations
  • A passion for constantly learning new technologies, trends and opportunities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, English required

More things you might like about Exponea:

  • A great deal of freedom and trust. At Exponea we don’t clock in and out, and we have neither corporate rules nor long approval processes. We are interested in results from day one. The freedom goes hand in hand with responsibility.
  • Learning, personal development and professional growth.
  • Entrepreneurship and leadership lessons. You will gather valuable know-how for your own business. Our CEO Peter Irikovský’s goal is to support our people in starting their own successful businesses. Easier done with the money and know-how you will have obtained here.
  • Flexible working hours. Remote work and home office are possible.
  • Reward based on your commitment and capabilities.
  • An easy-to-access downtown office.
  • Coaching sessions with our communication and talent development expert, Ivo Večeřa.
  • An array of fringe benefits including books, gym classes, language classes.
  • Free lunches in Exponea Foodie Club restaurants; fresh fruit in the office every day.
  • Travel insurance also for personal purposes.
  • Friendly atmosphere and motivated colleagues who like what they do.
We recognize gold recipients of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (DofE).

About us:

Exponea is an award winning customer experience and data management platform that not only boosts e-commerce growth with AI-powered engagement automation, but also helps improve companies’ culture with better cross-department collaboration and customer centricity. More info about Exponea.

Get a glimpse of life at Exponea and meet your future colleagues (Facebook Page Exponea Society).

Like this role? Apply here.


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If you have any questions, please contact us at career@exponea.com

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